Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. 

Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities in the world’s toughest places with the tools and support they need to turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. 

Mercy Corps is looking for committed and dynamic individuals to take up the following position.
 
Economic Development Specialist - Wajir
 
Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps’ goal in Kenya is to strengthen and sustain capabilities of Kenyan society and stakeholders to be agents of positive change in their communities. 

It achieves this goal through three objectives:
 

1) Strengthened ability of local, district, and regional structures to manage conflict and become managers of democracy;
 
2) Empowered Kenyan youth to achieve a greater voice in national reform and create new livelihood opportunities and
 
3) More resilient drought affected populations in Northeastern Kenya.
 
Mercy Corps Kenya opened in Wajir County in response to the 2011 drought and hunger crisis. 

The current portfolio in Wajir takes a market-based approach to build resilience and promote economic growth. Our programs are aimed at strengthening systems and mechanisms to enable sustainable development while maintaining the ability to meet immediate needs during crisis. 

Mercy Corps works closely with partners including community members, local government officials and private sector stakeholders to ensure community-driven and market-led development interventions.
 
General Position Summary: The Economic Development Specialist is a senior level position with Mercy Corps in Wajir. 

He/she will be primarily responsible for providing leadership under objective #1(Strengthen arid land based value chains to improve livelihoods) of the new EC funded project-- Growing livelihood through Agricultural Development (GLAD). 

This involves building the capacity of local market actors, improving linkages, strengthening the county government capacity to respond to emergencies like conflicts and droughts as well as increasing access to financial services for groups and businesses in the targeted value chains. 

The Economic Development Specialist will be responsible for designing and delivering livelihoods training, supervision and management of groups and cooperatives, linking groups to different value-chains and markets, and managing consultants.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Oversee and monitor the day-to-day implementation of activities that fall under objective #1 of GLAD.
  • Provide technical insight and advice for economic development programming activities especially regarding identifying fodder, gums and resins cooperatives and forming new ones, linking them with extension services providers and financial institutions.
  • Provide technical leadership in value chain/market analysis to identify business opportunities for new and existing groups. Facilitate or provide business training to them.
  • Facilitate linkages to respective county ministries and complementary projects to ensure sustainability and ownership
  • Contribute to program planning, monitoring and reporting processes as requested by the Program Manager.
  • Provide training and mentorship to MC staff on economic development and empowerment.
  • Represent Mercy Corps in related thematic working groups within the counties.
Organizational Learning: As part of Mercy Corps’ agency-wide Organizational Learning Initiative, all team members are responsible for spending 5% of their work time in formal and/or non-formal professional learning activities.
 
Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
 
Supervisory Responsibility: Field Officers
 
Accountability:
 
Reports Directly To: Program Manager, Wajir
 
Works Directly With: Country Director, Program Manager, other Program technical specialists, M&E staff, Operations/Finance Staff, other MC Kenya staff.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • MA/S or BA/S and work experience in economics / economic development, or international development; community development or business administration,
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the fields of economic development, entrepreneurship, or business development and planning.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in group strengthening and economic empowerment.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and achieve project deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to write compelling reports and communicate clearly in English.
  • Ability to effectively convey programmatic goals, forge partnerships, and work with a range of program and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English and Kiswahili required. Fluency in Somali language strongly preferred.
Success Factors:
  • Innovative, decisive and inclusive leadership approach.
  • Creative and insightful in development programming including the relationships between economic empowerment, peace-building and reconciliation.
  • Excellent communication and team-building techniques
  • Proven experience managing and building capacity of diverse teams (expatriate and national).
  • Cultural knowledge, sensitivity and respect.
  • Commitment to oversee the project for their duration.
  • Ability to engage with strategic institutional partners as well as current and potential donors.
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit on or before October 21st, 2014 at 4.00pm: a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org. 

The email subject line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for. 

Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified. 

Please do not attach any certificates.

(ONLY Qualified and selected candidates for the interview will be contacted)

NB: Mercy Corps does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. 

Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities in the world’s toughest places with the tools and support they need to turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. 

Mercy Corps is looking for committed and dynamic individuals to take up the following position:

Finance Officer - Lodwar
 
Program / Department Summary: The Mercy Corps Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions in Kenya, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance. 

The Mercy Corps Finance Department ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps’ internal policies and procedures. 

In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Country Director and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.
 
General Position Summary: Working in the Finance Department under the direction of the Country Finance Director, the Finance Officer will assist in the accounting and documentation of all financial transactions in timely and accurate manner.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Support in preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Maintain custody of the office cash fund and make daily payments of approved transactions
  • Prepare cash payment vouchers and ensure that all cash transactions are fully and properly documented
  • Review expense reports (travel expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment
  • Perform weekly cash count as per FFM
  • Record payment vouchers daily in the Field Connection Accounting System
  • Maintain field advance tracker file and prepare past due advance tracker for the Senior Finance R. Officer
  • Preparing cheques based on fully approved & reviewed documents and present for signing
  • File all cash and bank batch vouchers and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded
  • Maintain the bank file, ensuring that all bank information is properly filed and updated
  • Assist with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Make sure that all supporting documentation is prepared and filed according to MC procedures.
  • Assists in sub grants management & compliance at field office
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility: None
 
Accountability
  • Reports Directly To: Senior Financial Reporting Officer
  • Works Directly With: Nairobi Finanace Team, Program Team & Operations Team
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Two or more years of accounting or bookkeeping experience, including experience with double-entry accounting
  • A degree in accounting or a relevant business field
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software
  • Strong organizational skills as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
Success Factors: A clear understanding of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential. 

The ability to interact effectively with international and national staff members is required. 

A demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.

How to Apply


Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit on or before October 21, 2014 at 4.00 pm: a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org. 

The email subject Line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for. 

Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified. 

Please do not attach any certificates.

(ONLY Qualified and selected candidates for the interview will be contacted)

NB: Mercy Corps does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. 

Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities in the world’s toughest places with the tools and support they need to turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. 

Mercy Corps is looking for committed and dynamic individuals to take up the following position:

Finance Officer - Wajir

Program / Department Summary:
 The Mercy Corps Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions in Kenya, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance.

The Mercy Corps Finance Department ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps’ internal policies and procedures. 

In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Country Director and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.
 
General Position Summary: Working in the Finance Department under the direction of the Senior Financial Reporting Officer, the Finance Officer will assist in the accounting and documentation of all financial transactions in timely and accurate manner.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Support in preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Maintain custody of the office cash fund and make daily payments of approved transactions
  • Prepare cash payment vouchers and ensure that all cash transactions are fully and properly documented
  • Review expense reports (travel expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment
  • Perform weekly cash count as per FFM
  • Record payment vouchers daily in the Field Connection Accounting System
  • Maintain field advance tracker file and prepare past due advance tracker for the Senior Finance R. Officer
  • Preparing cheques based on fully approved & reviewed documents and present for signing
  • File all cash and bank batch vouchers and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded
  • Maintain the bank file, ensuring that all bank information is properly filed and updated
  • Assist with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Make sure that all supporting documentation is prepared and filed according to MC procedures.
  • Assists in sub grants management & compliance at field office
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility: None
 
Accountability
  • Reports Directly To: Senior Financial Reporting Officer
  • Works Directly With: Nairobi Finanace Team, Program Team & Operations Team
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Two or more years of accounting or bookkeeping experience, including experience with double-entry accounting
  • A degree in accounting or a relevant business field
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software
  • Strong organizational skills as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
Success Factors: A clear understanding of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential. 

The ability to interact effectively with international and national staff members is required. 

A demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.

How to Apply


Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit on or before October 21, 2014 at 4.00 pm: a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org. 

The email subject Line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for. 

Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified. 

Please do not attach any certificates.

(ONLY Qualified and selected candidates for the interview will be contacted)

NB: Mercy Corps does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


Deputy Chief of Party
 
Location: Mombasa, Kenya
 
Overall Purpose: ICAP at Columbia University seeks a Project Deputy Chief of Party who will work closely with the Project Chief of Party to provide strategic planning, management guidance and oversight to the project and is responsible for achieving the planned results set out for the project. 

S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing project activities and providing technical support for all aspects of the project.

S/he will supervise the project teams.
 
Major Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to ensure effective implementation and coordination of program activities and monitor progress toward the achievement of the project-specific program goals and objectives
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of program activities and results to USAID
  • Present progress, achievements, and lessons learned to key stakeholders, including donor, government, and other implementing partners
  • Supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts with program goals
  • Assist the annual work planning process associated with the project
  • Assure the quality of technical interventions at national and county level
  • Assure the sustainability of interventions, particularly in the area of capacity building
  • Provide technical assistance to regional/county counterparts on technical issues and participate in relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions
  • Troubleshoot to prevent and resolve potential problems and review outputs for quality control
  • Represent the program in all matters pertaining to the execution of program-related activities before the Government of Kenya, USAID, and other partners, including interactions with the most senior levels representatives of these institutions
  • Develop strategic relationships and alliances with the Ministry of Health, other USG partners and donors, including private sector partnerships
  • Increase the visibility of the program through representation at high-level visits with USAID, PEPFAR, and the Ministry of Health
  • Prepare briefing documents on the program at the request of USAID and/or the Ministry of Health
Education
  • Medical degree
  • Advanced degree in public health or other relevant field
Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications
  • At least 5 years managing a large complex HIV or related program
  • At least 5 years of senior level experience working with the Kenya Ministry of Health, preferably at the National and County level
  • Demonstrated experience managing USAID or other donor-financed projects
  • Strong familiarity and command of USAID regulations and compliance
  • Proven track record of directing, motivating, and managing project teams composed of technical experts, program managers, and administrative staff
  • Ability to manage projects/activities, set realistic priorities and timelines and follow through appropriately
  • Previous experience of successfully managing relationships with governments, donors, and other partners in a complex political environment
  • Background and expertise in HIV, malaria, TB, and maternal and newborn health
  • Extensive field experience in Kenya
  • Exceptional communication skills
Application Instructions

Please note: This position is contingent upon project award and funding.
 
This is a local hire position and the successful candidate will be an employee of ICAP in Kenya and subject to the local terms and conditions of employment which includes a competitive salary and benefits package.

Do not attach any certificates when submitting on line. 

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 professional referees (current or previous supervisors with their Telephone numbers and Email addresses) with a subject title “Deputy Chief of Party” should be sent to the 

HR and Administration Manager, ICAP
icap.vacancies@gmail.com 

on or before 17th October 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer

Our client a group of Companies is seeking to recruit a qualified person to fill the position of Senior Internal Auditor to be based in, Mombasa, Kenya with 4 years’ experience in the Audit function of a production/ manufacturing setup.
 
Job Profile / Purpose: The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for planning and executing and reporting on audit and investigation assignments to provide assurance on governance, risk management, internal controls and structures in place.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • To perform independent audits within the company concentrating on high risk areas of the production operations.
  • To carry out periodical and concurrent audit reviews of processes, systems and procedures to assess the systems laid down by the company to ensure that they are working properly and are in compliance with the relevant statutory regulations.
  • Assessing effectiveness and efficiencies of control procedures in place to mitigate the business risks where necessary identify potential improvements and agree on appropriate action plans with managers in charge of the processes.
  • Identify problems and recommend remedial actions and best practices, provide guidance on process improvements and formulate new systems and procedures.
  • Issuing reports on findings of audits which highlight issues and potential impacts on the business and suggest recommendations to the issues.
  • Ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations and corrective actions.
  • Carry out account and record reconciliations and any other related records in areas of operations and finance and carry out impromptu physical cash verifications.
  • Conducting regular physical stock verifications.
  • Conducting any other audit assignments as directed by management.
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com
 
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
A well established company dealing with facilities management in Qatar is looking for Landscape Manager.

Duties:
  • Responsible for implementation of various types of turf maintenance
  • Responsible to re-turf operations after sports events and carry out planning ready for next sporting event
  • Receives daily work order and dispatches works to his subordinates
  • Ensure pest control operations are carried out periodically according to schedules
  • Maintain well organized historical records for all irrigation equipment and other tools
  • Coordinates with planning manager on the upcoming sporting events and feedback on status of turf matters periodically
  • To maintain all field daily readings for temperature, humidity and his observation on turf growth
  • To coordinate and obtain feedback site staff for work improvement planning
  • Enforces and to adopt safety measures among all his subordinates
  • Attend regular site tours and ensure planned operations are carried out smoothly
General Requirements
  • Degree in botany or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 to 10 years working experience in turf management environment
  • Good knowledge of quality standards like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Interpersonal, initiative, analytical thinking, decision-making and leadership abilities
  • Team player and able to work under pressure
  • Understanding and experience of sports fields and irrigation
  • Good command of spoken and written English
Salary: QR15,000 – 17,000 depending on experience 
 
Benefits:
  • Visa provided
  • E-tickets
  • Transport and accommodation
Deadline: 20th October 2014 
 
Applications:
 
To send your up to date CV, to

application@summitrecruitment-kenya.com 
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen Road, Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in. 

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.
3 Month Internship Opportunity: The Nottawasaga Institute (NI) is a private organization providing capacity strengthening services to agencies working towards sustainable development. 

NI is looking for an intern to work on the design and implementation of 2 renewable energy projects, namely a solar-biogas hybrid program and an improved cook stove project. 

The ideal candidate will be someone with a degree in Chemistry, Engineering or any other related field. Experience in either solar CSP technology, biogas or improved cook stoves will be an added advantage. 

Interns will be provided with a stipend, work space and mentoring opportunities. Candidates must be willing to start ASAP.

To apply for this position, send a cover letter and CV to info@nottawasaga.net by Wednesday 8th October, 2014.

Urgent Event Marketers Needed (for the Months of Oct and Nov 2014)
 
We are looking for young aggressive people who are willing to market a sports event and make a quick buck.

Requirements
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Aggressive and go getter
  • Work under no supervision
  • Target oriented
  • Can speak English fluently
  • Good presentation skills
This is on a 2 month contract basis for the months of Oct and Nov 2014. 

It is on a strictly commission basis, no retainer.

If interested, send your cv to ask@emicom.co.ke to start immediately.
Summary: Orb Energy is one of the leading providers of solar energy solutions in Kenya and beyond. 

We are a fast growing company and currently making inroads countrywide. In order to meet this demand, we are looking for aggressive and passionate Sales Executives to market our products 

Location: Rift Valley & Kisumu 

Job Purpose: To contribute to the dissemination of solar energy by maximizing the sales of our products, often in partnership with financial institutions who provide consumer financing. 

To ensure prospects are taken through the sales process in a timely fashion, receivables are collected on time and customers are satisfied by providing adequate installation and after sales service.

Specifically you will:

  • Forecast sales accurately
  • Close sales on a consistent basis and in line with credit and delivery terms
  • Meet monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue targets and grow sales month by month
  • Identify and map sales areas and conduct sales demos
  • Manage financing partners and franchisees nationwide
  • Train franchisees and financing partners on how to sell, install and service
  • Ensure complaints and after-sales service issues and repairs are managed in time and to the satisfaction of the customers
  • Meet high ethical standards in line with the company culture
  • Report to the Vice President Africa on a daily basis  
Requirements
  • Proven track-record of meeting revenue/ collection targets
  • Willing to travel extensively in sales territory, at least 15-20 (every) days per month
  • Strong team player, able to build and motivate a sales team
  • A go-getter, who can take initiative and work independently
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, innovative, passionate
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to connect with people and obtain their trust and respect
  • Experience in solar, agriculture, insurance, microfinance, fast moving consumer goods industries will be an added advantage
  • 1-6 years of sales experience. Candidates with experience in direct selling preferred
  • Managerial experience preferred, especially if grown from sales executive level to sales manager level
How to Apply: Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 17th October 2014

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Summary: Orb Energy is one of the leading providers of solar energy solutions in Kenya and beyond. We are a fast growing company and currently making inroads countrywide. 

In order to meet this demand, we are looking aggressive and passionate Sales Executives to market our products.

Location: Nairobi and Central Regions

Job Purpose: To contribute to the dissemination of solar energy by maximizing the sales of Orb's products, often in partnership with financial institutions who provide consumer financing. 

To ensure prospects are taken through the sales process in a timely fashion, receivables are collected on time and customers are satisfied by providing adequate installation and after sales service. 

Specifically you will:

  • Forecast sales accurately
  • Close sales on a consistent basis and in line with credit and delivery terms
  • Meet monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue targets and grow sales month by month
  • Identify and map sales areas and conduct sales demos
  • Manage financing partners and franchisees nationwide
  • Train franchisees and financing partners on how to sell, install and service
  • Ensure complaints and after-sales service issues and repairs are managed in time and to the satisfaction of the customers
  • Meet high ethical standards in line with the company culture
  • Report to the Vice President Africa on a daily basis  
Requirements
  • Proven track-record of meeting revenue/ collection targets
  • Willing to travel extensively in sales territory, at least 15-20 (every) days per month
  • Strong team player, able to build and motivate a sales team
  • A go-getter, who can take initiative and work independently
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, innovative, passionate
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to connect with people and obtain their trust and respect
  • Experience in solar, agriculture, insurance, microfinance, fast moving consumer goods industries will be an added advantage
  • 1-6 years of sales experience. Candidates with experience in direct selling preferred
  • Managerial experience preferred, especially if grown from sales executive level to sales manager level
How to Apply: 
 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 17th October 2014

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
 
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Vacancy: Contact Centre Agent (Arabic)
 
Requirements

Excellent command of Arabic language, with neutral accent is a must

Previous contact centre experience will be an asset

Good computer literacy skills

Friendly & professional telephone manner

Determined, good listener & self-motivated

Exceptional Customer Service skills

Knowledge of Kurdish language will be an added advantage

N/B:   Details of current/expected salary should be included
The Following Reference should be On The Subject

REF: KCWORLD/Y04/SEP  APPLICATION FOR AN ARABIC CONTACT CENTRE AGENT POSITION

The applications should be sent to recruitment@kencall.com or  hr@kencall.com before 10/10/2014

Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited

Job Advertisement
: This role is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Tanzania.
 
Company Profile: Unilever’s mission is to add vitality to life. We meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene, and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. 
 
Our Corporate Strategy aims to double the size of our business by 2020 while halving our environmental footprints. 
 
Unilever values employee engagement and development by providing vital and relevant professional experiences. In Unilever, we give you a career. 
 
Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited is a Tea plantation organization, with its main operations based in Mufindi within Iringa region. UTTL employs over 5,500 employees whose health, safety and security are very important to the business. 
 

We are currently looking to hire Security Manager to be in charge of co-ordination, supervision and advice to management on effective security management systems within the business while ensuring that threats to personnel, assets, and business operations/activities within the area are properly identified, evaluated and countered in a timely and cost effective manner. 

S/he will also secure Unilever Tea Tanzania personnel, properties and assets from internal and external security breaches as well as co-ordinate the activities of 3rd Party contractors.

Position Title: Security Manager
 
Department: Supply Chain 
 
Location: Mufindi, Tanzania 

Key Responsibilities
  • Advise management on any specific threats to company personnel + family, assets & information and business operations/activities as they become known.
  • Ensuring implementation of security policy and procedures and revising them where necessary.
  • In conjunction with the Development Director, develop and implement security awareness programs or processes and to protect life, corporate assets and to ensure business continuity        
  • Devising and co-ordinating appropriate security training for security personnel & other nominated personnel
  • Managing effective investigations on detected and reported breaches of security and security incidents.
  • Provide briefings for the international staff/visitors on in country security issues on arrival and on the security situation in the country.
  • Initiate and co-ordinate an immediate response to security incidents where there is a threat to Company employees and assets so as to ensure minimised loss or injury.  If necessary, to respond personally to these threats
  • Ensure safety and security of employees whilst on Company premises and in transit
  • Liaise with and develop relationships with various Law Enforcement & Emergency Services in the event of a security incident/emergency (i.e. fire, medical, mechanical breakdown) and to ensure timely reaction to incidents
  • Ensure availability of highly trained security personnel to implement contingency plans effectively
  • Ensuring security reports are submitted on time.
Key Skills and Qualification
  • Be a university graduate in any social sciences, or humanities or criminology
  • Armed Forces or police at rank of Captain or Chief Inspector and above
  • At least 10 years experience in Security Management
  •  Sound knowledge of physical and electronic security- access procedures, perimeter protection, CCTV, intruder alarms
  • Ability to provide a security input in contingency plans
  • Sound understanding of principles in the protection of company information, including computer bases and measures required to achieve this
  • Computer Literate
  • No Criminal Record
To apply, please send your CV to irene.mugo@unilever.com  before 13th October, 2014. 

*Only successful candidates will be contacted* 

Male Client Service Executive

Industry: Service
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 30K gross plus commissions
 
Our client; a company in the service industry seeks to hire a Male Client Service Executive whose key responsibilities is to interact with clients and ensure efficient communication channels  both within the organization and externally.

Job Description
  • Establishing relationships with the clients, maintaining and nurturing business relationships with the existing and new clients with an objective of increasing company revenue by meeting the set targets
  • Greet customers warmly and ascertain problem or reason for calling.
  • Attend to walk in clients and visitors in a cordial and professional manner.
  • Managing key clients by ensuring constant communication
  • Initiate new business by establishing new business contacts by developing thorough knowledge of the clients’ business and market trends
  • Answer to customer inquiries in accordance with the company’s guidelines and policies.
  • Preparing accurate and timely reports as per the client’s needs
  • Delivery on daily company standards and adhere to service and quality standards
  • Solve customer complaints in a calm and professional manner
  • Provide product or service information to assist customers in making a decision
  • Take payment information and other pertinent information such as addresses and phone numbers.
  • Answering telephone calls and making the appropriate transfers.
  • Compile reports on overall customer satisfaction.
  • Resolve customer complaints via phone, email, mail, or social media.
  • Regular visits to company clients and build a solid professional relationship.
Qualifications/ Skills
  • Degree or Diploma in Business Administration or relevant field.
  • Age – 24 – 27 yrs
  • Sales and marketing background with a service company preferred
  • Confident with excellent Professional presentation and communication skills.
  • Aggressive, a go getter and results oriented.
  • Client service experience would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work under very minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications.
  • Excellent Telephone and Grooming Skills.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Male Client Service Executive 30K plus commissions) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 19th  October, 2014

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Internship Vacancy
 
Job Title: Intern - Google Apps Integration Specialist (GAIS)
 
Company: Intellisoftplus
 
We've helped over 1000 employees in many organizations to "go Google." As masters of cloud computing, our team helps small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies discover the wonders of "the cloud" and work smarter through Google Apps. 

Our technical and sales teams design and implement solutions for these organizations with custom features, security and support - all with our strong philosophy of innovation and customer service. 

The Company is accelerating its growth and that's why we need you. 

This is an internship opportunity with the possibility of permanent employment.

Specific Tasks:
  • Learn to validates technical recommendations against customer requirements and prepare statements of work (SOW)
  • Learn to implementation and integration of Google Solutions. Includes implementing, migrating and integration of Google apps services to other 3rd party applications.
  • Build custom applications that integrate to Google Apps gmail, calendar, drive and sites services using Apps Script, Python, Ruby on Rails or any other relevant programming language.
  • Assist in providing technical & integration support in sales calls, solution presentations, and assist the Enterprise and Educations sales teams with understanding customer requirements.
  • Respond to and support customer questions or objections on technical and integration issues or difficulties.
  • Application development on Python, Java or Ruby on rails
  • Proactively stay up to date with all the latest technologies concerning Google products, APIs and the underlying technologies and disseminate this knowledge to the other engineers.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Team player with ability to work and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams across sales, delivery, operations, etc.
  • Gain technical skills and expertise in Intellisoftplus products, services, and implementation methodology and Google applications and platform.
  • Responsible for both technical, integration and customer support activities.
  • Learn to establish the appropriate customer deployment, support systems and structures.
  • Further and improve on business processes for the technical & integration department.
  • Partner with the Intellisoftplus sales team to drive new services revenue.
  • Must have the ability to take joint ownership of the assigned accounts/opportunities with the Account Executive and lead account management on technical & integration issues.
  • Ability to connect with customers to become a trusted technical and integration advisor.
  • Work with Business Development team to develop customer demonstrations and prototypes.
  • Responsible for all implementation, deployment, integration and support activities of Google solutions to the customer.
Requirements: 
  • Experience with coding in one of the following programming languages: C/C++, Python, HTML, JavaScript.
  • Basic technical experience with computer software, including the installation and configuration of desktop and browser software.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and collect information for troubleshooting purposes
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Highly self-motivated and independent
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in examining, investigating and solving dynamic problems with ability to think "out-of-the-box” and develop creative solutions.
  • Hands-on experience implementing, troubleshooting and supporting web technologies including HTTP
  • Outstanding problem solving skills, resourcefulness, attention to detail, and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to keep ahead of rapid changes in enterprise and software development technologies.
  • Knowledge of Google Apps (Gmail, Sites, Docs, Video, Postini)
  • Obtain and maintain an in-depth understanding of Google's product technology and implementation.
Please send your application and CV to careers@intellisoftplus.com by the 10th of October 2014.

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