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Kenya: Media Monitoring Officer

Organization: Farsight Africa Group
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 26 Mar 2018

About Farsight Africa

Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications and research company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organizations’ and individuals across East Africa.

Farsight is recruiting a media monitoring officer whose role will be to implement all international media mapping and monitoring and ensure that the outputs of those activities are delivered and rendered useful to the other organizational functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and distribute twice-daily press digests which will highlight coverage responsive to agreed keywords in print, radio and TV sources and shared with the Client.
  • Liaise closely with other media monitoring officers.
  • Developing and managing the corporate social media strategy.
  • Manages and develops brand style guidelines for internal and external use.
  • Oversees all company social media accounts management
  • Develops engaging, creative, innovative content for regularly scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages.
  • Monitors and develops reports on competitor activity within social media spaces.
  • Analyses social media campaigns with tracking systems to gather visitor data and determine efficacy and areas for social media campaign improvement.
  • Monitor the news output of all major International TV, radio stations print and social media sites.
  • Assist the business development department in desk research and preparation of briefs.

Qualifications and Experience

The candidate should have the following minimum qualifications:

· Degree in Media Studies/Journalism/International Relations or other related field.

· Fluency in both Somali & English both written and oral is vital.

Experience

· He/she should demonstrate working experience in working with media and ability to multi-task concurrent assignments

· At least 3 years’ experience working in a media environment

· Experience of analysis and report writing

· Excellent written and oral communications skills in English, to deliver reports and documents; candidates familiar with Somali language will have an added advantage

· Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office tools

· Reporting

How to apply:

Candidates can apply for the position by sending their cover letter and CV in one PDF or Microsoft Word document. The single PDF or Word file should be emailed to jobs@farsightafrica.com with the job position subject line "Media Monitoring Officer by 26th March, 2018. Supplementary documents – degrees, certificates, etc. – should not be sent at this stage.

Manufacturing Senior Accountant Job in Thika Kenya

Job Title: Manufacturing Senior Accountant (Re-advert)
 

Industry: Manufacturing
 

Location: Thika
 

Salary: 60k – 80k
 

Our client is a leading animal feed manufacturing company in Kenya. 

They seek to recruit a highly competent and performance driven senior accountant who is well versed in handling multi branch accounting.


Key Responsibilities

  • Handling budget preparations to analyzing financial data.
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
  • Prepare financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborates with the other finance department staff to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product. Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Supervising accounting staff.

Qualifications and Skills Desired

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA K
  • MUST have previously held a supervisory role.
  • Atleast 4 years’ experience at a medium to large company.
  • Must have knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Good computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent communications and analytical skills

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Manufacturing Senior Accountant – Re-advert) to jobs@hotkenyanjobs.com Tuesday 19th April 2016.


Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV


N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing 

only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Manufacturing Human Resource Manager Job in Kiambu Kenya

Job Title: Manufacturing Human Resource Manager
 

Industry: Dairy
 

Location: Kiambu
 

Salary: Competitive based on experience
 

Our client is a fast growing dairy processing plant and is looking to hire an experienced, mature and well able Human Resource Manager.


Key Responsibilities

  • Analyzes wage and salary reports and data to determine competitive compensation plan.
  • Writes directives advising department managers of Company policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits.
  • 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.
  • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reports are in compliance. Studies legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Company goals.
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety etc
  • Facilitate Business Continuity, succession planning /strategies e.g. seminars and new implementations that ensure the company’s survival.
  • Develop and maintain effective internal & external communication methods.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Payroll processing
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance and equity within organization
  • Administer reward and disciplinary mechanisms
  • Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.
  • Prepares budget of human resource operations.
  • Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.
  • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as temporary employees, recruitment firms etc
  • Maintenance of office premises and ensuring renewal of necessary licenses.
  • Provides management direction and counseling.
  • Supervises clerical assistant and temporary staffing as needed.

Qualifications and Desired Skills

  • Degree in Human Resource Management or in Business Administration
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management and a member of IHRM K
  • Over 5 years progressive experience as a Human Resource Manager
  • One must have worked in a manufacturing company
  • Should proficiently possess technical skills, soft skills, hard skills, interpersonal and management skills
  • Capable of coaching and training
  • Mature and reliable
  • Firm and systematic
  • Strong communication skills and excellent inter-personal skills
  • High level understanding of planning, forecasting and strong financial experience
  • 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 (Manufacturing Human Resource Manager) to vacancies@hotkenyanjobs.com  before Monday 18th April 2016


Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV


N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing


Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

Front Office & Admin Job inKenya

Our client is seeking a self driven, dynamic and result oriented person to serve in the position of Front Office and Admin.
 

Job Summary: You will manage the front office and provide general administrative assistance
 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage front office or reception area
  • Provide administrative assistance to general office
  • Offer delighting customer service to clients and staffs
  • Manage and direct incoming telephone calls
  • Attend to walk in clients and direct them to specific office for assistance
  • Assist with typing and filing as directed
  • Receive client inquiries and direct them to specific offices
  • Receive and acknowledge receipt of incoming letters or documents
  • Assist office staff in Printing and photocopying documents
  • Make records of incoming and outgoing visitors
  • Ensure the office is kept clean at all times
  • Related duties as assigned

Requirements and Specifications

  • At least a diploma in business/related course
  • Customer service and admin experience an advantage
  • At least 1year front office or administrative experience
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be neat and presentable
  • Must possess team and people skills
  • Able to work under pressure

Skills

  • Administrative skills
  • People skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent Ms office skills

How to apply

 
Interested persons to send applications to jobs@fanisi.net by COB 15th April 2016


 Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Truck Sales Executives Jobs in Kenya

Truck Sales Executives

Our client a leading Automotive Company dealing in premium brands has opportunities for exciting positions in its Sales Division.

We are looking for passionate, energetic, dynamic and self-driven go getters to push our extensive range of premium brands in:

Nakuru, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret,  Nakuru  and Nairobi.

The main responsibilities for these positions will be: Ensuring that sales and qualitative targets are being met.

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of sales experience
  • Degree in sales and marketing or in a related field
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous knowledge in the Automotive industry is an added advantage


If you believe you meet the above qualifications please send your CV to: executivesearch@humantalentrecuit.com

Sales Representatives Careers in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Sales Representatives

Job Ref.: ESDW-272354

Location: Nairobi

Compensation: Ksh. 50,000/= basic monthly salary, plus fantastic sales commissions.  

Significant portion of overall compensation will be from sales commission earned.

Role Purpose: To grow our business in Kenya, the Company wishes to recruit an experienced, dynamic, and high caliber individual to fill the role of Sales Reps.

The role is best suited for a person that:

  • Is looking for an exciting field sales role;
  • Has great personality, an outgoing character, is confident and presentable;
  • Is self-motivated and can manage his/ her own time;
  • Is commercially minded, with demonstrable previous sales experience.

Position Summary:

  • Sales representative in Optometry;
  • Requires proven track record of at least 4-6 years in referenced capacity;
  • Requires very good knowledge of local Optometric ecosystem, building relationships with optometrists, clinics, and hospitals.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Contacting clients and setting up sales meetings, either within an office environment or in their business premises;
  • Analyzing clients’ stores and display information to prepare sales strategies best suited to clients’ requirements;
  • Promoting and selling our products to meet given or negotiated sales targets;
  • Producing monthly sales reports;
  • Researching the market and providing HQ with information on new and existing competitor products;
  • Keeping up to date with product development, market regulation and legislation;
  • Liaising with HQ on regular basis regarding new market information, client requests, sales performance, plus additional HQ assistance required.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili;
  • Intimate knowledge of major cities and retail nodes in Kenya;
  • Diploma or Graduate Certificate in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration or any commercial discipline;
  • Prior experience in a field sales/ customer service role, preferably in Optometry, Healthcare, or Pharmaceutical industry;
  • Proven ability to achieve sales targets;
  • Must be 25 years and above;
  • Preferably residing in Nairobi;
  • Must have own means of transport with valid drivers’ license, with at least 3 years driving experience.

Skills, Interests and Qualities

  • Excellent communication and listening skills, confident and eloquent individual;
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Determination, commitment and a strong motivation to meet sales targets
  • High level of integrity
  • An interest in optometry, its various products and the regional market
  • Be ready to travel extensively around the region/ country and at short notice
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact, to salesjobs254@gmail.com (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR + JOB REF)

If you are not interested in this opportunity today, please refer any friend or colleague you know that might suit the required profile.

Applications NOT MEETING minimum requirements will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NOTE: We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews​

Non-Profit Organisation Business Administrator Job in Isiolo, Kenya

The client is a non-profit umbrella organisation that supports Community Conservancies (currently numbering 33 and spread across Northern Kenya. 

Its mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

The NRTT is a for-profit division of organisation. It helps Community Conservancies grow revenue-generating enterprises to increase household income and fund community development and conservation efforts. 

They seeking a motivated, high-energy individual for the following position.

Job Title: Business Administrator

 

Job Ref.: NRTK-256540

Location: Isiolo, Kenya

The ideal candidate will be one who has strong skills in Marketing and Communication. 

Candidates from the North of Kenya highly encouraged to apply.
 

Job Profile: The Business Administrator will work to develop; enhance and stimulate business growth in order to produce economic benefits for NRTT. 

The incumbent will be expected to avail administrative support to the business so as to ensure effective co-ordination of business activities and resources. 

The successful candidate will be a strong business administrator with good customer service skills as the main priority with some contributions to social media and website as part of the role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining business compliance tools for both NRTT and supported facilities – licenses, insurances, OH&S, compliance, filing, liaison with legal counsel, etc
  • Act as main point of contact between the company and all external stakeholders
  • Developing and maintaining stocks of marketing materials
  • Maintain transparent and well communicated feedback systems- guests, finance, donors
  • To compile Board papers and ensure they are sent in good time for meetings
  • To circulate reports, minutes and agendas for Board and Sub-committee meetings
  • To manage all communications to and from board members, most notably the submission of board papers, organisation of board meetings and co-ordinating/collating action follow ups
  • To take all Board meeting minutes and circulate to members within the agreed turn-around time.
  • Organising exhibition stands at conferences
  • Organising special and seasonal events and festivals
  • Consulting with businesses stake holders such as tour operators, restaurants and guest-houses
  • Co-ordinating business related activities, including:-
  1. Sales and legal compliance
  2. Handling booking and sales enquires
  3. Communicating bookings and sales enquiries with relevant conservancy/facility
  4. Managing online payment system
  5. Maintaining online social media presence
  6. Developing communications materials, e-blasts, newsletters, etc
  7. Contributing content to website
  8. Supporting event co-ordination
  • Prepared to occasionally work unsocial hours (evenings / weekends).

Required Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, organisational and oral communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with community/pastoral groups, stakeholders and the tourism industry
  • High level of skills in the production of information and communication material
  • Ability to work independently, within large teams or to lead a team, both cohesively and efficiently
  • Strong management, administrative, organisational and project management ability
  • Creativity and innovative thinking along with good PR and marketing skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • High level of organisation skills, work planning, office administration
  • Self-motivated and can plan work schedules and deliverables without supervision
  • Customer service skills including complaint and feedback handling
  • Basic accounting skills would be an advantage but an understanding on how to communicate financial reports is essential

Person’s Profile

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with specialisation in Communications or Marketing and/or demonstration of practical experience in such fields
  • Possession of postgraduate qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Membership of a relevant professional body
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a corporate environment
  • Proficiency in computer applications and online media skills, website administration, social media savvy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to brecruited2015@gmail.com

If you are not interested in this opportunity today, please refer any friend or colleague you know that might suit the required profile.

Applications NOT MEETING minimum requirements will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Members Club Barista Job Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Barista

Reporting: To The Food & Beverage Service Manager

Background: A members club in Nairobi seeks to recruit a highly motivated person, a team player, diligent, with high level of integrity to fill the position of Barista. 

The Club fosters to provide members and guests finest hospitality experience and we are committed to providing a safe and dynamic work environment to our employees. 

We encourage our team to be self-starters and allow them to demonstrate their abilities.

 

Summary of the Position: Reporting to the Food & Beverage Service Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for preparing beverages including coffee, espressos and teas in a manner that will exceed the customer expectation and maintain the standards at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Prepare beverages by following the standard recipes and as per the customer order and serve the beverages.
  • Ensure proper sanitization of  work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Stocking customer service stations with products and beverage preparation items.
  • Periodically check the coffee equipment and ask for fixing or replacement when malfunctions are observed.
  • Process orders to ensure that all drinks are prepared properly and on a timely basis.
  • Observe customers to ensure that guests are satisfied with the drinks and service.
  • Responds to additional requests and determine when the drink has been completed.
  • Responsible for coordinating entire station and communicating with front- and back-of-the-house personnel to provide an experience that meets or exceeds guest expectations.
  • Flaring and/or interacting with the guests while mixing drinks.
  • Informs customers of daily specials, making recommendations upon request.
  • Required to attended mandatory training sessions, restaurant meetings and briefing.
  • Describe menu items to customers or suggest products that might appeal to them
  • Provide customers with product details, such as coffee blend or preparation description
  • Serve prepared foods.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Job Specification

  • Certificate for a barista course a must.
  • Food and Beverage training is required.
  • 2 Years of experience in a similar role in a well-known Establishment.
  • Experience in Cocktails preparation will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Presentable and cheerful personality.

Salary: KES 20,000/=


How to Apply

Applicants should send their CV to recruitment@peopleandstrategy.co.ke by 15th April 2016. 

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

The candidate will be based in Nairobi

Members Club Chef De Partie Job Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Chef De Partie

Reporting: To The Executive Chef

Background: A members Club seeks to recruit a highly motivated person, a team player, diligent, with high level of integrity to fill the position of Chef De Partie. 

The Club fosters to provide members and guests finest hospitality experience and we are committed to providing a safe and dynamic work environment to our employees. 

We encourage our team to be self starters and allow them to demonstrate their abilities.
 

Summary of the Position: Reporting to the Executive Chef, the incumbent will be responsible for overseeing a section of the kitchen and ensure highest level of product and service delivery of the assigned section.

Key focus will be on quality of products and cost management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Involved in daily food preparation in the different sections of the kitchen as per the devised MENU and ensure to always meet the quality standards set by the CLUB.
  • Preparing the daily mis-en-place and ensure all is set before operations begin.
  • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items both for a la carte and/or buffet menus according to club recipes and standards.
  • Ensure to follow the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors to complete the daily tasks.
  • Participate in conducting daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues.
  • Keeping oneself updated on new products, recopies and preparation techniques so as to always ensure the highest standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation.
  • Always ensure to have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and specials.
  • Participate in developing different weekly themes to promote diversity
  • Ensure to follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards.
  • Ensure to follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Instructs and leads junior kitchen staff through their daily requirements in food preparation and actively take part in set up and supervising of buffets and special functions.
  • As a shift in charge ensure the food is prepared in timely manner and avoid any complaints regarding to food delays.
  • Responsible for hygiene, safety and correct use of equipment and utensils.
  • Checks periodically expiry dates and proper storage of food items in the section.
  • Consults daily with the Executive chef on the daily requirements, functions and last minute events.
  • Responsible for checking rota scheduling to avoid inconveniences.
  • Properly manage the development and supervision of the Commis Chefs on the section, ensuring they are fully trained and understand their duties.
  • Maintain a detailed Knowledge of the full menu and be able to explain dish descriptions.
  • Assisting in Menu preparation and ensure proper food cost management.
  • Ensure full understanding of the functional administration of the Kitchen.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, standards and guidelines as well as ensuring those under you adhere to the same.
  • Ensuring oneself and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety at all times.
  • Ensure the cleaning schedule is adhered to and that cleaning tasks are delegated as appropriate.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Job Specification:

  • Holder of Diploma in Food Production or culinary arts.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within a formal or fine dining environment.
  • Fully understand how the role contributes to the success of the kitchen and club as a whole.
  • Keen on profit margins.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, professionally and concisely.

How to Apply: 

 
Salary range KES 35,000 – 40,000/=. 


Applicants should send their CV by 15th April 2016 to recruitment@peopleandstrategy.co.ke
 

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

The candidate will be based in Nairobi