Sales Manager
 
Position Objective & Responsibilities
  • To manage Sales & Marketing Function of the organisation. 
  • He would be responsible for achieving the set sales targets and ensure that he along with his team works towards achieving the same. 
  • He would be responsible for formulating the sales objectives and ensure that the strategies are always in line with organizational objectives.
Qualification:-
  • Graduate in any Discipline.
Additional:-

  • MBA - Marketing
Experience (Key Components):-
  • He should have experience of having managed similar product line. 
  • Should be fully familiar with setting distribution network and managing them effectively. 
  • He should also have good exposure to Brand Management initiatives and actions.
Key Competencies:-
  • Good communication and listing skills
  • Good Personnel Management Skills, 
  • Ability to study market, identify potential and achieve the same 
  • Aggressive & Mature 
  • High energy and a GO GETTER
  • Relevant experience & Analytical Skills; 
  • Leadership skills like leading from the front, covering market extensively, ensuring that people down the line to cover the market and remain focused their sales & collection objectives. 
  • Strategic thinker as well as a doer.
Sales Executives
 
Position Objective & Responsibilities
 
To be front line sales person and achieve all sales objectives as per individual targets.

He would be responsible for achieving set sales targets and ensure the product loyalty increases with time through effective implementation of Brand Management initiatives. 

He would be responsible for collections of sales achieved. 

He would work in the market most of the time, keep productive relations with all dealers as well as important customers at all time. 

Work always in line with agreed objectives and strategies.

Qualifications:-
  • MBA/Diploma in Management - Marketing (Preferable)
Experience (Key Components)
  • He should have experience of front line sales person, having managed such or similar products. 
  • Should be fully familiar with setting up distribution network and managing them effectively.
Key Competencies:-
  • Good at communication skills with good listening skills. 
  • Dealers Relationships Building ability. 
  • Ability to work in the market for long hours, study market, identify potential / gaps and deal with it. 
  • Aggressive, mature & energetic, 
  • Go Getter and team player, front line sales experience. 
  • Analytical Skills & Sales Collection.
Candidates who feel they can meet the above requirements should send their CVs with all testimonials to:- hr@polyplay.co.ke

Visit Our website to know more about our company www.polytankskenya.com www.polyplay.co.ke
Teledata Technologies Ltd, a Systems and Solutions Provider in Telecoms, Power Supply, ICT, Security and Audio-Visual Systems wishes to recruit ambitious, dynamic and innovative individuals who will drive our growth.

Sales Executive – Freelance
 
The main purpose of the job is to combine technical knowledge with sales skills to provide advice and support to customers in order to assist them make informed choices when purchasing the above various ranges of products and services.

Under this Program, the following products and Services will be available for sale to clients as will be defined from time to time.
  1. Delta power Systems – Specifically UPS’s
  2. Structured Cabling infrastructure
  3. IP Telephony systems
  4. CCTV and Access Control Systems
  5. Projectors from Vivitek
  6. Audio Visual Systems
  7. ICT Solutions and products (HP computers ,laptops and servers)
In addition to the above products, the following services are included in the product portfolio:
  • Installation and Commissioning Services
  • Maintenance Services through Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Technical & Operational Customized Training
Job Description
  • Prospecting for new customers who might benefit from company products in Kenya and larger east African region
  • Developing long-term relationships with customers through managing and interpreting their requirements
  • Persuading customers that our products best satisfies their needs in terms of quality, price and delivery
  • Negotiating tender contracts as well as conditions that will help meet both customer and company needs
  • Making technical presentations and demonstrating how product meets customer needs
  • Meeting agreed sales targets and coordinating sales projects
  • Supporting marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events
  • Helping in the design of custom made products
  • Establish new corporate accounts and maintain a healthy business relationship with the existing ones.
  • Developing and managing outlet channels
  • Preparing Sales and Market reports for the management
  • Be part of the team that designs custom made products and solutions
  • Achieving Excellence – striving to be the best, continually delivering, measuring and improving excellence for customers and stakeholders.
Required Qualification:
  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering with post graduate sales experience of 1year
  • or Holders of Bachelor’s degrees in Sales and Marketing or equivalent qualification from a reputable university with postgraduate experience of 1 year in technical sales
  • or HND in engineering with post graduate sales experience of 2years
  • or HND in Sales & Marketing with post graduate sales experience of 2years
  • or Diploma holders in engineering with post graduate sales experience of 3years.
Other Skills and Qualifications
  • Extensive experience - in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements
  • Should be a self - starter, results - driven and able to think out of the box.
  • Strong products' knowledge and good understanding of Engineering as well as Sales
  • Good oral and written communication skills (Presentation & Report – writing)
  • Proficiency in use of computers.
  • Possess a clean and valid driving license and willing to travel regionally.
  • Able to meet deadlines and targets and should be a self - achiever.
Personal Attributes:
  • Should be aged between 25 - 35 years.
  • Be self – motivated, able to function with minimum supervision
  • Proficiency in use of computers.
  • Able to meet deadlines and targets and should be a self - achiever.
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Good interpersonal skill.
If you believe you have the required credentials and fit the required profile for any of the above,
please write in confidence and email your application and CV to hr@teledataafrica.com indicating your day - time contacts.

Your application should reach us on or before the 10th September, 2014.

XJ International Engineering Corporation, a subsidiary of State Grid Corporation of China is involved in Engineering, Procurement and Construction of an 83 MW Heavy Fuel Oil based diesel engine plant for their client Triumph Power Generating Company Limited at Athi River, Kenya.

XJIEC is also responsible for Operation and Maintenance of the power plant and is looking for the local talent to fill in the following vacancies.

With relevant qualifications for the roles listed below, you can be a part of this successful venture and advance your career with us.

1. Plant Operator (12 Positions)
 
Two years relevant experience in the field of Operations & Maintenance, preferably HFO based diesel engine & tow years operator experience

Minimum qualification required: HND. Degree in Engineering or equivalent will have added advantage.

2. Technicians (3 Positions)
 
Three years relevant experience in maintenance, preferably HFO based diesel engine & three years maintenance experience. 

Minimum qualification required: HND. Degree in engineering will have added advantage.

3. Electrician (11 Positions)
 
Four years relevant experience in Maintenance, preferably HFO based diesel engine & three years electrical maintenance experience. 

Minimum qualification required: HND. Degree in engineering will have added advantage-Electrical option.
 
4. Control Room Operator (3 Positions)
 
Three years relevant experience in the field of Operations & Maintenance, preferably HFO based diesel engine & two years operator experience

Minimum qualification required: HND. Degree in Engineering or equivalent will have added advantage.

5. Environmental Health & Safety Officer
 
Five years relevant experience in the field of Environmental Health & Safety in addition four years experience as an Environment Health & Safety Officer Preferably in a plant environment with exposure on ISO14001 & OHSAS 18001-1999. 

Minimum qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science or equivalent.
 
If you are interested in enhancing your career, send your CV to: KenyaAthi1@163.com
We are one of the largest providers of transport solutions in the East Africa Region and a franchise holder of some of the best known motor vehicle brands in the world. 

We seek to recruit well qualified and experienced professionals to fill the following position tenable in our organization.

Vehicle Sales Executives

Reporting to the Sales Managers, the position has the key responsibility of selling and marketing the Company’s vehicle brands, while ensuring the achievement of sales targets for the respective brands.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the vehicle sales targets set are achieved.
  • Identify and follow up on prospective customers and convert them to existing customers.
  • Identify new business opportunities.
  • Prepare and implement sales call programs.
  • Conduct presentations to customers designed to achieve set targets and maximum results from sales opportunities.
  • Provide superior customer care by ensuring that customer queries are promptly responded to and customer needs are adequately addressed.
  • Ensure proper handing over of products to customers upon collection and demonstrating the use of the various functions in the vehicles.
  • Conduct market awareness/intelligence exercises to benchmark the company’s products against competitor products.
  • Carry out accurate appraisals of all vehicles presented for part exchange using a systematic appraisal record system.
  • Validate vehicles valuations and negotiate with potential customers to maximize sales.
Qualifications & Experience
  • University degree or its equivalent.
  • Diploma in Sales & Marketing will be an added advantage
  • 3 years selling experience preferably in the Motor Industry.
  • Good communication, interpersonal & presentation skills
  • Customer Care knowledge & skills
  • Computer literacy
Attractive remuneration will be negotiated with the selected candidates. 

The positions offer prospects for career advancement in the Company.

Our Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Send your applications to:-

Group Human Resources Manager
CMC Motors Group Ltd.
P.O. Box 30135 - 00l00
GPO, Nairobi

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12th September 2014.


Sika East Africa Limited is a subsidiary of Sika AG Switzerland, a multi national company.

Sika is a speciality construction and industrial chemicals company. Sika has subsidiaries in 84 countries around the world and over 160 factories.
 
The company operates to the highest global standards and has access to the latest in cutting edge research and technologies provided by our 14 global R&D centres.

The company has established offices and production plant in Kenya with a large network of Distributors and customers within the East Africa region. 

Candidates are sought to fill the following positions based in Nairobi.

Technical Sales Representatives
 
Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Offer to customers a wide range of company products and services in line with the company growth strategies.
  • Prepare the annual business development plans focused on the growth agenda, follow up yearly targets and objectives; determine new opportunities by analysing business needs.
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities and creative solutions in application of company products ¡n the industry.
  • Grow sales by identifying gaps; improve profits through effectively optimising pricing opportunities and implementing best commercial practices.
Services, Experiences & Competencies Required
  • Bachelor degree in marketing, chemical or civil engineering with 5 years extensive experience in sales in the field of speciality construction chemicals or equivalent construction industry experience.
  • Ability to travel and operate in a regional environment, strong knowledge of company product applications and services provided to the business.
  • Proven track record of initiating and influencing new business.
Applications should be addressed to:
 
The General Manager
Sika East Africa - Limited
P.O Box 38645 00623
Nairobi Kenya
 
or eMail sales@ke.sika.com

Deadline 12th September 2014
Position: Agency Manager
 
Reporting to: Regional Agency Manager
 
Primary Responsibility: Reporting to the Regional Agency Manager, the primary responsibility will be to offer leadership in the Agency in order to ensure that corporate marketing strategies are implemented in a profitable manner. 

In addition this function will ensure that there is adequate capacity to drive in the sales and marketing activities in the assigned territories by proactively identifying opportunities and providing the right solutions whilst maintaining good corporate image and relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assume overall responsibility for the management and administration of the Agency office so that it will be a profitable one, in accordance with guidelines, plans, and projections of the company.
  • Ensure the implementation of marketing strategies aimed at achieving the projected productivity and market share
  • Ensure the Agency has adequate capacity through recruitment, selection, motivation supervision, training, development and management of the Unit Managers and Agents
  • To achieve all production, persistency, manpower growth (Agents and Unit managers), Agency expense control objectives for the Agency office.
  • Establish training and development guidelines for Agents and Units Managers in accordance with established business plans.
  • Responsible for ensuring maximum utilization and accountability of all available company resources in all areas of management, administration and development of the Agency.
  • Supervise, organize and evaluate Agency office personnel to ensure that high levels of discipline, professionalism, and cleanliness are maintained in the Agency office
  • Coordinate with head office to ensure that all agents and Unit managers meet the statutory requirements as provided for by the laws of Kenya.
Qualifications
  • Degree from a recognized university while MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years experience in sales and marketing management 3 of which should be at management level preferably in financial sector
  • Track record of performance in achieving sales budgets
Key Competencies
  • Able to demonstrate exemplary team-leadership
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • organization and planning
  • problem analysis and problem-solving
  • formal presentation skills
  • adaptability
  • innovation
  • judgment and decision-making
If you meet the above requirements please send a detailed and updated CV, Copies of relevant certificates, details and contacts of three professional references to hr@madison.co.ke
Kenya Program Manager
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Employment Type: Full Time
 
Department: International Programs
 
Description: The Program Manager's core functions are to assist the Country Director in identifying partners, project development, and preparation of project concept papers and proposals for approval, accompaniment and deriving lessons learned from development projects funded by/implemented by LWR.

The role of the Program Manager is to ensure that the projects are implemented in accordance with contractual obligations and meet the highest standard of implementation. 

The Program Manager reports to the Country Director (CD).

Duties:    

A. Program Operation
  • Assist in maintaining relationships between LWR and its partners in Kenya.
  • Work with partners in developing concept papers, proposal development, budget narrative, partner profile, and accompaniment strategy; ensure that all proposal submissions are complete and properly formatted and that they are received in sufficient time to allow for a complete review and response, as needed, by the partners before submission to headquarters.
  • Ensure timely submission of high quality concept papers and proposals to CD prior to endorsement to the regional office.
  • Work with CD to assist partners in timely response to disasters and complex emergencies.
  • Work with partners to ensure the progress, financial, audit, and evaluation reports are submitted to the LWR Kenya office in accordance with the LWR's guidelines and that they are submitted to the headquarters on a timely basis.
  • Track partners' submission of project reports; provide monthly notification to CD; work with partners who are consistently late or whose reports are inaccurate or inadequate to develop strategy to address their needs; produce monthly report on the steps being undertaken to address those problems.
  • Assist in the accompaniment of partners and projects throughout the implementation period, make quarterly visits, hold meetings in the office and review reports; work with CD in developing a customized accompaniment plan.
  • Monitor detailed implementation plan and budget of the projects; ensure that partners implement activities as planned.
  • Assist with the exchange of correspondence between LWR and project partners and potential partners; send all relevant correspondence from the headquarters to partners; send relevant communications to headquarters.
  • Maintain partner, project related information and input all data into the data base management system.
  • Assist in working with partners in identifying key lessons learnt from projects and documentation of case studies.
  • Keep abreast of development trends in Kenya.
B. Team Work
  • Assist team in development and implementation of country operational plan.
  • Actively participate in the development and periodic review of LWR's strategy for Kenya.
  • Assist CD in program development and partner relations.
  • Participate in local advocacy efforts as consistent with LWR strategies in Kenya.
  • Actively participate in LWR regional staff meetings.
C. Conduct any other duties assigned by the CD.

Qualifications:   
  • Deep commitment to LWRs core value and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 5 years' work in agriculture, rural development, finance/economics, health, or a related development field. Experience in agricultural livelihoods and agricultural value chain development a must.
  • Previous experience in project management and managing development programs is essential
  • Demonstrated experience in independently designing, managing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development and risks reduction projects.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent facilitation skills in conducting meetings, training workshops and conferences
  • Familiarity with key development and economic and social justice issues in Kenya at a practical and policy level.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with local government, non-government organizations, community based organizations and other grassroots organizations.
  • Ability to travel about 75% of the time.
  • Proficiency in using Word, Excel, e-mail and web browser software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to take instructions from supervisor.
  • Proof of ability to work legally in Kenya; Kenya national preferred.
Application Procedure:
 
Please do not apply using this online system. 

Candidates should apply by following the instructions listed below:

Interested applicants are invited to send their application via email to info@lwrearo.org.

The body of the e-mail message must include the following information:
  • Name
  • Highest degree earned
  • Total years of Programme managemment experience
  • Salary expectation
  • Earliest date available
The attachments must include:
  • One page cover letter, explaining the candidate's suitability for the position
  • Curriculum vitae (CV); do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc.
  • List of three professional references (name, title, relationship to applicant, telephone number, email address)
Only applications that follow these instructions will be considered.  

The deadline for applications is: 5 September 2014.

VisionFund Kenya Limited (formerly KADET) is a fast growing financial service company and an investment of the World Vision Kenya. 

We wish to recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven persons to fill the following positions:

Finance and Administration Director

As part of the VisionFund’s Leadership Team, the main purpose of the job is to provide financial leadership, spearheading financial management, control, compliance, liquidity management and forward planning for finances in line with the company overall operations strategy and within the local and World Vision International regulations. 

The position is stationed in Nairobi and reports to the Executive Director, with occasional local and international travel.

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Internal Auditor

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the holder of this position will plan and carry out specific audit assignments on the MFI’s operations in an efficient, economical and effective manner.
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The candidates must be professing and practicing Christians, whose conduct and depth of character is governed by personal Christian convictions.  


Application letters, and detailed CVs indicating current salary together with names of three referees, including daytime telephone contacts, should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, September 12th, 2014.  

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  

The position applied for should be the subject of the e-mail application.  

Address Human Resources Manager,  E-mail: hr@visionfundkenya.co.ke
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (LWC), based in Isiolo Kenya, is an organization, which works as a catalyst for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat.
 
We invite applications for the position of a Chief Administrative Officer

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. 

The primary purpose of the position is to provide administrative support services in strategic direction of all financial, procurement, administration and IT functions at the Conservancy

Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Oversee the strategic direction, management, coordination, administration and harmonization of activities of the departments responsible for finance, administration and procurement.
  2. Analyze and oversee financial and procurement policies, procedures, donor reporting as well as recommend to the CEO new or revised policies, procedures or programs when needed.
  3. Establish and maintain company-wide objectives, policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure the company maintains sound financial accounting structures.
  4. Participate in developing new business, specifically: assist the CEO in identifying new revenue generating opportunities.
  5. Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization.
  6. Fulfilling stewardship responsibilities by ensuring effective compliance and control and responding to ever increasing regulatory developments, including adherence to financial regulations and standards, financial reporting, capital requirements, statutory and tax obligations, legal documents and insurance coverage
Qualifications
  • Masters of Business Administration with Finance option or its equivalent
  • Certified Public Accountant (K) or have equivalent accounting qualification
  • Proficient in accounting software including Pastel
  • Experienced with donor fund management
  • Having a minimum of 10 years’ experience in finance at a senior management level and five of which must be as a CFO.
  • Mature and proactive with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the Chief Executive of an organization
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting
  • Thorough understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards and experience in application and enforcement of standards at the workplace.
  • Excellent communication, attention to detail and personnel management skills
If you meet the requirements and are interested in joining a team of hardworking staff, please send your resume and application letter to the address below indicating your current gross pay and salary expectation for this position. 

Provide your daytime telephone contact and contacts of three professional referees by 12th September2014.

The Human Resource Manager
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Private Bag
Isiolo

OR eMail hr@lewa.org

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Farmer’s Choice Limited, Kenya’s leading producer and distributor of fresh and processed meats, is seeking to enhance the technical capacity of its Engineering Department by filling the following positions:
 
Refrigeration Technician
 
Final Test Grade or Diploma in Refrigeration and Air conditioning Systems with a proven experience of 7 years in maintenance of Industrial refrigeration equipment in Processing or Horticulture. 

The successful candidate should have a thorough knowledge of Electrical Power and Control Gear associated with large industrial refrigeration plants.

Mechanical Technician
 
Final test Grade or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with a proven experience of 7 years in machine operations and maintenance in a busy environment preferably food processing and a proven ability to meet strict set targets in maintenance with minimum supervision. 

Applicants should have good technical and leadership skills with hands-on experience.

Interested candidates with appropriate academic qualifications are requested to send applications enclosing a detailed CV stating current salary, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, names of two referees and telephone contacts to:

The Head of Human Resources,
Farmer’s Choice Limited,
P.O Box 47791-00100
Nairobi

so as to reach us on or before 19th September, 2014

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualified People Required for a Food Distribution Project in Africa

Transport and Yard Operations Officer - Mombasa (Code 001): The Transport Coordinator will coordinate transportation of cargo with vendors. Working with schedules to prepare the warehouse with adequate trucks for dispatches. Manage and coordinate the MHE Operators. 

The role requires someone to coordinate the yard managing the placement of containers. Person as to be strong minded and have good Administrative skills.

Lead Baker and Junior Bakers - Somalia (Code 002): Required for various locations in Somalia
 
Stock Controllers - Mombasa and Somalia (Code 003): Manages all inventory control related activities across the location from receiving and shipping till loading of food into trucks. At least three (3) years’ experience in similar capacity in food industry with strong analytical and problem solving skills is required. Experience of WMS such as DAX will be an advantage.
 

Aviation Manager – Mogadishu (Code 003): Responsible for all aspects of fixed and/or rotary-wing Flight Operations. Manages and coordinates the efforts of all Aviation Support Operations Supervisors and employees to provide the necessary flight support to all contract personnel across the assigned program. Provide direct supervision of all Aviation Support Operations Supervisors. Manage the execution of all rotary and fixed wing flights across the program. Knowledge of safety and security practices sufficient to be able to coordinate and provide security and correct hazardous situations. Must have a degree related to Aviation Management and previous experience.
 
IT Specialist - Somalia (Code 004): Should be equipped with General IT skills along with experience with implementing and supporting Cisco based Barcode Scanning solutions and experience with Cisco Wireless Access Points and Motorola handheld barcode scanners. Must have UN Experience VSAT Experience and LAN set up experience. Most importantly candidate willing to travel and work in remote locations in Somalia as part of the support effort.

DAX Data Administrators - Mogadishu (Code 005): Responsible for entering various data formats into the warehouse management module of the MS Dynamics ERP application. Such resource need to be proficient at interpreting complex information. Monitoring the company’s data entry system is an important part of the role, as well as checking the implemented inventory management processes thoroughly and enhancing such processes where necessary.
 
Junior Cooks - Somalia (Code 006): Specialists in Multi cuisine especially Asian, Continental and African Cuisine.
 
Transport / Convoy Leaders (Code 007): Required 10 staff with strong Aviation and transportation background
 
Inventory / Stock Controllers (Code 008): Must have experience in handling large volume of stocks
 
HR Specialist, Accountants, Food Controllers, RO Plant (water)Technicians, Generator Technician, Reefer technician(Code 009)
 
Qualified Camp Nurse – should be medically certified and available immediately. (Code 010)

Please mention the code in subject line and send us your CV in word format at hrmgd14@gmail.com, mentioning your current/ expected salary and notice period. 

Please note all positions are single status positions. 

We thank all applicants however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted back

A multinational with strong presence in East Africa is looking to fill the position of a Market Surveillance Officer.

The role is designed to monitor the company’s products to help protect them from being counterfeited.
 
He/She will be tasked with identifying counterfeit products, track their source and distribution channels, and take appropriate action within the legal framework provided by the Anti-counterfeit Act of the Laws of Kenya.

Requirements:

  • Minimum O level qualification.
  • Must be conversant with the Anti-Counterfeit Act of the Laws of Kenya.
  • Must be able to liaise with government agencies involved in dealing with counterfeit cases, namely Anti-Counterfeit Agency, KRA, the Kenya Police among others.
  • Must have experience in conducting investigations, and dealing with the outcome within the legal framework provided in the Laws of Kenya and other nations if need be.
  • Aged between 32 years and above
  • Ex-servicemen are preferred.
Send your CV to;

DN/A 1714
P.O Box 49010-00100
GPO, Nairobi

Applications to be received by 5th September 2014.

Regional Business Services Manager
(Horn, East & Central Africa Region)
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Salary & Benefits: GBP33,769 – 45,716 net per annum + competitive benefits package
 
Level: B1 Global
 
Contract type: Fixed Term – 18 months
 
Status: Accompanied
 
Oxfam GB, Horn East & Central Africa (HECA) works in different contexts on humanitarian, development and campaigns programmes in 8 countries across the region. 

The Regional Business Services Manager (RBSM) contributes actively to the overall regional management aligned to corporate objectives and priorities. 

We are currently looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable Regional Business Services Manager to enhance the impact of our work in this region.
 
The Role: The role is a senior management post reporting to the Regional Director and a member of the regional management team (RMT). 

This role provides regional strategic leadership in the areas of finance, logistics, counter fraud advisory, information systems and the shared services centre.

The post holder contributes to the shaping of the OGB Corporate Management Team (CMT) strategy. 

The role is accountable for the implementation of the corporate and divisional finance, logistics, shared services centre and information systems strategy. 

The role has people management responsibility at the regional centre as well as the shared services centre.

The Person: You will have expertise in strategic financial management and significant exposure in logistics, counter fraud, programme information and information system’s management. 

You will be a professionally qualified finance expert with the ability to lead on operations improvement. Drive to lead change in a challenging environment will be an asset. 

You will have leadership qualities and people management expertise to provide direction and effective support to a multidisciplinary and multicultural team. 

You must have excellent communication and representation skills. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Working knowledge of French is desirable.

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. 

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV in English detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts. 

Apply online at http://bit.ly/1nDdbAk using REF INT0809. 

The closing date: 10th September 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine (KFIE)
 
Land O’Lakes International Development Division has applied, since 1981, an integrated approach to international economic development that capitalizes on our company’s 90 years as a leading farm-to-market agribusiness. 

We use our practical experience and in-depth knowledge to facilitate market-driven business solutions that generate economic growth, improve health and nutrition, and alleviate poverty.
 
The overarching goal for the Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine (KFIE) is to harness innovation for cutting-edge results through  private sector-oriented strategies. 

In a manner similar to a venture capital fund, KFIE serves as a mechanism for proactively seeking,  testing and scaling up innovative private sector strategies. 

These innovations will directly impact food security and nutrition on a wide scale. 
 
The Position: Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Deputy Chief of Party will assist the Director of Programs in ensuring successful implementation of the project and achievement of results, on time and within budget; effective management of the project workload including all financial, planning, administrative compliance and reporting, and monitoring and evaluation; supervision, mentoring and development of local staff and consultants or managers capable of continuing Land O’Lakes work over the long-term; and representation to USAID, host government, community groups and funding organizations.

Required
  • Master’s degree in Business Management or a related field or Bachelor’s degree and 5 years additional experience in venture capitalism or management consulting required.
  • Minimum of 7 (seven) years of management and technical experience in international development, including at least 3 (three) years living and working in developing countries
  • Demonstrated experience and success in leading, supervising, coaching and developing others.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in fostering and leveraging strategic partnerships
  • Experience living and working in developing countries
  • Keen ability to coordinate, collaborate, and negotiate with consultants, host government officials, NGOs, sub-grantees in implementing project activities.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to dialogue, network, and negotiate with funding organizations, community groups, private sector organizations and local governments.
  • Must be fluent in English (written and oral) and able to effectively present information and communicate before public groups, partners and donor(s).
  • Proven financial management and budgeting skills
  • Proven personnel management skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Preferred
  • Native Kiswahili language capabilities.
  • Deputy Chief of Party experience.
  • Experience in USAID contract management.
  • 10 years working experience in developing countries
  • Sub-grants and sub-contract management experience.
  • 7 years’ experience in venture capitalism or management consulting.
  • Experience with US Government rules, regulations and procedures.
To Apply: 

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter to recruit.kenya@idd.landolakes.com no later than Friday 12 September 2014. 

The subject line of the application e-mail should indicate Deputy Chief of Party, KFIE position.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Teledata Technologies Ltd, a Systems and Solutions Provider in Telecoms, Power Supply, ICT, Security and Audio-Visual Systems wishes to recruit ambitious, dynamic and innovative individuals who will drive our growth.

Channel Development Manager 
1 Position

We are looking for a highly focused relationship builder who is passionate about sales. 

This position will serve as a team builder and maintain relationships for the benefit of growing a working sales relationship with clients, companies and partners.

This position is responsible for developing and implementing reseller recruitment strategy. 

The channel development manager provides leadership and direction for new resellers to ensure they meet business objectives in the following field of Audio Visuals
 
1. IP Telephony systems
2. Projectors
3. Audio Visual Systems

Job Description
  • Develop, manage and direct business through outlet channels taking into account geographical locations and market segment.
  • Develop and implement effective reseller recruitment strategy.
  • Create marketing programs that create interest for companies to become resellers.
  • Work closely with dormant resellers to reactivate. Identify potential reseller needs and interests and effectively communicate benefits and opportunities available to meet needs and interests.
  • Develop partner agreements geared towards achieving specific profitable sales volumes
  • Establish productive and professional relationships with key personnel in the channels
  • Coordinate the involvement of company personnel, including support, service and management resources, in order to meet channel performance objectives and expectations.
  • Proactively lead a joint partner planning process that develops mutual performance objectives and critical milestones associated with a productive channel relationship.
  • Analyze reseller capacity throughout the country to pinpoint activities to match recruiting efforts. Perform analysis of reseller mix by product specialty and develop plan to ensure recruitment efforts target correct mix of resellers.
  • Lead solution development efforts that best address end-user needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company and partner personnel.
  • Negotiate business and sales strategies, evaluate new potential growth opportunities and hold partners accountable.
Required Qualification:
  • Degree in relevant fields with bias in Sales or Marketing with relevant experience of 3-5 years
  • Or Bachelors’ degree in engineering with post graduate sales &marketing experience of 3-5 years
  • Or Higher National Diploma in engineering with post graduate sales or Marketing experience of 6years
  • Three years of reseller recruiting experience with an IT and / or Electronic firm.
Other Skills and Qualifications
  • A demonstrable capacity to keep abreast of and communicate new technology trends, association needs and possible application to real world projects.
  • Be good at Networking, persuasion, prospecting, and public speaking.
  • Have sufficient skills for Research, Writing and Sale Closing.
  • Have a passion for Sales and Sales Planning
  • Have ability to Identify Customer Needs and Challenges
  • Be an expert relationship builder, developer and relationship maintenance.
  • General accounting and sales skills are a plus.
Personal Attributes:
  • Be self – motivated, able to function with minimum supervision.
  • Strong products' knowledge and good understanding of Engineering as well as Sales
  • Good oral and written communication skills (Presentation & Report – writing)
  • Possess a personable and likeable personality.
  • Should be aged below 35 years.
  • Proficiency in use of computers.
  • Possess a clean and valid driving license and willing to travel regionally.
  • Able to meet deadlines and targets and should be a self - achiever
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Be results Driven.
If you believe you have the required credentials and fit the required profile for any of the above, please write in confidence and email your application and CV to hr@teledataafrica.com indicating your day - time contacts.

Your application should reach us on or before the 10th September, 2014.
Vacancy: Communication Officer 

Who we are: The Bio-resources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (Bio-Innovate) Program, hosted at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), is a regional initiative established to support multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder biosciences and product-oriented innovation activities in the eastern Africa countries of Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. 

The purpose of the Program is to strengthen the link between research, bio-innovation and end users with the aim of initiating and commercializing / deploying innovations for sustainable utilization and integration of the region’s bio-resources for economic growth and development. 

Phase I of the Program that commenced in 2010 is projected to end in 2015.

Who we are looking for: The Program is seeking to recruit a communications officer. 

Reporting to the Program Manager, the incumbent will take leadership in steering communication and outreach activities for Bio-Innovate Program and its supported projects.

Terms of appointment: This is a national recruited position based in Nairobi, Kenya for an initial 1 year fixed contract with the possibility of renewal on regular basis as part of the Program Management Team in Phase II, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. 

Bio-Innovate  offers an attractive and competitive national remuneration package.

How to apply: For more details, please visit our recruitment portal:http://ilri.simplicant.com/

Closing date for applications is 12 September 2014.

The Bio-Innovate Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2nd Call for MA/PhD Research Proposals on ADA 2013/14 Research Grants

Background
: The National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) is a State Corporation established under The National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse Act, 2012 of the Laws of Kenya. 
 
In collaboration with other public and private agencies, NACADA is mandated to facilitate, conduct, promote and coordinate research and dissemination of findings on alcohol and drug abuse and serve as the repository of such data. 
 
Description: NACADA proposes to fund ten (10) research studies focusing on alcohol and drug abuse (ADA) conducted by MA/ PhD students in Kenyan public and private universities. 

The research should focus on the following priority areas:
  1. Evaluation of the Implementation and Enforcement of Alcohol and Drug related National Policies
  2. Control and Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  3. Workplace ADA Policies in Learning Institutions
  4. Treatment and Rehabilitation
  5. Social, Economic and Health Impacts of ADA
  6. Alcohol and Drug Abuse among the Vulnerable Groups and other Marginalized Communities
  7. Globalization and the impact of emerging Drugs of Abuse including Shisha, Kuber, K2 and herbal drugs
Eligibility
 
The applicant for this grant should be a Kenyan citizen undertaking a Masters or PhD program in a public or private university. 

The student should have completed his/ her course work and the proposal must be approved by the university at the time of application. 

NACADA will fund each successful applicant to a maximum of Ksh 200,000 for PhD and Ksh 100,000 for MA. 

This grant shall be administered by NACADA to support the students’ research but will not be used to pay tuition fees.

Application Requirement
  • Copy of an approved research proposal by the university
  • A letter from the Chairman of Department certifying that the proposal has been registered
  • A letter of support from the university
  • Curriculum vitae (Not exceeding 2 pages)
  • Copy of national ID card
  • Copy of degree certificates
  • Copy of appropriately filled grant application form
Application Deadline
 
A copy of the grant application form is available in NACADA website and other requested documents should be sent to the postal address shown below or delivered to NACADA Offices by October 31, 2014.

The Chief Executive Officer
National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse
NSSF Building Block A, Eastern Wing 18th Floor
P.O Box 10774-00100, 
Nairobi.

Email: info@nacada.go.ke,

Website: www.nacada.go.ke

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