Monthly Archives: May 2016

Glacier Products Quality Assurance Manager Job Vacancy at the Kikuyu Chocolate Plant

Glacier Products Limited, the manufacturers of ice cream (Dairyland, Mio, Amore and Chocolates) seeks to recruit a Quality Assurance Officer who will be based in our Kikuyu Chocolate Plant. 

The Position will be reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager.
 

Job Purpose: The Job entails planning, coordination and controlling of all the activities of the quality assurance department at Glacier Products Ltd – Kikuyu Branch.

 

General Responsibilities / Duties:-

  • Maintaining all the quality records for the plant and in real time.
  • Ensuring that all products produced by the plant meet the set standards for both quality and safety.
  • Organizing and undertaking of staff trainings on SOPs, GMPs, food safety policies and process procedures for existing and new staff.
  • Undertaking of weekly hygiene audits for the staff in the plant, and monitoring the hygiene of the process staff and the plant on a daily basis.
  • Organizing and ensuring that GMP audits are done monthly.
  • Ensuring Housekeeping in the plant is properly done, raw materials and packaging materials are stored correctly to maintain their quality and integrity in storage.
  • Undertaking a final product inspection before dispatch.
  • Management of the plant sanitation and cleaning activities by ensuring that the cleaning and sanitation equipment and detergents are available all the time and cleaning is done on time.
  • Management of the plant laboratory.
  • Sampling and running analysis of samples and organizing for external lab testing in liaison with the head office.
  • Preparation of COAs incase required for the dispatched product batches.
  • Help in the setting up of the food safety system in the plant, training of staff on food safety and ensuring that the system is well implemented.
  • Coordination of the activities of SHE in the plant.
  • Any other duties that may be allocated to the staff by the management.

Job Skills & Personal Attributes:-

  • Possess planning and organizational skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Good interpersonal  and People Management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills

Academic Qualifications

  • A Diploma in food science and technology or related discipline with 3 years experience in a quality assurance/control department in a food processor.
  • Knowledge of ISO 22000:2005 is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in GMPs
Relevant working experience: Must have three years working experience in a FMCG environment.

If you meet the above minimum requirements and willing to take up the challenge drop your CV and copies of certificates in the HR Office or email to recruitment@dairyland.co.ke on or before 6th June, 2016.

Human Resource Manager Careers In Kenya

Human Resource Manager- Telecommunications Job 
Salary: Competitive based on experience

Our client is a communications infrastructure company whose core business is to provide innovative products, solutions and services that build, support and maintain telecommunication networks. They seek to hire a Human Resource Manager to head the Human Resources Function.

HR Manager Job Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement HR Strategies, policies & processes aligned with the organization’s corporate strategy, goals and targets for talent management and organizational development.
  • Effectively lead, advise and guide management; stakeholders and employees on people issues
  • Writes directives advising department managers of Company policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits.
  • Implement a Training and Development program and integrate the same with performance and talent management system.
  • Provide expertise and professional advice to all line managers on best practice, policies and procedures for recruitment, new staff induction & confirmation, staff training & development, performance appraisal & management, retention and motivation of staff at all levels.
  • Consults legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with labor laws and statutory requirements
  • Develops and maintains a human resource system that meets top management information needs.
  • Forecast Future manpower requirements and advice top management on the same.
  • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.
  • Coordinate implementation of all phases of recruitment from advertising, screening, short listing, interviewing, reference checks, orientation and final job placement.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Company goals.
  • Ensure planning, monitoring and appraisal of employee work results by line managers to coach and discipline employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances and counseling employees.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance and equity within organization.
  • Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.
  • Prepares and implements the Human Resource Department’s budget
  • Continually review and update the employees reward package to be commensurate with the industry rates.
  • Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism, employee turnover and low morale among the workforce.
  • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as temporary employees, recruitment firms etc

Qualifications for HR Manager Job

  • Degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • A member of Institute Of Human Resource Management (IHRM K)
  • Over 5 years progressive experience as a Human Resource Manager
  • Should proficiently possess technical skills, soft skills, hard skills, interpersonal and management skills
  • Capable of coaching, Mentoring and training
  • Firm and systematic
  • Strong communication skills and excellent inter-personal skills
  • High level understanding of planning, forecasting and strong financial experience
  • Knowledge of the labor legislation governing the labor market. (OSHA, WIBA and Kenya Employment Act.)
  • Tactical focus, flexible & change maker;
  • Leadership through influence and effective conflict resolution;
  • Should have a good track record and of unquestionable integrity

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Human Resource Manager -Telecommunications) to vacancies@hotkenyanjobs.com before Monday 6th June 2016. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.
Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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Kenya: Deputy Crisis Manager – Amini Kilifi / Kilifi Plantations Limited, Kilifi, Kenya.

Organization: Kilifi Plantations Ltd
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 Jun 2016

DEPARTMENT: Security

REPORTS TO: Crisis Manager

Overview

Amini Kilifi is a registered Community Based Organisation which has been formed by the members of the Kilifi Community to establish a working partnership with all relevant stakeholders with the objective of assisting local law enforcement in reducing crime and improving safety and security.

Purpose:

To assist in development and implementation of plans aimed at reduction of crime including crisis preparedness within Kilifi Township Area.

The Role:

  • Ensure the Occurence Book (OB) is well written.
  • Make sure all reports are taken care of.
  • Assist the Crisis Manager in responding to distress according to the agreed standards.
  • Conduct periodic security patrols.
  • Assist in community policing.
  • Liaison between community and police.
  • Assist in establishing network with the community.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Amini Kilifi equipment.
  • Act at all times in the interest of Amini Kilifi.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Academic Qualifications

  • Holder of ‘O’ level certificate.

Professional Qualifications

  • Kenya Police Force / Administration Police training.

Experience

  • Must have served in the Kenya Police Force with the rank of Senior Sergeant, Sergeant or Corporal (Non-Commissioned Officer) for a period of not less than 5 years.

  • Managed or been in charge of a security detail working with a team of no less then 10 people for a well known security firm.

Skills and competencies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications.
  • Holder of Driving License class BCE.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Proactive individual.
  • Demonstrates high levels of integrity.
  • Planning and reporting skills.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Team player.

Salary details

The monthly salary will be Ksh. 25,000. Housing will be provided for successful applicant residing outside Kilifi Township.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, send a one-page cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this role and your CV of no more than three pages to hrm@kilifiplantations.co.ke with the subject "Deputy Crisis Manager". Please avoid sending additional materials or attachments such as certificates and copies of your degree until requested to do so.If you do not hear from Kilifi Plantations / Amini Kilifi within two weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Receptionist / Office Administrator Job

A medium Sized Branding and promotional Company, one of the largest suppliers in branding and promotional materials / stockist of corporate items are looking for a Receptionist / Office Administrator.
 
The candidate will be in charge of the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Respond to visitor inquiries about the company, answering all incoming calls and directing visitors to the contact persons accordingly.
  • Market the company to walk in clients as and when need be.
  • Dispatch and receive mails on behalf of the company and forward to the respective persons.
  • Ensuring that all staff are conversant with the Time and Attendance system and that they clock- in and out as required.
  • Maintaining staff attendance records on excel spreadsheet and ensure to forward to the respective managers on a weekly basis.
  • Monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness.
  •  Ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization ensuring that all telephone faults are reported timely and follow-up to ensure the system is up and running all the time.
  • Ensure the Reception area is clean and up to standard and ensuring all the necessary amenities for the staff and visitors are available as necessary.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Maintenance and preservation of records and other office correspondences as necessary.
  • Undertake any other duties that are assigned e.g. making calls and enquiries including general clerical duties like typing and photocopying.
Knowledge & Qualifications:
  • A diploma in Secretarial studies or equivalent. 1-2 years’ experience in sales and Customer Care Knowledge of branding and promotional items and relevant online marketing.
  • Key Competencies:
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional personal presentation
  • Organizing and planning
  • Attention to detail Initiative and reliability Stress tolerance.
Salary scale 20,000-25,000/=.

   How to Apply

   

Candidates who match the above requirements should send in their resumes to maureen@amsol.co.ke before COB June 2nd 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Kenya: Head- Technical Support Unit-Key Populations

Organization: Partners for Health and Development in Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Jun 2016

Partners for Health and Development in Africa (PHDA) is an international NGO working to increase access to health for the disadvantaged communities in Africa through systems strengthening, research, program development and partnerships.

PHDA is sponsored by the University of Manitoba, Canada and is currently implementing the University programs in HIV Key populations programming and Research in Kenya mainly funded by the US Govt (USAID), CDC-PEPFAR, and Bill & Melinda Gates foundation. PHDA is also implementing some EU and DFID funded projects

The University of Manitoba – Centre for Global Public Health (UoM-CGPH), with funding from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and through Partners for Health and Development in Africa (PHDA), has been contracted to provide technical assistance to the National STI & AIDS Control Programme (NASCOP) to support the Key Population Programme which includes programming with Female Sex Workers, Male sex workers, Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and People Who Inject Drugs (PWID).Technical Support Unit was set up within NASCOP (National AIDS and STI Control Program) with the following objectives

· To increase policy and programmatic focus on key populations in the national HIV prevention and care program

· To improve effectiveness and efficiency of prevention and care programmes with KPs being implemented by NGOs/ CBOs.

· Government of Kenya and other funders and implementers are influenced to adopt and utilize a comprehensive strategy for HIV prevention and care programming among KPs.

· To improve enabling environment to facilitate the implementation of HIV prevention and care programming among KPs.

The project commenced on November 2012 and would continue till December 2017.

Applications are invited from qualified Kenyan nationals for the position described below.

Position profile and purpose

Head – Technical Support Unit for Key Populations. The overall purpose of this position is to support NASCOP and build its technical and management expertise to plan, implement, monitor and evaluatekey population interventions for HIV prevention, care and support in Kenya,through a technical support unit embedded within NASCOP, Ministry of Health, Kenya. This project is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by the University of Manitoba through its local partner, Partners for Health and Development in Africa.

Key duties and responsibilities

  1. Implement and manage a Technical Support Unit (TSU) for NASCOP to support key population programming for HIV prevention, care and support.

· Develop work plans for the TSU and support the development of a strategy and work plan for the Key Populations division of NASCOP.

· Recruit, train and manage a multi-disciplinary team at the TSU. Provide guidance to the team to provide need-based strategic technical support to NASCOP and its partners.

· Provide ongoing technical support to NASCOP to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the national key populations programme.

  1. Develop and implement a program management and implementation support system for service providers in key population programs for HIV prevention, care and support.

· Develop and implement a system of supportive supervision, including field management support and participatory review.

· Develop and implement a system for technical assistance and capacity building for key population programme managers and implementers.

  1. Maintain a close working relationship with the Government of Kenya, key donors and implementing partners to ensure key population programmes remain a priority.

  2. Provide strategic leadership in adapting good practices from other countries to the Kenyan setting, and disseminating learnings from Kenya to other countries and globally.

  3. Represent the TSU at relevant technical working groups, donor forums and other strategic planning avenues for the national HIV response.

  4. Provide overall management for the TSU, including managing a team of Technical Officers and Regional Field Officers, financial planning and reporting, and fulfilment of donor reporting requirements.

  5. Represent the TSU at senior level meetings and decision making structures within the parent Ministries, among donors and other key partners.

  6. Forge strategic linkages with other programmes in Kenya to leverage resources for key population HIV prevention, care and support activities.

  7. Report to the donor and the government on a regular basis.

  8. Required experience and qualifications

    Experience and abilities

    · Minimum of ten years’ progressive experience in senior management positions in HIV prevention programmes.

    · Strong familiarity and experience with key population programmes in Kenya.

    · Familiarity with the policy framework for the HIV response in Kenya.

    · Proven skills in strategic planning and leadership, organisational development and change management.

    · Strong leadership, facilitation and decision-making skills.

    · Excellent interpersonal communication.

    Qualifications

    · Advanced university degree (at least at Masters level) with specialisation in the field of management, public health, or related social sciences, or equivalent experience.

How to apply:

Applications from qualified and interested candidates should be sent by e-mail to: recruitment@phdaf.org. If email is not possible, a hard copy can be sent via post to the following address: HR: Technical Support Unit, PO Box 3737 – 00506, Nairobi, Kenya.

Applications should consist of an updated CV with current daytime telephone contact and a cover letter indicating the position applied for in the subject header and stating the current salary and expected salary. All applications must be received no later than June 11th, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Acacia Tree Group Ltd Jobs in Kenya(7 Positions)

Acacia Tree Group Ltd is seeking to put up a 17 unit townhouse gated community and shopping centre in Riat Hills, Kisumu county.
The development to be known as Riat Gardens, is among a number of residential and commercial real estate projects to be rolled out across the four counties of Kisumu, Siaya, Homa Bay and Migori in Nyanza region.

In this regard, expressions of interest (EOI) are invited from competent local firms / individuals to join the Project Team in the capacities indicated below:
  1. Architect
  2. Quantity Surveyor
  3. Civil and Structural Engineer
  4. Mechanical and Electrical Engineer
  5. Civil / Building Contractor
  6. Electrical Contractor
  7. Mechanical and Plumbing Contractor
Interested individuals / firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to take on the above role(s) by providing a description of similar assignments and appropriate skills.
The individual / firm must indicate in the EOI the specific qualified staff with the requisite qualifications to perform the role(s) applied for and provide the following:
  • Capability statement ; company background, description of assignment and experience in similar projects, CVs of the respective experts
  • Copies of certificate of incorporation/registration, PIN and current licence to practice from the relevant licencing authority

   How to Apply

   

Interested parties who are based in Kisumu county are encouraged to apply.
Expressions of interest should be addressed to
The Project Manager,
Acacia Tree Group Ltd and should be submitted via email to ProjectManager@acaciatreegroupltd.co.ke
The deadline for submission is Friday, June 3rd 2016 before close of business.
Only the pre-qualified will be contacted with detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for offers.

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Co-operative Bank Corporate Security Manager Job

Corporate Security Manager
Highly adaptable, dynamic, thorough and experienced in banking operations, experienced in Corporate Security management, with latitude and self-drive to excel in Security Management; Does this sound like a match for you?
If yes, The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the ideal place to elevate you to the next career level where an idea today can be set in motion tomorrow.

This position within our Security department presents you with the opportunity to grow and develop an exciting career that will allow you to proactively manage the business security risk profile in line with the bank’s policies and procedures.
Ensure security services meet business requirements, local legal regulations and adhere to Bank policies and procedures.
The role will also require you to develop security risk control capabilities and pro-actively lead security management by continued education, training and prevention initiatives that are risk based.
The Role
 
Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:
  • Provides cost effective solutions to enhance overall security of facilities, employees, property, and customers through electronic and physical security systems including, but not limited to, access control, CCTV, lighting, and fencing standards.
  • Conducts risk assessments at bank facilities to identify security vulnerabilities and implement corrective measures to mitigate risk to people and property and prevent loss from theft and diversion.
  • Develop and oversee standard operating procedures for designs, configuration and implementation of physical security systems for both employees and facilities/premises protection.
  • Conduct investigations, audits, special event coordination and other safety, security or business continuity efforts as business conditions warrant.
  • Develop relationships with appropriate regulatory and law enforcement agencies necessary to facilitate the interests of the bank.
  • Ensure the security of facilities and assets of the bank by conducting threat and risk analyses at each facility to identify potential issues, monitoring internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained.
  • Oversee the day-to-day security concerns in all facilities of the bank program including supervision of outsourced security personnel and ensuring their compliance with security policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all employees of the bank work in a safe environment by investigating reported security incidents, providing security awareness sessions and answering inquiries from all stakeholders regarding security as it relates to the bank.
  • Network, gather business intelligence and benchmark on security/safety best practices to provide support for implementation of security initiatives in line with the bank’s security term development plan.
  • Perform corporate investigation and review the effectiveness of security processes, systems and recommend measures to enhance existing practices.
Skills, Competencies and Experience
 
The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Corporate Security Management.
  • Honest and an effective team player with a high degree of confidentiality.
  • strong interpersonal skills, a good planner with excellent analytic skills
  • Articulate with excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • A team player and a leader with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Highly organized, thorough, quality conscious with a structured and disciplined approach to risk.
If you fit the profile, then apply today!

   How to Apply

   

Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number CSM/HRD/2016 by 8th June, 2016.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Massive Recruitment of Sales Team Managers (Prestige) with a Leading Life Insurance Company

Sales Team Managers with Leading Life Insurance Company
 

Introduction: Our Client is a well established Life Insurance Company with a track record of innovation and customer responsiveness. 

The Client is rolling out premium services and products targeted at the high end market to be rolled out by a newly stabilized division with new unique ‘Prestige’ Branch Network.  


 
To roll out this premium service, the Client wishes to recruit unit managers for the prestige branches.

Job Brief: The Unit Manager will lead a team of specially selected Insurance sales agents who can appeal to and effectively serve the high end market with unique Savings and Life Insurance products. 

He/she will ensure the team is well trained, motivated and effectively coordinated to render truly premium services to the target clientele.
 

Major duties include;

  • Recruitment of Sales Agents
  • In coordinating with the Branch Manager, ensure the Insurance ‘Prestige’ Unit is effectively manned.
  • Leading the delivery of best quality customer service.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of the product design and service delivery package.
  • Be the face of the unit and maintain personal touch with all prestige customers.
  • Advice the management on continuous enhancement of the Customer experience.

Person  Specifications
 

We are looking for energetic and dynamic individuals with a track record of success in insurance sales or Bank Relationship Management and who have good contacts and existing network with a pool of high income individuals.
 

The following qualifications and competencies are essential;

  • Minimum professional qualification of a Diploma in a Business Field. A Bachelors Degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least two (2) years continuous experience in Life Insurance Sales preferably in Life Insurance or three (3) years of experience in banking relationship Management with a reputable bank.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good leadership skills.
  • Experience in leading a team.
  • Good networking skills.

Candidates who do not meet these requirements are encouraged to send their CV for our database and other vacancies and not to respond specifically to this advert.


Remuneration

 
A reasonable fixed monthly salary with the best sales bonuses in the Insurance Sector are on offer. 

Successful candidates can expect all necessary facilitation to settle and excel on the job from the employer.


Application

 
To apply for this position Send CV to consult@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke with the job title Finance and Administration Officer on the email subject line.

Uasin Gishu County Jobs : Clerical Officer

Clerical Officer Milk Production / Animal Feeds Job at Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Clerical Officer Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the farm manager the clerical officer is expected to maintain milk production records and coordinate issuing of animal feeds to the herders.
  • Coordinate the milling of livestock feeds.

Requirements for Clerical Officer Job

  • Diploma in supplies management or hands on knowledge of supplies management.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience of working in a large scale farm.

   How to Apply

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Uasin Gishu County Jobs : Veterinary Officer

Sub-County Veterinary Officer Job at Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Veterinary Officer Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate disease search, data collection, analyses and write technical disease and Pest reports.
  • Coordinate sample collection, dispatch, and animal vaccinations and enforce livestock movement regulations.
  • Coordinate stock route inspection and livestock movement
  • Coordinate training of stakeholders on disease and vector control.
  • Carry out animal health extension
  • Supervise meat Inspection services
  • Collaborate with stakeholders in veterinary extension.
  • Compile comprehensive veterinary monthly reports and make sure all veterinary revenues are remitted.

Requirements for Veterinary Officer Job

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from a recognized institution
  • At least two (2) experience
  • Registered with the Kenya Veterinary Board
  • Certificate in computer applications.

   How to Apply

   Click here to apply

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