eBiashara Africa is looking for 2 intelligent ladies for the role of Help Desk Support Assistant to provide support to our end customers on a variety of issues.

Requirements
  • Possess positive attitude and outstanding communication skills
  • Fast typing capability
  • Ability to quickly and research, identify and resolve customer issues accurately
  • Possess skills in handling telephone calls, email and personnel requests for customer support
  • Able to document, track and monitor customer issues to ensure timely resolution
  • Have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in business field
  • Ability to follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to offer customer support
  • Work under minimal supervision
Candidates should be recent graduates in Business or Technology fields with or without previous experience in similar capacity.

If you feel interested and you meet these requirements, please send your resume to careers@ebiashara.com before 15th November 2014.
Neo Marketing, a leading below-the-line (BTL) experiential marketing agency with over five years’ experience in delivering brand experiences, is recruiting for an Account Manager.

What you’ll do:

Business Development
  • Actively generate competitive billings through industry relationships and previous experience to increase billings/revenue either through acquisition or pitching for new and existing business
  • Obtain a clear and comprehensive brief from the client.  Contribute to the preparation and presentation of proposals for new projects.
  • Develop account management systems for each client’s business through strong relationship with the client on a day-to-day basis.  Attend regular meetings and ensure that their expectations are fulfilled.
  • Set up, manage, and control, projects, and the people who implement them, in accordance with project plans and financial targets.
Client Service
  • Monitor clients’ brands, industries and markets, and competitive activity. Become familiar with changes and trends and be prepared to provide a summary of this information to clients.
  • Develop estimates of the costs maintaining agreed profitability margins and timescale involved in all proposals ensuring these are issued to the client and agreed prior to commencement of work.
  • Monitor outgoing client costs. Ensure client invoicing is correct and timely.
  • Participate in regular status meetings with account team and assist with management of projects and plan work accordingly.
  • Ensure policies and processes are followed in day to day business activities. These include:
  1. Client Service maintenance and management (Contact reports – after every meeting)
  2. Obtain written approval, from the Client for all finished artwork before printing any artwork
  3. Internal Briefings
  4. Brand Ambassador Training
  5. Activation reports(Measurement and Evaluation (of projects);  –weekly, monthly and on completion, which covers a full summary and evaluation of value created for the client as well as next phase of activity proposal.)
Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Participate in strategic planning and co-ordinate the implementation of tactical projects
  • Ensure all jobs are scheduled on time and to budget, and monitor progress
  • Brief Production (internal and external) and to any relevant support unit.
  • Produce accurate and on time project reports, and ensure they are distributed and agreed with client. Ensure that all points are actioned.
  • Ensure that the Creative Department is provided with a clear and comprehensive brief. 
  • Plan and control the production of artwork ensuring that it is completed on time and within budget. 
  • Proof the work, obtain Client Service Manager/Commercial Director approval and present to the Client. 
  • Obtain thorough debrief on all proposals to enable effective project management
  • Liaise with the Operations Manager to select, negotiate and oversee suppliers to ensure that their work is produced on time, within budget and that it achieves the required standard.
  • Liaise with Operations Manager to ensure competitive quotes are always obtained; supplier queries are dealt with promptly and efficiently by all team members whilst monitoring work in progress and ensure that invoices, purchase orders etc., are issued promptly.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of project by monitoring feedback and obtaining quantifiable results.
Unit Management
  • Participate in updating the weekly, monthly and quarterly billings sheet and plan to achieve team’s target.
  • Delegate work to executive in line with their ability to complete it to the required standard and within the required deadline. 
  1. Monitor the workflow of executives and assist them with setting priorities on a daily basis if required. 
  2. Work with the Client Service Manager to ensure that the team is used to maximum effect, using all resources and aiding the development of individuals.
  3. Support Client Service Manager and other members of the unit  including the position of cover for absent colleagues, performance appraisal and developing staff motivation
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5+ years’ client servicing experience within BTL advertising / media / agency systems industry or comparable experience. 
  • Strong analytical and computer skills Outstanding written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and client management skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to determine issue and resolution
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 22nd November, 2014
Neo Marketing, a leading below-the-line marketing agency, with over five years’ experience in delivering brand experiences is recruiting for a Creative Manager.

Job Profile: Conceptualize and guide creative solutions that effectively communicate the strategic objectives for a set of assigned accounts.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Execution of all creative efforts to ensure they are on strategy, budget and schedule.
  • Plan, develop and defend budget recommendations, work goals, measurement and training requirements necessary to provide both profitable and quality services to the clients.
  • Interact with Director(s), Managers and peer team members to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned projects across all media types (interactive, print, broadcast, film, social, events, etc.).
  • Possess solid understanding of the market dynamics of integrated programs and projects.
  • Participate in the new business efforts with Account managers and other strategic agency leads.
  • Provide solutions that embrace digital fluency.
  • Advise clients on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues.
  • Facilitate the input and output of creative client meetings.
  • Creative lead for client presentations.
  • Provide detailed direction to creative staff and direct reports.
  • Lead in the education and development of creative staff members.
Key Competencies:
 
The ideal candidate:
  • Has the ability to work and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment, under tight deadlines.
  • Should be Innovative and Adaptive
  • Be aware and know new trends and consumer preferences
  • Must show demonstrated ability in strategic thinking and planning as well as strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Is able to work independently and coordinate effectively within a team and external parties
  • Have excellent team building skills
  • Is able to work flexible hours
  • Has passion for new technology
Qualifications:
  • Graduate in business management, communications, advertising, journalism, liberal arts or other associated fields
  • 5 years’ experience of proven, hands-on creative leadership
  • Technology client portfolio
  • Broad integrated experience with concentration in the digital arena
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 22nd November, 2014 at hr@neomarketing.co.ke

Our client in health sector seeks to recruit a Procurement Managerurgently to join their pro active team in fulfilling their goals.

The purpose of this post is to:

Develop organizational procurement capacity.

Ensure procurement activities support the delivery of Hospital’s strategic objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, monitor and update contracting and procurement systems and processes so staffs have access to information and advice which is effective, meets probity standards and complies with relevant legislation, regulation and best practice.
  • Facilitate expenditure reviews to identify opportunities to add value through improved procurement.
  • Ensure competent quality execution of all regular purchasing duties and administrative works.
  • Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing in the system.
  • Execution and monitoring of all regular purchasing duties.
  • Support relevant departments with quotations for the purpose of tenders.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of purchase orders and documents in accordance with  KH policies and procedures.
  • Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers.
  • Negotiate for best purchasing package (in terms of quality, price, term, delivery and service) with suppliers and sub-contractors assigned.
  • Source for new parts, suppliers or sub-contractors when the need arises.
  • Establish and maintain a contract register
  • Develop and maintain a preferred supplier database and ensure information is available to staff.
  • Managing record keeping requirements of the tender and contracting processes.
  • Develop and maintain a reporting system for contractor and supplier performance.
  • Develop and maintain a reporting system which measures the contribution of the procurement process.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Purchasing and Supplies or any other business related degree. masters degree is an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in Purchasing and Supplies.
  • 5 years purchasing experience in a Hospital Environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and focused on service delivery.
  • Integrity and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Computer literacy essential.
  • Working knowledge of ERP.
If qualified kindly send CV and application letter to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Procurement Manager’ on the subject line by 14th November, 2014. 

DO NOT attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Vacancy: Financial Controller

Summary: Our client’s mission is to be the leading East African pharmacy retailing chain providing a trusted source of health and beauty products to consumers. 

With retail stores across East Africa, our client offers quality assured pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. 

To achieve their mission, they  have deployed Quality Assurance processes, IT infrastructure, Training, Human Resources, Finance and Management techniques that are common in retail pharmacies worldwide and integrated the latest innovations in retailing, supply chain management and mobile technology to create a professional retail experience  for the customers.  

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer the Financial Controller will contribute to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing the financial process, overseeing the accounting function, budgeting, forecasting internal control and compliance.
Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for internal and external users in accordance with international financial reporting standards (IFRS).
  • Ensure timely presentation of daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including, KRA and other bodies.
  • Prepare supporting information for the annual audit with the approved external auditor.
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, inventory, purchasing, accounts receivable, payroll and fixed assets.
  • Review monthly results, analyze, and explain variances compared to budget and prior year.
  • Assist the CFO with financial reporting for the board and others stakeholders.
  • Guide mentor and develop accounting staff.
  • Execute all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Process statutory and benefits remittances on timely basis.  (PAYE, NSSF & NHIF)
  • Manage the tracking of leave, and holidays in accordance with company policy.
Qualification and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • full professional qualification such as CPA or ACCA
  • Minimum 5 years continuous accounting experience in a senior management role.
  • Strong financial, accounting and managerial skills.
  • Good working Knowledge of international accounting reporting standard (IFRS).
  • Good understanding and knowledge of Kenya tax law.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills to evaluate alternatives and provide recommendations on business issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical , organizational  and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite.
  • Proven problem solving skills and deadline driven.
  • Retail and SAP experience is plus.
How to Apply: 
 
Send your application including a cover letter demonstrating why you are the most suited for this role, 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 Wednesday 19th November 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.
Overview: afb (African Finance Business) is a consumer finance providing ethical credit services to those who require it most.  We provide rapidly accessible and affordable unsecured loans with strict affordability criteria to prevent unmanageable debt.  

Our customers are mainly small businesses and entrepreneurs who use our credit to grow their businesses and provide for the unforeseen.
 
Our customers are our partners.  We operate in their markets through 6-man micro branches to provide tailored relationship-based services.   

Our vision is to become the number one retail finance firm in Africa by offering the best services in terms of accessibility, affordability, value and customer experience.

afb seeks to recruit for: Branch Manager
Responsibilities and Requirements

Responsibilities
 

Branch Targets:
  • Achieve monthly sales and collections targets
Manage Branch Staff
  • Directly oversee, support, develop Branch staff to run a high performance 6 person team.
Leadership & Problem Solving
  • Build and maintain an excellent work environment for the team to develop individual potential and achieve demanding targets.  
  • Lead and Manage all Branch functions, logistics and performance issues.
Service Delivery
  • Deliver first rate customer service
Relationships Building
  • Build excellent relationships with customer-partners and opinion leaders in catchment area.
Reporting
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of Management Information and market feedback to report on customer preferences, trends and market opportunities
  • Perform such other tasks and duties as the Company may from time to time designate as forming part of the Employee’s job description
Requirements
  • 1-2 years of leadership experience
  • Experience in micro finance institutions and not banks
  • A degree in a business related field
  • Team leaders in micro finance institutions encouraged to apply
Key Competencies

Customer Handling
  • Sales and Business Development
  • Enforcement of contract and repayment obligations
Administrative Support
  • General support to all tasks
  • Communications
  • Branch Operations
  • Information Collection
Personal Attributes
  • Integrity and ability to work in consumer finance
  • High Motivation
  • Self-starter-functional problem solver
  • Process discipline- Ability to follow SOPs
If you are interested and meet the above requirements and competencies, kindly send your cv and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position applied for to 
smartcashcareers@afb.co.ke 

This position is urgent.
Vacancy: Environment, Health & Safety Intern

Are you in your second or third year of study in Environment Science or Health, Safety and/or Environment Management or Industrial Safety? 

Are you looking for a challenging and insightful internship during your school holidays? 

Are you proficient in the use of MS Office applications? 

We have an internship opportunity available for you. 
If you feel that you are up to the challenge, submit your detailed CV on or before 14th November 2014 to willemgons@gmail.com. 

Clearly indicate the position on the email subject. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Zetech University is the premier university for the education of Technology, Science and Business programmes, offering an exceptional learning experience to thousands of youth from Kenya and beyond. 

Our Mission is to provide holistic education and foster a culture of integrity, hard work, research innovation and creativity towards problem solving and lifelong skills. 

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Brand Assistant 

Key Responsibilities  

Reporting to the Brand Executive, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:
  • Working on internal communication materials (e-shots, Facebook advertisements, Twitter and Facebook banners, internal memos, student activity posters and certificates)
  • Assisting the Brand Executive in updates, corrections, and print preparation of pre-existing advertisements and communication materials
  • Working with the Brand Executive to generate and implement creative concepts and marketing campaigns across all marketing and communication platforms of the university
  • Maintaining the institution’s brand integrity in all communications, ensuring correct usage of logos, corporate fonts and colors, as well as the appropriateness of any content available to the public bearing the Zetech University brand
  • Must have ability to step in and handle duties of the Brand Executive in case of absence.
  • Planning & Preparation of print work in collaboration with fellow Brand Assistant concerning but not limited to Student IDs, Staff IDs, Exam Cards, Certificates, Bus Passes etc.
  • Any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time directly from the Brand Executive or the Business Development Manager
  • Working with Public Relations in preparation of web adverts, e shots & info graphics across social media platforms and ensuring freshness of visual content on university website and regular posting of most recent activities in terms of banners, adverts and gallery pictures
  • Assist in the preparation and disbursement of marketing materials whenever the need arises
  • Help with the preparation and set up of brand materials during Zetech campaigns and events
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Graphics Design, or a Bachelors Degree in Communications, Advertising or relevant qualification with additional certified technical training in Graphic Design and/or Desktop Publishing
  • Proficient at creative and imaginative thinking for project planning and implementation
  • Must be comfortable and proficient with Adobe CS5 & CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator & Indesign)
  • At least 6 months experience working for an organization as a Graphic Designer, Print Assistant or Brand Assistant
  • Reasonable speed in typing and layout preparation
  • Web design knowledge will be an added advantage
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
Applications including an updated CV, indicating names of three referees, their email addresses and telephone numbers to reach the undersigned not later than 21st of November, 2014 

The Human Resource Manager, 
via Email address: vacancies@zetech.ac.ke 

Website: www.zetech.ac.ke

AFEX, a Lonrho company, provides camp construction, catering, management and logistics support to the Oil and Gas, Mining, UN and NGO sectors, in some of the most remote corners of Africa.  

With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, AFEX provides international standard service delivery, combined with 30 years of regional operational experience. 

The AFEX Team is dedicated to ensuring clients have peace of mind that their projects will run on schedule and to budget, with their personnel being cared for to a high international standard. 

AFEX wishes to recruit a competent, innovative and self-driven person to fill the following position:
 
Store Keeper
 
The store keeper will be responsible for accepting, receiving and dispatching stock. He/ she will be reporting to the Camp Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accept all deliveries of stock checking for the quality and quantity and bring any issues to the attention of the supervisor.
  • Dispatch or issue stock following proper AFEX procedure and authorisations.
  • Note all stock movements in the inventory logbook immediately ensuring that proper paper procedures are followed at all times.
  • Monitor levels of stock and notify supervisor should any item reach minimum reorder level.
  • Ensure that all stock is stored securely and safely.
  • Maintain the store room in accordance to AFEX procedures and ensuring that QHSE processes are followed. 
  • Always work to AFEX rules and regulations.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by Supervisor. 
Requirements:
  • At least a  high School Certificate Grade C
  • 3 years’ experience doing a similar job.
  • Pre-employment Medical clearance with AFEX Doctor
  • Willingness to work in a remote location
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
To apply, send your CV only to careers@afexgroup.com before Friday 14th November 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AFEX, a Lonrho company, provides camp construction, catering, management and logistics support to the Oil and Gas, Mining, UN and NGO sectors, in some of the most remote corners of Africa. 

With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, AFEX provides international standard service delivery, combined with 30 years of regional operational experience. 

The AFEX Team is dedicated to ensuring clients have peace of mind that their projects will run on schedule and to budget, with their personnel being cared for to a high international standard.  

AFEX wishes to recruit a competent, innovative and self-driven person to fill the following position:
 
Food Hygienist
 
The food hygiene officer will be responsible for maintaining the hygiene standards of the hotel / catering. 

Food Hygienist will report to QHSE Manager.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of SOPs, working out for cleaning schedules and their implementation along with chief steward, staff training (kitchen, service, stewarding and all other applicable).
  • Ensuring Food Hygiene and Sanitation SOP’s at all production areas, dishwashing utilities, receiving and storage areas
  • Conducting Supplier audits
  • Conducting daily inspection regarding hygiene and sanitation conditions of all production, storage areas etc.
  • Implementation of pest management program
  • Coordinating with engineering department to implement preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Solving any problems/issues related to food safety
  • Responsible for ensuring overall hygiene activities in the food production areas
  • Conduct internal audits to ensure compliance with local regulatory laws / international standards in Food safety.
  • Evaluate the corrective actions taken for the non-conformance noted during the audits.
  •  Monitor and check the personal hygiene conditions & working habits of the staff.
  • Identify and report structural deficiencies in the food operation.
  • Manage and maintain an effective pest control system.
  • Manage and maintain a satisfactory waste disposal system.
  • Review and follow up on the microbiological results from food laboratory.
  • Manage and maintain the traceability system established.
  • Manage and review food complaints effectively.
  • Manage and maintain food safety documentation and records.
  • Periodically review the food safety system.
  • Conduct training in food safety and hygiene for the food handlers.
  • Review the implementation of food safety skills of staff.
  • Ensure the top management is fully aware of high risk areas for the food-borne illness
  • Host regular food safety team meeting
  • Training hotel management in term of food safety trend
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Health safety & Nutrition or related course
  • HACCP certification
  • 3 years’ experience working in a similar job
  • Willingness to work in a remote location.
  • Ability to use large ovens, production guides, automatic production lines, mixers, forms for bakery products, proof boxes, bakery scale etc
  • Ability to communicate verbally, and understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Technical skills in preparation and handling of all kind of bakery products
  • Able to break down and reassemble equipment as needed for cleaning and maintenance purposes.
To apply, send your CV only to careers@afexgroup.com before Friday 14th November 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AFEX, a Lonrho company, provides camp construction, catering, management and logistics support to the Oil and Gas, Mining, UN and NGO sectors, in some of the most remote corners of Africa. 

With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, AFEX provides international standard service delivery, combined with 30 years of regional operational experience.

The AFEX Team is dedicated to ensuring clients have peace of mind that their projects will run on schedule and to budget, with their personnel being cared for to a high international standard.  

AFEX wishes to recruit a competent, innovative and self-driven person to fill the following position:
 
Head Chef
 
In charge of all things related to the kitchen including menu creation, selection of raw food inputs, food presentation, ensuring adequate food stock and kitchen inventory and management of kitchen staff.

Responsible for all food that prepared in the Kitchen, and helping to maximizing the productivity of Chefs and all kitchen staff.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate and assist in maintaining Kitchen operations to the highest standard and quality;
  • Together with the F&B Manager develop and cost menus based on AFEX standards and client’s needs;
  • Plan and order food ingredients to ensure sufficient stock for 4 weeks menus ensuring right quality and quantity;
  • Ensure that the Chefs are familiar with the days menus and that the raw supplies are in the kitchen;
  • Develop and maintain up to date kitchen timetables, daily shift rosters and attendance registers;
  • Make sure that all food leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, temperature and presentation;
  • Ensure HACCP preparedness at all times, seeking input from the F & B Manager and QHSE officer if necessary;
  • Ensure the kitchen and food areas are maintained to AFEX’s and Client’s standard of hygiene and ensure that all statutory regulations are adhered too such as hairnets, gloves and uniform;
  • Report any equipment and maintenance problems to the F & B Manager immediately and follow up in writing;
  • Build good relations between restaurant and kitchen staff sorting out issues quickly and ensuring that all major problems are reported to the F & B Manager immediately;
  • Carry out training for all kitchen staff on health &safety standards in the kitchen, technical requirements for kitchen equipment and food preparation techniques;
  • Ensure that regular on-the-job  training is carried out, so as to improve staff performance and productivity;
  • Kitchen administration, including checking the stores and fridges weekly, walkabout with Auditors & addressing issues raised, check food standards and ensure that all kitchen staff meet regulations;
  • Work in full accordance with AFEX Group policies, procedures, work instructions and all relevant elements of AFEX Management Systems;
Qualifications:
  • Degree or Diploma in food production
  • HACCP certification
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in a similar job
  • Willingness to work in a remote location.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
To apply, send your CV only to careers@afexgroup.com before Friday 14th November 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AFEX, a Lonrho company, provides camp construction, catering, management and logistics support to the Oil and Gas, Mining, UN and NGO sectors, in some of the most remote corners of Africa.  

With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, AFEX provides international standard service delivery, combined with 30 years of regional operational experience. 

The AFEX Team is dedicated to ensuring clients have peace of mind that their projects will run on schedule and to budget, with their personnel being cared for to a high international standard.  

AFEX wishes to recruit a competent, innovative and self-driven person to fill the following position:
 
House Keeping Supervisor
 
Supervises housekeepers and laundry stewards to ensure that high standard of cleanliness and orderliness is maintained at the AFEX camp. 

Ensure that rooms are properly stocked with the correct supplies and that any client issues are dealt with quickly and corrective action implemented immediately. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all rooms are cleaned daily, tent supplies replenished and the bedding changed 3 times a week;
  • Ensure that sufficient stocks of consumables and bedding are being held in the stores and that the store man is maintaining up to date inventory records;
  • Perform checks on the rooms, laundry and stores to ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with AFEX policies and QHSE procedures;
  • Collate feedback on maintenance work needed in the rooms and send to the Resident Manager and Maintenance Manager daily;
  • Ensure that a Rota set up for fumigation and other regular preventative activities;
  • Ensure that all staff have current and valid medical records;
  • Monitor and evaluate staff performance, identifying areas which need development and help them to improve;
  • Participate in training AFEX employees to enable them to provide a quality service to the clients(such as housekeepers and laundry staff);
  • Handle any client complaints, ensuring that the issue is resolved and that the client receives feedback. All complaints must be written up at the end of the day and sent to the Resident Manager. Difficult issues must be quickly passed up to the Resident Manager to avoid them becoming a problem.  
  • Work in full accordance with AFEX Group policies, procedures, work instructions and all relevant elements of AFEX Management Systems;
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Housekeeping and Laundry operations
  • 3-5 years’ service doing a similar job
  • Willingness to work in a remote location
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
To apply, send your CV only to careers@afexgroup.com before Friday 14th November 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Title: Sales Executive - 20k + Commissions
 
Industry: Manufacturing
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs 20,000 gross + Commissions 

Our client is one of the leading and fast growing manufacturers of industrial equipment & plastic products for household and agricultural use.

They seek to hire aggressive and highly motivated sales ladies to fill the position of sales executives. 

Purpose: The sales executives will maximize the sales of the company products, build new business and strengthen relations with existing customers; by identifying and selling products and maintaining relationships with existing customers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying and establishing new business opportunities to achieve sales targets with the help of the sales team. 
  • Developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet company objectives.
  • Contacting prospective and existing customers to get sales orders.
  • Developing and maintaining successful business relationship with prospective and existing customers.
  • Reporting, monitoring and analyzing market trends and performance to the management.
  • Planning and organising sales activities to ensure maximum utilisation of opportunities.
  • Keeping accurate sales records and preparing weekly and monthly sales reports.
  • Collection of market intelligence and competitor information on pricing and promotion activities.
  • Identifying and reporting on business opportunities in target markets.
  • Continuous feedback concerning product quality to management.
  • Regular public relations activities with customers.  
Skills and Competencies
  • Certificate or Diploma in Business Administration and or Sales and Marketing.
  • At least 1 year experience in FMCG/ sales and marketing.
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and objection handling skills.
  • Ability to establish and strengthen customer relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet set targets and goals.
  • Excellent creativity and sales planning skills.
  • Ability to plan and execute tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication 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 (Sales Executive 20k)  to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 21st 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.

Old Mutual plc is a leading multinational long-term savings, protection and investment group which has been operating for over 169 years. 

It has operations in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia, supported by over 56,000 employees serving over 16 million customers. Old Mutual is listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
 
Old Mutual Kenya comprises of Old Mutual Life Assurance, Old Mutual Investment Group, Old Mutual Investment Services, Old Mutual Securities and Faulu Microfinance Bank.
 
The company has opportunity for qualified, experienced and talented individuals to fill the following position:
 
Finance Manager – Reporting
 
Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, this role leads the Financial Reporting team and responsible for maintaining highest levels of integrity, quality and timeliness in financial reporting, while ensuring compliance to the Old Mutual internal policies, regulatory and International Financial Reporting standards.
 

The key objectives for this position are: -
  • Responsible for internal and external group financial reporting to the management, boards, regulator and other stakeholders.
  • Accuracy of the trial balance and financial information through constant liaison with the Finance Operations team.
  • Responsible for recommending and authorizing all entries including post balance sheet transactions.
  • Capital management for all entities by ensuring sufficient capital exists and optimization of available cash and liquidity requirements.
  • Responsible for the development of the audit plan in conjunction with the external Auditors and the Board Audit Committee.
  • Key player in the business planning process by collating information from internal stakeholders and liaison with the Old Mutual Africa Finance Team.
  • Monitors companywide and business unit expenditure against the budgets and carries out variance analysis.
  • Leads and manages the Reporting team.
  • Other allocated duties and projects.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field. Master’s degree qualifications in Finance desirable
  • Certified Public Accountant/ACCA qualifications.
  • At least five years financial reporting experience in the financial services sector with supervisory/managerial responsibility.
  • Knowledge of the current Insurance, Retirement Benefits Authority Capital Markets Authority and Banking regulations
  • Fully conversant with the business planning process and financial reporting standards and procedures.
  • Demonstrate good communication and leadership skills with high personal integrity
  • Excellent IT skills and proficiency in all MS office applications and accounting software
  • High levels of energy, drive, creativity and innovation
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong business acumen and good understanding of the market
  • Self-starter who shows initiative and is able to work with minimal supervision.
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply for the role throughhttp://careers.oldmutual.co.ke/ by 20th November 2014.

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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