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Monday, May 9, 2011

Marketing Manager - Supermarket , Nairobi

Marketing Manager at a Supermarket in Nairobi

Reporting to the MD, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing Sales and Marketing strategies for the Kenyan market.

Marketing Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Overall responsible for the Marketing and Sales Department
  • Provide leadership and direction in the formulation and implementation of Marketing and Sales strategies
  • Contribute to strategic planning
  • Prepare budgets for the Marketing and Sales functions
  • Lead research and maintain up-to-date data on market segmentation, customer analysis, competitor analysis
  • Create and maintain visibility for the brand
  • Define and continuously evaluate the pricing strategy together with the top management team
  • Organise sales and marketing activities and events
  • Track Customer satisfaction and develop a retention plan
  • Set clear sales targets
  • Closely monitor sales performance and trends
  • Lead, develop and evaluate the Sales and Marketing teams
  • Report on Sales and Marketing performance to the top management team
Required skills and Job for Kenyan Candidates:
  • Prospective applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree preferably in a business related field from a recognised Kenyan college
  • A Diploma in Marketing will be an added advantage
  • Sound knowledge of Sales and Marketing strategies
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years experience and proven performance in Sales and Marketing.
  • Experience in the Kenyan advertising industry is a definite advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High level of maturity and good leadership skills
  • Demonstrated creative flair
  • A good team player
  • Customer focus
  • Ability to network and form lasting relationships with customers and other external publics
  • Ready to work Outside Nairobi Kenya
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, and are ready to work outside Nairobi. please send your CV and application letter indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject

Please indicate current or last and desired salary.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services Suite 3, 13th Floor,


Development house, Moi Avenue, Nairobi.
Via email to: jobs@staff-kenya.com
www.staff-kenya.com

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database no for interviewing.

Stores Manager - Jhpiego, Nairobi

Stores Manager at Jhpiego in Nairobi

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. Jhpiego – Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning. We are currently recruiting experienced individuals with excellent tecimical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work on a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

STORES MANAGER

Reporting to the Senior Administration Manager, the Stores Manager will be responsible for Jhpiego stores which contain reference manuals, books, journals, training materials, humanistic models and office supplies. S/he will establish the optimal stock levels and initiate replenishment for the stores items. S/he will ensure proper functioning and utilization of stores manual and electronic systems and roll out the systems to other Jhpiego field offices.

Responsibilities
  • Provide management of the Stores function for the organization
  • Identify gaps in current system; suggest and implemented improvement to the system
  • Oversees the maintenance of the Jhpiego Inventory Management System and ensures that all materials are properly stored and accurately accounted for
  • Generating purchase requests, verify and receive all items ordered as per the LPO specifications
  • Ensure that the store is orderly arranged, items well labeled and kept clean and safe
  • Ensure stores security and proper usage of loaner materials and ensure materials loaned out are returned in good condition
  • Coordinate the physical inventory of all Nairobi & field offices assets on a semi-annual basis and update the asset register regularly
Required Qualifications
  • University degree and post graduate diploma in stores management or related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Experience working in a busy office within the private sector especially with an international organization
  • Store keeping and asset management experience
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Proficient in the use of Inventory Management Systems and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge in QuickBooks will be an added advantage
Interested candidates should send a CV and detailed cover letter to HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net not later than 15th May 2011.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contracted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Procurement Manager - Jhpiego, Nairobi

Procurement Manager at Jhpiego in Nairobi

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. Jhpiego – Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning. We are currently recruiting experienced individuals with excellent tecimical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work on a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Reporting to Senior Administration Manager, the Procurement Manager will provide procurement support to Jhpiego Kenya country office. S/he will develop and implement procurement operational systems for effective functioning of the procurement section. The Procurement Manager will liaise with local vendors and the Jhpiego’s US office for procurement of goods and services while adhering to Jhpiego’s policies and donor requirements.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide management leadership in the procurement function for the organization
  • Develop, establish and implement standard procurement operational systems as per Jhpiego policies and industry standards
  • Regular review and update of procurement system for optimal functioning of the procurement section
  • Ensure timely procurement and provide regular updates to users on the status of their request
  • Coordinate with program managers the procurement projections for smooth running of the projects
  • Periodically review the list of common goods and services and maintain/update list of preferred vendors
  • Lead in the evaluation, appraisal and selection of suppliers/vendors
  • In collaboration with Finance/Contracts offices, negotiate and maintain contracts with regular suppliers
Required Qualifications
  • University degree in and post graduate diploma in Supply Chain management or a related field
  • MBA rill be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years working experience of which two years should be in a similar or senior position
  • Must be a member of a procurement professional body (CIPS, KISM, etc.)
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office and in Supply Chain computer systems
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
Interested candidates should send a CV and detailed cover letter to HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net not later than 15th May 2011.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contracted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer
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Senior Administration Manager - Jhpiego, Nairobi

Senior Administration Manager at Jhpiego in Nairobi


Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. Jhpiego – Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning. We are currently recruiting experienced individuals with excellent tecimical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work on a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.


SENIOR ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Reporting to the Finance & Administration Director, the Senior Administration Manager will provide leadership in administrative services for effective support to Jhpiego Kenya programs. S/he will develop and manage effective systems for security, procurement, ICT, physical facilities, stores, assets and transport management to ensure the integrity, effectiveness and proper functioning of Jhpiego offices.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership for all office administrative functions
  • Establish administrative systems, standard operation procedures and provide guidance on implementation for smooth office operations
  • Review policies, procedures and systems for effective internal controls, cost control and compliance to policies and applicable laws
  • Innovate on systems to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the administrative operations
  • Oversee local and international travel, procurement, shipments and safe custody of assets
  • Review and advice on administrative matters including leases, statutory requirements and contracts with third parties
  • Advise senior management on all administrative matters
  • Mentor, motivate and supervise administrative staff
Required Qualifications
  • Must have MBA degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in managing administration functions with at least 5 years in a senior position with a reputable NGO or development agency
  • Ability to communicate and to confidently engage with senior management
  • Trustworthy and track record of impeccable integrity
  • Experienced in managing teams and supervising multi-cultural staff
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask even under pressure of deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and with pleasant and outgoing personality
  • Computer literacy, particularly working knowledge of MS office.
Interested candidates should send a CV and detailed cover letter to HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net not later than 15th May 2011.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contracted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

Junior Accountant, Fixed Assets - ICIPE, Nairobi

Junior Accountant, Fixed Assets at ICIPE – African Insect Science for Food and Health in Nairobi


icipe is an intergovernmental organisation funded by government aid agencies, UN organisations and private foundations to carry out research and training in environmentally sound and sustainable management of arthropods for improving health and agricultural productivity in the tropics. icipe has approximately 300 staff to support its research and capacity building programmes, located at various sites in Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.

icipe requires the services of a young and dynamic Junior Accountant based at Duduville campus who will report to the General Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key activities among other things;
  • Maintaining asset information in the asset registers and provide advice on asset management
  • Ensuring transactions into the Fixed Asset Control module and General Ledger are properly recorded and that balances are accurate and reconciled
  • Preparing and monitoring icipe’s capital expenditure report and be involved in capital expenditure planning process
  • Planning and coordinating the physical verification of fixed assets
  • Participate in the fixed asset disposal process
  • Reviewing of icipe’s assets for damage.
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree from a recognised university plus at least CPA II
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in a busy commercial environment or an international organisation, on general accounting ledger, and financial reporting
  • Must be computer literate with excellent working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets
  • Must be able to use Sun accounting package
  • Knowledge and proficiency in finance/accounting principles
  • Be organised and possess ability to multi-task
  • Good interpersonal skills are necessary.
Applications will be accepted up to 14 May 2011, or until the position is filled, whichever is earlier.

Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Please send an application with a detailed CV and names and addresses of 3 referees including e-mail addresses, fax numbers, and remuneration package to hr@icipe.org or:

The Human Resources Department
icipe – African Insect Science for Food and Health
P.O. Box 30772-00100
Nairobi
Kenya
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icipe is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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