Our client a well-established market leader in various developmental sectors and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:- Group Investments & Projects Officer
 
Main Purpose of the Job: Developing and leading in the implementation of the investments & projects strategy, policies and processes while leading the investments & projects team, managing external relations and providing financial reports to all stakeholders.
 
Main Responsibilities
  • Developing, monitoring and updating investment policy and strategy
  • Investments appraisal while coordinating due diligence
  • Financial modelling
  • Investment projects management
  • Advising on portfolio construction and asset allocation
  • Evaluating new business for long term investment
  • Liquidity management and monitoring external managed funds
  • Structuring projects finance to maximize returns
  • Ensuring operational reports to management and investments committee
  • Develop and advise on the return criteria – ROI (Return on Investment), ROCE (Return on capital employed), NAV (Return on net asset value), IRR (Internal rate of return)
  • Analysing and scoping external economic environment and financial trends
Job Skills
  • Financial modeling, 
  • Influencing others, 
  • Investment Strategy Formulation, 
  • Business Planning and implementation,
  • Project management, 
  • Financial Management, 
  • Analytical skills, 
  • Reporting skills, 
  • Application and exploitation of IT
Competencies
  • Professionalism and ethics, 
  • Team Player, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Innovative, 
  • Change Champion, 
  • Interpersonal & communication skills, 
  • Analytical skills, 
  • Organizational skills, 
  • Business Acumen
Academic Qualifications 
  • MBA or MSc in finance, 
  • CFA/CISA, CPA-K 
  • Certificate in financial modelling 
  • At least 5 years relevant experience
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 6th November, 2014 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke 
Tel: +254 712 316 888
Our client a well-established market leader in various sectors and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:- Group Finance Officer
 
Main Purpose of the Job: Developing and leading in the implementation of the finance strategy, policies and processes while leading the finance team, managing external relations and providing financial reports to all stakeholders. 

The role develops and drives the risk management policy in line with the strategy.

Main Responsibilities
  • Developing and managing the implementation of the finance strategy, policies and processes in line with business strategy
  • Ensuring finance processes and procedures meet best practice and compliance standards
  • Leading treasury management to maximize returns on investment
  • Monitoring and evaluating quality assurance and accountability in the finance department in line with the policy guidelines
  • Managing financial stakeholder relations to maximize on opportunity and ensure business continuity
  • Leading the preparation and reporting of external audit for information and decision making
  • Ensuring that the business risk is well managed through identification, measuring, monitoring and evaluation to safeguard company assets
  • Leading in preparation, analysis and management of the financial reporting for information and decision making
  • Leading in the overall business budgetary planning, monitoring, controlling and reviewing to optimize the use of company resources
  • Mobilizing the required resources to ensure adequate capital for business operations
  • Leading and managing finance related company communication
  • Talent management including coaching, mentoring, developing, motivating, training and evaluating staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Managing and Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture
Job Skills
  • Leadership skills, 
  • Business Strategy formulation, 
  • Business Design & Management, 
  • Leading the financial profession, 
  • Performance reporting and management, 
  • Treasury management, 
  • Tax management, 
  • Internal controls and risk management, 
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
Competencies,
  • Professionalism and ethics, 
  • Team Player, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Innovative, 
  • Change Champion, 
  • Interpersonal & communication skills, 
  • Analytical skills, 
  • Organizational skills, 
  • Business Acumen
Academic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Related Field, 
  • Related Master’s Degree and CPA - K 
  • At least 8 years relevant experience
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 6th November, 2014 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke
Tel: +254 712 316 888


Our client in the Insurance Brokerage Industry is in need of aSystems Developer

Under the general guidance and supervision of the Group CTO, the Systems Developer is responsible for developing systems design documentation, implementing and deploying highly scalable, reliable and available the system(s) and participating in the handover of these systems to end-users.

S/he performs systems technical and end-user support and in close collaboration with the systems administrator manages the performance of developed systems. 

The Systems Developer is also responsible for specifying system(s) and service requirements, and managing the engagement with external systems development consultants and vendors providing a range of outsourced ICT and technical support services.

Knowledge and skills in database administration and software troubleshooting is a tremendous asset in fulfilling the functions of this position.

Principal Accountabilities
 
Systems Development
  • Participate actively in developing systems design documentation from systems analysis documentation (logical design specifications) to be used in implementing highly scalable, reliable and available systems.
  • Implement/develop the system through appropriate structured modular programming (coding) that will allow reliability, availability and scalability of the system. This will include appropriate unit, integration, system and user acceptance testing and corresponding system and user documentation.
  • Contribute substantially in change management (including handover) of systems to end users and training that will allow integration of the system into the Brokerage Operations.
  • Perform system management, diagnostic, enhancement, optimization, and system support functions (technical and user support) by diagnosing system problems and offering quick turnaround solutions.
  • Monitoring and providing periodic reporting on the overall state and performance of the array of developed systems.
  • Keeping abreast of changing technology trends to enable continuous process improvements, cost-effective and standards-based system implementations.
  • Performing other related duties as may be required by the functions of this position.
Key Competencies
  • Planning and organizing
  • Professionalism
  • Technological awareness
  • Multitasking and prioritization
  • Integrity, Discretion and Business Ethics
  • Fairness
  • Dedication to Continuous Improvement
  • Interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Communication
Education, Experience and Knowledge
  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or other relevant field.
  • Systems development Certifications are preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience as a systems developer in a Windows enterprise environment.
  • Systems administration experience will also be an added advantage.
  • Excellent SQL skills, with the ability to design, develop and tune SQL server databases and rapidly generate complex SQL queries from an entity-relationship diagrams.
  • Minimum 2 years experience analyzing business requirements, recommending technical solutions, and writing technical specifications and/or requirements.
  • Excellent understanding of Web Development technologies in general, including JavaScript and XML
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to: Resume@interviewupconsulting.com and on Subject header indicating position applied for or application will be rejected. 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted
Vacancy: Live in Housekeeper Cook (Urgent)

Salary: Kshs. 20,000 to 25,000
 
A private client living in Runda estate in Nairobi is looking for a live-in housekeeper cook for the family. 

Responsibilities
  • Cook different cuisines
  • Food and beverage experience
  • Managing house cleaning
  • Washing clothes with machines
  • Ironing
  • Shopping
  • Managing other domestic staff
  • General housekeeping
  • Prepares all foods in accordance to standard recipes
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items of the highest quality in the preparation of all menu items
  • Ensures all equipment in working areas is clean and in proper working condition
  • Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene
Qualifications
  • Certificate/Diploma in Food and Beverages/food production/ hotel & catering management or any other related course
  • Ability and experience  to cook different cuisines
  • General leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Confidential, honest, reliable and hygienic individual
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs and copies of certificates to twirucha@gmail.com  as soon as possible.
Title: Sales Executive Rupu
 
Function / Department: Rupu Sales
 
Reporting to: Head of Sales

Deputy in case of absence: Sales Executive
 
Direct Reports: None
 
Job Purpose: Statement Builds business by identifying and selling prospects; maintaining relationships with clients.
 
Targets and Responsibilities
  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Sell Rupu.co.ke by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Deliver revenue generating products for Rupu from the above prospects
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Skills and Attributes 
  • Presentation Skills, 
  • High Energy Levels, 
  • Negotiation and Prospecting Skills 
  • Sales Planning experience 
  • Independent 
  • Passion for Sales
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional planning and organising skills
Key Relationships
  • Sales Team
  • Merchants
Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field
  • 2 years sales experience
  • Knowledge of Sales force is desirable
The CV's should be sent to recruit@ringier.co.ke

Deadline: 10th November 2014
Vacancy: Implementation Coordinator - Western Kenya Region

Background: The International Training and Education Center on health (I-TECH), is a center in the University of Washington Department of Global Health. 

I-TECH works with Ministries of Health, local Non Governmental Organizations and Universities to support the development of a skilled health workforce and well organized national health delivery systems. 

In Kenya, I-TECH Kenya has working in collaboration with the Ministry of Health has designed and developed an electronic medical records system to support the care and treatment of patients. 

The implementation entry point at the health facility has been the HIV/AIDS service points and gradually expanding to support the entire out patient department. Eventually the EMR system will expand to support in-patient service delivery.

This initiative supported by President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has been implemented at 341 public health facilities across 22 counties. I-TECH supports the use of the system through extensive capacity building of health managers and through on-site training of mentors on system use. 

I-TECH in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control is supporting the Ministry of Health with the deployment of an open source Laboratory Information system. Position 

Summary: International Training and Education Centre for Health (I-TECH) Kenya is seekingan implementation coordinator who will be responsible for the hands-on implementation and meaningful use of Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMRs) and Lab Information Systems (LIS), by working in close collaboration with the Ministry Of Health and implementing partners at National and County level. 

The incumbent of this position will report to the Implementation and Interoperability manager, and will be required to develop and operationalize the regional support structures for EMR Systems. 

Work location for this position is Western region Kakamega, Kenya.

Key Responsibilities
  • To liaise with the implementing partners, regional teams and health facility management to execute the implementation plans developed for EMR & LIS systems’..
  • To work with the regional teams and health facilities to identify and understand their needs for system roll out and maintenance.
  • To prioritize, undertake a needs assessment and facilitate the health facilities for implementation.
  • To support the installation of EMR & LIS systems at health facility level.
  • To work with the MoH to monitor and report against implementation plans developed for the western region counties.
  • To work with MoH and other partners to implement activities that supports MEANINGFUL USE of data from EMR and LIS systems.
  • Support well thought out efforts aimed at improving effective use of routine health information to primarily support delivery of healthcare services, as well as other regulatory and obligatory data uses as identified by the MOH.
  • To coordinate with MOH and implement capacity building activities on the use and administration of EMR and LIS systems at facility and county levels.
  • To ensure support Systems Administrator training is conducted and onsite troubleshooting and remote support is provided.
  • To provide technical support that ensures optimal functioning of the EMR, LIS, hardware and networks at the health facilities through the Help Desk system.
Skills & Qualifications
 
Required Education, Training & Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public health with strong concentration in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and ICT, or A Bachelor’s degree in Information technology with strong skills in M&E and Public health information systems strengthening and use.
  • Basic knowledge and experience working with programming languages (especially Java)
  • Experience working with SQL Databases (especially ability to query, package data and conduct quantitative analyses)
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience deploying information systems (specifically Health IT information systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and Kenya Health information system including relevant Government of Kenya policies and strategic plans.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communications skills
  • Experience and/or knowledge of MOH and other government sectors
  • Ability to travel nationally
  • Ability to manage time well and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and ability to monitor data and analyze reports
Desired
  • Experience implementing and strengthening health information systems in the public health sector
  • Knowledge of OpenMRS (in full) and open source Lab Information Systems design and implementation
  • Experience supporting and implementing meaningful use of electronic medical records and lab information systems data.
Interested candidates should send in their applications to

I-TECH Kenya, 
P.O. Box 2614-00202 
Nairobi.

Email Address: jobs@itech-kenya.org

All applications should be received by 5pm 7th November 2014


Job Title: Hotel Manager

Our client is an established group of companies. Among their interests is a four star hotel in Nairobi and a boutique cottage hotel in South Coast. 

The hotel’s management seeks to hire a creative and visionary leader to the position of Hotel Manager.  

Role Profile: The successful candidate will lead the hotel management team by:
  • Leadership and Development of entire hotel operations
  • Guiding development of operating strategy for all business units
  • Developing market share
  • A Creative agent of change
  • Eco-Friendly strategy alignment champion
Desired Competencies

  • Strong business acumen
  • Visionary leader, excellent communicator
  • Enthusiastic customer service oriented servant leader
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships
  • Ability to deliver results through others
Qualifications
  • Seasoned manager with at least 6 years experience in a city 4 star or 5 star establishment;
  • Diploma in Hotel/ hospitality management from recognized institution both locally and internationally;
  • Bachelor’s or Masters degree in hospitality management /or business management / administration
  • is an added advantage;
  • Proficient in MS Project Management & Microsoft office applications;
If you are qualified & up to the challenge: email your application letter, with cover page & CV detailing your suitability for the role; viawww.altimaafrica.com/careers.php
 
Apply online by 9th November, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Vacancy: Country Manager - Tanzania
 
Industry: Retail IT Software
 
Location: Tanzania
 
Salary: Kshs 300K – 400K gross (Travel allowance for self and family, house allowance and medical cover)

Our Client, one of the largest Retail Company in East Africa in Software Solutions, Smart Card Systems and Terminal Based Integration is looking for an Energetic, Innovative and Highly Motivated individual to lead and direct the operational day-to-day activities of the company business within Tanzania, driving the business to a new level of excellence, efficiency and effectiveness.

Job Responsibilities:-    

 
Business Development:
  • Strategy creation that will provide basis for market penetration and growth within six months
  • Engage government and non-government and local stakeholders to enhance company reputation and subsequent management of any risks within the 1st quarter of the year.
  • Deliver performance management objectives, agreed business plans, budget, targets and reports on quarterly basis.
  • Meet financial targets for business on a monthly basis.
  • Coordinates sales activities of other team members daily
  • Conduct business research and consulting in area of experts
Segment/Vertical Management:
  • Plan and Manage Tanzania business portfolio according to market development strategy of the company quarterly.
  • Manage product/service mix, pricing and margins as per company policy.
  • Plan/carry out/support local sales activities, budgets and integrate personal sales efforts with other organized marketing activities, e.g., product launches, promotions, advertising, exhibitions and telemarketing in a year.
Client Relationship Management and Customer Service:
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with relevant staff on a monthly basis
  • Carry out customer satisfaction surveys quarterly.
Desired Competences
  • Leadership qualities and experience
  • Attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Solutions and results oriented
  • Self-starter and a strategic thinker
  • An Enthusiastic individual and calm under pressure
  • Strong Listening and communication skills
  • Keen eye on Work ethic and high standards of professionalism
  • Openness to criticism and ideas
  • Creative thinker that can bring new ideas and approaches to solving problems and seizing opportunities.
  • Embraces team work
Skills and Requirements
  • Must have at least a Masters or a Bachelor Degree in IT, Marketing or business related field preferably with administration/finance qualifications or training.
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in management/ operations level.
  • Preferably a Tanzanian Citizen aged 35 yrs and above. Expatriates within East Africa are encouraged to apply
  • Needs to have knowledge and experience in IT Software Solutions and the Retail Industry as well as fully understand the products and services provided by company.
  • Experience in sales and marketing management, IT related projects and business development with a busy company is an advantage.
  • A Should be sensitive to cultural differences and ready to work in a diverse community.
  • A strong understanding of how a business operates and successful candidates will have a proven track record demonstrating their understanding and business acumen.
  • Should have excellent networking skills and general management experience .
  • Should have ability to recruit staff and monitor performance.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, including people-management, leadership and both written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be familiar with computer software programs e.g Word, Excel etc.
  • Experience of living abroad is an added advantage.
  • A full clean driving license.
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 (Country Manager-Tanzania)  to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 14th November, 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.

Vacancy: Operations Manager

The Client:
 The client who is based in Diani, Galu Kinondo, Kwale County aims to provide an intimate place for family, friends and business associates to bond within the boutique hotel category. This service is directed towards both the international and domestic guest categories. 

With the establishment of new conferencing facilities, the client aims to be the destination of choice for strategic workshops and top-tier business meetings for under fifteen people. 

The client also aims to be the premier destination for weddings and honeymoons in the South Coast. They believe that bottom-line profitability is essential despite delivering a high-quality product and guest service. 

They also believe that sound business strategies and excellent execution make for successful business. And, most importantly, affirms that it is employees working as a team with management that will enable their dreams and aspirations of a world-class boutique hotel to become a reality.

The Position: Reporting to the Director(s), the Operations Manager’s role is to be the Team Leader in operations, directing the implementation of all operations related interventions and responding to the client service needs. 


The position oversees five key departments that are: Administration and Operations, Food and Beverage, Housekeeping, Repairs and Maintenance, and Gardens. 

This position entails the provision of operations services to their clients and training plus oversight to their employees so that they understand what the demands of a five-star service require. 

In addition, the position oversees outsourcing of security and liaising with local police authorities so that guests and property are secure. 

The job is at least 80% based at our clients guest house with the remaining 20% dealing with administrative and marketing requirements both in Nairobi and Mombasa and internationally as may be required. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Oversee the Administration and Operations, Food and Beverage, Housekeeping, Repairs and Maintenance, and Landscaping and Gardens department and ensure that each is operating efficiently as per Government of Kenya hygiene and safety standards, the client’s policy and subordinate staff job descriptions.
  • Establish operational needs and attract clientele in the international and domestic categories through aggressive sales and marketing efforts in Nairobi and Mombasa.
  • Deliver technical operational advice through regular weekly/monthly staff meetings and when appropriate design and deliver training programs to our employees. On a bi-annual basis, conduct performance appraisal and counseling sessions for staff against agreed targets.
  • Oversee the delivery of operations services to our clients of including guest relations and develop timely interventions that address specific needs of clients so that repeat business is generated particularly on the domestic front.
  • Take leadership as operational team leader in new business development and provision of effective client services from initial client inquiries, to guest stays and problem resolution, to guest farewells and follow-up to encourage repeat business. In support of new business development, participate in giving input to website design and marketing materials.
  • Develop effective and strong working relationships with other tourism stakeholders in including: (KAHC), South Coast Residents Association, Kilifi Country Government (health and security units), (KAWT), Kenya Wildlife Service (beach patrol), and others. With them identify areas of collaboration, be involved in project planning and make regular presentations to tourism trade audiences, domestic corporates, donors and policy-makers.
  • Collaborate closely with the Assistant Operations Manager and Heads of Department in the implementation of business activities including special events such as weddings and private functions, to include timely execution of the annual strategic plan and deliver on all agreed targets, development and tracking of project budget requirements; prepare defined weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Constantly update knowledge base in the boutique hotel industry, keep abreast with best practice trends that impact the tourism sector and use this information to bring on board new clients from key source markets (UK, Germany, France, etc.), the EAC region, and Kenya domestic business.
  • Provide for accurate and cost effective procurement and ensure competitive bidding for purchases above Kenya Shillings ten thousand. Liaise with departments and ensure proper stocktaking records and timely reorder as determined by upcoming guest requirements. Liaise with the accountant and provide any data necessary for preparation of weekly, monthly and annual accounts.
  • Ensure all employer and employees laws (e.g., NEMA, HACCP, Income Tax, etc.) are followed and that it is operating with requisite licenses as stipulated by Kenyan law.
  • Liaise with guests in order to create a pleasurable stay experience, assess their experience, offering and obtain important feedback on how to enhance our product.
  • Undertake any other duties and assignments that may be assigned by the director(s).
Position Requirements/Qualifications
  • A University Degree/O-Level Certificate and a Higher Diploma in Tourism Management, Hotel Management or a related field is. 
  • At least 7 years’ experience in hotel businesses relating to the tourism sector in Kenya. High-end boutique hotel related experience would be desirable.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to dialogue and network with the partner institutions, various tourism industry stakeholders including tour operators and agents.
  • Should be fluent in English and Kiswahili. An additional source market language – for example, German, French, Mandarin or Italian – is highly desirable
  • Proficient skills in use of computer programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships
  • Analytical Decision Making
  • Should be innovative
  • Should possess time management skills
Application Procedure:

Applicants should email their cover letter and CV with names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities. Indicate on your CV your current and expected salary.

All communication relating to application for these positions should be addressed to: therecexpert@gmail.com 

On the subject matter of the email, ensure you indicate the position you are applying for.

Applications should be received by 17th November 2014.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Vacancy: Finance Manager
 
Industry: Horticulture
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Based on Experience 

Our Client, a medium sized horticultural export company, experts in Manufacturing and Exporting of fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a talented and result driven individual for the position of a Financial Manager in their company.

Job Responsibilities:-
  • Overall responsibility of the finance department and providing leadership to the accounting team.
  • Manage all accounting operations.
  • Financial and tax planning and modeling.
  • Budgeting and forecasting.
  • Preparation of timely management accounts and financial reports.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements and overseeing external audit process.
  • Accurately maintain financial records to meet local legal and tax requirements and preparation of monthly tax returns.
  • Finance team development.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of the company´s growth strategy.
  • Provide advice to the Managing Director relating to policy implementation and financial management.
Requirements
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and majoring in Accounting/Finance option.
  • Must be CPA / ACCA.
  • Must have at least 5-10 years of experience in financial management.
  • Experience in agricultural commodity trading and export business a distinct advantage
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Work successfully under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent people management and communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills and proficiency in all MS Office applications and accounting software, preferably Sage Pastel Systems.
  • Strong & positive leadership 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 (Finance Manager 70 – 100K)  to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 17th November, 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.

Vacancy: Field Services Officer

We are recruiting on behalf of our client CFW/SHF who is not for profit organization and their mission is to improve access to basic essential drugs and supplies to mothers, children and families, using sustainable business systems that are scalable, maintain standards and achieve economies of scale.
 
Purpose: The Field Services Officer acts as the first contact point between the Franchisee and the Organization. 

He / She will be responsible for maintaining high standards of treatment and optimize on sales by providing continuous guidance to Franchised Outlet nurses / Clinics. 

S/He will report to the Health Services Manager and will play a critical role in the Western Region. 

S/He will be based in UGUNJA but will oversee the Western Region as mandated by the Organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Undertake impromptu inspection visits to outlets to check compliance with regulations set by health authorities, professional bodies and SHF.
  • Receive monthly reports from outlets and send to Head Office
  • Review franchisee compliance with SHF treatment protocols and Ministry of Health standard treatment guidelines
  • Undertake planned mentoring visits to outlets and complete supervisory reports
  • Enforce standard patient management protocols
  • Provide support for clinical management and business management training to ensure outlets are running profitably
  • Coordinate skills testing for franchisees
  • Support identification and interview nurse franchisee candidates
  • Support identification, development and evaluation of new health services
  • Maintain cordial relations with District Medical Officers of Health and their public health teams
  • Attend technical update meetings with the District Medical Officer and related ministries
  • Oversee implementation of marketing and promotional efforts in the region to support outlet sales goals.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews including providing regular feedback to staff on their performance.
  • Collaborate with the Health Services Manager on setting related performance goals for each outlet
  • Ensure all outlets are maintaining target inventory levels month to month.
  • Ensure outlets submit complete and accurate monthly reports and the same forwarded to Head Office in time.
  • Provide regular field reports to the Health Services Manager.
  • Handle any additional responsibilities as directed by the Health Services Manager
Requirements skills and qualifications
  • Diploma in Nursing, Clinical Services or Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Must be registered with the board and have a current license
  • Over 7 years experience in any of the above stated fields
  • Business, management and supervisory skills experience in a busy set-up
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detailed analysis of performance and financial data
  • Good communication skills with excellent oral and written English/Kiswahili
  • Excellent skills in MS Word; Excel and Internet use 
  • Experience as a trainer
  • An orientation toward customer service and responsiveness
Those interested should send their applications & detailed CVs only to jobs@olivemedicare.com on or before 7th November 2014

Vacancy: IT Support Specialist

Industry: Information Technology
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs 45,000 – 60,000

Our client is a leading IT company that focuses on using and developing main stream technology solutions that assist businesses enhance their core operations by surpassing their existing business expectations and achievements. 

They seek to hire an IT Support Specialist is passionate about business and technology.

Purpose: To provide high level technical customer support, guidance, assistance and follow up of all proprietary software applications installed for the customers.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support of all proprietary software systems and any under development by developers.
  • Maintain and develop working knowledge of proprietary software used by the customer and any other software and hardware required for the software to function effectively.
  • Troubleshoot problems across but not limited to the following platforms: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, SQL Server and Windows Server. This includes initial diagnosis of operating system, software application, network and environmental problems at the client site.
  • Follow in-house created software installation, implementation and fault resolution
  • Instructions.
  • Be on call when requested and work at the software support Helpdesk when needed/instructed.
  • Prioritizing and managing many open support cases at one time.
  • Solicit customer feedback to improve service and support.
  • Undertake a wide range of technical duties; you’ll assist Project Managers with any      technical project issues
  • Test fixes and perform post-resolution follow-ups to ensure problems have been adequately resolved.
  • Install, configure and train the customer on software. Continuously maintain and upgrade software applications at the client sites as required.
  • Transfer knowledge on software and or support methodology to company employees.
  • Support proprietary software via phone, email, web and remote access or site-visit.
  • Under limited supervision respond to customers’ inquiries concerning support requests and systems status.
  • Document in ticket troubleshooting software all pertinent end user identification
  • information, including name, software in use, branch, contact information, and nature of problem or issue.
  • Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading of proprietary software.
  • Follow-up on specifics inquiries or requests to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, including the installation of service packs, patches, hot fixes, and so on.
  • Field incoming problem tickets escalated from the helpdesk or from end users to resolve software issues as the first call support level and sometimes the second call support level.
  • Assist and train the first support line group at the Helpdesk when they cannot resolve a problem that should be resolved at that level.
  • Work continuously on a task until completion (follow up on escalated issues until full
  • resolution)
  • Liaise with implementation team, trainers, software developers and technical management to provide innovative solutions to customer issues.
  • Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent repeated future problems.
  • Track and document the problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution.
  • Create and maintain technical articles (Tips, FAQs, etc.) for publication in a software knowledgebase repository.
Skill and Requirements
  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems.
  • 1+ year experience in a help desk/ software support environment.
  • At least 23 – 33 years old.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Windows 7/8/XP/Vista, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and other common PC programs.
  • Familiarity with a relational database software - MS SQL a plus.
  • Familiarity with software development environment - .Net (Vb + Asp) a plus.
  • Familiarity with Crystal Reports a plus.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship
  • Management (CRM) software a plus.
  • Basic networking skills including working with TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS.
  • Experience with remote access tools – Skype and TeamViewer.
  • Basic hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques.
  • Ability to analyze software/database errors in a complex business environment.
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 (IT Support Specialist ) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 17th November, 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.

Position: Mass Market Controller
 
Region: Nairobi
 
Reporting to: Manager Operational Controlling
 
Range: R3
 
Department: Finance
 
Role Purpose: The Mass Market Controller will be fully in charge of monitoring and controlling the Mass Market Capex planning & spend, Project/Investment evaluation and ROIs, P&L evolution, and all aspects of the Mass Market including Mobicom Kenya Limited and other partners. 

The MM controller will be expected to develop new and optimize current financial tools and processes to deliver high quality information and recommendations for decision making

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly shop P&L showing the ROI for each shop
  • Monitor the inventory of shops to identify optimal stocking levels based on past sales trends, anticipated sales or marketing activities/forecasts
  • Review and validate capex and opex requests (ICs) from the shops and give a controlling opinion on their justification or not.
  • Support marketing teams through monthly budget-actual reconciliation monthly spend reviews
  • Challenge marketing expenditure efficiencies including Advertising, Promotion, Capex, shop performance, inventory etc.
  • Actively participate in the Mass Market budgeting and forecasting in close corporation with the commercial, marketing and the controlling budget and reporting teams
  • Closely work with the revenue accounting & reporting team to validate the monthly MM revenues to be reported
  • Preparation and reporting on the monthly MM direct cost analyses i.e. commissions P&L, Shops P&Ls, Marketing support, cost of sales P&L etc.
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance
  • Over 5 years’ experience in accounting/ cost controlling or Accounts Payables in a large organization
  • Qualified Accountant is a plus with experience in telecommunication sector at large.
Key Competencies:
  • Commitment, diligence and dedication
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Superior analytical skills and Intuitive mind
  • Thorough and Assertive
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good computer skills (SAGE/Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
  • Ability to lead and control
  • Strong interpersonal skills
This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. 

If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest 7th November 2014, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

Apply through recruitment@orange-tkl.co.ke and quote the job title in the subject field.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Position: Operational Controlling Manager
 
Region: Nairobi
 
Reporting to: Head of Controlling
 
Range: R2L
 
Department: Finance
 
Role Purpose: The Operations Controlling Manager will oversee the day to day supervision activities of the operational controlling team ensuring that the companies controlling function is well organised, effective and efficient in controlling the operations of the business to achieve the desired objectives of revenue maximisation and cost minimisation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Closely work with Revenue accounting, IT billing and Revenue assurance to review and validate the monthly revenue numbers to be reported any taking into account back billings, unissued credits notes or any other adjustments as noted by the controlling team.
  • Assist in establishing suitable controls and processes to ensure protection of direct margins
  • Review of business market customer service contracts (ICs) to ensure proper pricing and return as per the company price list and return expectations
  • Monitor and recommend actions on inventory management to minimise provisions on stock holding (NRV, Obsolence and write-offs).
  • Constantly review device pricing and costs to ensure margin protection.
  • Review and validate the indirect expenses to be reported on a monthly basis. Ensure costs are posted and reported in the correct accounts
  • Be the principal owner of the expense accrual schedule. Ensure adequate provisions are made for expenses not yet billed, provisions released for cost billed and prepayments are properly written off to the income statement.
  • Provide financial analysis and advice to business teams in the development of project or investment proposals.
  • Be the principal owner in maintaining a project cost tracker comparing actuals vs. budget costs highlighting reasons for variance
Academic / Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Accounting
  • Over 5 years’ experience in accounting/ cost controlling or Accounts Payables in a large organization
  • Qualified Accountant is a plus with experience in telecommunication sector desirable.
Key Competencies:
  • Commitment, diligence and dedication
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Superior analytical skills and Intuitive mind
  • Thorough and Assertive
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good computer skills (SAGE/Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
  • Ability to lead and control
  • Strong interpersonal skills
This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. 

If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest 7th November 2014, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

Apply through recruitment@orange-tkl.co.ke and quote the job title in the subject field. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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