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Business Development Officers Jobs in Thika, Kenya (150K)

Our client, a leading firm in East Africa seeks to recruit a reliable, aggressive and goal oriented Business Development Officers (General Insurance) in Thika.

Salary: 150K

Key Role: Responsible for selling General insurance policies .i.e. property, automotive, Medical or other types of insurance

Package: Retainer plus commissions


Other Roles

  • Sales and marketing the insurance company’s products
  • Providing services to clients’ changing insurance needs by selling Property, Accidents, Motor, Personal Accident and Health insurance.
  • Completing coverage by delivering policy; planning future follow-up visits and evaluation of needs
  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory to generate new business for the organization’s products and services.
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presents to existing and prospective customers.
  • Advise clients on market conditions and insurance related matters
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints Reports directly to the Business development officer


  • Must Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a business field
  • Insurance qualification from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Selling General Insurance
  • Must reside and work in Thika
  • Result driven with ability to work under pressure for challenging targets
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong presentation skills and sales technique
  • Ability to develop and deliver innovative ideas
If qualified kindly send CV to email protected clearly indicating ‘BDO- Thika’ on the subject line by 20th December, 2017.

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Braeburn Schools Ltd

Employment Opportunities

The Braeburn Group of International Schools, is looking to appoint individuals with relevant experience and qualifications in the following positions:

January 2018 Start Date

  • Braeburn Nairobi – School Counsellor (Primary)
  • Braeside Nairobi
  1. Mathematics / Physics (KS3-KS5) 
  2. Chemistry / Biology & Science (KS3-KS5)
  • Braeburn Kisumu – Primary Class Teacher (KS2)

August 2018 Start Date

  1. Early Years Class Teacher
  2. Primary Class Teacher (KS1 /KS2)
  3. Music Teacher (EY-KS3)
  4. Mathematics and or Science (UKS2-KS3) / English (KS3)
  5. English / History (KS3)
  6.  Female PE Teacher (EY-KS3)
  7. English (with Drama an added advantage) (KS3-5)
  8. Mathematics Teacher (KS3-5)
  9. Geography Teacher (KS3-5)
  10. Chemistry Teacher (KS3-5)
  11. History Teacher (KS3-5)
  12. Learning Support (KS3-5);
  13. Art Teacher (KS3, KS4 & IB)
  14. French Teacher with French Literature (KS3 – IB Higher Level)
  15. Secondary English Teacher (KS3 – IB)
  1. Class Teacher (KS1/KS2)
  2. Chemistry and General Science (KS3-5)

How to Apply

Applications Closing Date: 22 December 2017

Please note applications will be considered as they are received so positions may be filled before the deadline for applications.

All Braeburn Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate for the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

ILRI Invitation to Tender – Software Development

ILRI Invitation to Tender – Software Development

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is seeking to engage a qualified consultant to offer data dissemination software development services.


Account Name – International Livestock Research Institute, 

Account Number – 6526210012, 

Bank: Commercial Bank of Africa Limited, ILRI Branch, 

Branch Code: 02006,

Swift code: CBAFKENX

The payment receipt/bank deposit slip MUST be attached to the tender document.


ILRI reserves the right to accept or reject any tender without assigning any reason thereof.

Insurance Telesales Agent Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Insurance Telesales Agent 

Location: Nairobi 

Salary: 40k

Telesales Agent will contribute in generating sales for the company. 

Responsible for closing sales deals over the phone and maintaining good customer relationships. 

The goal is to help the company grow by bringing in customers and developing business from this alternative channel


Responsibilities for the Insurance Telesales Agent

  • Engage customers with an aim of closing a first-time sale, cross selling and upselling products
  • Process acquired business in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Achieve set sales targets for self and the team
  • Go the “extra mile” to meet sales quota and facilitate future sales
  • Contact potential or existing customers to inform them about a product by explaining features, advantages and disadvantages of different products
  • Answer questions about products or the company to new prospects with the aim of closing on a sale
  • Report and provide feedback to management on sales and financial trends
  • Keep records of calls and sales made as well as take note of useful information
  • Update customer information in the database
  • Handle grievances to preserve the company’s reputation
  • Attend meetings, seminars and programs to learn about new products and services, learn new skills, and receive technical assistance in developing new accounts
  • Provide feedback which could support the development of marketing strategies to compete with other individuals or companies who sell insurance

Qualifications for the Customer Service Job

  • Bachelor degree in Sales and Marketing
  • At least 2 years Telesales Experience in Insurance Industry.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite and packages

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service orientation
  • Data entry skills
  • Listening skills
  • Ability to create rapport to pull sales and leads
  • Verbal communication
  • Negotiation skills
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical
  • Good Interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • At least one year and above hands-on sales in a Client services environment
If qualified, kindly send your CV to email protected clearly indicating ‘Telesales Sales Agent ’on the subject line by 13th December 2017

Front End Developers Jobs in Kenya

Database Engineer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Database Engineer

This position is what you make it — and the sky’s the limit.

For starters, you’ll be responsible for the evolution of our data. We have terabytes of data and are adding more all the time. 

So be ready to design and evolve our schema, streamline our data operations, and help tune the database for peak performance.


You’ll be the conduit between our engineers and scientists, and our systems and our data. Think of yourself as the gatekeeper between ideas and execution.

And this is only the starting point. Whether you want to know more about the specific details of your systems or the leadership opportunities we offer, you’ll have the chance to build your skills and knowledge base from day one.

First things first.

Our top prospect will bring these skills to the table:

  • Strong SQL expertise. You can write a query to do almost anything.
  • Postgres server administration experience. You also have the basics of running Postgres SQL Server — users, permission, backups, recovery, monitoring, and that sort of thing.
  • Ability to create SQL reports.
  • Database tuning experience. Help us make our database faster by running diagnostics and doing query optimization and other performance tuning.
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment. You can address bugs with QA, plan schemas with engineering, and respond quickly to other business needs.
  • Knowledge and know-how to troubleshoot potential issues, and experience with best practices around database operations.
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Kindly remember to include your NOTICE PERIOD, CURRENT AND EXPECTED SALARY in your email. 


Backend Developer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Backend Developer

Job Description:

We are looking for a Python Backend Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. 

Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. 


You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server- side logic
  • Implementation of security and data protection
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Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework such as Django, Flask, etc
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  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git

Kindly remember to include your NOTICE PERIOD, CURRENT AND EXPECTED SALARY in your email.  


A/B Testing Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: A/B Testing

This role will work across multiple areas of the organization including creative, user experience, IT, and web analytics to design and implement tests. 

Responsibilities include developing tests for new experiences or functionality, and managing that idea through the actual execution of the test, through to analyzing results. 

This role will join a team that is passionate about using data to help improve the customer’s experience.

Required Qualifications

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  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to adapt complex messages across varying audiences
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  2. A/B & multivariate testing applications
  3. Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Kindly remember to include your NOTICE PERIOD, CURRENT AND EXPECTED SALARY in your email.