Friday, 8 April 2016

Internal Auditor

Our client, a well-known company in the logistics industry in Kenya is looking for an experienced, results-oriented and energetic individual for the following position:
Job Title: Internal Auditor
Job Summary: The job holder shall play a central role of performing internal audits with a view to identify underlying business risks, examining and evaluating the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the Company’s internal control systems and procedures and recommend corrective actions to improve operations and enhance internal controls, developing and promoting an internal controls culture and reducing costs.

Main Duties
The following duties and responsibilities are attributed to this position:
  • Continuously evaluating the Company’s internal controls, processes, policies and procedures to ensure that they are adequate, effective and in compliance with regulatory principles, industry standards and corporate guidelines; give recommendations on improvement and monitor implementation
  • Setting up internal audit systems and developing manuals and SOPs for the internal audit function
  • Carrying out risk-based audit reviews to assess the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls
  • Ascertaining the effectiveness with which the company’s assets are accounted for and safeguarded from all kinds of losses
  • Carrying out periodic spot checks on processes and records for selected high risk operating functions
  • Coordinating the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures with key emphasis on the adequacy of controls
  • Documenting results of audit fieldwork and drafting of internal audit reports
  • Carrying out special audits or investigations as may be required from time to time
  • Following up reviews and assessing implementation of management action plans to address internal control deficiencies
  • Auditing and verifying financial statement items and analytics
  • Systems and compliance testing
  • Checking compliance with process manuals, relevant legislation and other regulations
  • Investigation of incidences
  • Planning and executing audit assignments as and when they fall due
  • Preparing and presenting audit plans, management reports, monthly/quarterly audit reports, monthly/quarterly updates
  • Demonstrating successful implementation of audit recommendations
  • Timely planning and execution of internal / external audit activities
  • Assisting the development of an internal control culture, including training to staff
  • Monitoring the trends, best practice and developments in the internal audit arena
  • Spearheading the quarterly review of the audit plan
  • Liaising with the external auditor on internal control issues
  • Maintenance and archiving of audit reports and audit working papers for internal and external audit assignments
  • Conducting investigations to identify any lapses or fraudulent transactions as when required with a view to recommending further controls to avoid future losses
  • Initiating and organizing peer reviews of the audit reports to ensure these capture all the relevant value adding issues and are understood by the teams
  • Updating the audit programs to ensure all processes and operations of the business functions are audited comprehensively
  • Any other duties as may be allocated from time to time
Academic & Professional Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business or equivalent
  • Full ACCA/CIMA/CPA (K) qualification
  • Member of the Institute of Auditors / CIS
Skills & Work Experience 
  • At least 7 years of experience with at least 3 years’ experience in internal audit, internal controls, compliance and risk management, and audit techniques (work programs, tests, sampling, documentation, reports etc.)
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Experience in Internal Audit practice
  • Experience of working with Directors, the C-Suite and Senior Management level executives
  • Knowledge of internal audit principles
  • Expertise in internal audit, risk and control functions
  • Experience in Financial administration and expenses management
Personal Qualities & Behavioral Traits 
  • Integrity
  • Strong ethical values
  • High initiative
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken English)
  • Attentive to detail
  • Informed
  • Proactive
  • Trustworthy
  • Flexible
  • Resilient
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, negotiation, planning and administration skills
  • No-nonsense approach to work, common sense and logical thinking
  • Excellent presentation, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Committed to the job and mature with the ability to persuade and influence
  • Ability to prioritize work and to thrive under pressure
How to Apply
Interested qualified candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs to the following email address: 

Please note that CVs shall be shortlisted on a first-come-first-served basis. 

While we appreciate all applications we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that CVs shall be shortlisted on a first-come-first-served basis.

“We are an equal opportunity employer”

Finance and Administration Officer

Finance and Administration Officer
Introduction: Our Client is a medium sized company running a number of outpatient health centers in Nairobi seeks to fill the above vacancy arising from business growth and expansion. 

The major responsibility is to help the Company set up clear systems, structure and procedure for revenue management, internal controls, financial reporting, procurement and people management.
Job Brief: Reporting to the MD, the jobholder will head the Finance, Administration and Procurement functions. 

The job holder will supervise a team of assistants in each functional area and spend the first few months setting up systems, structures and procedures to assure efficiency, smooth flow of processes, accountability, compliance with the relevant laws and proper reporting. 

Major duties include;
  • Ensure books of accounts are properly maintained.
  • Ensure all bills and invoices to corporate clients comply with MOU with clients.
  • Ensure collection of all revenue due to the Company
  • Develop systems for tracking all inventory and ensuring all consumables in the health care process are charged for

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Technical Sales Executives

Our client, a leading Supplier and Supporter of Data Centre Solutions based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking to recruit 3 Technical Sales Executives

The successful candidate MUST have relevant data centre solutions selling experience. 

The candidate MUST be able to sell the products and services while providing pre sales data centre design consultancy, through to post-sales support including managing the complete purchase, delivery, installation & handover cycle.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Identify customer requirements and provide tailor made solutions.
  • Achieve individual quota that will be allocated in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Develop clear proposal & quotes; negotiate prices and credit terms.
  • Ensure completion of contracts and orders.
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships.
  • Prepare sales projections to be used for feasibility plans and financial projections.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Make phone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • Engaging in post-sale with regard to project deployment, working closely with the projects and delivery team.
  • Must have 3 years proven experience in selling IT products, services & solutions.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering/ICT or related field.
  • Must have a clean and valid driving license.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Must be willing to travel.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh 100,000 plus commissions & bonuses (Approx. 1,000 USD)

Deadline: 7th May 2016 
To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

Chef – Nanyuki, Kenya

Chef – Nanyuki, Kenya

Our client, based in Nanyuki is looking for a Chef to manage the kitchen section to ensure production of quality food and artistic presentation of food for the new kitchen and an existing kitchen. 

The successful candidate MUST be conversant in first in first out systems, have a good understanding of policies relating hygiene, health and safety.

Key Requirements
  • Determine how food should be presented with colorful & artistic flair.
  • Ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Estimate the amounts and costs of required supplies.
  • Ensure food cost control.
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene and ensure that the employees adhere to the same.
  • Plan and develop new recipes and cooking techniques.
  • Practice first in first out policy with regards to food supplies.
  • Check and maintain the quality of food.
  • Check on the quality and quantity of food.
  • Order food and other supplies to ensure efficient operation.

Senior Marketing Manager – Kimende, Central Kenya

Senior Marketing Manager – Kimende, Central Kenya

A start up lodge and activity centre based in Central Kenya, is looking for a Senior Marketing Manager. 

The successful candidate MUST relevant marketing experience in the hospitality sector, and added advantage if she/he has worked in an activity centre.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Deliver exception consumer marketing campaigns through multiple channels.
  • Ensure all work is delivered within budget and within brand guidelines.
  • Promote the services and products of the lodge through marketing.
  • Creating and communicating all marketing campaigns to all relevant departments within the company.
  • Managing and protecting the brand of the company.
  • Participate in key industry networks, associations, and applicable conferences and events
  • Conduct regular research analysis of existing, and new digital marketing platforms to determine effectiveness.
  • Manage brand promotions to drive sales.
  • Provide on-site event support where necessary.
  • Coordinate and manage all press interactions/PR work.
  • Create independent marketing profiles for the adventure centre & lodge.
  • Lead the office coordination meetings, reporting on return on investment and key performance metrics.
  • Build strategic relationships and partner with key industry players, agencies & vendors.
  • Ensure all staff are oriented in the brand and their behaviour towards clients reflects it.

Deputy Manager – Nanyuki (150K per month)

Deputy Manager – Nanyuki, Kenya

Our client based in Nanyuki is looking for a Deputy Manager to ensure smooth and efficient running and management of its new facility. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for welcoming and handling of all visitors needs catered by the departmental units, whilst propagating the mission and objectives of the company with informative knowledge of the activities available.

Key Requirements
  • Create a menu achieving a 65-70% gross profit.
  • Control of costs to include food purchasing costs and monitoring of stocks.
  • Ensure high standard of hygiene amongst staff and premises.
  • Create proper food rotation of stocks as well as the best, most economical use of all perishables.
  • Assist the purchasing department to set up and manage appropriate purchasing systems.
  • Manage the restaurant and staff therein to include contracts, staff off's and training.
  • Be responsible for front of house training to include service for waiters and drinks/cocktail mixes.
  • Work with the Enterprise coordinator to develop an annual marketing and promotion calendar.
  • Be involved and make suggestions for the marketing of all enterprise promotions.
  • Create the Larder group of products, namely chutneys, jams and cakes e.t.c for sale.
  • Oversee the development of the safari diner at the restaurant.
  • Oversee the building works of the new kitchen and the existing Restaurant.
  • Oversee the development of future projects in the enterprise department.
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Enterprise coordinator/and management.



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