Monday, 16 January 2012

Magnate Ventures Ltd. - Engineers, Account Managers, Marketing Managers, Audi Manager, Head of Procurement, Production Manager and Operations Managers Jobs

Magnate Ventures Ltd. is a locally owned and managed Indoor and Outdoor Advertising company which is ISO 9001:2008 certified and Class A ERC registered Contractor in the field of Electrical Installation and Cabling Works.

We are East Africa’s leading advertising company dealing in advertising development, promotions, supply, manufacture, installation and maintenance of all types of indoor and outdoor signage image and promotional materials.

The company has sustained tremendous growth through expansion of its operations covering the region and beyond, as well as extension of its product lines.

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We seek to recruit experienced, professional, dynamic, and innovative people to support our robust growth in the regional markets and diversification to infrastructure projects.

Structural Engineer

Reporting to the Managing Director, the ideal candidate will be in charge of structural design, installation and maintenance of the company’s infrastructure, inspection/supervision of structural construction and installation works in line with applicable standards and practices, with strict adherence to safety requirements and quality control.

The ideal candidate should possess a degree in Civil Engineering with a bias in steel and concrete works and at least 3 years experience at senior management level in a construction or consulting firm. As an engineer, the candidate will provide practical solutions, demonstrate excellent conceptual and analytical ability, and have remarkable documentation skills.

Electrical Engineer

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the job holder will be responsible for the design, deployment and maintenance of a broad range of electrical systems and electrical projects management.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University, minimum (5) years experience in estimating, budgeting, designing and project management of Electrical Installation contracts, have exposure in electrical power supply systems, electronics and control systems especially SCADA and PLC, be competent in use of AutoCAD among other engineering software applications.

Those with knowledge in airfield lighting systems will have a distinct added advantage.

Client Service Manager

Within this role, the CSM shall be responsible to completely understand the customer’s expectations, identify the requirements of Magnate Ventures to meet those expectations and report to the Directors on a regular basis regarding the needs associated with the status of each client’s project.

The ideal candidate will guide a highly motivated team of business executives, account managers, BDMs and credit control team on delivering world class service, increasing revenue and meeting key performance indicators/services levels.

He/she will also ensure compliance, billing and reporting activities are completed within the agreed service levels.

The successful candidate should be a degree holder, preferably in Business or related field, at least 5 years minimum in a well rounded customer services role, proven ability to identify, analyse and solve problems effectively and creatively when dealing with clients in a manner that supports both the client and the organization, should be passionate about clients service and ability to engender the same in the team.

Those with corporate client service experience will have an added advantage.

Account Managers (Marketing)

Reporting to Head of sales and Marketing, the Account Manager at Magnate Ventures Ltd serves as the primary business contact for the client and is responsible for client satisfaction.

The A/M is expected to consistently provide excellent customer service to accounts, as well as represent client needs and goals within the organization to ensure quality service.

In addition, the A/M should have the ability to build relationships with clients to encourage new and repeat business opportunities.

The successful candidates will possess at least a business degree with a strong marketing background and a minimum of 3 years of marketing and client handling experience. Proven Account Management skills are required for creating, maintaining and enhancing customer relationships.

Managers, Business Development & Marketing

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the job holder will be expected to develop, lead and co-ordinate the transformation of our capacity within the East Africa region and beyond by identifying and developing business opportunities for the Company’s creative solutions ¡n industrial and product designs as well as the Company’s creativity services.

With knowledge of key business development practices and its impact on company growth, the successful candidates will support team members to identify project opportunities and turn them into successful business accounts.

The ideal candidate will possess at least a business degree with a strong marketing background, at least 5 years experience at similar level in commercial sales preferably in the advertising sector and ability to provide practical solutions in order to motivate and inspire both the team, potential clients and business partners. Candidates with experience and knowledge of regional markets will have an added advantage.

Internal Audit & Compliance Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, the ideal candidate will be charged with the responsibility of generating the company’s overall Internal Control and Risk Management of its operation and to independently perform risk-based audits in line with the agreed audit plan.

The successful candidate will possess University degree preferably in accounting, finance or commerce, CPA (K) or equivalent and at least 4 years experience in a busy organization.

The candidate should possess a thorough understanding of the link between business objectives, risks and controls, in order to support the business in implementing an effective control environment. (Those with risk management experience and qualifications will have an added advantage)

Head of Procurement and Logistics

While managing a team of procurement and logistics, the position holder will be responsible for developing and implementing processes, procedures & controls, initiating and expediting company specific cost reduction programs and optimizing the procurement plan for the company based on projects forecast.

He/she will be charged with the responsibility of overseeing all activities of shipments, logistics and local purchases as key procurement functions.

The successful candidate will possess a minimum degree in Business Administration/ International business, and a Diploma/higher diploma in procurement/supply-chain-management, minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible procurement and administration related experience at the national or international level, Advanced skills in Management of Quality Control Process, strong negotiation skills, ability to bring sound decisions, good planning, prioritizing and organizational skills.

Production Manager

This is a key, highly autonomous role with direct influence over the company’s ongoing production efficiency and growth by ensuring monthly targets are met.

The ideal candidate will be charged with the responsibility of managing all aspects of signage production while providing daily leadership to the production team and ensuring production requirements are met in a safe and quality focused environment.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering(Production Option) or related Technical field with not less than 5 years experience in a senior management position, excellent leadership skills, high energy and strong attention to detail.

Those conversant with signage construction and installation works and have worked in advertising/signage sector will have an added advantage.

Commercial Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, the ¡deal candidate who should be a logical thinker with strong negotiation skills will be responsible for managing all commercial aspects of the company’s activities including provision of solutions and proposals to the government. The candidate who will be expected to acquire and maintain a reasonable understanding of government contracting policies & procedures and tendering process will act as a link between the company and government authorities.

The successful candidate should hold a bachelors degree, preferably in engineering, business or sales and marketing, 5 years professional experience working closely in government sector with good experience in managing business projects, tender processing, ability to influence and negotiate in a wide audience and a team player who can work independently and within a close team to resolve problems, highly proactive with an ability to build relationships across functional borders.

Those with experience in government tendering process will have an added advantage.

Operations Managers

Reporting to Head of Operations, the ideal candidate will oversee and assist in all areas of the company’s outdoor operations, provide leadership in new site acquisitions, development and implementation of identified advertising infrastructure, provide direction ¡n operations’ administrative logistics, be involved in the management of local authority/county relationships and outdoor assets management locally with possible relocation to regional markets.

The ideal candidate will be a university graduate with excellent relationship building, interpersonal skills and street SMART. The position requires an individual with a proven positive work ethics, great customer skills, exceptional leadership and the ability to lead from the front and demand for results.


On offer for the successful candidates ¡s an excellent opportunity to join the market leader, and will be rewarded with an above industry remuneration and attractive perks.

How to Apply:

If you believe you fit any of the above profiles, send ¡n your application electronically indicating salary expectations and tell us why you would be a valuable inclusion to our team, a detailed CV and testimonials, 3 professional referees and a daytime telephone contact not later than January 31, 2012 to:


and quote the position you are applying for as the subject matter.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Magnate Ventures Ltd is an equal opportunity employer


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