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Safaricom Vendor Account Manager Job in Kenya


Job Vacancy: Vendor Account Manager

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the E commerce Department within the Enterprise Business Unit Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.


Brief Description: Reporting to the Senior Manager – Vendor Acquisition, the role holder will acquire,develop and maintain relationships with the vendors within their vertical to ensure we on board the right mix of vendors in line with our agreed minimum laid out standards.

The individual will be responsible to drive and grow the vendor vertical category and get assortments aligned with the commercial strategy based on Net Merchandise Value.

Job Responsibilities

  • Know the customer: Deeply understand customer behavior, develop new customer insights
  • Own the business: Co-own the P&L,develop the business model, understand where opportunities are and create a viable business to service them
  • Know the market: Stay on top of trends in an ever-changing landscape, find opportunities and prioritize based on size,internal capabilities, etc.
  • Know the competition: Understand on-line and off-line players. Ensure Safaricom’s selection stays well ahead of competition
  • Influence the leadership: Convert strategies into action by liaising with cross-functional leadership and drive the changes required
  • Develop and monetize the vertical categories in terms of assortments(SKU’s) aligned with the commercial ambition with the guidance of the Senior Vendor Acquisition Manager
  • Consistently develop & manage vendor portfolio pipeline, negotiations, discounts ecosystem, focused on key events across the year
  • Own and manage day-to-day relationships with assigned vendors and support the delivery of the end to end shopping experience for customers
  • Maintaining strong relations and follow ups with the vendors assigned including: terms and conditions, pricing,settlements, negotiations, discounts, quality inspections.
  • Work closely with the content acquisition teams and other stakeholders to ensure we have an up to date vendor/ product content on the website
  • Manage online promotions along with brands – make brands partners in customer communication
  • Drive portfolio management for best offers and discounts for the customers
  • Deliver the vendor / customer training as appropriate and ensure that the vendors understand to use the system to expand their online business with us.
  • Ensure all vendors are selected &on boarded in line with laid down minimum standards.


  • Degree in Business related course with Online Marketing experience
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in an online business
  • Experience in successfully approaching national,enterprise level and or tier one businesses in a credible and professional manner, with evidence of helping vendors to achieve their goals.
  • Strong relationship builder, has a positive attitude and is a team player
  • Proven track record of B2B sales, preferably in any of the following Industries: e-commerce, advertising or digital marketing.
  • Excellent communication skills, must have a consultative sales approach and be a strong persuader and influencer at senior level.
  • Highly driven, is self-motivated, target orientated, resilient and tenacious,
  • Is customer focused, enjoys working autonomously,hits the ground running and demonstrates a willingness to learn
  • Strong analytical skills, makes well-judged decisions, good numeracy, pays strong attention to detail, is a strong problem solver, demonstrates good commercial awareness and thinks outside the box to generate new ideas
  • Has a flexible approach, thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a strategic sales environment

How to Apply


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Bradley Limited Retail Space Acquisition Officer Job in Kenya

Komaza Recruiter Job in Kilifi, Kenya

Job Title: Recruiter at Komaza

Are you meticulous and highly organized? 

Do you have a strong interest in recruitment? 

Are you excited to work with a fast-growing company bringing innovation to commercial tree planting in Kenya? 

Komaza is looking for a Recruiter to support the internal talent acquisition function. 

This role will be responsible for supporting the Talent Acquisition Manager in making sure the organization’s recruitment needs are clearly understood and met.


This is a great opportunity for a highly organized professional interested in recruitment to fine tune their skills and expand with a company that strongly believes in employee career growth.

Komaza is a forestry business that partners with small-scale farmers to plant commercial woodlots, providing a guaranteed market for the harvest. 

They unlock the potential for small-scale farmers to serve industrial wood markets by providing them with training, planting inputs, maintenance support and harvesting services. 

Through this unique “micro-forestry” model, Komaza is now Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter.

Detailed Responsibilities:

Project Management:

  • Accountable for key steps in the hiring process from beginning to end, within set timelines to meet recruitment needs
  • Keep management updated on the process through frequent and detailed reporting, as well as follow ups on action items
  • Plan and execute interview days, working with the Talent Acquisition Admin Assistant

Recruitment Support:

  • Work with direct supervisor and internal hiring managers to address departmental hiring needs as they arise
  • Organize and knowledge recruitment materials
  • Review and evaluate applicant-submitted materials such as CVs, video submissions, etc. as an initial level of screening

Relationship Management:

  • Create and maintain a good relationship with applicants to ensure they have a positive Komaza experience regardless of final outcome.
  • Guide applicants through the recruitment process and provide timely communications all through.

Does this sound like you?

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 – 8 years’ professional experience
  • Highly organized, great at basic project management
  • Recruitment experience a plus!
  • Familiarity with Kenyan companies of various sizes across different industries/sectors a big plus!
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Willing and able to relocate to Kilifi

How to Apply

Telkom Head of Trade Marketing Job in Nairobi, Kenya


Position: Head of Trade Marketing

Region: Nairobi

Reporting to: Chief Sales Officer

Band: 4.2


Role Purpose: The Head of Trade Marketing and Acquisition will create, drive and manage all promotional activity within the distribution & sales channel. 

They will also pro-actively drive the brand and ground level animations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategically implement and supervise trade marketing initiatives in all the regions
  • Grow and retain acquisitions within the  regions as well as managing quality of the acquisition
  • Budget ownership for all trade marketing activities
  • Create all merchandise and in-store collateral
  • Create, build and manage mass market/trade marketing animations and road shows
  • Pro-actively seek to maximize SIM, devices and electronic airtime, profile and take-up.
  • Creation of brand strategy and positioning
  • Enforce processes and procedures for customer sign-up
  • Work hand in hand with the Regional Sales team and giving them appropriate business advice and support

How to Apply

This position is open to Kenyan citizens only.

If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest  30th August 2017, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

Apply through recruitment@telkom.co.ke and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Talent Acquisition Manager (Regional)

Organization: KOMAZA
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Jul 2016

Who We Are

Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small farmers to serve industrial wood markets. With roots in San Francisco and operational HQ in coastal Kenya, we have planted 2 million trees with over 6,000 farmers, making us Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter. By leveraging farmer land and labor, Komaza can access effectively limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations – a hugely powerful disruption to the traditional forestry model. We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including Forbes, Ashoka, Mulago Foundation, and Novastar Ventures. Having assembled a leading group of investors for a significant Series A, we are at an exciting operational tipping point and are seeking rock star leaders to drive our upcoming chapter of accelerated growth.

About the Team

People are at the core of what we do and are a top strategic priority for Komaza. Our People Operations department is responsible for recruiting and onboarding top talent, staff training and development, administrative HR, and cultivating a positive and productive company culture. Komaza’s People Ops Director has 8+ years of diverse HR experience in Kenya, most recently leading People Ops at the world’s largest network of private schools for bottom of the pyramid children.

In preparation for many years of fast growth, we are building a strong in-house recruiting team within People Ops, adding an experienced team of Officers and Associates to work on attracting the very best talent the world has to offer. Our talent acquisition team will liaise with all departments to define staffing needs and work closely with our senior leadership team to develop and implement our recruiting strategies.

About this Role

As Regional Talent Acquisition Manager, you will recruit top talent from the African continent. Your highest priority is to identify, woo, screen, and hire mid-level to senior leaders (Officers, Managers, Directors & VPs) who will thrive in our fast-growth startup. This role calls for combining recruiting-focused PR/Communications to build a strong professional brand regionally, plus traditional headhunting and recruiting workflows. We need a champion with very high IQ, EQ, positive energy and top-tier educational & professional experience to encourage the world’s best people to join our awesome company. Your primary geographic focus will be top talent pools within continental Africa, working in collaboration with our Talent Acquisition Manager (Global) who will focus on primarily USA & Africa. The Regional Talent Acquisition Manager will report to Komaza’s People Operations Director, and work very closely with our senior leadership team, to design and implement innovative industry-leading recruiting strategies to build a team of rock stars.


  • Hire our leadership team, including loads of rock stars in 2016/17, working with our senior team to define roles and cultural fit in detail. We’ve got a blockbuster high-impact business model, but can only succeed with a stellar team.
  • Build a strong, inspirational company brand to facilitate regional hiring for continued rapid growth. Develop our strategy and capabilities on social media, blogging, op eds, press, and white papers to establish Komaza as a thought leader.
  • Develop strategies and build and run systems throughout the recruitment life-cycle for both “rifle-shot” headhunting and “shotgun” recruiting approaches: run PR/marketing/advertising, candidate analysis, interview schedules and offers.
  • Optimize and apply recruiting tools, including our LinkedIn Recruiter and Jobvite ATS platforms, to source and screen the best candidates and efficiently manage workflows across the recruiting team and hiring managers.


  • 5+ years work experience, ideally with extensive experience headhunting or recruiting for senior leaders of fast-growth companies; MBA is preferred.
  • Proven experience working in high-performing teams, especially in dynamic, data-driven environments, tackling a diverse number of challenges.
  • Self-starter, highly-driven individual who will take ownership from the get-go and proactively look for opportunities for improvement. A well-organized, detailed doer who will set targets, engage others, and do whatever it takes to multi-task dozens of such projects, consistently executing to a high level of quality.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with experience or strong natural aptitude for developing compelling communication materials, and ability to tailor content and tone to diverse audiences and individual styles.
  • Passion and perseverance for finding the perfect people for our hiring needs.


We need a Talent Acquisition Manager (Regional) who wants to make a meaningful commitment to an awesome career opportunity for a minimum of 3-5+ years. While we will open a Nairobi office to support regional expansion in the near future, this role will be based at our current HQ in gorgeous Kilifi, Kenya for the foreseeable future.

How to apply:

To apply, please click this LINK