Company Profile: Our client is in the insurance industry
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Position: 35 Sales Executive 
 
Reporting to: Sales Manager

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Following up new business opportunities, setting up meetings, planning and preparing PowerPoint presentations for sales pitch and any follow-up documentation or analysis required by the prospective clients or partners.
  • Scheduling and attending meetings, discussing and assessing clients' current and future insurance needs
  • Maintaining good business relationships with existing clients and delivering good customer service by swiftly attending/responding to all needs, queries and concerns raised by clients/partners.
  • Keeping records, collecting insurance premiums and preparing reports.
  • Closing new business deals by coordinating/developing integrating contract requirements and negotiating contracts with business partners/operators while taking a number of factors into account and protecting organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Researching insurance policies and developing new products concept in partnership with underwriters and promoting them through regular visits to clients, social media and Financial Advisors.
  • Consulting on the most effective cover for a particular need with a view of increasing profitability of existing product lines by encouraging clients to use added value services wherever possible while taking a number of factors into account.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Certificate of proficiency in insurance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Sales and marketing or Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Networking skills
  • Planning skills
All interested candidates should send their applications to mycv@myjobseye.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


UNDP Kenya invites applications for the following position:

Post Title: Team Leader, Democratic Governance Unit
 
Contract Type: Fixed term appointment
 
Grade / Level: NOC/ICS10
 
Direct Supervisor: Deputy Country Director, Programme
 
Duration: One year, renewable subject to funding and performance

Date of Issue: 5 December 2014
 
Closing Date: 12 December 2014

Background: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently completed the process of development of it Country Programme Document (CPD) for the period 2014-2018. 

The CPD defines the programmatic support to the Government of Kenya towards realization of objectives spelt out under the Vision 2030 as well as the second Medium Term Plan II of the Vision 2030. 

The UNDP support towards transformative governance forms one of the main areas of UNDP’s engagement in Kenya, specifically: ‘Devolution and Accountability’. 

This particular priority area aims at entrenching a sustainable democratic culture characterized by the respect for human rights and rule of law leading to responsive and equitable public service delivery in the context of a devolved system of governance. 

In achieving this goal UNDP will provide innovative and strategic support towards:

 (i) Building responsive and accountable public institutions and

(ii) Fostering inclusive and rights based processes at both national and county levels.
 
In realizing these objectives UNDP is partnering with several key Government Ministries, Commissions, National Institutions, Non-state actors in the implementation of Constitution of Kenya 2010 and support governance, justice and public sector reforms in Kenya.
 
It is within this context therefore that UNDP seeks to recruit the services of a highly experienced Team Leader to lead the effective implementation of interventions under the ‘Devolution and Accountability’ strategic result area of the CPD.

Under the overall guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Deputy Country Director Programme, the Team Leader acts as a manager of and advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of Country Office (CO) programme with specific relevance to the Democratic Governance Unit. 

The main role is to manage the country programme including continued monitoring of implementation of the Governance Component. 

The Team Leader leads the programme team in strategic planning and identifies new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNDAF/CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging
challenges and opportunities.

The Team Leader heads and supervises the Programme team and works in close collaboration with the operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme implementation.

Education and Experience:
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.
  • 5 years of professional work experience providing policy advice and programme support at the national or international level, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects in the governance area. 
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
The full terms of reference for the position can be accessed on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal on the UNDP Kenya website-http://www.ke.undp.org 

Notice: UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.

Vacancy: Legal Documentation Manager, Retail
 
Job Ref: CS 11/2014
 
Department: Securities and Documentation

Location: Kenya

The Position: Reporting to Head, Securities & Documentation Centre, the Legal Documentation Manager – Retail, will provide legal support on loan documentation for retail facilities, manage the documentation process and ensure compliance on collateral conditions prior to disbursement of these facilities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide a central point of reference, support and advice on retail legal documentation.
  • Manage issuance and processing of offer letters upon receipt of duly approved credit papers observing agreed timelines and high standards of accuracy and within applicable law, bank policies and regulations.
  • Manage conveyancing and loan documentation activities, end-to-end ensuring effective support to the retail branches at every stage of documentation
  • Managing vetting  and/or review all security documents for completeness, clarity and ensure that all legal risks are adequately covered
  • Liaise with external lawyers and other service providers on security documentation process and ensure that security documents and other conditions have been perfected/ completed prior to drawdown of facilities
  • Manage Issuance of  Compliance Certificates for purposes of disbursement of loan facilities
  • Ensure MIS maintenance with respect to TAT, exceptions, security movement and others as may be required for tracking of documents and performance and exceptions.
  • Coordinate and provide training to the retail business team on legal issues pertaining security instruments and protection of the same
  • Supervise and motivate all staff within the retail section of the department
  • Monitoring changes/ reviews in Law and Case law to ensure that the Bank’s security documents are up to date and comply with those changes/ reviews.
The Person

For the above position, the successful applicants should have:
  • University degree in Law from a recognized University; Post Graduate Diploma in Law.
  • Legal practicing license is required
  • Masters of Law or Master’s Degree is added advantage
  • 5 years’ experience in Legal Practice; 4 of which must have been experience acquired Post Admission to the Bar.
  • 2 years’ experience in Credit and legal documentation
  • Team leadership skills.
  • French or other foreign language skills will be a strong added advantage.
  • Persuasive oral and written communication skills
  • Great Interpersonal skills
  • Strong Relationship Management skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good leadership and planning skills
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.  

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke

To be considered your application must be received by Dec. 19, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

ChildFund International exists to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities. 

ChildFund promotes societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.

ChildFund Kenya intends to recruit for the following position for a forthcoming Orphans and Vulnerable Children program in one or two regions in Kenya
 
OVC Manager
 
Duties / Responsibilities
 

The proposed OVC Manager will be responsible for the technical aspects of project implementation that relate to community and families, and ensure strong linkages with facility- level and other service delivery points. 

She/he reports directly to the Chief of Party (COP) and will advise and support the COP in providing technical direction to project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements.

She/he will take technical leadership role in coordination with GOK, local community organizations, and other partners.

This position will coordinate closely with the household economic strengthening specialist. She/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and state-of-the-art social service delivery approaches.

Requirements / Qualifications / Skills
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in social sciences or related field.
  • Eight years of experience implementing OVC programs in a development context, with five of these years in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably Kenya. During this period she/he should have been involved with social services and or public health project design, implementation, reporting and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated state-of-the-art experience at a mid- or senior level in at least three of the following areas: child protection, household economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; quality improvement; social service systems strengthening, including social services workforce; M&E; and operations research.
  • Five years demonstrated experience in managing, coordinating and supervising a team working with local community organizations, families and communities.
  • At least five years demonstrated skills in project design, implementation and reporting, preferably for USG funded programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language
  • Strong writing skills about program activities, outcomes and impact.
All offers of employment are made contingent upon ChildFund winning the anticipated Grant and the successful completion of all applicable background and reference checks.

ChildFund International is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

All applications should be sent to hr@kenya.childfund.org

The application deadline date is December 12, 2014

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Sales Engineer - Kenya (1400087T)
 
Henkel Adhesive Technologies has become a worldwide \ leader in bonding, sealing and functional coatings. 

As such we are able to embrace fully new trends, foresee new needs and provide the appropriate innovative solutions and sustainable products

What we offer:
  • Increasing existing accounts, identifying and building new accounts, expanding product market share
  • Maintaining customer relationships / accounts through responsible selling.
  • Assisting and directing customer to select the suitable products for given application.
  • Planning and conducting product demonstrations to new and existing customers.
  • Forecasting sales as required and delivering results.
  • Ensuring individual sales quota targets achieved while working with appointed distributors.
  • Collecting and reporting analyzed market data for a given areas as required.
  • Identifying prospects, preparing and creating sales presentations.
  • Generating necessary reports as required
Who we are looking for:
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical / Automotive engineering or chemical engineering.
  • Sales or Marketing diploma is advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience in selling technical consumables. (Chemical products similar to industrial or automotive repair market products)
  • Outstanding selling and organizational skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills (Communication & Negotiation)
  • Proficient user of MS office.
  • Valid driver license.
Deadline for submission of applications is 15th December 2014.

Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. 

Refer to the job ID mentioned in the title and get one-step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.

Discover our winning culture: www.henkel.com/career
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. 

CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality and works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs.

CRS has been helping poor, vulnerable families improve their lives through orphans and vulnerable children, agriculture, health, microfinance, and WASH programming in Kenya since 1965.

CRS Kenya is recruiting for the following positions for a USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Program for Nairobi and Coast. 

All positions will require travel to field location and demonstrated knowledge of USAID project management including USAID rules, regulations and reporting requirements. 

*The positions are contingent upon successful bidding and signing an agreement with donor*.
 
1) Position: Chief of Party 

(Ref. 2014/42)

Location: Nairobi
 
The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the project.. 

S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. 

The COP position requires political savvy, as s/he will interact with numerous GOK institutions and senior-level national and county-level government officials.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences, public health, management, business administration, or a related field
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in managing complex orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) programs, social services programs, and/or public health programs of similar scope and size
  • Minimum 7 years demonstrated state-of-the-art experience as senior staff in at least three of the following areas: child protection, economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; social service systems strengthening; quality improvement/quality assurance; M&E; and operations research.
  • At least 5 years international experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating comprehensive social services programs of similar size and complexity.
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated skills and experience in partnership building, especially with the GOK, donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub award management, and tracking project performance and costs.
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable and good interpersonal & presentation skills
  • High personal integrity and ability to empathize and cope with people from diverse backgrounds
2) Position: OVC Manager 

(Ref.2014/43)
 
Location: Mombasa
 
The OVC Manager will be responsible for the technical aspects of project implementation that relate to community and ies, and ensure strong linkages with facility- level and other service delivery points. 

S/he reports directly to the Chief of Party and will advise and support the COP in providing technical direction to project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements. 

S/he will take technical leadership role in coordination with GOK, local community organizations, and other partners.

This position will coordinate closely with the household economic strengthening specialist. 

S/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and state-of-the-art social service delivery approaches.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences or related field.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience implementing OVC programs in a development context, with 5 years in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably Kenya. During this period she/he should have been involved with social services and or public health project design, implementation, reporting and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated state-of-the-art experience at a mid- or senior level in at least three of the following areas: child protection, household economic strengthening, social protection, education, health and nutrition including HIV/AIDS care and support; quality improvement; social service systems strengthening, including social services workforce; M&E; and operations research.
  • 5 years demonstrated experience in managing, coordinating and supervising a team working with local community organizations, families and communities.
  • 5 years demonstrated skills in project design, implementation and reporting, preferably for USG funded programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong writing skills about program activities, outcomes and impact.
  • High personal integrity and ability to empathize and cope with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge and understanding of the culture or experience working in the Coast would be an added advantage
3) Position: Economic Strengthening / Livelihoods Specialist 

(Ref. 2014/44)
 
Location: Mombasa
 
The Economic Strengthening/Livelihoods Specialist will be responsible for the technical aspects of project implementation that relate household economic strengthening activities. 

S/he reports directly to the OVC Manager and will advise and support the OVC Manager and COP, providing technical direction to project implementation and ensuring the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements. 

S/he will take technical leadership role designing and promoting use of low-risk activities to diversify and stimulate growth in household income and integrate economic activities with complementary
interventions across the project. 

She/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and start-of-the-art household economic strengthening approaches/strategies that address the different levels of household vulnerability.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in commerce, economics, business management and administration or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing complex development projects, with least two of these years working in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably Kenya. During this period she/he should have been involved in the design, implementation, reporting and evaluation of evidence-based economic/livelihood projects for vulnerable groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills required
  • High personal integrity and ability to empathize and cope with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge and understanding of the culture or experience working in the Coast would be an added advantage
Disclaimer Clause: The job descriptions are not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the positions.

Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Friday December 12, 2014;

Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program
E-mail: hr@ke.earo.crs.org

Please indicate the Reference Number of the position you are applying for on the email subject. 

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitments. 

Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment.

Nairobi Academy (est. 1976) is a co–educational, multi–cultural school for 450+ pupils aged 3- 18 offering quality education at Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory IGCSE, AS and A2 Level of the British National Curriculum. 

Our students are placed in prestigious universities all over the world.
 
Director of ICT 
 
We seek to recruit a qualified and experienced professional who will head the Department as a Senior Manager and will be expected to play a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the whole school ICT vision.

The position shall involve among other duties:

  • A lead role in developing and implementing an ICT strategy for the whole school.
  • Develop the ICT architecture to maximize investment in technology and efficient deployment of resources.
The successful candidate shall report to the Head of school
 
Skills and Experience;
  • Degree in Computer Information Technology (A Masters Degree would be an added advantage)
  • A minimum of 5years experience in the relevant field.
  • A background in Education and / or familiarity with the National Curriculum of England, would be an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communicative skills.
Interested candidate should send his /her application letter, CV, names and contact of three referees, along with copies of their certificates and relevant documents.

Applications should be submitted by 15th December 2014 to:-

The Head of School,
Nairobi Academy,
P.O Box 24817-00502
Nairobi.

Email: asec@nairobiacademy.or.ke

www.nairobiacademy.or.ke

Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Vacancy: Senior Manager - Curriculum Development & Delivery
 
MicroSave is an international consulting firm specialising in financial inclusion with ten offices in eight countries around the world. 

Our clients include leading mobile money service providers and financial institutions. MicroSave intends to recruit a curriculum development specialist to join its consulting team in Kenya.
 
Job description: MicroSave is seeking a Senior Manager Curriculum Development and Delivery to lead curriculum development and assist with the delivery of training courses for The Helix Institute of Digital Finance. 

This is a full-time position and reports to the Principal Consultant-The Helix Institute of Digital Finance.
 

Scope of Work:
 
1. Development and/or customization of training material and training programmes in collaboration with staff from The Helix or the broader MicroSave team and international consultants on:
  • Introduction to Digital Financial Services
  • Digital Financial Services for Microfinance Institutions
  • Product Development for Digital Financial Services
  • Risk Management for Digital Financial Services
  • Increasing Uptake and Usage: Marketing & Communication for Digital Financial Services
  • Agent Network Accelerator
  • Other courses that The Helix may choose to develop and deliver
2. Delivery of the above programmes in The Helix’s training workshops in collaboration with staff from The Helix or the broader MicroSave team and international consultants

Key Deliverables:
  • Develop or customize existing training material for The Helix Institute for use by The Helix/MicroSave staff and international consultants (where such collaboration is envisaged).
  • Develop creative and engaging training materials for an adult audience, in a variety of formats and media as well as storyboarding and user guides for The Helix Institute.
  • Deliver training workshops alongside The Helix/MicroSave staff and international consultants (where such collaboration is envisaged).
  • Coordinate with the Training Manager of The Helix Institute to optimize the delivery of training programmes.
  • Assist with secondary and primary research required for curriculum development
Skills: The Senior Manager should hold a bachelor’s degree in either Curriculum Development, Education, Finance or Business and at least 5- 7 years’ experience with financial services and/or telecommunications sector (A Master’s Degree is preferred)
 
1. At least 5 years’ experience in adult learning principles and concepts and, more specifically, the design of curriculum and the development of training programmes
 
2. Have a proven track record in delivering training programs on financial services
 
3. Have proven ability to understand complex research/industry data and integrate this into training programmes

4. Detail-oriented, good prioritisation skills, pro-active and, goal-oriented
 
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
 
Location: The candidate will be based in Nairobi but with some travel to Africa and Asia.
 
Application: Interested candidates may submit their CV to careers@microsave.net with job title “Ref: SM Helix Curriculum Development” in the subject line.

Last date for submitting the applications will be Saturday, January 10th, 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: Programme Coordinator

Adventist Center for Care and Support is an NGO started in 2005 by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church Nairobi Central. 

Our strategic plan broadly covers economic empowerment and working with communities to address their primary health and socio-economic development challenges.

Summary of Responsibility: The holder of this position, reporting to the Board, will act as the chief executive officer. 

He/she will be in charge of the daily operations of the organization, implementation of the projects/programmes and implementation of the strategic plan on organizational development and growth.

He/she will provide leadership, including initiating/ designing new projects and writing proposals and resource mobilization.

Qualifications: 

The candidate should be 35 – 45 years old; a university graduate in social sciences; proficient in the use of computer; at least seven years of relevant experience; a team player with leadership skills; excellent communication and social skills; a track record in programme management and resource mobilization; dynamic, resourceful and passionate about the type of projects ACCS is working on; and available to start in January 2015.

Additional experience and knowledge on OVC and HIV/AIDS programming, Early Childhood Development, and monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.

Applicants should send E-Mails with CV and a cover letter indicating the position preferred to: respera@hotmail.com and copied to: josephkwaka@yahoo.com by Dec 10, 2014. 

Please give a reliable telephone number.


ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health Kenya to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services at County and Sub-County health facilities. 

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Applications are invited for the following position:
 
Data Manager - Machakos with travel to ICAP sites in Eastern South
 
Overall Job Function: Under the supervision of the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research the Data Manager will be responsible for the capture of all ICAP data, on-going analysis of aggregate and patient level data, and the timely reporting of data to all funding agencies.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage data files of routine databases that includes; KePMS, DHIS and ICAP Aggregate Management Information system
  • Ensure timely Data collection, collation and reporting of program data on a monthly, quarterly and/or annual data reports to all funding agencies
  • Perform Data Cleaning and verify the accuracy of the data before reporting
  • To produce monthly data summaries that will help track and inform program performance
  • Assist in the preparation of data summary slides for presentations
  • Support the implementation of the ICAP patient level electronic medical records system (C-PAD).
Requirements
  • Masters degree or equivalent in Statistics, Computer studies, epidemiology or mathematics;
  • At least 2 years relevant experience and advance skills in MS Access/Excel application development & programming skills; SPSS; MS Office
  • Expert skill level in the use of KePMS & MoH DHIS aggregate databases.
  • Experience in working with MOH systems and HIV-related reports will be an added advantage
  • Strong Data management and analysis skills.
How to Apply

All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (current/former supervisors should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 18th December 2014.
A well established HR Consultancy is looking for a Human Resource Assistant. This role is responsible for the Recruitment, Outsource and Control function in the Business Unit. 

It carries responsibility for the processing, controls, accounting and quality of the financial information output for the Human Resource business.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Undertake duties supporting the recruitment and selection function including placing adverts; processing invoices; pre-employment checks; chasing references; arranging short-listing and interview packs; contacting candidates and managers; and any other associated duties.
  • Drafting of employment contracts for outsourced contractors.
  • Managing specific ad hoc projects initiated by the Senior HR consultant
  • Ensuring all suppliers are paid.
  • Ensuring all statutory deductions, e.g. PAYE, NSSF, VAT Income Tax are made.
  • Ensuring timely returns to the regulators on monthly, quarterly, half yearly and yearly basis.
  • Handling administration that comes with outsourced contractors
  • Management of outsourced services e.g. medical and pension
  • Operations in total – includes all aspects of the operations of the  company which include among others various day to day processes, daily pricing, daily reconciliations, communications etc.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce with a diploma in Human Resource Management
  • At least 1 years work experience
Skills/Abilities
  • Knowledge of an integrated accounting system and Microsoft packages.
  • Excellent communications and public relations abilities.
  • Excellent administrative, interpersonal and organization skills. Ability to consistently produce high quality work with an eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Financial management knowledge – at least fundamental level i.e. Very good with numbers and figures.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to lead a team, influence others to accomplish collective goals
  • Ability to work and deliver with set deadlines
  • Well-developed Information Communication and Technology (ICT) skills with hands on experience with computerized accountings applications and Microsoft office software(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook)
  • Highly analytical and organized, with high degree of initiative
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, team building, oral and written communication skills are a requirement for this position
Candidates earning more than Kes 30,000 need not apply.

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 19th December 2014.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

A leading mineral fertilizer company with a global presence is sourcing for qualified candidates for the position of Customer Relationship Manager with experience in sales of FMCG.

The company deals in processing of ammonia, nitrates, NPK and fertilizers. We import a full portfolio of crop nutrition products through our operations in Mombasa and Nairobi. 

Role & Responsibilities
  • Providing help and advice to customers on matters relating to organisation's products and services.
  • Up selling the company products and services.
  • Communicating courteously with customers by telephone, email, letter and face to face.
  • Investigating and solving customers' problems, which may be complex or long-standing problems that have been passed on by customer service assistants.
  • Handling customer complaints or any quality issues about the company products.
  • Developing feedback or complaints procedures for customers to use.
  • Developing customer service procedures, policies and standards for your organisation or department.
  • Follow up with suppliers reception of relevant documentation and ensure correctness of invoices.
  • Liaise with customers on cargo documents.
  • Creating and maintaining a filing system.
  • Support in placing orders.
  • Support in importation of products.
  • Support on documenting sales transactions (lot-sheets)
  • General queries.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • Minimum 7 years working experience in a Production/Manufacturing setting, and minimum 5 years in a management function
  • Experience with SUN system is preferred
  • Enthusiastic approach and willingness to learn
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to details
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work independently and at the same time good teamwork skills
  • Prior experience in an international operation or multinational is an advantage.
Qualified candidates to forward their Resumes to mike.kapinda@careerdirections.co.ke   and cvs@careerdirections.co.ke
Our Client is a mid size IT company and is currently looking to recruit a Chief Accountant

This role is responsible for all statutory compliance and driving financial stewardship of the company through adherence and compliance to statutory and accounting policies and standards.

Key Accountabilities

1. Statutory Accounts
  • Ensuring timely completion of the annual statutory accounts for the company and , its branches
  • Smooth running of the annual external audit process, ensuring minimal issues and disruptions
  • Ensure timely filing of the accounts with all relevant  authorities
2. Direct & Indirect Tax Compliance

  • Ensuring timely completion of the annual Corporate Income Tax return and quarterly payments
  • Manage monthly and annual processes for payroll taxes reporting/filings
  • Ensure timely & accurate filing of VAT returns and resolution of VAT and duty queries
3. Financial Operations
  • Review of balance sheet accounts
  • Review of Fixed Assets
  • Review of Employee reimbursement processes
  • Ensure that any changes in tax laws are reflected in the business processes where necessary
  • Review of Monthly Cash flow forecasting and ensure optimum funds are available at all times
  • Financial statements prepared and submitted with clean auditor’s opinion
  • Balance sheet kept fully reconciled and any old items cleared on regular basis
4. People Management
  • Manage the team of accounting and administration staff
  • Full accountability of commitment setting, performance management, review of team members
  • Maximize the team results by properly managing roles and responsibilities are assigned and executed on in the most efficient manner
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential Education / Experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Proven experience within a financial accounting/auditing role
  • CPA/ACCA qualification and registered with the relevant bodies
  • Atleast 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Working experience with Navision
  • Team management responsibility
Personal Attributes / Interpersonal Skills
  • Good analytical skills with an eye for details
  • Exceptional communication, cross group collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain independence, autonomy and confidentiality
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Pro-active self starter
If you feel you fit the above role ,please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

For unsolicited applications,please drop your CV in our offices (Devan Plaza, Westlands 4th Floor) Monday to Friday- 3pm- 5.30pm ONLY.
Our Client is a Security Company currently recruiting a Regional Sales Manager.

The Job Role Would Entail: Driving Sales and Managing team members in the  branches.

Regional Sales Manager Job Duties:
  • Accomplishes regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees in assigned branches; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Achieves regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining regional sales system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meets regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes sales objectives by creating a sales plan and quota for branches in support of national objectives.
  • Maintains and expands customer base by counseling branch sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities
Requirements
  • A Business related Course
  • At least 3- 5 Year experience in a Supervisory role
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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

Client Introduction: Our client is a strategic brand and business advisory firm that specializes in delivering integrated brand business solutions that are in line with an organisations business objectives and market dynamics. 

The company seeks to engage a creative and visionary entrepreneur to be a Partner_Public Relations 

Role Profile

The successful candidate will lead the Public Relations team by:
  • Develop, manage and lead a Public Relations (PR) team
  • Planning, developing and implementing Public Relations strategies;
  • Shared responsibility of managing the PR business within Brand Integrated and its clients;
  • Crisis management for clients and key stakeholders;
  • Business Development and relationship building;
  • Establishing relationships with public relations agencies, print, electronic and broadcast press.
  • Managing preparation and distribution of news releases, fact sheets, scripts, etc. to media outlets. Monitoring press releases for quality assurance.
  • Collating and analysing media coverage data;
  • Oversight on Events management, social media engagement for new and existing business lines and clients;
  • Sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities;
  • Commissioning market research among others.
Desired Competencies
  • Entrepreneurial flair;
  • Strong business development acumen; high conversion rates;
  • Leadership and people development;
  • Innovative Public Relations, Brand management and marketing strategy awareness;
  • Technically sound marketing background;
  • Excellent networker with positive and well developed interpersonal skills.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in related field;
  • A Masters degree in the related field would be an added advantage;
  • Member of PRSK (Public Relations Society of Kenya) and MSK (Marketing Society of Kenya) is desirable;
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a related field;
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visitwww.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm 17th December 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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