Sunday, 30 September 2012

KNCHR - Commission Secretary

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution established by the Government of Kenya through an Act of Parliament (the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act 2011) and under the United Nations Paris Principles, It is a constitutional commission created by Article 59 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 with the core mandate of furthering the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya. 
The Commission acts as a watchdog over the Government in the area of human rights, and provides leadership in moving the country towards a human rights state.
 
The Commission hereby invites applications for the position of Commission Secretary:

Commission Secretary

Ref:
HR/CS/12/09/1

Reports To: The Commission Chairperson
 
Location: Head Office
 
Duration: 5 years term and shall be eligible for a further term of five years
 
Salary Range (Gross): Kshs 464,240 — Kshs 673,880

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Chief Executive and head of secretariat.
  • Coordinating and supervising the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Commission’s programmatic, financial and institutional plans.
  • Enhancing good communication and harmony among the staff, the Commissioners and other stakeholders, including members of the public, government and other public institutions, civil society and international community actors.
  • Undertaking transparent, effective and efficient management of personnel including continuous improvement in human resource management policies and systems.
  • Ensuring that internal and external audits are carried out and issues are addressed on a timely manner, and ensuring that statutory and related legal requirements are adhered to.
  • Performing any other duty as assigned by the Commission.
Minimum Requirements
  • Be a Citizen of The Republic of Kenya
  • Minimum of a Masters Degree in Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • PhD and post graduate qualification in Strategic and project Management, planning, proposal writing, leadership/Administration, governance and human Rights will be an added advantage.
  • Fifteen years work Experience with at least five years at top/senior level management position.
  • Prior extensive experience in Public Administration.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.
Other Attributes

In addition to the above qualifications, the suitable candidate should posses the following skills and attributes;
  • Strong Leadership and strategic management skills
  • Demonstrable financial management, planning and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in stressful and demanding environments.
KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer which offers a competitive remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience.

If you possess the above qualities for the position, please send your application clearly indicating the position, and the Ref No. on both the letter and envelope, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Certificates and testimonials, email and a daytime telephone contact, and names and telephone contacts of three referees to reach us by 10th October 2012 to:

Application for Position of Commission Secretary
 
C/o The Chairperson,
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1 st Floor
P.O. Box 74359-00200
Nairobi
 
Email: recruitments@knchr.org

Nurses academic freelance writers needed urgently

Nurses academic freelance writers needed urgently

Elite Center pro is an established academic freelance writing company.
 
We are looking for graduate nurses who wish to work as freelance writers to start immediately.
 
Our minimum pay is 200/= KES per a 275 words page.

You must be
  • A University graduate. Hold Bachelor of Science Nursing
  • Willing to work under no supervision.
  • Knowledge of the APA, MLA & HARVARD referencing styles an added advantage.
  • Fully aware of what PLAGIARISM is and how to avoid it.
  • Be in possession of a computer and uninterrupted internet 24 hours 7 days a week.
  • Be willing to work on urgent orders daily including the weekends.
  • Be able to adhere to strict deadlines and produce high quality papers.
  • Be willing to start immediately

If you have the above requirements, send in your cover letter and an updated CV to elitecenterpro@gmail.com
 
Note: Training will be offered to those with no academic writing experience

Palsoft Group Internship Opportunity

Palsoft Group Internship Opportunity
 
We are a fast growing ICT solutions company offering a wide variety of services such as web hosting, web and graphics design including software development and social media marketing. 
We liaise with our clients in every step of the way to ensure their needs are met.
 
We seek creative and talented interns who are still undertaking their studies and who want to gain extensive experience with us.
 
They will undergo supervisory tasks in the first three months. Successful candidates will then get promoted and be employed full time. More details will be provided.
 
Duration: 3 months, unpaid internship and possible job placement at the end of the 3 months.
 
Location: Hurlingham, Nairobi.
 
Requirements:
 
Academics
  • Be currently enrolled in a higher institution and undertaking any course. .i.e must still be in college
  • Must be having a laptop.
  • Must be living within Nairobi. Those living outside Nairobi need not apply as their applications will be disqualified.
Work Related Skills
  • Typing and Computer skills (Proficient in Ms Office, Internet and other applications).
  • Good organizational, presentation skills and one who is highly motivated and results oriented.
  • Good leadership qualities and people oriented skills.
  • Have an excellent command of English; both written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to work as a team and simultaneously be able to work with minimal supervision.
All interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and application letter to pmugambi@palsoftgroup.com. 
Closing date for sending applications will be on 1st October 2012 at 2400 gmt.

Dealers Wanted

Dealers Wanted

Trainee dealers wanted at Finix Casino, Nyaku House Hurlingham 
Requirements:
 
Aged between 18-28 years
 
Both Ladies and Gents
 
Academic form four with at least a D mean grade and a D+ in maths.
 
Interview will be conducted on Wednesday morning 3rd of October 2012 from 9am to 11am at the casino premises

National Oil Corporation - Finance & Administration, Upstream Operations and Downstream Operations Jobs

Leadership Opportunities in the Petroleum Industry
 
National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a State Corporation founded under the Companies Act in 1981 with the mandate of participating in all aspects of the Kenyan petroleum industry. National Oil is involved in both Upstream and Downstream activities. 
The Corporation is ISO certified and one of the fastest growing companies in the petroleum industry.

In a bid to support its ambitious growth strategy, National Oil is seeking strategic thinkers with excellent leadership skills to fill the following new senior management positions:

General Manager - Finance and Administration 
(GMFA/09/12)

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager - Finance and Administration will drive improvement in shared services including Finance, Procurement, HR and Administration, ICT, Safety and Health in order to guarantee effective and efficient operations.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Participating in the development of the Corporation’s strategy from a shared services’ perspective;
  • Overseeing the development, implementation and monitoring of shared services’ budgets;
  • Ensuring that shared services’ processes are consistent with the Corporation’s best practices;
  • Leading the Heads of Department in the implementation of radical performance improvement targets;
  • Enhancing and optimizing the processes for existing products and services offered by the Corporation and ensuring they are consistent with best practices;
  • Ensuring that the Corporation’s exposure to risks is mitigated through insurance;
  • Participating and monitoring the budget setting process for all departments to ensure that value for money is achieved and spending is allocated in accordance with agreed priorities; and
  • Coaching and mentoring Senior Managers to ensure excellent performance and effective succession planning.
Skills & Attributes:
  • Masters in Business Administration, Strategic Management, Information Technology, Finance or Accounting;
  • Bachelors degree in Economics, Finance, Commerce, or other business related field;
  • CPA-K or ACCA;
  • Membership of ICPAK/ACCA; and
  • At least 13 years relevant experience with 5 years’ experience at a Senior Manager level coordinating multidisciplinary teams.
General Manager - Upstream Operations 
(GMUO/09/12)
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager - Upstream Operations will lead the Exploration and Production function in supporting the overall strategy by planning, monitoring and reporting the upstream affairs of the Corporation in liaison with the Ministry of Energy.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Administering petroleum legislation, regulations, production sharing agreements and policies;
  • Overseeing compliance to statutory requirements and the Corporation’s policies and procedures;
  • Conducting internal exploration programmes and leading the evaluation and interpretation of geo-scientific data;
  • Promoting exploration acreage and monitoring exploration activities in liaison with the Ministry of Energy;
  • Preparing, implementing and monitoring the annual departmental budget;
  • Providing technical support to National Advisory Fossil Fuels Committee (NAFFAC) in negotiation and evaluation of work programmes for performance sharing contracts;
  • Ensuring that ground activities do not result in conflict or legal suits by the affected communities; and
  • Coaching and mentoring Senior Managers to ensure excellent performance and effective succession planning.
Skills & Attributes:
  • Masters degree in Petroleum Geoscience, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum Engineering or Petroleum Geo-Spatial Information Systems;
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Petroleum Engineering or Geo Spatial Information Systems;
  • Demonstrated experience in petroleum development, production and geophysical fundamentals; and
  • At least 13 years relevant experience with 5 years’ experience at a Senior Manager level leading petroleum exploration and production activities.
General Manager - Downstream Operations 
(GMDO/09/12)
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager - Downstream Operations will oversee the cost effective implementation of procurement, supply, distribution and oil reserve processes, ensure excellence in customer service and optimization of sales opportunities.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the development and implementation of the Corporation’s operations, customer service, marketing, supply and distribution strategies;
  • Leading the control, monitoring and review of oil stocks at third party installations;
  • Establishing and maintaining good business relations with local and international suppliers and distributors;
  • Spearheading the development, implementation and monitoring of the division’s budget;
  • Leading the improvement and marketing of new and existing oil products;
  • Approving crude oil and oil product costing and determining local and international cost changes;
  • Approving upgrades and maintenance programs to optimize productivity across the Corporation;
  • Ensuring the achievement of all Service Level Agreements with suppliers and distributors;
  • Enforcing compliance of the Corporation’s policies and procedures to enhance operational safety and health; and
  • Coaching and mentoring Senior Managers to ensure excellent performance and effective succession planning.
Skills & Attributes:
  • Masters degree in Strategic Management, Purchasing and Supplies, Marketing or other related field;
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Purchasing and Supplies, Marketing, Business Administration or other related field;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; and
  • At least 13 years relevant experience, 5 of which should have been at a senior manager level in purchasing and supplies planning, marketing or operations in the oil sector.
If you are a visionary individual with strong leadership qualities seeking to make a significant impact in the petroleum industry, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating the position applied for and reference number, your current position, current remuneration level, email and telephone contacts to reach us on or before 12 October 2012 addressed to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place
Muthangari
P.O. Box 40092 00100, 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Email: esd@deloitte.co.ke

Internal Auditor

Job Title: Internal Auditor - Finance
 
Employing Office: Kenya Office
 
Purpose of Position    

The primary purpose of the position is to perform audits as assigned by the Audit Manager. 
The auditor assists the Audit Manager in review and audit of projects and programs to ensure the promotion of good stewardship of resources consistent with the purposes for which the funds were given.

The incumbent performs audits that are in compliance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA), the US Government Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAGAS) for US Government Funding and World Vision’s Financial Manual Internal Audit policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Should have a university degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business or related field. A graduate degree in Accounting or Management is an added advantage.
  • Should have related professional qualifications with minimum of CPA or ACCA.
  • Should have a minimum of two years’ working experience in audit or accounting. Accounting experience within WVK is an added advantage.
  • Should have good communication and quantitative skills. Strong analytical skills are also a prerequisite.
  • Must be able to travel extensively within the country and internationally up to 50% of the time.
  • Must have good working knowledge of computerised accounting systems, preferably Sun Systems & Vision. Must be computer literate in using Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must be able to work independently in remote areas.
Job Details

Application Details

Director, People and Culture,
World Vision Kenya,
Karen - Nairobi,
Kenya
Application Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Application Deadline: October 10 2012

Medical Representatives

A reputable pharmaceutical company who are importers and distributors of finished human pharmaceuticals have vacancy’s for the following:
Medical Representatives

Requirements:
 
Graduate in science related subjects with minimum experience of three years as a Medical Representative
 
Marketing Manager
 
Requirements:
  • Graduate in science related subjects with atleast 8 years experience in pharmaceutical marketing field
  • Should be holding a valid driving licence with minimum 4 years driving experience.
Send CV’s with photographs in confidence to the following address not later than 05th October 2012
 
P.O. Box 58171-00200
Nairobi, Kenya

Electrical Engineers and Salesman Jobs

Dynamic company dealing with a wide range of Electrical / Electronics is looking for Electrical Engineers and a Salesman with minimum experience of five years.

The right candidates should send their CVs to erl@wananchi.com 
or
 
P.O. Box 78409-00507
Nairobi.

Head of Maintenance

Head of Maintenance
The candidate must be fluent in English and Kiswahili, have a driver’s license and be computer literate and familiar with internet and email.

 He must be able to understand complex electrical, photovoltaic, solar, water reticulation, sewage and pump systems and  must be familiar with generators.The person must be able to troubleshoot  when one of these systems collapses.

 He must have a good understanding  of IT and radio communication systems.

 Must be commited,Focused and confident

 Experience in construction and maintenance of buildings would be an advantage, but is not crucial.

 He must have solid managerial and people skills to be able to run TS in the absence of the Technical Services Manager.

 He must be able to deal with contractors and suppliers.

He should have at least 5 years hands on field experience

Kindly send your cv to personnel@segera.com by the 8th of October 2012

Technical Sales Rep

An affordable construction solutions startup company based in Westlands Nairobi is looking for suitable candidates for the below positions with the following qualifications and skills:
 
Technical Sales Rep
 
Min 3 yrs experience in construction related sales with proven track record
 
A thorough technical understanding of construction methods
 
Ability to source strong leads using contacts within and outside the construction industry
 
Engineering Degree considered an asset
 
MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel and Power-point) with excellent command of oral and written English and Kiswahili
 
Possess business etiquette with a strong work ethic, high level of honesty/ integrity, results oriented, ability to deliver under pressure
 
Willingness to travel within Kenya
 
Possession of National ID
 
Qualified candidates can submit their application letters by email to: tckenya.recruitment@gmail.com on or before Friday Oct 5th.

Applications must include ALL of the following: job title, detailed CV, candidate’s email address and daytime phone #, minimum 3 professional references (with email & daytime phone # for each one).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Technical Sales Rep

An affordable construction solutions startup company based in Westlands Nairobi is looking for suitable candidates for the below positions with the following qualifications and skills:
 
Technical Sales Rep
 
Min 3 yrs experience in construction related sales with proven track record
 
A thorough technical understanding of construction methods
 
Ability to source strong leads using contacts within and outside the construction industry
 
Engineering Degree considered an asset
 
MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel and Power-point) with excellent command of oral and written English and Kiswahili
 
Possess business etiquette with a strong work ethic, high level of honesty/ integrity, results oriented, ability to deliver under pressure
 
Willingness to travel within Kenya
 
Possession of National ID
 
Qualified candidates can submit their application letters by email to: tckenya.recruitment@gmail.com on or before Friday Oct 5th.

Applications must include ALL of the following: job title, detailed CV, candidate’s email address and daytime phone #, minimum 3 professional references (with email & daytime phone # for each one).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Trainee dealers

Dealers Wanted

Trainee dealers wanted at Finix Casino, Nyaku House Hurlingham 
Requirements:
 
Aged between 18-28 years
 
Both Ladies and Gents
 
Academic form four with at least a D mean grade and a D+ in maths.
 
Interview will be conducted on Wednesday morning 3rd of October 2012 from 9am to 11am at the casino premises

Accountant, Advertising Sales Persons and Administrative Assistant

Reed Human Capital is looking to hire the following positions.

Accountant
  • CPA(K) certified accountant with all-rounded accounting experience in a busy SME firm.
  • Minimum 3 years experience.
    Must be 35 years old and above 
  • currently earning 40,000-55000 nett.
Advertising Sales Persons (2)
  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Excellent written & spoken English. 
  • Great personal presentation, confidence, high self- esteem, high-level discipline & ability to work procedurally in a high-pressure team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proven sales track record is a prerequisite.
Administrative Assistant
  • Minimum 2years experience in a busy secretarial work environment. 
  • Excellent written and spoken English, 
  • Great personal presentation 
  • 25 years- above. 
  • Sales experience is an added advantage.
Apply to: recruit@reedhumancapital.com

The Arturkan Hotel Jobs

An upcoming state of the heart hospitality facility, The Arturkan Hotel within Kitale Municipality is recruiting qualified, suitable and experienced persons to fill the following positions;
 
1. Hotel Manager
 
Applicants must be Holders of Hotel Management Diploma from Kenya Utalii College with at least 5 years working experience in a busy 3 star hotel and above
 
2. Executive Chef
 
Applicants must be Holders of Food Production Certificate from Kenya Utalii College with at least 5 years working experience as a Sous Chef and above in a busy 3 star hotel and above

3. Front Office Manager
 
Applicants must be holders of a Hotel Management Diploma or a Certificate in Front Office Operations from Kenya Utalii College with at least 5 years working experience as a Front Office Manager in a busy 3 star  hotel and above
 
4. Food and Beverage Manager
 
Applicants must be holders of Hotel Management Diploma from Kenya Utalii College with at least 3 years working experience in a 3 star hotel and above.
 
5. Other Positions
  1. Executive Housekeeper/Security Officer
  2. Food And Beverage Controller/cooks(Hot Kitchen and Pastry)
  3. Indian Cook/barmen/waiters/waitresses
  4. Front Office Receptionists/stores and
  5. Purchasing Officer
Applicants who meet the requirements are requested to send their applications, detailed CVs with at least 3 referees and relevant copies of certificates not later Friday 5th October, 2012 by post to
 
The Director
P O Box 2960, 
Kitale.
 
Tel: 0721477584 / 0722466565
 
Applicants can also deliver their applications by hand at the Hotel in Kitale situated along Kapenguria Road, 200m from the junction.

Sales person

A well established group of companies is seeking for young dynamic and enthusiastic Sales person in hospitality outfit to work on competitive commission basis based in Nairobi.

Minimum experience 1 year and above.

Send your application to: salesteamhr@gmail.com

Statistics Intern

Job Title: Statistics Intern

Description

We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health;  humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .

Knowledge and skills required;
  • Sound knowledge of statistics and statistical applications
  • Sound knowledge of research methodologies
  • Use of statistical software  including QGIS, ILWIS, SPSS, STATA, EVIEWS, QSR
  • Good command of advanced Excel
  • Good communication, report-writing and presentation skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Results focused
  • Literacy in Microsoft Windows-based programs
  • Demonstrated expertise/enthusiasm in adult training.
  • Degree in Statistics, Economics, Research Methods  or a related area.
If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV before 8th October, 2012
 
Contacts
P.O Box 104289 – 00101, 
Nairobi
 
Email: jobs@indepthresearch.org

GIS Intern

Job Title: GIS Intern

Description


We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health;  humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .

Knowledge and skills required;
  • Sound knowledge of GIS application and spatial data analysis
  • Sound knowledge of mapping techniques
  • Image processing knowledge.
  • Use of Open GIS and Remote Sensing software  including QGIS, ILWIS
  • Good communication, report-writing and presentation skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Results focused
  • Literacy in Microsoft Windows-based programs
  • Demonstrated expertise/enthusiasm in adult training.
  • Degree in GIS and Remote Sensing or a related area.
If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV before 8th October, 2012
 
Contacts
P.O Box 104289 – 00101, 
Nairobi
 
Email: jobs@indepthresearch.org

Residence and Events Manager

Our client is seeking to recruit a Residence and Events Manager
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Events Manager to organize a wide range of activities at the Residence
 
Running what is an occasional home, Hotel, restaurant as well as conference facility.
 
A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
 
Good communication skills, initiative and great attention to detail is required.
 
Financial/Budget management and project management skills are also desirable.

The main duties will include:-
  • Event Management    
  • Housekeeping Supervision
  • Financial
  • Estate Management    
Required skills:
  • The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Kenyan culture and politics, an understanding of International community. 
  • Experience in the hotel/hospitality industry is an advantage. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential. Kiswahili would be an advantage.
Salary: Ksh. 150,000/- Gross.
 
Deadline: 2nd October 2012
 
Please send an up to date CV, stating position you are interested in, current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to; jacque@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.    
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

Club Events Manager

Our executive client is looking to recruit a Club Events Manager
 
Overview:   
 
You will be responsible for the planning, implementation and execution of all events in and out of the Club. 
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop, organize and implement events and activities for the Club
  • To develop a sales plan and administer events activities in Club premises and outside the Club
  • Contact Members and Members companies to promote events in the Club
  • Conduct Club site inspections and tours
  • Responsible for control of events incomes and expenses and reconciliation of monthly budgets
  • Manage the Club notice boards with updated events
  • Plan and implement brochures / invites and materials for all events
  • To ensure RSVP’s are answered on time by the team
  • Produce quarterly and yearly events calendar
  • Ensure all information is listed in the E News letter, Website and all other social media
  • To monitor post event feedback, executed by the team
  • Maintain a database whereby the information of the member is tracked and inputted into Jonas software, specific details: credit card details, member’s preferences and contact details
Qualifications and Experience:   
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong selling and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess strong administrative skills including attention to detail, timely project completion, record keeping and monthly reporting
  • Thorough knowledge of Club industry is preferred
Languages & Desirable Skills:
  • Conversant language English and Swahili
  • Required to be well versed with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Windows
  • Additionally familiarity with Jonas systems would be an added benefit
Deadline: 4th October 2012
 
Salary: Ksh.150, 000
 
Please send an up to date CV, stating position you are interested in, current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to; jacque@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.    
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job. 

Safety Engineer

Safety Engineer

Job description

Has broad knowledge and ability to recognize and evaluate potential hazards and recommend controls. 
Provides technical direction and advice and counsel to management. 
Develops and uses a variety of advanced and innovative techniques to evaluate work environments. 
Evaluates well-being trends internal and external to IBM. 
Maintains awareness of regulatory and internal requirements in addition to professional advancements in employee well-being disciplines. 
Forecasts, develops, and maintains well-being processes to achieve IBM objectives and regulatory requirements. 
Actively participates in internal and external seminars, technical meetings, professional societies, technical standard-setting activities, and dialog with appropriate public agencies. 
Participates in regional and geography well-being audits and peer reviews. 
Works closely with physicians and nurses to analyze data and design, deploy and implement pro-active wellness programs which create a positive employee well-being culture based upon prevention. 
Understands and supports health benefits programs and initiatives. 
Maintains a comprehensive understanding of business unit strategies.

Required
  • Master's Degree
  • At least 3 years experience in Applying Safety and Industrial Hygiene Principles
  • At least 3 years experience in Performing Inspections and Audits
  • At least 3 years experience in Applying Knowledge of Risk Awareness/Taking
  • At least 3 years experience in Applying Knowledge of IBM Business Strategy
  • English: Fluent
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To apply please go to: 
https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/job_summary.jsp?job_id=S_D-0520513

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Interactive Media Developer


Idea Hutch -- Interactive Media Developer    

Category:
Information Technology & Telecoms, Project / Programme Management    
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Employment Type: Full-Time       

Summary:    
We’re looking for a talented platform engineer who can help us build a set of next-generation web services that will enable us to reliably interface with a multitude of mobile devices and scale the system quickly.

Description:    
The successful candidate will be responsible for a broad array of individual services, with responsibilities that include the following:
  • Design templates, stylesheets, and XML components
  • Build semantic markup that is extensible and maintainable
  • Help conduct UX research to hone product performance as seen through the lens of its users
  • Work in a nimble, cross-language environment that uses cutting-edge tools to bring the product vision to life.
  • Manage the lifecycle of the components for which you’re responsible in a test-driven environment
  • Design and build rich web applications for the desktop and for mobile devices
  • Troubleshoot and quickly resolve system, network, and application problems as necessary
Requirements:
Skills and Experience:
  • Strong fundamentals in software engineering and computer science
  • Demonstrated skill in making JavaScript do all the things it wasn’t designed to do
  • Experience with modern web technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JS, SVG, OpenGL ES, etc.
  • Comfortable working in a broad array of languages, including Python, Java and Scala
  • Deep familiarity with the components of cloud-based services, including caching, database architecture, API design, queueing services, etc.
  • Very strong experience with back-end technologies: for fun, you design scalable horizontal data partitioning methods in both Scala and Erlang, just to see which yields a more robust application
  • Good graphic design, typography, and information design skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Effective communication and documentation skills
  • Comfort with ambiguity; the ability to start with a blank slate and create something stunning from scratch
  • Humility and a genuinely collaborative attitude, receptivity to feedback and enthusiasm for an iterative design process that incorporates multiple points of view
  • Relentless pursuit of perfection
Applicants should submit examples of prior work, preferably by pointing us to available applications or URLs that we can review, and a resumé (PDF)to idea.hutch@sify.com
 
We have open positions for entry-level individuals with limited experience, but a clear knack for web/mobile development. 
We also have positions for more experienced developers.

Sales / Client Care Executive


Idea Hutch -- Sales / Client Care Executive   
 
Category: Sales & Marketing

Customer Services & Retail    
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Employment Type: Full-Time       

Summary: Direct Report — Director, Marketing and Business Development

Position Description:
 
The Sales/Client Care Executive will exceed service excellence by personally responding to Idea Hutch’s customer needs and by continuously looking for opportunities to improve our service and support for our customers. 
This person will work closely with individual Profit Centers and Technical Team personnel and to ensure we are meeting the needs of our customers. 
The Sales/Client Care Executive fully understands that communication is the Key for the success of the entire organization. 
The Sales/Client Care Executive further understands that they are not just a resolution department but, a “Profit Center” as well. 
They are responsible for saving transactions and up-sells using a wide assortment of tools at their disposal in order to “exceed customer expectations”.

Description:
Responsibilities of the Sales/Client Care Executive:
  • Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately in a structured professional way to make a sale;
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • Cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries and ensure that issues are resolved both promptly and accurately;
  • Act as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • Gather market and customer information;
  • Represent the organization at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • Negotiate the terms of an agreement and close sales;
  • Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
  • Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • Create detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process that is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • Assist and/or own inventory tracking, order fulfillment, sales event preparation and other duties as assigned.
  • Continuously evaluate and identify opportunities to drive process improvements that positively impact the customer experience;
  • Responsible for compiling and generating reports as they relate to customer issue tracking and frequently asked questions;
  • Gain a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • Make accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • Have the ability to successfully “mitigate” individual customer complaints in such a way to both exceed customer expectations as well as benefiting company bottom line profitability;
  • Feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • Attend team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
Requirements:    
Traits required for Sales/ Client Care Executive :
  • The ability and desire to sell;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • A positive, confident and determined approach;
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection;
  • A high degree of self-motivation and ambition;
  • The skills to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • The ability to flourish in a competitive environment;
  • A good level of numeracy.
  • Ability to interpret technical language for non-technical people
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • A highly developed sense of integrity and commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Has “thick skin” and is able to handle complaints and unpleasant customers
  • Previous sales experience will be a distinct advantage.
If You KNOW you have all of these qualities and REALLY feel you would like to join our organization, please send your complete resume’ and a short explanation of how you can make us better to idea.hutch@sify.com

Good Luck!

Sales & Interior Design Associate


Our client; a manufacturer and retailer of beautiful handcrafted wood furniture, that merge global design with a unique Kenyan perspective is looking for qualified candidates to fill the following vacancy:

Sales & Interior Design Associate
 
The preferred candidate should possess the following:
  • Degree in related field from a reputable institute
  • At least 5 years working experience in the same line of work
  • Proven experience in Interior design
  • Ability to communicate, write and express oneself in fluent English is a must
  • Computer literate with strong emphasis on typing speed of above 35wpm
  • Experience in dealing with AutoCAD or similar design will be an added advantage
  • Ability to interact and handle top notch clients
  • Great management skills and natural flair for sales
All qualified candidates should send their applications including three referees, CVs and expected remunerations on or before 3rd October, 2012 to info@ardenafrica.com. 
The candidates should indicate the position applied for in the subject line. 
Please indicate scores obtained in K.C.S.E and University. 
Kindly do not apply if you do not meet the above requirements. 

Ragged Mercantile Limited Sales Consultant


Job Description

Purpose


To find significant new projects and Clients from Architects, Building Contractors, Quantity Surveyors, Civil and Structural Engineers, Site Managers and Regulatory Bodies such as KAA and to provide a link to the key product suppliers for technical information and supplies.

Qualifications

Diploma in sales and marketing

Technician in Civil Engineering or Building Construction preferable

Valid driving license

Experience
  • At least 2 years exposure to the construction industry, preferably in a sales related job
Skills / Knowledge
  • Familiar with the construction industry
  • Excellent knowledge of construction chemicals, geosynthetics and road furniture
  • Computer skills in MS Office and Outlook Express
Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Project management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Honest and reliable
  • Professional – 3
  • Self driven.
All CVs and application letters are to be received by 9th October. 
Canvassing and sending certificates will result in disqualification. 
Only selected interview candidates will be contracted

Human Resource Assistant


Urgently Required

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant

Reports to:
Human Resource Officer

Duty station: Chester House - Nairobi

Key task

Responsible for assisting with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide general office support services; draft and/or processes  variety of correspondence and other communication including letters of introduction of staff to various institutions
  • Assisting in recruitment - placing adverts, scheduling candidates for interviews and helping in selecting the ideal candidates.
  • Update the staff list for resignations, transfers, change of designation and new staff.
  • Ensure that enquiries in HR office are dealt with promptly and courteously
  • Manage and alert the HR Officer on confirmations, expiry of contracts etc
  • Coordinate the exit/clearing process of staff who resign or their services terminated.
  • Manage staff welfare initiatives and assist in staff benefits management
  • Information management & archiving/ filing for HR related issues
  • Ensuring that all employees have N.S.S.F, NHIF and PIN numbers.
  • HR administration, such as leave management, maintenance of staff records.
Job specification of HR Assistant
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources from a recognized institution
  • Bachelors Degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 1 year prior experience in a similar job in a busy environment
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good personal organizational skills
Email Your Application and CV to: careers@monarch.co.ke 

Front Office Receptionist


Urgently Required

Job Title: Front Office Receptionist

Reports to:
Front Office Supervisor

Duty station: Chester House - Nairobi

Key task
 
Responsible for delivering friendly, efficient customer service and creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all of our guests, with the key aim of retaining and attracting new customers.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Deliver excellent customer service, at all times
  • Assist in keeping the front office reception area clean and tidy, at all times
  • Deal with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
  • Administer all reservations, cancellations and no-shows, in line with company policy
  • Keep up to date with current promotions and apartment pricing, to provide information to guests, on request, while maximizing room sales’ opportunities
  • Fulfill all reasonable requests from guests to ensure their comfort, satisfaction and safety
  • Provide reports, as required, for housekeepers and management
  • Be responsible for evacuation, in cases of emergency, acting as first point of contact for guests and the emergency services
Job specification of Front Office Receptionist
  • Diploma or a Certificate in front office  operations from Kenya Utalii College or equivalent
  • 2-3 years experience in hospitality industry; specialty in handling front office operations will be desirable
  • Customer care skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Public relations skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Self organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
Email your application and CV to: careers@monarch.co.ke 

Medical Representative


Medical Representative required for International Company.
 
Successful candidate MUST have:
Bachelor of Pharmacy
 
Knowledge of speciality care and renal disease
 
2 – 3 years previous experience
 
Must be below 30 years old
Salary: Ksh. 110 -150,000 depending on experience and company car.
 
Deadline: 4th October 2012
 
Applications:
 
Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to: sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Summit recruitment & Training, 
Rhino House, Karen Road, 
Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

Filing Clerk


Clarkson Insurance Brokers Ltd is one of the oldest brokerage firms in the industry. 
Our business philosophy is to make quality service, reliability, highest standard of integrity and professionalism to be the driving force to uphold our reputation and image locally and internationally.

We are looking for ambitious, self‐driven candidates to fill the following vacancy:
 
Filing Clerk
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Filing of documents and correspondences.
  • Code files for proper placement and retrieve files as necessary.
  • Ensure files are accessible; the room is well lit and neat.
  • Purge old files and ensure no materials in file are lost
  • Create new entries as needed.
  • Fax and photocopy files.
  • Process and scan files to be entered into computer in digital database.
  • Work with electronic storage media, such as hard drives, floppy drives, and CD‐ROMs.
  • Use scanners to convert forms, receipts, and reports into electronic format.
Job Requirements:
  • Diploma in Records management or related disciplines.
  • Candidate must posses’ knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Must have at least 1‐2 years experience.
  • Knowledge in insurance is an added advantage.
Competencies/ Personal Attributes:
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal & communication skills
  • Self – motivated person
  • Team player
  • Self – disciplined
  • High level of integrity
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
Interested candidates should provide a detailed CV, including present position, current remuneration, names, addresses, and phone contacts of three professional referees, copies of professional/educational certificates to: hr@clarknot.com by 1st October 2012.
 
Applications received after the closing date shall not be accepted.

Senior Sales / Letting Agent


Senior Sales / Letting Agent
Salary: Kshs 40,000 Plus Comm

Our client is a rapidly expanding business that deals with real estate. 
The organization delivers great financial and social outcomes.

Building on their unique understanding of the market, the client has developed an outstanding product in real estate. 
They therefore seek to recruit a Senior Sales /letting agent who will develop marketing strategies and ensure ambitious sales targets for the products are met.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • To sell and market the clients’ products in the region as assigned by the company.
  • To meet sales targets for assigned region
  • To keep excellent customer relations and to implement the company’s sales policies.
  • Identify clients needs and advice
  • To advise management on market trends and other issues pertinent to the clients’ Kenya business
  • Generate lists of properties that are compatible with buyers' needs and financial resources.
Skills and Experience
  • Holder of degree in marketing management will be an added advantage
  • Diploma in sales and marketing
  • Proven track in sales and marketing especially in a service industry
  • Experience of managing multiple customers across geographies.
  • Ease in relating to diverse audiences.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
If you fit this description, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke clearly quoting the job title (Senior Sales /letting agent-) on the email subject.

Recruiting Manager
Corporate Staffing Services
3rd Floor, Nabui House, 
Westlands ( Behind Unga House) Nairobi.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Business Consultants

Vacancy Announcement

Business Consultants

Got what it takes to turn business networks into revenues?


Resolution Health East Africa Limited is a leading Medical Insurance Provider. With over 60,000 members in our fold, we have learned to adapt in this constantly changing society, and develop products that are effective and relevant to our members. 
Resolution Health has over 250 medical service providers all across East Africa, a strong network of hospitals, clinics and doctors.
 
In pursuit of our aggressive growth plan, we are looking to enrol as part of our Sales team individuals with impeccable desire to excel in a highly rewarding and attractive commissions sales environment.
 
You must have the maturity to deal with the professional and business elite, who make up our customer base.
  • Minimum 1.5 years work experience with a track record of meeting sales targets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must possess critical sales skills.
  • Must have a track record of meeting sales targets
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work under minimal /no supervision
  • Be willing to work under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills - efficient and quick
  • Ready to work purely Commissions.
  • Insurance knowledge and experience will be an added advantage
What’s in it for you?
  • An opportunity to sell;
  • Potential to earn as much as you want
  • Extremely exciting incentives
  • Ongoing training and support;
If you believe you are a team player and would be a valuable resource to this ever growing brand, kindly email your detailed CV and Application NOW!!! 
Stating your day time telephone contacts to tmogaka@resolution.co.ke

My Health, My Life, My Resolution
www.resolution.co.ke

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