Our client is a 5 Star Hotel currently recruiting Maintenance Engineers

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all maintenance carried out by external contractor and report progress to Administration on daily basis: grounds, public areas and the apartments.
  • Liaise with housekeeping team on maintenance work necessary in the apartments. To this effect a daily journals has to be maintained and updates as work is concluded;
  • Liaise with front office for emergency maintenance as reported by guest;
  • Preventative maintenance must be performed to prevent breakdowns in accommodations availability: Common tasks include painting, electrical accessory replacements and repair, and some wiring.
  • Must respond to guest complaints or issues in a timely manner and must also fulfill work orders when issues cannot be resolved. 
  • Required to complete daily rounds, checking on basics and identifying and reporting any problems.
  • Cable, internet, telephone lines, satellite TV, CCTV cameras:  liaise immediately with the  service provider to limit the time the guest has to undergo without the service
  • Generator : schedule of service and refill of fuel falls under your docket;
  • Water: monitor supply and order for water trucks;
Requirements:
  • Previous Experience in a similar and a qualification in Maintenance, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (Trade)
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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


Our client is an International company currently recruiting Floor Painters

Painters perform some or all of the following duties
  • Apply paint, vinyl and wallpaper including special papers and fabrics to walls, furniture and structures
  • Examine and maintain painted exterior and interior painted surfaces, trimming and fixtures
  • Prepare surfaces and apply paints, stains, shading stains, and clear finishes
  • Remove previous paint by means of sandblasting, scraping, sanding, hydro-blasting and steam-cleaning
  • Inspect and refurbish wall surfaces by means of the appropriate materials
  • Determine, cut and apply wallpaper or fabric to walls
  • Read blueprints and drawings of the premise for the execution of painting job
  • Order paint supplies and materials
  • Apply wood finishing by suitably preparing surface
  • Cover interior walls and ceilings with wallpaper or fabrics
  • Operate and maintain high pressure low volume spray machines
  • Submit finished work orders to supervisor
  • Provide assistance to semi-skilled or unskilled workers
  • Operate and maintain various power and manual tools
  • Maintain logs of Volatile Organic Compound and spray volume
  • Follow established protection procedures
  • Clean up job site after work and return equipment and tools
  • Maintain a clean work environment
Requirements: The above post require persons with at least 1 - 2 years experience in industrial coating in the respective field. 

Salary: Competitive 

Depends on experience: Accommodation Provided

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

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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

County Government of Nyeri
 
Department of Public Administration, Information & Communication
 
Re: Advertisement for Recruitment
 
Pursuant to Section 9 (3) (h) and 10 (3) (k) of the Nyeri County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Management Act 2014, we wish to recruit 3 residents for the membership to County Alcoholic Drinks Regulation Committee and three [3] residents from each Sub-County for the membership to Sub-County Alcoholic Drinks Regulation Committee.

Member of County Alcoholic Drinks Regulation Committee [3] Posts

Categories per Sub-County
  • 1 Man 
  • 1 Woman 
  • 1 Youth
Member of Sub-County Alcoholic Drinks Regulations Committee [24] Posts


  1. Nyeri Municipality Sub-County [3] Posts.
  2. Mathira East Sub-County [3] Posts
  3. Mathira West Sub-County [3] Posts
  4. Tetu Sub-County [3] Posts
  5. Kieni East Sub-County [3] Posts
  6. Kieni West Sub-County [3] Posts
  7. Mukurwe-ini Sub-County [3] Posts
  8. Othaya Sub-County [3] Posts
Categories per Sub-County
  • 1 Man 
  • 1 Woman 
  • 1 Youth
Duties and Responsibilities
 
a) Approving applications and issuing licenses in accordance with Act.
 
b) Ensure that there is effective public participation in accordance with the framework for citizen participation
 
c) Collaborate with Ward Administrators and officers coordinating national government functions
 
d) Collaborate with similar committees in other counties for effective implementation of the Act
 
e) Perform such other functions as may, from time to time be assigned to by the Executive Secretary.
 
Requirements
  1. Be a Kenyan citizen
  2. A resident of Nyeri
  3. Be above eighteen years and a holder of National Identity Card
  4. Be holder of at least O-Level education certificate Minimum Grade D Plain
  5. Have a valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  6. The applicants will be subjected to vetting by the members of the public.
Other requirements include: No person shall be eligible to be appointed as a member of the County or Sub-County Alcoholics Drinks Regulation Committee under Section 9(3) (h) and 10(3) (k) respectively of the Act, if such person is:-
 
(a) The holder of any license for the sale, manufacture or distillation of an alcoholic drink;
 
(b) A person having a pecuniary interest in a partnership, company or society which is a licensee;
 
(c) A paid officer or paid agent of a partnership, company or society interested in the sale or in the prevention of the sale, of alcoholic drink;
 
(d) A person employed directly or indirectly as an agent for the purpose of making application for a license for any other person, or any partner of a person so employed as an agent;
 
(e) An agent or manager of, or a partner in, any trade or calling carried on upon premises licensed, or in respect of which a license has been applied for, or the owner, lessor or mortgagee of those premises;
 
(f) An undischarged bankrupt;
 
(g) A person who, in Kenya or elsewhere, has been sentenced to imprisonment without the option of a fine and who has not received a pardon therefore.
 
NB: People living with disability are encouraged to apply.
 
Deadline:
 
(i) All applications for the County Membership should reach the Ag. Chief Officer, Public Administration at the former Provincial Commissioner’s office, Block C, Room 105 or 106 by Thursday, 11th September, 2014 at 5.00pm.
 
(ii) All applications for the Sub-County Membership should reach the respective Sub-County Administrators’ offices by Thursday, 11th September, 2014 at 5.00pm.

Alice Wachira
Ag. Chief Officer
Public Administration, Information & Communication

Our client is in a Pharmaceutical Company based in Nairobi, currently recruiting Account Managers to manage some of their Clients in Somalia and Ethiopia

Responsibilities
  • Have high activity level (calls, meetings, quotations).
  • Build a sales pipeline.
  • Drive sales process, from quotation to closing.
  • Key Account Management.
  • Lead Management.
  • Sales Promotion Management.
  • Liaise with Vendor Channel Management.
  • Meet sales targets.
Requirements

  • Must have no pending issues with the Kenyan immigration office
  • Diploma / Degree in Accounts, Pharmacy, Business admin or any other business related course
If you feel you fit the above role ,please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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

Free The Children is an NGO based in Narok South district, we are looking to hire High School Teachers to join the existing team in 2015 with the following qualifications;
  • Bachelor of Education in related subjects.
  • Excellent organizational and communication (interpersonal/oral/written)
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Demonstration of clear, critical thinking and decision-making
  • Excellent Computer skills and Project reporting skills.
  • Loyal, humble, appreciative, full of initiative and energetic.
  • Ability to work in a rural set up with limited resources.
Subjects Combination Required            

  1. Kiswahili/ Geography                
  2. Kiswahili /History
  3. Kiswahili / CRE
  4. History/C.R.E.            
  5. Biology/Chemistry
  6. Biology / Agriculture                
  7. Mathematics / Business studies
  8. Mathematics / Physics            
  9. Mathematics/Chemistry
  10. English/Literature
If you meet the above requirement then send us your CV only indicating your current salary to;        

P.O Box 883 -00621, Nairobi 
 
or eMail: kenyainfo@freethechildren.com by 30th September 2014

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted due to the large volumes of applicants.

For general information on the organization visit our website: www.freethechildren.com
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 can find through partnering in Strategy, Organization and People.
 
We partner with both local and international clients to source for best talent in a number of Specialized and Generalist areas.
 
Our client is sourcing for a dynamic and results driven professional in the position of:-

Human Resource Manager

This position is in senior management and will maintain and enhance the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices in line with business objectives.
 
Job Profile
 

Essential KRAs the role holder needs to deliver:-
  • Leading and managing the development and implementation of HR strategy, policies and processes
  • Leading and managing the development & sustenance of desirable Company culture, performance and organizational development
  • Managing the implementation of the organization’s talent management and development strategy to ensure a competitive edge and business continuity
  • Leading and managing organizational effectiveness, resourcing of staff to ensure business growth & development
  • Leading and managing positive Employee Relations including managing industrial relations
  • Reviewing HR Reports & Company’s Communication to ensure consistency
  • Representing the organization’s in HR and Employer forums to articulate the organization’s interest
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
Person Winning Attributes:-
  • Leading Self including functioning and fitting in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Leading Others and forward looking: 
  • Leading Business hence demonstrating high level of entrepreneurship, professionalism, integrity and humility
Key Internal Interfaces: CEO & management team

Academic & Professional qualifications, Experience
  • Bachelors in Human Resource Management and/or Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Must have had active experience in Human Resource Management (2-3 Years)
Desired Competencies
  • Power of Mind with ability to design, implement and monitor with quality, 
  • Power of Agility - Adaptable and quick response to support business amidst changing business scenarios, 
  • Power of People - Very high collaborative skills. 
The key to success in this role is collaboration across functions.

Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 8th September, 2014 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke 
Tel: +254 712 316 888
Our client is a 5-Star Hotel currently recruiting the Director of Sales and Marketing.

The candidates role would be to provide central leadership in the strategic development of a comprehensive integrated sales and marketing program to fulfill the mission and long term sales plan of the hotel. 

The Director of Sales and Marketing is responsible for the leadership and management of all aspects of revenue generation at the property to include direct sales, catering sales, room sales, food & beverage sales, and for managing all public relations, promotions and advertising efforts to optimize profit potential and further enhance the property's image. 

This effort encompasses the full design and execution oversight of sales initiatives, brand management, market research, market communications, advertising, media relations and public affairs initiatives outlined in the property business plan. 

In addition, this position is required to provide continued enhancement of the property culture in accordance with property standards. 
  • Maintain effective relationships with all associates throughout the property in order to provide a strong, supportive and objective environment. Coach, mentor, cultivate and motivate a team of professionals to effectively optimize profit for the hotel.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and compliance with all property policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all corporate deadlines are satisfied relating to monthly, quarterly and annual reporting needs.
  • Attend meetings as deemed necessary by the General Manager and Corporate office.
  • Participate in property-wide leadership and culture development programs.
  • Report to and interact with General Manager and Corporate staff promoting proper relations between all parties.
  • Act in a consultative capacity to the General Manager and other members of the Executive Committee on sales/marketing issues, provide advice and guidance to ensure optimal marketing effectiveness, confer with department managers to continually develop product offerings, marketing needs, methodologies and resources, to promote new/improved products and to solicit feedback of overall sales/marketing efforts.
  • Foster relationships and provide strategic direction to key third party vendors such as Public Relations and Advertising agencies.
  • Foster relationships with key political community figures and organizations.
  • Organize and direct all sales and marketing efforts towards attainment of property and company objectives and operational goals.
  • Develop strategies for forecasting and analyzing sales/marketing needs and developing effective product responses, delivery systems and methods for measuring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare, develop and execute all marketing plans to provide direction and specific plans of action.
  • Plan, manage and evaluate all financial aspects of the sales/marketing efforts throughout the property to ensure cost effectiveness and optimal utilization of resources.
  • Ensure that accurate and current marketing and sales related data is readily available to support and document decision-making processes.
  • Support, as necessary, all direct sales efforts of the sales and marketing team to include sales trips, off-property functions and customer entertainment.
  • Maintain current job descriptions for all department positions.
  • Ensure the integrity of the propertys mission statement, guiding principles and culture through consistent involvement with all aspects of the property.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, objective and timely performance reviews for all associates in the department.
  • Provide regular, objective and detailed feedback to each executive committee member in order to maintain an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Coach and counsel associates, supervisors, managers and executive committee members regarding consistent application of sales, customer service and culture implementation
If you feel you fit the above role ,please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.For unsolicited applications,please drop your CV in our offices (Devan Plaza, Westlands 4th Floor) Monday to Friday- 3pm- 5.30pm ONLY.

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Request for Expression of Interest for Supply and Delivery of Black Cotton Soil Stabilizer to UNMISS Logistics base in Juba, Republic of South Sudan
 
Ref: PRO/EOI/15/027

Date of this EOI: Monday 01 September 2014
 
Closing Date for Receipt of EOI: Friday, 12 September 2014
 
Description of Requirement: The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) hereby solicits Expression of Interest (EOI) from competent companies for Supply and delivery of Black Cotton Soil Stabilizer to UNMISS Logistics base in Juba, Republic of South Sudan.
 
Conditions:
 

Interested companies are invited to submit their EOI by hand delivery or e-mail as indicated below. 

The EOI must include, as a minimum, the following documentation/information:
  • United Nations Global Market Registration Number. (Mandatory – see no. 2 below)
  • Company’s profile, with a minimum of three-year proven experience
  • Company’s registration certificate
  • Company’s contact details (address, telephone and fax unmbers, e-mail, etc.)
  • List of referenced clients (minimum of three) with contact addresses.
Only registered companies with licenses and proven experience and ability to provide the services will be considered.

Important Notice:
  1. This EOI does not constitute a solicitation. UNMISS reserves the right to change or cancel the requirements at any time during the EOI and/or solicitation process. Thus, submitting a response to this EOI does not automatically guarantee that your company will be considered for receipt of the solicitation when issued.
  2. Vendors interested in fulfilling the requirement described above must be registed with UNGM and may wish to visitwww.ungm.org for full registration information in order to be eligible to participate in any solicitation.
 The EOI, clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Supply and Delivery of black Cotton Soil Stabilizer to UNMISS Logistics base in Juba, South Sudan”, must be received by UNMISS no later than COB Friday, 12 September 2014, via email address: boy@un.org, with copy to matasva@un.org, or to the following address:

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
UNMISS Procurement Section
Tomping Site, Near Juba International Airport
Purchasing Unit 1
Room: 3C/02, Juba, South Sudan
Tel: +211912062215

Our client a leading insurance that offers Insurance services is looking to grow its team by recruiting an energetic and very ready to workUnit Managers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Leading a team of agents, grow and recruit more team members.
  • Train, motivate and help the agents with production.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly targets, reviews, activities, etc.
  • Contacting clients and setting up meetings, either within an office environment or in clients’ homes or business premises;
  • Conducting in-depth reviews of clients’ financial circumstances, current provision and future aims;
  • Researching the marketplace and providing clients with information on new and existing products and services;
  • Researching information from various sources, including providers of financial products;
  • Promoting and selling financial products to meet given or negotiated sales targets;
  • Negotiating with clients for the best possible rates;
  • Liaising with other professionals, market research and intelligence
  • Keeping up to date with financial products and legislation;
  • Contacting clients with news of new products or changes to legislation that may affect their savings and investments;
  • Meeting the regulatory aspects of the role, e.g. requirements for disclosure, costs of the services provided and also the advised products.
Desired Qualifications & Experience
  • Must have strong education background in insurance industry with 3-4 years of experience in the same.
  • Education background with experience in Sales and marketing also encouraged.
  • Must have working experience as a financial advisor.
  • Team player, with good interpersonal skills.
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to jobs@jantakenya.com before 10th September, 2014 clearly indicating “Unit Manager”. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Terms of Reference

Position: Sharefair Hospitality and Logistics Intern


Duration: 3 months starting as soon as possible

Time: The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Sharefair Logistics and Hospitality Coordinator for the Regional Sharefair the intern will assist the Planning Team in various activities related to Sharefair 2014. 

A work plan with achievements for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon.
Tasks and Responsibilities 
Under the direct supervision of the Sharefair Logistics and Hospitality Coordinator, the Hospitality and Logistics Intern will undertake, but not limited to, the following tasks:

Pre-event preparation:

  • Assist with the key partner agencies, organizations and individuals to secure their participation to Sharefair 2014;
  • Support the dispatch and receiving of documents and technologies for exhibition;
  • Support logistics related to physical set-up of Exhibition area;
  • Assist with maintaining and updating database of invited participants, confirmations and sessions. 
  • Assist with visa and hotel booking support;
  • Assist with inventory and moving of equipment, facilities, furniture and other materials.
On-site tasks:
  • Meet & greet Sharefair 2014 VIPs and participants, both on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as well as at the UN Gigiri compound, assistance with registry, pass and directions to the different venues within the compound.
  • Assure the comfort of the arriving participants and directs them to the proper staff or service;
  • Assist with disbursement of DSA to sponsored participants;
  • Provide administrative support to Exhibitors and Session attendees: registration desk, information desk, travel support (providing information of international and local transport / airport information), lost & found, etc.;
  • Assist with the arrangement for catering services;
  • Assist with the compilation of information on participants of sessions. Consolidate and record the list of attendees. Collate, photocopy and print materials as necessary; maintain supply of forms and charts as needed; and
  • Assist in any other matters, as requested.
Qualifications and Experience
  • University student in Public Administration, Hospitality, Logistics, Management, Diplomacy, Communications or related field;
  • Fluent spoken and written English;Other UN language is an asset;
  • Professional administration, logistics and communications skills;
  • Full proficiency in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Good interpersonal relations and ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Creativity.
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system;
  2. Learning different aspects of human resources with a focus on recruitment in an international environment;
  3. Meeting and networking with UN Women colleagues in other units;
  4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Requirements

The UN Women Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. 

The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Programme must be borne by the nominating institution; or by the student, who will have to obtain funds for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation, etc.

Proof of medical coverage, passport/visa must be provided for the file before the internship commences.

How to Apply
 
Applicants should e-mail their complete application package which must include Cover letter and CV to consultancies.eharo@unwomen.org with the following subject line: Internship Women Economic Empowerment - Hospitality and Logistics

Deadline: 5th September 2014

Terms of Reference 

Documentalist Intern

Position:
 Documentalist for the Sharefair on inspiring Agricultural Change 

Duration: Up to 4 months starting as soon as possible

Time: The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the regional Policy Advisor for economic Empowerment and the Regional Knowledge Manager, the documentalist intern will assist the team in documenting the various technologies exhibited during a Sharefair which will be held 15-17 October 2014 and producing a booklet of the same to be disseminated during the Sharefair and after the Sharefair

(see more at www.empowerwomen/Sharefair2014 ). 

A work plan with achievements for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the technological innovations team, to compile the technologies  that will be documented and shared during the Sharefair;
  • Using already existing information and photos from the technology entry forms, document details of the technology  and identify information gaps that need to be provided by the exhibitor;
  • Work closely with the exhibitors  to document and generate added information regarding the technology: this may include documenting photos and stories about the technology
  • Contribute to the editing and proof reading of the text;
  • Contribute to the production of a well-designed colorful booklet outlining each of the technologies to be exhibited during the Sharefair;
  • Work closely with the communication team to publish the booklet as well as produce copies to be disseminated during and after the Sharefair;
  • Support and provide input to discussions on the e-repository of the technologies; and
  • Perform any other duties as required during the time of the assignment.
Qualifications and Experience
  • The intern should have demonstrated experience of communications, journalism, content management, social networking and partnership development;
  • Degree in any of the following- Communication and Media, Journalism, Web Graphic Design.
  • Must be a good writer and editor  and
  • Demonstrate skills and expertise in Planning, communication, teamwork, and content analysis;
  • Knowledge about Adobe creative suite CS 6
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and its partners in the UN system;
  2. Learning and applying different aspects of communication and media including graphics design, media relations, partnerships and networking, reporting and documentation;
  3. Meeting and networking with UN Women and other partners colleagues in other units;
  4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Requirements

The UN Women Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis.

The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Programme must be borne by the nominating institution; or by the student, who will have to obtain funds for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation, etc.

Proof of medical coverage, passport/visa must be provided for the file before the internship commences.

How to apply

Applicants should e-mail their complete application package which must include Cover letter and CV to consultancies.eharo@unwomen.org with the following subject line: Internship Women Economic Empowerment - Documentalist


Deadline: 5th September 2014 
Terms of Reference 

Position: WEE Communication Intern

Duration:
 Up to 6 months starting as soon as possible

Time: The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the regional Policy Advisor for Economic Empowerment and the Regional Knowledge Manager, the WEE intern will assist the Team in various activities related to the Sharefair communications activities. 

The Sharefair will take place 15-17 October 2014 (seewww.empowerwomen/Sharefair2014). 

Tasks and Responsibilities 

  1. Support the implementation of the Sharefair communications strategy through the guidance of the Sharefair team;
  2. Media relations- support the media activities of the Sharefair including monitoring and evaluation of Sharefair on the media;
  3. Draft stories for posting on the Sharefair site;
  4. Create, manage and update continuously the facebook, twitter accounts among other social networks for the Sharefair;
  5. Support in graphic work for the Sharefair IEC materials;
  6. Perform any other duties as required during the time of the assignment.
 Qualifications and Experience

The intern should have demonstrated experience of communications, journalism, content management, social networking and partnership development;
  • Degree in any of the following- Communication and Media, Journalism, Web Graphic Design.
  • Must be a good writer
  • Must be familiar with social media and policies as regards the same
  • Demonstrate skills and expertise in Planning, Teamwork, Illustration Tools, Multimedia Content Development, Understanding Browser Capabilities, Internet Presence, Verbal Communication.
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system;
  2. Learning different aspects of communication and media including graphics design, media relations, partnerships and networking, reporting and documentation;
  3. Meeting and networking with UN Women and other partners colleagues in other units; and
  4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Requirements
  1. The UN Women Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Programme must be borne by the nominating institution; or by the student, who will have to obtain funds for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation, etc.
  2. Proof of medical coverage, passport/visa must be provided for the file before the internship commences.
How to Apply

Applicants should e-mail their complete application package which must include Cover letter and CV to consultancies.eharo@unwomen.org with the following subject line: Internship Women Economic Empowerment- Communication


Deadline: 5th September 2014 

Vacancy: Alternative Distribution Channels Manager

Our client, one of the leading insurance and financial services companies in East Africa, with their headquarters in Nairobi and a network of branches spread across Kenya, and East Africa.

Their customers are their inspiration and they seek to build lifelong relationships with them by offering relevant services that enhance the quality of life. 

They do so in a simple, friendly, efficient and inclusive way, giving them what they want, when and where they want it. In so doing, they are able to serve and empower customers, ensuring their peace of mind and financial freedom.
They recognize that to achieve leadership they have to be revolutionary, customer focused and inclusive. 

They continuously innovate and set the pace for the market. It is in this light that they are looking for the best sales staff in the market to fill in the position of distribution channels manager.

Job Purpose: To innovate, strategize and execute plans to deliver on such deliverables as number of policies, annual premiums, case size and renewals to grow retail business through non-traditional distribution channels i.e. Bancassurance, online/ digital channels, and aggregator groups. 

To enhance existing business relationships as well as identify and develop new ones to expand retail distribution channels so as to achieve set business targets

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement new distribution channels in consultation with the GM and the MD.
  • Meet assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives as assigned.
  • Advise on potential products and device strategies to enable the company respond appropriately to emerging business opportunities.
  • Set motivating sales targets and manage performance to maximize productivity.
  • Monitor channel performance and deal with evolving issues to avoid undesirable outcomes.
  • Recruit, train, coach and retain high level partners to meet set annual targets and drive results through Activity Management, Reward & Recognition programs, etc.
  • Build a performing Alternative Distribution sales team and enhance their performance through coaching.
  • Conduct regular joint fieldwork with branch managers to support their production efforts.
  • Host regular general-purpose staff workshops to communicate policy and develop team.
  • Set up and run systems to track activity and production.
  • Identify and develop partnerships with a set number of alternative channels.
  • Ensure Management reports are sent on timely basis. Interpret the reports to make relevant changes in the day to day Management of the Channels.
  • Formulate and implement Direct Marketing Strategy with all key alternative channels to meet set targets
  • Lead solution development efforts that best address end-user needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company and partner channel personnel.
  • Sell through partner organizations to end users in coordination with partner sales resources
Qualifications
  • University degree with professional qualifications in Insurance, Sales Management, Customer Care and Relationship Management
  • At least 2 years’ selling and 3 years’ Sales Management experience in Banking, Insurance or Telco sectors
  • Flair for Marketing
  • Opportunity assessment capability
  • Great networking and prospecting skills
  • Excellent Negotiation & Presentation skills
  • Customer Relationship building and management
If qualified’ kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Distribution channels manager’ on the subject line by 13th September  2014. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Our client, a leading world class supplier of industrial and domestic appliances is seeking to recruit a Service Centre Manager.

Key Roles
  • Overall management of the respective Service Center and supervision of direct reporting staff
  • Responsible for leading the Service Center team in all matters pertaining to the efficient and smooth operations of all customer service matters
  • Oversee statistical data relating to performance of the Service Center in relation to RTAT, In-Home Service Rate and NPS
  • Oversee and monitor ISO processes and procedures relating to Service
  • Develop, monitor and administer Service Levels and adherence to same by direct reporting staff
  • Oversee the security of company assets including daily cash receipts
  • Ensure customer and staff safety during operational hours by spearheading all Health and Safety activities in the Service Center
  • Identify training requirements for direct reporting staff
  • Plan, forecast and implement Service Center action plans
  • Oversee Parts Department operations by hands-on involvement
  • Seek and secure customer feedback to monitor and manage customer concerns
  • Responsible for staff annual performance appraisals
  • Any other duties assigned
Skills & Qualifications
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Business Management to meet revenue & profitability target.
  • Good experience in operation management in setting up service standards like RTAT, response time, completion time etc
  • Handled large team of technicians, supervisors and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer handling and customer interaction skills
  • Must have passion for customer service
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • Good experience in managing spare parts department
Key Performance Indicators
 
Quantitative:
  • RTAT at or under 3 Days for both In and Out of Warranty Repairs
  • In-Home SVC Rate at or above the 75% benchmark
  • NPS (Net Promoter Score) at or above the 2013 benchmark
  • Customer satisfaction at or above 90% (via surveys for Walk-Ins and In-Homes)
  • Parts Dept Fill Rate at or above 90%
  • 0% hazards and health and safety non conformities at the Service Centers
If qualified, kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Service Centre Manager’ on the subject line by 10th September, 2014.

Do not attach not certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates are contacted.
Vacancy: Ambulance Driver 

Reporting Time:
 Immediately

Background: Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women.

Job Summary: We are seeking to hire a Driver on Call to work in our Maternity Hospitals. 

The person should be living within Ruiru and Kahawa West vicinity in Nairobi. 

Reporting to the Hospital Manager and the successful candidates will be responsible for the following among others:-

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring the Hospital ambulance being driven is mechanically viable
  • Examining the ambulance and ensuring timely reporting of all maintenance issues.
  • Maintaining the vehicles cleanliness.
  • Timely reporting all incidents involving the vehicle.
  • Ensuring that all journeys taken are official and logged.
  • Maintaining and caring for the vehicle by checking its fuel, engine oil, water, tyre, pressure, clutch, brakes, lights, side mirrors, life savers, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, indicators, tool box and gauges.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • KCSE
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Clean Drivers license class BCEFG.
  • 3-5 years experience driving (driving an ambulance will be an added advantage)
  • Fluently spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
To Apply

Interested candidates should send their Cover letters and CVs to jobs@jacarandahealth.org  by indicating the position on the subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please visit www.jacarandahealth.org for more details.

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