The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi.

Applications are invited for the following position:
 
1. Pharmacy Assistant (Kakuma)
 
2. Clerks of Work (Kakuma)
 
3. Nurses (Hagadera)
 
4. Head Nurse (Hagadera)
 
5. CHP Officer (Hagadera)
 
6. Medical Officer (Hagadera)
 
Full Job descriptions can be downloaded at www.rescue.org/careers
 

Please apply on or before 24th September, 2014
 
IRC leading the way from harm to home
 
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Vacancy: Corporate ICT Sales Executives
 
Fincom is one of the leading ICT firms in Kenya. 

Focusing on ICT Services, Networking, technology infrastructure among others. 

We are looking for professional sales people as below.
  • Must have experience in proposing and selling Technology related products and services.
  • Aggressive and preferably with existing accounts.
Fincom is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply on email to hr@myfincom.com before Friday 12th September 2014.

A dynamic and fast growing construction company is looking for the following to join their team:
 
Quantity surveyor
 
Site Engineers / Agents
 
Procurement manager
 
Workshop manager
 
General administrative manager
 
Applicants must have adequate relevant experience and qualifications. 

Interested candidates to send their CVs to professionals.recruit@gmail.com 

or call on 020-3740934/5 or 0738 412452.

Only successful candidates shall be contacted.


Kenya Revenue Authority is the principal revenue collection agency for the government of the Republic of Kenya. 

The Authority’s vision is to be the leading Revenue Authority in the world, respected for professionalism, integrity and fairness. 

The Authority is seeking result oriented and self driven individuals with high integrity to fill the following positions in the Customs Services Department:

Chief Manager - Customs Service Department
KRA
 7
Overall Purpose of the Job: To ensure that Customs Services Departmental policies and strategies are implemented at the Divisional Level for the purpose of achieving Departmental and Corporate goals.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Effectively and efficiently executing Departmental policy directives within respective sphere of control /Liaison with Ministries and private sector on matters relating to the various tax laws under the Department’s mandate. . . . .
  • Interpretation and application of policy decisions affecting Customs laws and procedures
  • Managing Customs operations within respective jurisdiction.
  • Reporting on the activities in their respective areas of operation.
  • Managing staff matters including staff discipline, performance, management, and training in the respective area of operation.
  • Proposing strategies for enhancement of Revenue collection within Customs Department.
Personnel Specifications
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in a business related field from a recognized University.
  • A Masters Degree in a relevant field.
  • Revenue training from Kenya School of Revenue Administration.
  • Good knowledge of Customs laws and Customs Protocols such as WCO, WTO, COMESA and EAC.
  • Good knowledge of Customs procedures such as RS classification, Valuation and Rules of Origin.
  • Knowledge of Customs Regional and International Conventions
  • 5 years experience at a managerial level.
  • Serving staff and those who had satisfactorily served and left the Authority are eligible to apply.
Competencies required for this Role
  • Leadership and Managerial competences
  • Personal management and communication skills.
  • Customer focus
  • Good conduct
If you fit the required profile please download the employment form from the KRA Website www.kra.go.ke, complete and submit to the address below to be received not later than 23rd September, 2014 by close of business.
 
Deputy Commissioner, Human Resources
Kenya Revenue Authority
Times Tower Building, Haile Selassie Avenue
P.O Box 48240-00100
Nairobi

Notes for Applicants:
 
1. Hard copy applications are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Application indicating respective position.
 
2. Applications may be delivered at Times Tower Building, Nairobi or sent by postal mail to the address above. Hand delivered applications will be deposited in designated boxes on the ground floor of Times Tower Building.
 
3. Applications not containing the information stipulated above or those not meeting the prescribed criteria shall not be accepted.
 
4. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to oral and or psychometric test interview. Only candidates who make it to the final selection list shall be contacted.
 
5. Canvassing shall lead to disqualification.
 
6. Those who may have previously served in KRA and left the organization in good standing are encouraged to apply.


Kenya Revenue Authority is the principal revenue collection agency for the government of the Republic of Kenya. 

The Authority’s vision is to be the leading Revenue Authority in the world, respected for professionalism, integrity and fairness. 

The Authority is seeking result oriented and self driven individuals with high integrity to fill the following positions in the Customs Services Department:

Manager - Customs Services Department
KRA
 6
Overall Purpose of the Job: To ensure that Customs Services Departmental policies and strategies are implemented at the Sectional of their station of responsibility towards the attainment of Departmental and Corporate goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Deputizing the Chief Manager in executing Departmental policy directive, liaising with ministries and private sector organizations on matters relating to various tax laws as per their area of operation.
  • May be deployed as Officer in Charge of a large functional area.
  • Proposing policy amendment as well as formulation strategies and plans in their functional areas.
  • Supervising staff under their control, offering guidance on performance as well as discipline issues. 
  • Ensuring that recommendation for training, promotion and recognition is done.
  • Reporting on the various activities in their respective areas of operations.
Personnel Specifications
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in a business related field from a recognized University.
  • A Masters Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Revenue training from Kenya School of Revenue Administration.
  • Ability to interpret the Customs International/Regional Protocols and Customs laws such as EAC, WCO, WTO and COMESA Protocols.
  • 3 years experience at a managerial level
  • Serving staff and those who had satisfactorily served and left the Authority are eligible to apply.
Competencies required for this Role
  • Leadership and Managerial competences
  • Customer focus
  • Personal management and communication skills.
How to Apply

If you fit the required profile please download the employment form from the KRA Website www.kra.go.ke, complete and submit to the address below to be received not later than 23rd September, 2014 by close of business.
 
Deputy Commissioner, Human Resources
Kenya Revenue Authority
Times Tower Building, Haile Selassie Avenue
P.O Box 48240-00100
Nairobi

Notes for Applicants:
 
1. Hard copy applications are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Application indicating respective position.
 
2. Applications may be delivered at Times Tower Building, Nairobi or sent by postal mail to the address above. Hand delivered applications will be deposited in designated boxes on the ground floor of Times Tower Building.
 
3. Applications not containing the information stipulated above or those not meeting the prescribed criteria shall not be accepted.
 
4. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to oral and or psychometric test interview. Only candidates who make it to the final selection list shall be contacted.
 
5. Canvassing shall lead to disqualification.
 
6. Those who may have previously served in KRA and left the organization in good standing are encouraged to apply.

Africabs Tours Ltd

Location: Nairobi
 
Vacancy: Tours Consultant
 
Work Type: Contract
 
Reports To: Tours and Travel Manager 

Salary: Negotiable
 
Brief background: We are a Tours and Travel Company that has extensive experience in customized Corporate and Individual Cab services, Corporate Car Leasing, Car Hire, Tours and Air Ticketing services. 

We seek to make positive contributions to corporates and individuals in direct ways through providing quality service, saving time, bridging the gap between operational efficiency and staff mobility, reducing costs associated with total cost of ownership of transport means and enhancing convenience in transport and travel services. 

We seek to recruit competent interested persons for the Position of Tours Consultant

Summary: We are seeking to hire a qualified and experienced individual to take up the exciting role of a tour consultant. 


The tour consultant will be responsible for providing the highest levels of customer service, organizing tour packages, manning a guest relation desk at one of the 5* hotels in Nairobi and ensuring that travel arrangements for tourists run as smoothly and enjoyably as possible. 

The consultant will be required to work in shifts.

 Key Responsibilities
  • Create and sell innovative tour packages to tourists staying at the hotel
  • Responding to enquiries regarding hotels & safaris within shortest time possible
  • Prepare itineraries to the various destinations of interest as per client request
  • Doing tour bookings - both inbound and outbound and ensuring payment for each tour booking is received in advance or proper authorization is received from a corporate prior to credit sale. Also ensure bookings that do not mature are cancelled in time to avoid cancellation penalties
  • Filing- rates files, client tour files and ensuring the same are done in a timely and orderly manner.
  • Vehicles and drivers- Arranging to see vehicles before start of service to ensure quality and minimize customer complains, make sure vehicles have the company stickers and brief drivers before they depart for safari
  • Ensure clients’ satisfaction, ensuring KWS park rules & hotel regulations are made clear to tourists, pre- arrange client special requests etc
  • Being on standby ready to provide solutions in case of mishaps during safari
  • Ensuring quotations are well drafted, competitive and are followed up on
Education and Qualifications
  • Degree or a diploma in Tour operations or tourism management
  • Over four years experience as Tour consultant in a busy environment
  • Ability to use various tours/hotel bookings software
  • Highly organized with excellent planning skills
  • Be culturally aware and adept at working with people of different diversity.
  • Ability to work under pressure and provide solutions to problems.
How to Apply: 

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV and application quoting the job title on the email subject to hr@africabstours.com

Deadline for application is 12th September 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Kenya Fluorspar Company, based in the Kerio Valley, is a progressive and well established private corporate entity involved in Mining.

The Company invites applications from qualified persons for the position of:-

Security Supervisor

1 Position

Duties / Tasks / Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Human Resource Manager
  • Reporting any violation of security regulations by staff.
  • Investigating accidents / Incidents.
  • General Supervision of Company security guards in line with company policies
  • Identifying any potential risks / dangers and recommending corrective measures
  • Maintaining records and preparing reports on daily, weekly and monthly security activities.
  • Must be between 30 – 40 years of age
  • Proven track record of good performance and with a minimum of form 4 C+ qualification
  • Must have undergone some security training
  • Those who have previously worked and honourably discharged from Kenya Police (Regular) will have an added advantage
  • Must be able to drive, possess a valid driving license and certificate of good conduct
All applications with detailed CVs and copies of certificates must reach the undersigned on or before 23rd September 2014 through e-mail: hr@kenyafluorspar.co.ke

Managing Director
Kenya Fluorspar Company,
Private Bag
Eldoret
Hotel Sales Manager
 
Industry: Hospitality / Hotel    
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 60,000 - 80,000 plus commission

Our client is a Hotel in the outskirts of Nairobi offering food, accommodation & conference facilities. 

They seek to hire a sales executive to help the hotel maintain profitability

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Sell accommodation, conference facilities and restaurant to potential clients
  • Sell hotel services online through social media & hotel websites
  • Represent the hotel in various tourism/ hotel industry expos and events
  • Ensure growth in room occupancy through sales efforts
  • Show possible clients around the hotel and the available facilities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by working with other departments to ensure good service
  • Networking with other industry players for referrals and recommendations
  • Maintain the customer database, generate new leads and develops client referral
  • Presenting the hotel products and services to current and potential clients
  • Develop promotional campaigns and client incentives to increase usage of the hotel
  • Come up with advertising, marketing and PR activities
  • Report regularly to operation manager on sales achievements made daily
  • Responsible for supporting the Sales department with general administrative work
Qualifications & Skills
  • Minimum Diploma in Sales & Marketing / Hotel Management / Tourism or related
  • Minimum 2 years experience selling/ marketing a hotel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to organize, formulate and execute marketing campaigns
  • Team player, Self-motivated, Innovative thinker
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Word, Excel, PPT
  • Secretarial / Administrative skills
  • English to local language translation skills
  • Must be fluent in English
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 (Hotel Sales Manager 60- 80 K plus commission) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 23rd 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.

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the following positions: 

Civil & Structural Engineer
The successful person will be reporting to the Manager - Facilities & Contracts Unit.
Job Summary: The role holder will provide support to the Bank in construction/project management, maintenance and security of the Bank’s capital assets with emphasis on structural and construction issues

Main Duties:

  • Utilise budgetary approvals for construction, refurbishment or leasing of bank premises.
  • Develop briefs for constructions/alterations and refurbishment works on bank's premises to enhance Bank's image which may be done through regular site visits etc.
  • Provide building/support services to branches/Head Office Departments and supervise within given time scales
  • Ensuring compliance with Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure that up-to-date records are maintained for premises and equipment.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed as stipulated by Law.
  • Preparation of bills of quantities and tender specification
  • Advise on post project queries
  • Site scoping and re-measurements where applicable
  • Process payments for contractors and consultants
  • Preparation of Schedule of Dilapidations
  • Control Capital Expenditure for projects ensuring that they are within agreed budget, time and quality.
  • Maintain renovation costs within the budget
  • Ensure effective implementation of ongoing and new initiatives.
  • Recommend proposals for change to immediate Superior & Head Property & Supplies Management.
  • Achieve proposed changes to premises, furniture, fittings etc in order to meet present and future requirements within agreed timescales.
Job Specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Diploma in Civil &  Structural Engineering, Land Economics, Architecture or Construction Management
  • At least 5 years experience in general Construction/Property Management.
  • Travelling to distant branches when required (must have a Valid driving licence).
  • In-depth knowledge of building construction
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations as stipulated in the Law.
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to building construction.
  • Good understanding of project analysis and viability.
  • Specialist general knowledge of the various professions in the construction team
  • Ability and willingness to work for extended hours
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: CSE/3/HRD/2014

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 17th September 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer.    

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.   

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi


Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the following positions: 

Projects Manager

The successful person will head the Projects unit reporting to the Head Property & Supplies Management Department.
Job Summary: The role holder will prepare bills of quantities for the bank’s projects and advise the department on the cost estimates for the designed projects for the Bank.  

Main Duties:

  • Make budgetary recommendations for construction, refurbishment or leasing of premises
  • Develop cost estimates for the upcoming bank  projects
  • Prepare contractual documents for the various projects as guided by the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act (Chapter 525).
  • Manage tender specifications
  • Prepare blank bills of quantities for tendering which will be given to the contractors for tenders
  • Prepare analysis of the tenders after opening of the tender documents i.e. for the projects which are handled in house where no external Quantity Surveyor is involved.
  • Review bills of quantities prepared by the consultants for projects which are being supervised by external consultants to ensure they are cost effective for the bank
  • Carry out financial appraisal of projects on regular
  • Advise on post project financial queries
  • Prepare valuation reports for projects
  • Carry out site re-measurements to reconfirm the actual financial positions for a project
  • Control Capital Expenditure for projects ensuring that they are within agreed budget
  • Develop renovation costs
  • Develop annual and half yearly capital budgets in respect to construction projects
Job Specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • A Degree in Building Economics / Civil Engineering / Quantity Survey
  • At least 5 years experience in general property management.
  • Prior experience in construction/project management
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations as stipulated in the Law.
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to building construction.
  • Good understanding of project analysis and viability
  • Travelling to distant branches when required ( Must  have a  valid  driving  licence )
  • Potential extended working hours to ensure jobs get completed on schedule and to specification
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: QS/1/HRD/2014.

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 17th September 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer.    

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi
Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the following positions: 

Electrical Engineer


The successful person will be reporting to the Manager - Facilities & Contracts Unit.

Job Summary: The role holder will ensure proper and cost effective maintenance of serviceable items i.e. air conditioners, electrical faults, structured cablings and other bank equipments.

Main Duties:

  • Receive, assess and analyse repairs requested by internal customers and decide on whether it is economical to carry out the repair and if so propose the best repair method.
  • Prepare bills of quantities for new and refurbished branches to include intruder alarm, CCTV, internal and fascia signage.
  • Prepare bills of quantities for ATM sites to include electrical, structured cabling and intruder alarm works.
  • To oversee access control systems in the Bank, all aspects of design and tendering for new installations and maintenance of existing
  • Prepare repair specifications, select suitable contractors to carry out the works and prepare maintenance tender documents.
  • Inspect repairs/new installation works and ensure that they are up to date and to specifications.
  • Mimimise unpredicted breakdowns by scheduling, planning and coordinating routine and preventive maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • Assess and analyse repair and breakdown costs and recommend for equipment upgrading or replacement.
  • Prepare bills of quantities and tender specification as may be required in relation to constructions.
  • Maintain proper operation of all electrical works and breakdown records
  • Verify and forward job cards and invoices to Finance for payment
  • Prepare reports on various inspections
  • Carry out regular inspections to improve ventilations in the bank premises
  • Develop briefs for constructions/alterations and refurbishment works on bank’s premises
  • Provide building/support services to other branches/head office departments and supervise
  • Ensure that up-to-date records are maintained for premises and equipments.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed as stipulated by Law.
  • Financial appraisal of projects on electrical lines and advise on post project queries
  • Prepare of interim Valuation Reports
  • Prepare schedule of Dilapidations
  • Control Capital Expenditure for projects and maintain renovation costs
  • Ensure effective implementation of ongoing and new initiatives.
Job Specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Qualifications in any of these fields: Diploma in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 5 years experience in general property management.
  • Prior experience in construction/project management
  • In-depth knowledge of building construction
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations as stipulated in the Law.
  • Good understanding of the contract law, land law and arbitration related to building construction.
  • Good understanding of project analysis and viability
  • Travelling to distant branches when required (Must  have a  valid  driving  licence )
  • Potential extended working hours to ensure jobs get completed on schedule and to specification
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: EME/2/HRD/2014

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 17th September 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer.    

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi
World Vision is an International Christian Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities.

The Somalia program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented candidate to fill the following vacancy in the organization.

Supply chain Manager – Nairobi (with travel to the field)

Reporting to the Finance and Support Services Director, the Supply Chain Manager will manage the function that comprises of procurement, logistics and warehousing.

Plan and coordinate departmental affairs. Supervise staff, review supply chain processes and ensure compliance to supply chain management procedures.

Supply Chain Manager is an integral part of the management team and specifically responsible for;

Major Responsibilities:
1. Developing a procurement strategy that can be implemented across WV Somalia and all vendors to effectively manage  procurement of Goods, Works and Services
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of WV Somalia business strategies through added value procurement and supply chain management
  • Enhance WV Somalia overall performance
  • Support the cost-effective and efficient use of funds that is so important for WV Somalia as grant funded programme and donors who are anxious to see ethical and good use of money.
  • Provide leadership and overall ownership in the development and implementation of assigned WV Somalia  sourcing and supply strategies
  • Develop effective relationships with key internal stakeholders to gain a detailed understanding of their main drivers & requirements
  • Work closely with your stakeholders to provide support, guidance and cost effective solutions
2. Development of Procurement Plans for each Financial Year
  • Work with stakeholders to create procurement plans to improve demand forecasting to achieve balanced demand with supply.
  • Deliver procurement plan cost effectively, making significant savings
  • Develop sourcing strategies and execute contracts and framework agreements with strategic suppliers on critical supplies making up 80% of spend.
3. Creating and implementing best practice Supply Chain Management principles and process across all WV Somalia business divisions.
  • Develop approaches to ensure that the Supply Chain Management   function supports the achievement of the WV Somalia’s sources of competitive advantage.
  • Promoting the consideration of the consequences of decisions that impact on supply markets and creating a culture of innovative sourcing solutions.
  • Encouraging approaches to measure outcomes achieved through the implementation of category plans and instilling a culture of continuous improvement
  • Contributing to every procurement appraisal and decisions undertaken by internal stakeholders so that total costs of ownership can be minimised and the most profitable acquisition decisions be made.
  • Evaluating and applying an appropriate methodology using contemporary techniques to achieve improved category management/ strategic sourcing
  • Encouraging collaboration between procurement/ supply chain personnel with stakeholders to develop effective category plans
  • Developing and implementing appropriate sourcing strategies for logistical services and other bottleneck items
  • Promote the strategic application of supply chain management concepts and best practices to ensure the efficient, timely, accurate and cost effective management of the SCM function and delivery of the function's activities as the head of supply chain function.
  • Implement approved procurement policies and procedures
4. Supplier rationalization, contract management and negotiation by Ensuring professional supplier/vendor management is applied across the supply base
  • Lead relevant negotiations for contracts and framework agreements and leverage total WV Somalia /regional spend.
  • Provide analysis of the supply base delivering savings and agreeing on  sourcing tools and processes
  • Coordinate the strategic sourcing initiative, review frame agreements, service level agreement and contracts.
  • Develop and maintain an approved supplier database and actively engage in relationship building with key suppliers.
  • Ensure supplier relationships are managed and highlight opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Evaluating the challenges faced by the WV Somalia and its supply chains taking actions to mitigate risks and to develop opportunities
  • Developing approaches to mitigate the impact of markets on supply chains and taking actions to exploit market opportunities
  • Evaluating the value added activities of the WV Somalia ’s supply chains and taking actions to increase value
  • Critically assessing the developments in strategy adopted by suppliers and advising senior managers on the potential means of developing strategy
5. Managing supplier compliance
  • Monitoring and evaluating developments in legal issues that affect sourcing decisions in supply chains and advising colleagues and strategic stakeholders on actions that can be taken to mitigate risks
  • Review contracts to ensure compliance with project requirements and to minimise risk. Act as an interface with legal and contracts groups to finalize terms and conditions where necessary
  • Contract Management to ensure on time delivery of goods, works and services as per terms and conditions of contract
6. Governance in Procurement
  • Coordinate tender committee, share in the meetings, validate the approved contracts and suppliers, and participate in the tender sub - committee and provide general guidance in evaluation and selection of suppliers.
7. Logistics
  • Develop and implement a formal logistics strategy
  • Obtain, produce, and distribute materials and products in the proper places and in the proper quantities.
  • Apply logistics with the movement of personnel, as well as the design and development, acquisition, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition of material.
Reach optimal efficiency and effectiveness when:
  • Transferring goods and services from suppliers to and from warehouses to the end users or consumers
  • Choosing shipping methods, considering the trade-offs between costs and benefits.
  • Applying the cross-docking technique when bringing items into a distribution center for immediate dispatch.
  • Dividing truckloads of homogeneous items into smaller, more appropriate quantities for use by break-bulk handling.
  • Consolidating several items into larger units for fewer handlings, for example placing items in boxes loaded and wrapped as a pallet by unitization packaging.
  • Ensure a process is in place to receive, store, and ship materials to and from suppliers or distribution locations by incorporating warehousing activities.
  • Ensure that warehouses are configured to have formal storage locations that identify the row, rack section, level, and shelf location, typically with an alphanumeric location bar code or label
Ensure inventory management controls are in place in all warehouses

8. Supply Chain Performance and Supply Chain Metrics
  • Define key performance indicators for suppliers and consultancies and conduct market surveys
  • Use performance approved tools to track performance
  • Effectively link delivery and service with customer needs in the design process.
  • Evaluate contract responsiveness, negotiate changes to a contract, and ensure that contractors are compensated for products or services provided
  • Measure customer satisfaction and develop loyal customers by using performance metrics taken from the customer’s perspective, with criteria such as on-time delivery, perception of quality, percentage of complaints, and length of wait times.
  • Track savings
9. Supply Chain Risk
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining of WV Risk Register
  • Identify SCM Risk based based audit risks and mitigation and proactively participate in risk MWRAPs
  • Ensure sustainable procurement to support accountability and transparency in supply chain management
10. Project Management
  • Ensure that project goals and objectives are achieved while honoring the project constraints, typically scope, time, and budget.
  • Put in place a mechanism identifies the set of activities that use resources, such as money, people, materials, energy, space, provisions, communication, and motivation, to achieve the project goals and objectives.
11. Process Improvement
  • Put in place a systematic approach to closing of process or system performance gaps through streamlining and cycle time reduction, and identify and eliminate causes of quality below specifications, process variation, and non-value-adding activities.
12. Management Reports
  • Issue periodical management reports to both internal customers on activities of Supply Chain Management Function.
13. SCM Staff Performance and Capacity Development
  • Conduct staff appraisals and monitor performance agreements through mentoring, coaching and monthly meeting
  • Creating, supporting and promoting a culture of personal accountability
  • Supporting the personal and professional development of individuals to enhance their performance
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Purchasing and Supply or Social Sciences, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or any other recognized professional institute
  • Over 8 years’ experience in leading a Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Department
  • Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supply Management or any other recognized SCM professional bodies.
  • Experience in  Procurement, supplies, warehousing and Logistics
  • Ability to relate with internal and external customers
  • People Management and performance monitoring
  • Contract and Supplier Management
  • Logistics,Transport, Distribution and Warehousing Management
  • Government and tax policies regarding procurement supplies
  • Planning and Analytical Skills
  • Leadership skills
Other Competencies / Attributes:
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills
  • Must adhere to set security standards
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work
  • A proven track record of executive procurement
  • Must be a person of integrity and honest
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management
  • International procurement experience
  • A ‘can do’ attitude.
Preferred
  • Cross Border Operations in a Relief organization
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Good Understanding of Humanitarian Industry
  • Financial Skills
Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment:  Nairobi based with frequent travel to the field.

Travel:  Domestic/international travel is required.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees to the address below clearly indicating ‘Supply Chain Manager’ on the email subject. 

All applications should be received by September 17th, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

People and Culture Manager
World Vision International – Somalia Program
Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org
Global Equity Ventures Ltd is a diverse investment company offering a wide range of investment opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa to local and global investors and target investments.

Global Equity is looking to hire an experienced professional to fill the following position:

General Manager

Key Roles: Plan, direct and co-ordinate the operations of a business, division, department or operating unit. Plan and maintain systems and procedures for operating efficiency.

Manage staff for optimum performance.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Determine staffing requirements
  • Hire and train new staff
  • Supervise direct reporting staff according to overall company policy
  • Apply strategic planning to determine company, department or unit objectives
  • Set employee goals and objectives
  • Develop staff to maximize potential
  • Monitor staff performance including performance reviews
  • Delegate work duties to staff to attain objectives
  • Facilitate the preparation and analysis of reports
  • Review performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels
  • Responsible for the achievement of department/division/unit productivity and quality goals
Please send your CV to hr@globalequity.co.ke by the 17th September 2014
The Company: Del Monte Kenya Limited located in Thika – Kenya is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of premium quality foods, fresh and processed pineapple fruit and fruit juice beverages. 

As part of our commitment to meeting our performance objectives, we are looking for top class individuals to fill vacant positions in Sales & Marketing Department.
 
Position: Sales Representative

2 Positions
 
Reports to the National Sales Manager.
 
Purpose: The job holder will ensure achievement of agreed set sales targets and flawless execution of Del Monte brand in the assigned territory.
 
Key Functions:
  • Achieve sales volume objectives as per sales targets set and agreed, Monthly, Quarterly, Annually.
  • Debt Collection – Ensure all account receivables are collected at the agreed times and that distributors operate within approved limits.
  • Ensure Del Monte products availability in all targeted outlets in the assigned territory.
  • Create new outlets as agreed with the Supervisor monthly, quarterly, annually.
  • Deploy trade marketing equipments – coolers, merchandising units, point of sale material etc.
  • Execute the Del Monte picture of success as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Gather own and competitor market intelligence and report to Supervisor weekly, monthly.
  • Build value based and strategic “win-win” relationships with Del Monte Distributors.
  • Lead Distributor training and development modules and capability building initiatives targeted at Distributor Sales team.
  • Sell the entire range of company products.
The Person
 
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:-
  • Aged between 27 and 32 years.
  • The candidates must demonstrate detailed understanding of the core sales capabilities of order generation, delivery, merchandising and account development.
  • A University degree in Commerce, Economics or Business Administration (with bias in Marketing) or an equivalent qualification.
  • At least 5 years working experience in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods environment.
  • Must also hold a clean and valid driving license with 3 years of continuous driving.
  • An individual who can demonstrate that he/she has lots of energy, drive, enthusiasm, positive mental attitude and track record of achievement.
  • Pleasant, results oriented, hardworking, persuasive individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who is able to think strategically, and effectively present ideas in an organized manner.
Applications:
 
Interested candidates should send Application letter and CV ONLY to the addresses shown below indicating Telephone/Mobile contacts. 

These must be received not later than 24th Sept., 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Send your application to:

The Human Resources Manager
Del Monte Kenya Limited
P O Box 147
Thika – 01000

eMail: hrkenya@freshdelmonte.com
P.C.E.A Chogoria Hospital is recruiting competent and mature Christian persons to fill the following vacant positions:
 
1. Pharmacy Technologist
6 Posts
 
Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer.
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • A diploma in pharmaceutical Technology from recognized institution.
  • Must be registered by pharmacy & poison’s Board.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Must be a mature practicing Christian
  • Experience of 2 years will be an added advantage
2. Internal Auditor 
1 Post

Responsible to the Hospital Director
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of annual Audit plans for hospital activities
  • Carrying out investigations as may be required from time to time and advice Management accordingly
  • Preparation of periodic Internal Audit reports.
  • Reviewing of Internal controls and making recommendations to the Director for Board approval
  • Follow up of external Auditors recommendations
Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
  • Business related degree preferably B.Com, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from recognized institution.
  • CPA (K) and member of professional body
  • At least five years experience in similar work from a busy organization
  • Good computer and communication skills
  • Personal attributes: integrity, honesty and self motivated.
  • Must be a mature practicing Christian
3. Procurement Assistant
1 Post
 
Responsible to the Hospital Director
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Advising other officers on supply chain/procurement matters
  • Planning and co-ordination of Procurement Services
  • Enforcement of procurement regulations, systems and procedures
  • Preparation of supplies estimates of expenditure and control
  • Establishing, managing and coordinating the procurement systems, structures and procedures in the Hospital
  • Providing guidance on procurement policies and procedures including the implementation of all procurement laws, regulations and policies.
Minimum Qualifications and Skills
  • Diploma in Supplies Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years experience in a Procurement environment preferably in a Hospital setting
  • Good computer and communication skills
  • Must be a mature practicing Christian.
Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications and enclosing their detailed CV’s, certificates, testimonials (including a letter from local Church Minister) so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer by 4 p.m on Friday 26th September 2014.

P.C.E.A Chogoria Hospital
P .O. Box 35-60401 
Chogoria, Kenya. 

Tel: 254 064 22620,
 
Fax: 254 064 22123 

Hotline: 0713 656186, 0734 192208
 
Email: info@pceachogoriahospital.org 

Website: www.pceachogoriahospital.org

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