Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Assistant Management Representative Job

Assistant Management Representative
Industry: Service
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs 70,000
Our client who is one of the top security solutions provider in East Africa seeks to hire an assistant Management Representative whose main responsibility is to assist the Chief Administration Officer in the Effective installation, implementation and maintenance of the Integrated Quality Management System and requirements of the ISO 9001:20008 and the ISO 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Standard.
Job Description
  • Ensure processes needed for the quality management system are established, implemented and maintained via departmental schedules and keeping the manager updated on daily scheduled commitments.
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization’s mission specifically,  support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning. Reporting on the performance of the quality management system and any need for improvement.
  • Follow up on Audit reports with complete information, if required help in typing on the report and compiling the data analysis. Ensure the closing of the audits take place as scheduled and the closing reports are submitted on time.
  • Assist the M.R. in following up on the Corrective actions and Preventive actions to be implemented by the Head of Departments as required.
  • Follow up on Project reports with the team leaders; communicate the Project Action plans and progress results to the required parties.
  • Ensure efficient communication and follow up on QMS issues that require interdepartmental coordination by engaging actively with the various heads of departments. Receive External/Internal Correspondences for the department, dispatch to appropriate personnel, highlight urgent correspondences and ensure follow up as required.
  • Maintain the Master List of Documents / Records. Ensure all Files and Documents are labelled as defined in the QMS. Ensure effective and timely update, issue and retrieval of any new Document introduced in the System.

Senior HR Officer Vacancy in a Manufacturing Company

Vacancy: Senior HR Officer
Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs 100,000 - 150,000 Gross

Our client is an up and coming beverage manufacturing company seeking to hire a Male Senior HR officer to be the head and responsible for the general running and management of the HR department. 

Preferred candidates should be currently or previously working in a manufacturing set up.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement a HR strategy based on the overall Company strategy to ensure that business needs are met
  • Develop a HR budget based on the strategy and effectively manage it to ensure cost management goals are achieved
  • Develop and implement HR management policies and procedures and monitor all HR activities and practices to ensure compliance.
  • Manage the recruitment process in a manner that ensures that right calibre of employees is hired and that new employees receive proper instructions regarding their duties and terms of employment.
  • Generate policies and procedures for performance management process and all related functions including staff appraisal, training planning and implementation and incentive schemes. 
  • Advice and lead the management team during CBA agreements with the union.
  • Manage industrial relations matters and offer training, advice and general guidance to managers and supervisors on labour laws and related market practices so as to ensure a harmonious work environment.
  • Handle staff grievances in a prompt, conscientious manner while paying heed to the company’s business needs and policies.
  • Train managers and supervisors on basic staff management and disciplinary skills.
  • Continually review and update the terms and conditions of service of employees to ensure that the Company remains within common market practice and communicate to the staff appropriately.
  • Monitor and ensures that compliance issues are adequately addressed and maintained in all factories and plays Preparation of Manpower audit reports to facilitate manpower planning and succession planning
  • Facilitate processes for recruitment, promotions and acting appointments.
  • Management of staff and other departmental records
  • Coordination and implementation of Human Resource Projects (Job Evaluation, Review of Scheme of Service, Review of HR policies, Review of HR processes and documentation)
  • Facilitate processing and running of Payroll system
  • Maintenance of Salary Structures

Housing Finance Direct Sales Agent Job

Housing Finance (HF), Kenya’s Premier mortgage company with country wide operations has an exciting opportunity for a talented, dynamic, and self-driven and results oriented individual who is committed to performance excellence.

Direct Sales Agent
The Direct Sales Agent’s main role will be to sell the Business Banking products by targeting retail business and grow the business revenue.
The successful applicants will be responsible for the following Key Result Areas:
  • Promote and sell banking liability products
  • Develop and grow the business in the branch assigned
  • Grow transaction banking revenue
  • Execute sales strategies and tactics to ensure top performance as per bank key performance standards.
The ideal candidates should possess:
  • University degree / Higher Diploma in Sales and Marketing or any other related course
  • Proven sales track record
  • Good understanding of the banking industry market dynamics

Sportpesa Digital Designer Job

Vacancy: Digital Designer

Sportpesa is seeking to recruit a talented designer with experience across multiple digital interfaces including Mobile, Online and TV

The role requires the holder to work across business areas, including the Marketing and R&D teams and will have responsibility & accountability for:
  • Produce digital assets, such as banners and icon
  • Site design of new products, campaigns and services across all devices, including prototype development
  • Translating existing services from online to other digital media
  • Ensuring sites are W3C compliant
  • Ensuring a consistent, quality and on-brand experience is delivered across all product and services across multiple digital interfaces
  • Updating and maintaining Design Guidelines
  • Researching and sharing best practice or just new ways of doing things better
  •  Liaising with the experience teams carry out user testing and analysis
  • Should have an excellent eye for design. You should know great web/ mobile web UI when you see it, and be able to explain why it's great (even if you didn't create it).

Sportpesa Website Designer Vacancy

Sportpesa is seeking to recruit Website Designer who will develop web sites by planning and executing design, maintaining and upgrading service.

Job Description
  • In charge of the company’s website, keep our website up to date on a daily basis.  This will entail loading to our website new products and content creation
  • Designs and maintains the company website, blogs. Fan pages etc
  • Creating design concepts that have a high visual impact that positively represents the company
  • Prepares site by installing and configuring server software; installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools; ensuring cross-platform compatibility; establishing links.
  • Establishes locatability by registering with search engines.
  • Upgrades site by updating content and graphics; monitoring performance and results; identifying and evaluating improvement options; introducing new technology; maintaining links.
  • Protects site by designing and installing security precautions.
  • Maintains site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards; editing submissions.
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Create attractive web sites by using the various element; graphic guidelines, images, illustration, layout, fonts, colours etc
  • Must have a bachelor’s of science degree or diploma in computer science, I.T, Web design, digital media or related field.
  • Must have 3 years of prior hands-on experience with a wide array of design and technical skills in Web design, development and programming.

Retail Buying and Merchandising Manager Vacancy in Nairobi

Retail Buying and Merchandising Manager

Pharmaceutical Retail
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs. 200,000 - 250,000 Gross

Our client is major player in provision of retail healthcare services. 

They provide high quality yet affordable healthcare products to both private organizations and the public in general through the various branches in Nairobi and its environs. 

They seek to hire a Retail Buying and Merchandising manager.
Job Purpose: Plan and establish marketing and procurement strategies for purchasing, strategic sourcing, demand planning, forecasting, integrated supply chain functions, materials handling and inventory control

Job Description

  • Devise optimal merchandise plan using right merchandise, price, place, time, quantities and promotion.
  • Using the merchandise plan to decide on what products to purchase and from which suppliers, at what price all which reflect the market.
  • Working closely with sales staff, branch heads and regional managers to decide how goods should be displayed to maximize customer interest and sales.
  • Forecasting profits and sales, and optimizing the sales volume and profitability of products.
  • Sourcing from suppliers both Local and International:
  • Create and maintain a database of the main source of products stocked at the company
  • Negotiate for favorable prices, bonuses and sole agency for profitable or niche lines.
  • Coordinate the distribution to the company retail stores.

Assistant Trade Marketing Officer Job in Kisumu

Position: Assistant Trade Marketing Officer (Kisumu)
Key Job Tasks of Trade marketing Executive
  • Putting in place, monitor and improve processes to link all Marketing activities with the activities of the Sales team. 
  • Work closely with the Branch Manager to improve processes that link corporate brand building activities and Product Development activities with Sales activities.
  • Participates (under strict supervision of Marketing Dept.) in the design of the promotional materials and maintains contacts with the branch, in order to supervise all promotional activities.
  • Leading development of the Trade Marketing Strategy to achieve defined business objectives across all product categories.
  • Owning regional responsibility for the development, execution, and performance of all programs designed to increase presence and ultimate take-away.
  • Responsible for management and monitoring of Trade Marketing Investments and initiatives execution.
  • Contribute to the Company’s goals and objectives and improve market share, customer satisfaction and productivity performance.
  • Establishing channel strategies and implementing the associated plans.
  • Development of a trade promotional plan with key customers and channels for the region
  • For any form of communication directly or indirectly linked to Company/Brand equity works under strict supervision and responsibility of Marketing Dept.
  • Ensuring alignment across the Sales and Marketing organizations on field sales needs and marketing initiatives, including coordination with regional sales team and budget management.
  • Working closely with key customers to provide category and shopper insights to drive performance.
  • Development and delivery of new product development (NPD) plans for the region.
  • Co-ordination and communication of product, and pack changes.

Kiambu County Secretary to the County Public Service Board Vacancy

The County Government of Kiambu
Office of the Governor

The County Government of Kiambu, Governor’s office wishes to consider for appointment, the following:

Secretary to the County Public Service Board 

1 Post

Remuneration: 165,089 x 7,353 p.a - 172,442 x 7,353 p.a - 179,795 x 7,353 p.a - 187,148 x 7,353 p.a - 194,501

Other allowances and benefits will be as per the SRC guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Secretary

Secretary shall be the chief executive officer and head of secretariat. Specific duties responsibilities include:-
  • Being the accounting officer of the county public service board to oversee management of finances, preparation and submission of the board’s annual plans, programmes and estimates.
  • Execution of the decisions of the County Public Service Board.
  • Ensure compliance of the policies established by the County Service Board by the users and all stakeholders.
  • Day to day administration and management of the affairs of the board including development and welfare of staff.
  • Ensuring staff compliance with public service values, principles and high levels of ethical standards.
  • Being a custodian of the board’s records.
  • Providing strategic leadership to facilitate effective delivery of board’s mandate as per its mission, vision and strategic plan.

Glacier Products Limited Maintenance Manager Job

Glacier Products Limited, the manufacturer s of ice cream (Dairyland, Mio and Amore) seeks to recruit a Maintenance Manager who will be based in our Nairobi plant. 

The Position will be reporting to the Production Manager.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Scope the full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant repair / preventive / predictive / modifications on the equipment on the shop floor;
  • Develop cost and time estimates of planned maintenance work;
  • Write applicable maintenance procedures;
  • Responsible for timely up-keep and accuracy of equipment maintenance history and job records database (Hard and Soft copies);
  • Responsible for up-keep and accuracy of technical information on processes, plant and equipment;
  • Able and competent in root cause failure analysis leadership and investigations;
  • In liaison with Production Manager and Production Planner, Schedule maintenance work into production plan;
  • Making maintenance schedules and ensuring that they are followed to minimize Emergency Down Time (EDT)
  • Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are captured, monitored and timely reported for equipment reliability, maintenance department performance and planning and scheduling.
  • Maintaining individual machine reports for future references.

Wandu Engineers Office Administrator Job

Wandu Engineers is a medium-sized civil and structural engineering firm. 

The firm wishes to recruit a highly motivated and results - oriented individual to fill the position of Office Administrator.
The position will undertake a range of functions to make sure the administration activities within the organisation run smoothly. 

The role holder will be responsible for the management of human resources and accounts of the firm. 
Key Responsibilities

Human resources
  • Coordinate all the recruitment and selection of the firm.
  • Interview job applicants and recommend appropriate candidates in conjunction with the management.
  • Conduct orientation programmes for new employees.
  • Review staff weekly performance and provide weekly reports to the Partner.
  • Administer salaries and work out leave entitlements. 
  • Be involved in staff training, development and promotions.
  • Assist in the preparation of job descriptions. 
  • Assist and support the management with the annual performance management process.
  • Work with the management to administer corporate human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and update employee data and ensure data integrity of the human resource information systems.

Showroom Coordinator Job in Eldoret

Position: Showroom Coordinator - Eldoret
Company Profile: Our client is a manufacturers a wide range of paint products, adhesives, thinners and much more in Kenya and the rest of East Africa
Location: Eldoret
Department: Sales
Direct report to: Area Sales Manager
Main purpose of the job: Primary contact person to assist walk-in sales customers at the Showroom
Key Outputs
  • Guide customers to the product displays at the Showroom and to brief them on our product range
  • Finalize order from customer or liaise with the Sales staff on the order
  • Use the price list to indicate tentative pricing, but liaise with the Areas Sales Manager or sales staff in the case of final pricing for major purchase.
  • Ensure that the displays at the Showroom are well arranged, clean and visible as well as update the Showroom with any new product
  • Ensure proper maintenance and cleanliness of the Showroom
  • In charge of catalogues and samples and judicious distribution of the same
  • Participate in product training and relay learned information to customers
Qualifications & Competencies
  • University Degree in Sales / Marketing or related field with a Diploma in PR / Customer Service / Interior Design
  • Professional, courteous, energetic, presentable, resilient, good product knowledge and excellent communication skills.
  • Good listening skills and good work ethic.

Altima Africa Human Resource Analyst Job

Altima Africa is a strategy execution firm that seamlessly integrates its Consulting, Training and Recruitment services to effectively support the implementation of organisational strategies focusing on medium sized enterprises and public sector organisations in the region. 

Our focus is on the delivery of: Change management, Performance management, Strategy facilitation and implementation, Business process re-engineering and Recruitment solutions.

Altima is seeking to recruit a self driven and ambitious individual to the position of Human Resource Analyst in its Recruitment Division.

The Position: The position holder will be reporting to the Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment Division.

They will be responsible for:
  • Supporting the Recruitment Consultant in the entire recruitment process and in HR consulting assignments;
  • Preparing client recruitment briefs, interview reports, reference checks and recruitment follow ups;
  • Personnel administration duties on behalf of clients including staff contracting, payroll management and HR administration;
  • Conducting background research on clients and markets including compilation of market intelligence reports;
  • Undertaking preliminary business development work including lead identification and sales follow ups;
  • Preparing marketing documentation including Expression of Interest documents and Client Proposals;
  • Coordinating tasks undertaken with HR consultants and HR Consulting projects;
  • General office administration
Key responsibilities will be:
The Ideal candidate should:
  • Hold a University Degree in a business related field with an emphasis in HR

Trans Nzoia County Planning Jobs

Republic of Kenya
County Government of Trans Nzoia
County Public Service Board

The Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following position
1. Chief Physical Planner

Job Group M

6 Posts
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Report directly to the County Physical Planner
  • Initiating, preparing and monitoring the implementation of Sub County and local physical development plans.
  • Providing advice on development applications and development control matters;
  • Implementing and providing feedback on physical planning guidelines and standards.
  • Collecting, collating and analyzing urban and Regional Planning data;
  • Preparing action plans for specific projects such as Residential Housing Schemes, Shopping Centers, Industrial Estates and Recreational facilities.
  • Undertaking studies on matters relating to Physical Planning at Regional and Local Levels.
  • Managing of physical planning data.
Requirement for appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
  • Have served in the grade of Senior Physical Planner for a minimum period of three (3) years ;
  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Urban and Regional Planning, urban planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
  • Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);

Carpentry Machine Supervisor Job in Nairobi

Carpentry Machine Supervisor
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh. 17,000 - 18,000 Gross

Our client is one of the leading manufacturers of furniture in Kenya well known for their exquisite taste in furniture design customized to the clients taste. 

They seek to hire a carpentry Machine supervisor whose key responsibilities are to plan, supervise and verify product specifications.
Key Responsibilities
  • Undertaking operations as per priorities and specification provided and/or as directed by the manager
  • Solving of Internal/ external rejects-complaints arising from carpentry section
  • Daily planning and supervision of machine area
  • Verification of job cards to ensure accuracy.
  • Verification of customer made products specifications.
  • Updating work in progress, time sheet and schedules.
  • Compiling and submission of reports as per company requirements.
  • Availing materials and accessories for work.
  • Ensuring safety of self and other workers while at work.
  • Undertaking operations as per priorities and specification provided and/or as directed by the manager
  • Ensuring working area is clean and tidy.
  • Maintaining efficiency in the area
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Manager from time to time.

Upholstery Manager Vacancy in Nairobi

Position: Upholstery Manager
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh. 30,000 - 34,000 Gross

Our client is one of the leading manufacturers of furniture in Kenya well known for their exquisite taste in furniture design customized to the clients taste. 

They seek to hire an upholstery manager whose key responsibilities are to plan, process and monitor upholstery work to ensure client needs are met.
Key  Responsibilities
  • Daily planning and monitoring of Upholstery work to ensure efficient use of resources and meeting of customer requirements.
  • Effectively processing of upholstery orders to ensure customer requirements in terms of Quality and delivery time are met.
  • Verification of job cards to ensure accuracy.
  • Verification of Bill of Material to ensure accuracy.
  • Following up upholstery orders to ensure work is going on as planned.
  • Processing of service work and ensuring meeting of deadlines.
  • Effectively registering and addressing of customer complaints.
  • Establishing the root causes, preventive action and implementation of preventive action/solutions of customer complaints reported.
  • Updating work in progress.
  • Ensuring maintenance of upholstery staff and service team discipline.
  • Compiling and submission of reports as per company requirements.

Trans-Nzoia County Jobs

Republic of Kenya
County Government of Trans Nzoia
County Public Service Board

The Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:

1. Chief Legal Officer

1 Post
Job Group R
Responsible to the County Secretary for the following duties
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide legal advice on policy developments, strategic direction and on the interpretation of relevant County legislation.
  • Evaluate legal documents to ensure protection of the County.
  • Provide legislative support to the County including the preparation of briefs on legislation, and amendments where appropriate.
  • Ensure that all County inventions are patented and its rights protected.
  • Identify strategic priority areas for legal reform and undertake legal research.
  • Represent the County in all legal matters.
  • Supervise staff of the County law office.
  • Manage the legal division budget.
  • Any other duties assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognized university and a diploma from the council of Legal Education

Marketing Training Officer Job

A training and recruitment agency specializing in branded experiences is recruiting for a Marketing Training Officer.

Start date: Immediate

Location: Valley Arcade, Gitanga Road

Job Purpose: Identify employee training and development needs, planning, organizing and overseeing appropriate training.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with management to identify and assess training and development needs
  • Deliver training to groups of employees
  • Compile and present information
  • Implement, advise about and monitor appraisal schemes
  • Supervise and monitor progress made via training programmes
  • Improve training effectiveness by developing new approaches and techniques
The Successful Candidate MUST meet the following Requirements:
  • Degree/Diploma in related field or equivalent experience
  • Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and customer skills required
  • Proven ability to lead by example and foster mentoring relationships

The National Land Commission Deputy Director – Legal Affairs and Enforcement-Vacancy

In pursuant to the provision of Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the National Land Commission Act No.5 of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position

Deputy Director – Legal Affairs and Enforcement
The Deputy Director, Legal Affairs and Enforcement will be answerable to the Director, Legal Affairs and Enforcement and will provide leadership in litigation and enforcement for the National Land Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage all court cases against the Commission.
  • Supervise a team of lawyers as they represent the Commission in Court and before Tribunals and in arbitration matters.
  • Liaise with the Office of the Attorney General and other State Agencies in litigation matters against the Commission.
  • Provide leadership in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) of disputes affecting the Commission and develop a policy on ADR.
  • Prepare legal opinions on all legal matters affecting the Commission.
  • Assist the Commission in the review of grants and dispositions to public land.
  • Prepare a litigation policy for the Commission.
  • Develop strategies for enforcement of Commission’s decisions and implement the same.
  • Perform additional tasks assigned to him/her by the Director, Legal Affairs and Enforcement.
  • A Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from a recognized university in Kenya or in a Commonwealth country.
  • A Masters of Law degree (LLM) will be an added advantage

Sales and Marketing Representative Vacancy in Nairobi

Industry: Real Estate

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Representative

A leading real estate firm seeks to recruit a sales and marketing executive

Location: Nairobi

Role Objective

To execute property sales to achieve monthly sales targets while ensuring quality customer service, and identifying opportunities for growing sales volume, market share and profitability of future business.

To market products by developing and implementing marketing and advertising campaigns; tracking sales data; maintaining promotional materials inventory; planning meetings and trade shows; maintaining databases and preparing reports.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Represent the company at the designated sites.
  • Actively prospects and acquires new accounts.
  • Producing innovative ideas and sales strategies to meet objectives.
  • Develop and increase business by following up on potential leads with face to face presentation and meetings with clients and providing them the utmost customer service.
  • Conduct market research, market forecasting and marketing intelligence and advise the company appropriately.
  • Sell and rent various properties of the company listed on the company’s property list.
  • Ensure that the key accounts are effectively managed.
  • Market the site property to potential target clients and close the deals.
  • Dissemination of information regarding availability and status of property within respective sites as well as those in the company’s possession.
  • Identify business opportunities and pinpoint problem areas to further increase sales volume, market share and profitability per property sales.
  • Contributing to, and developing, marketing plans and strategies.

K-Unity Credit Controller Job in Kiambu

K-Unity is a well-established Sacco Licensed by SASRA as a deposit taking Sacco with operations throughout Kiambu County and a branch in Nakuru County.

We offer credit services and solutions to Agribusinesses, Organized Groups, SMEs, Individual Businesses and Employees both in Public and Private sector.
K-Unity is looking for a highly committed and motivated professional for the position of the Credit Controller
Job Summary: The Job holder will be responsible for reviewing non-performing assets book and developing appropriate strategies to ensure timely recovery of amounts due, with minimum loss exposure.

Periodically reviewing securities held against NPAs in order to identify possible gaps and institute measures necessary to rectify these, so as to safeguard the K-Unity interest.

Bringing overall Debt recovery knowledge and overall structuring of the department

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
The Incumbent will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for:
  • Meeting set Collections and Recoveries targets.
  • Providing appropriate inputs at Board and Management Committees’ level to ensure appropriate measures are taken to rectify any identified gaps in the lending process.
  • Based on overall assessment of the NPA book and debt recovery success rate, critically reviewing all non-performing facilities and development of appropriate strategies to ensure K-Unity recovers the amounts due in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • On a case by case basis, assessing K-Unity positioning and its ability to recover the amounts due without forced realization of securities held as far as possible.This includes detailed negotiations with  the defaulting clients for facilities re-structure, where possible, in order to maintain customer goodwill.
  • Where realization of securities held is inevitable, ensuring the process is handled procedurally in order to avoid delay through intermittent ligation. Similarly ensuring the defaulting client’s rights are respected in order to avoid potential risk exposure to K-Unity through litigation or adverse publicity.
  • Undertaking periodic review of securities held against all non-performing facilities in order to ensure these are perfected and that no dilution happens during the debt recovery period.
  • Planning and closely coordinating the debt recovery process with various stakeholders, including Lawyers, Valuers and Auctioneers amongst others, in order to avoid undue delay and recovery costs escalation.
  • For cases in court, ensuring the relevant evidence in support of K-Unity case is properly documented and shared with the key stakeholders in good time, ahead of court appearances. Representing K-Unity as a witness as and when required.

CAK (Competition Authority of Kenya) Manager, Enforcement and Compliance Job

Re-Advertisement: The Competition Authority of Kenya (the Authority) is a statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No.12 of 2010. 

The Authority’s mandate is to promote and safeguard competition and also protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct.

The Authority wishes to invite qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position:
Consumer Protection Department

Manager, Enforcement and Compliance

One Post

The successful candidate will be reporting to Director - Competition and Consumer Protection
Principles Duties
a) Cartels and Exemptions Investigations
  • Oversee investigation into restrictive trade practices (agreements / concerted practices and abuse of dominance)
  • Oversee performance management in the department
  • Follow up on the implementation of decision made in liaison with the legal department
  • Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department
  • Oversee evaluation of applications for exemptions
  • Lead the implementation of the strategic plan as appropriate
  • Supervise the seconded police/CID officers
  • Ensure maintenance of the customer compliments, complaints and enquiries register
b) Policy Development and Stakeholders Management
  • Liaise with the Research Policy and Advocacy Division in carrying out economic analysis of RTPs and conducting specific market inquiries;
  • Formulate guidelines on restrictive trade practices (agreements, abuse of dominance and exemption applications)
  • Liaise with the Legal department to develop relevant regulations and escalate them as appropriate
  • Convene RTP cases hearing conference where necessary
  • Convene settlement agreement hearing
  • Participate in Awareness creation
  • Offer advisory services to stakeholders on restrictive trade practices
c) Department Management
  • Develop work plans and budgets for the Department for approval
  • Oversee the execution of the approved departmental work plans and budgets
  • Oversee performance management in the department

CAK(Competition Authority of Kenya) Internal Auditor Job

Re-Advertisement: The Competition Authority of Kenya (the Authority) is a statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No.12 of 2010. 

The Authority’s mandate is to promote and safeguard competition and also protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct.

The Authority wishes to invite qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position:
Internal Auditor 
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Manager, Internal Audit
Purpose of the Job (Job Summary)

The position is responsible for the implementation of the annual risk based audit plans as approved by the Board Audit Committee through execution of operational, compliance, systems, performance and value for money audit.
Principal Responsibilities
a) Implementation of Internal Controls
  • Plan and conduct risk based internal audits including operational, compliance, system and value for money audits in line with Authority’s Annual Audit Plan as approved by the Board Audit Committee.
  • Conduct discussions with Senior Management on key audit issues and recommendations through exit meetings at the end of the audit assignments.
  • Participate in the annual audit risk profiling and updating of the Authority’s risk register.
  • Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations and prepare statistics on the number of audit issues outstanding, resolved and prepare summary of action taken or to be taken to resolve unresolved issues.
  • Perform other adhoc audit assignments relating to governance, risk management and control as appropriate to the Authority.
  • Participate in the Corruption Prevention Committee of the Authority as directed by the Manager, Internal Audit.

Executive Assistant to CEO Job in Nairobi

Executive Assistant to CEO

A Nairobi based company has an immediate need for an Executive Assistant to partner and provide support to an entrepreneurial CEO.

**Please read the entire posting (including education requirements) prior to submitting your resume/CV**

Job Description: Under the direction of the CEO, the Executive Assistant will anticipate and provide a broad range of confidential administrative support services for the CEO and will be responsible for performing executive administrative duties to ensure an efficient, well-maintained, and professional corporate environment. 

The successful candidate will have outstanding organizational skills, experience working in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple duties.

The Executive Assistant will manage a variety of projects that require detailed knowledge of the company and its services.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the CEO's schedule is followed and respected. Provides "gatekeeper" and "gateway" role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO's time and office.
  • Communicates directly and on behalf of the CEO with external stakeholders on matters related to CEO's programmatic initiatives.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the CEO updated.

CAK (Competition Authority of Kenya) Manager, Consumer Protection Job

Re-Advertisement: The Competition Authority of Kenya (the Authority) is a statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No.12 of 2010. 

The Authority’s mandate is to promote and safeguard competition and also protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct.

The Authority wishes to invite qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position:
Consumer Protection Department
Manager, Consumer Protection

1 Position
Principal Responsibilities
a) Policy Development and Consumer Protection
  • Oversee investigation of consumer complaints which involves review of reports and making recommendations to the Director
  • Develop and oversee implementation of policies and procedures to enable the Department function effectively.
  • Oversee the development of consumer protection guidelines and make recommendations to the Director for approval
  • Follow up on and ensure compliance with decisions made by the department in liaison with the Legal department
  • Develop product information and safety standards
  • Issue warning notices to consumers in regards to unsafe goods
  • Consult with the Kenya Bureau of Standard in all matters involving definition, specifications and grading of goods by quality
  • Ensure maintenance of the customer compliments, complaints and enquiries register
  • Conduct consumer awareness surveys and develop a framework to monitor compliance and impact
  • Spearhead the development and maintenance of the Authority’s Call Centre
b) Stakeholders Management
  • Carry out consumer awareness in liaison with the Communication Unit and other stakeholders
  • Spearhead advocacy initiatives for policy change in liaison with Policy Research and Advocacy Division
  • Promote for the creation, strengthening and recognition of consumer bodies
  • Offer advisory services to stakeholders on consumer affairs

Adeso - African Development Solutions-Deputy Communications Manager Vacancy

Organization: Adeso - African Development Solutions
Position Title: Deputy Communications Manager
Reporting to: Communications & Advocacy Manager
Working with: Communications & Advocacy Department, Programs team, Executive Director’s office
Program / Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration: 1 year, renewable
Starting date: Immediate
Salary scale & range: National Grade B: Kshs. 185,963 – 263,785 Monthly (Gross)
Organizational Context: Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. 

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.
For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. At present, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan.
Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.
Position Summary: The position holder will work closely with Adeso’s Communications and Advocacy Manager and other department and program staff to support the organization’s communications needs across its three country programs. 

Assistant Architect Job in Nairobi

Assistant Architect
Industry: Real Estate / Property Developers
Location: Nairobi, Athi River
Salary: Kshs 60,000 - 80,000 gross
Our client is a real estate and property developing company located in Athi River Nairobi. 

They seek to hire a mature and highly flexible graduate Architects
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Interpretation of architectural, structural, civil and electro-mechanical drawings and sketches
  • Working with the contractor to ensure desired designs are achieved
  • Approval/vetting of building materials and technologies for the best execution of projects and at the most reasonable costs
  • Supervision and liaison with project managers in regard to effective use of materials and technologies together with building a strong construction team, equipment capacity and suppliers base.
  • Short listing, appointment and liaison of all consultants and contractors
  • Take all site/project meetings minutes, dissemination and the subsequent follow up
  • Recommendation of new design software and hardware requirements to aid in the design process
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor degree in Architectural Engineering
  • Experience in property companies/ Real estate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Sasahost Limited AccountanT Job

Sasahost Limited is seeking to recruit a competent and experienced professional of unquestionable integrity to fill the position of an Accountant.
  • A fully Qualified Accountant with CPA K, ACCA or equivalent
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Business related field
  • A registered member with ICPAK in good standing
  • Must have at least 2 years of relevant working experience in a busy environment
  • Must be proficient in Ms Office especially Ms Word and Ms Excel
  • Must have experience in QuickBooks, KashFlow or Sage Accounting Software
Personal Attributes
  • Be respectful, honest and trustworthy
  • Be flexible, self motivated and a great team player
  • Must have great attention to detail and ability to multi task
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

KPA Principal Information Technology Officer (Systems Administrator) Job

Our client, Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure established by an Act of Parliament in 1978 with a mandate to maintain, operate, improve and regulate all scheduled sea ports situated along Kenya’s coast line. 

The key focus areas of KPA include capacity expansion, productivity improvement, growth in market share as well as safety and security.
In line with its growth and expansion strategy, KPA is seeking highly organized, analytical and self-driven individuals to fill the following key positions in its establishment:

Principal Information Technology Officer (Systems Administrator) 

1 Post
Ref: PITO – SA 10/14)
Reporting to the Head of Information and Communication Technology, the jobholder will be responsible for systems administration on hardware and software solutions.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring availability of both hardware and software to support the Authority’s business;
  • Ensuring data and software backup and recovery procedures are maintained;
  • Managing the Data Centers infrastructure;
  • Ensuring all enterprise applications are licensed and updated;
  • Ensuring system compliance standards and acceptance criteria for new systems are maintained as set by the organization;
  • Planning for IT system enhancements and implementation of new IT systems;