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Irrigation Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Irrigation Manager

Role Introduction

Our client, a leader in building solutions seeks to engage and hire an Irrigation Manager professional responsible for developing and implementing a growth strategy for the Irrigation products through a team of sales people so that the organisation meets the set annual budget for the product line.

Role Profile

 

Reporting to the Head of Sales, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing a growth strategy for Irrigation product line;
  • Driving supplementary revenues from design of irrigation systems for existing and potential customers;
  • Growing the individual sales per sales person in the Irrigation team;
  • Managing the daily, weekly, monthly travel itinerary of the Irrigation sales team to ensure effective use of resources.

Desired Competencies

  • Customer Focus & Relationship Management;
  • Communication & Negotiation skills;
  • Operational Excellence;
  • Drive for Execution;
  • Self Acting and Managing;
  • Problem Solving Skills;
  • Leadership Effectiveness.

Qualifications

  • A relevant degree in Engineering or Agriculture or Agricultural Engineering from a recognized university;
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience, two (2) of which must be at team leader or supervisory level in design, selling and installation of drip irrigation equipment and accessories;
  • Proven sales record with good account management skills;
  • Broad knowledge of irrigation systems, equipment and key demand areas in Kenya;
  • Integrity, self-supervision and negotiation/presentation skills.

How to Apply


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Kenya: LEARNING FACILITATOR (NAIROBI)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Nov 2017

Can you captivate an audience? Do you have what it takes to keep participants spellbound?

WE ARE HIRING!

LEARNING FACILITATOR (NAIROBI)

Based in Nairobi, the Learning Facilitator (a Kenyan National position) facilitates in-house staff training courses in Kenya and Somalia, both independently and in cooperation with other trainers.

Your Responsibilities

  • Delivers training courses covering staff induction, team management and leadership, communication, and other relevant topics;

  • Training and support of trainers and training relays;

  • Engages in participant follow up before and after Face-to-Face training sessions;

  • Develops course content in accordance with learning and development module designs;

  • Conducts Learning Needs Analysis;

  • Producing high quality reports for courses which he/she facilitated or co-facilitated.

Your Profile

  • University degree in Communication, Acting/Drama, Education, Journalism, Psychology, or relevant fields;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience;

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Somali languages, including public speaking skills, presentation skills and drafting of complex texts;

  • Experience in public speaking, acting or media anchoring will be an important asset;

  • Experience in team leadership and management;

  • Strong intercultural skills including openness to and tolerance of different cultures, religions and opinions

  • A high level of computer literacy;

  • Ability to manage diverse groups in an efficient and friendly manner;

  • Highly motivated individual with the desire to make a difference;

  • Available for frequent travel in Kenya and Somalia, including irregular working hours;

  • Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural context of Somalia.

    We Offer

  • A dynamic and challenging work setting in the humanitarian environment;

  • Training and development opportunities;

  • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework.

How to apply:

Apply now by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 13th November 2017. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.

NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org.

ICRC Learning Facilitator Job in Kenya

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
 

Employment Opportunity: Learning Facilitator

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

 

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. 

The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti. It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in Africa.

Can you captivate an audience? 

Do you have what it takes to keep participants spellbound?
 

Are you our new Learning Facilitator?
 

(Open to Kenyan Nationals only)

The Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking to fill two full-time learning facilitator positions as soon as possible. 

Under the supervision of the Head of the Learning and Development Unit for Africa, the trainer facilitates in-house staff training courses in Kenya and throughout Africa, both independently and in cooperation with other trainers of the unit.
 

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Delivers training courses covering staff induction, team management and leadership, communication, and other relevant topics
  • Training and support of trainers and training relays
  • Engages in participant follow up before and after Face-to-Face training sessions
  • Develops course content in accordance with learning and development module designs
  • Conducts Learning Needs Analysis
  • Reporting for courses animated or co-animated

Minimum required knowledge and experience

  • Excellent communication skills in English, including public speaking, presentation skills and drafting of complex texts; ability to deliver training courses in French a major asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience/training in public speaking/acting/anchoring will be an important asset
  • Training experience is an important asset; strong willingness to further develop training competences
  • Experience in team leadership and management
  • University degree is desired, but not exclusively, in Communication, Acting/Drama, Education, Business, Psychology, etc.
  • Strong intercultural skills: openness to and tolerance of different cultures, religions and opinions
  • Fluent command of spoken and written English; other languages, especially French, are a major asset
  • International experience is a definite asset
  • Very good computer skills
  • Ability to manage groups in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Highly motivated individual with the desire to make a difference
  • Available for frequent travel in the region and beyond, including irregular working hours
How to Apply

Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to: 

Human Resource Office 

before 8th November, 2017 

(indicate the position title in the subject line).

Please include: detailed Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter, copies of relevant certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.

NB: ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED


The ICRC does not charge a fee at any single stage of the recruitment process

Business Development / Project Operations Coordinator Job in Kenya

Duma works is recruiting a Business Development / Project Operations Coordinator for one of our clients: they operate within the telecommunications sector, and are beginning a project offering business to business telecommunications and call centre solutions in Kenya looking for a passionate Business Development Coordinator/ Project Operations Officer (M/F) to work on a full-time basis.
 

Purpose of the Role: The purpose of this role is to liaise between our two partner companies, one based in Nairobi, Kenya, where the role will be based, and the international partner, based in UK/Germany, to implement; monitor and project manage our joint-venture activities. 

 

We are looking for an excellent communicator who can liaise between the 2 parties, solve problems, troubleshoot but also develop our business further and seek sales opportunities pro-actively in the future.


Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and accurate project management and implementation of joint venture activities
  • Create and monitor project plan needed to successfully implement actions
  • Acting as a contact between the two parties ensuring successful implementation of joint venture activities, problem solution and trouble shooting. The contact will be mainly face to face within Kenya, and via telephone, email and Skype to the international partner.
  • Gaining a clear understanding of both parties as well as customers’ businesses and requirements and translate them into feasible actions
  • Monitor customer uptake and traffic as well as reporting on progress regularly to the 2 parties
  • Establish new business opportunities and sales leads once the joint venture has been successfully implemented

Basic Requirements

  • (Bachelor’s) Degree in Business, Economics, Sales , Project Management or related field required
  • 3- 5years experience in a business development and/or project management role ideally with an IT focus or technology background
  • Ability to think strategically and passionate about driving the business to implement joint venture activities and meet/exceed targets
  • Excellent communicator who has the ability to work without supervision and meet tight deadlines
  • Must be proactive with ability to take pre-emptive measures to contain a situation
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of technical requirements and how to translate them into business actions
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to think on their feet and find solutions to challenges
  • 1 to 2 years of demonstrated, successful sales experience is a plus

Apply

 
Cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2271”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2271, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through


Deadline for receiving applications: 24th August 2016


N.B. When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. 

The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.


If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.

Hospitality Industry Field Sales Executive Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Field Sales Executive for one of our clients; a leading company that specializes in supply to the hospitality industry. 

Location: Nairobi
 

Sector: Hospitality
 

Position Overview: The Sales Executive is responsible for the continuous attainment of the company’s revenue target in the assigned region through constantly identifying and securing new clients as well as maximizing sales from the current clients.

 

Job Responsibilities
 

Being the Sales Executive, you are Directly Accountable for;

Sales Generation and Conversion

  • Achieve set sales target from the assigned region continuously.
  • Research, Identify and secure new clients or marketing opportunities from the assigned region.
  • Cold calling to arrange for meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process that is largely dictated by the prospective customer.
  • Maintain all clients through proactive communication with the client and ensuring that all queries, complains are promptly attended to. Send than you notes after every visit.
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential customers.
  • Ensuring Accounts are paid or settled on time and in full by the existing customers.
  • Following up on client orders and escalate any bottle necks being experienced.
  • Ensuring that samples requested for are delivered in a timely manner to the client and follow up to ensure they are returned or paid for as provided for in the policies and procedures.

 Planning and Development

  • Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
  • Participate in analysis of sales performance for informed management decisions.
  • Gathering market and customer information and providing feedback on future buying trends.
  • Conduct frequent Product Brand feasibility and provide accurate feedback to the management.
  • Analyzing the market environment i.e. analyzing other competitor’s prices, the amount of demand and supply in the market.
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions.
  • Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
  • You may also be involved with identifying new markets and business opportunities.
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.
  • Ensure that all actions are guided by the company’s policies and procedures.

Administration and Reporting

  • Prepare and send quotation on the same day they are received.
  • Liaise with the Customer Care team to ensure requisitions are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with Operations to ensure accurate information on the expected delivery dates is well communicated to the client.
  • Preparation of weekly sales activities and route plans and presenting them to the Sales manager
  • Preparing sales reports in the approved formats.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new sales employees.
  • Prepares action plans for effective search of sales leads and prospects.
  • Account for all monies issued by the company for the execution of one’s duties.
  • Perform other related duties or assignment as directed.

Organizational Alignment

  • Dealing with Internal and External customers to improve business profitability.
  • This position may be assigned to support a Client account relations role.

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Degree or Diploma in sales & marketing or Hospitality Management preferably from a leading institution such as Strathmore university.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in sales which should be in the hospitality industry.
  • Those with a background in food & beverage will have an added advantage.
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team.
  • Proven ability to meet sales targets.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Must be a strong “people person” with excellent communication skills; a positive, persuasive personality.
  • Very aggressive and passionate.
  • Be very honest.
  • Able to build client relations.
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • Able to do follow ups.
  • Competent computer and database skill
  • Male candidates are urged to apply.

Apply

 
Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2289”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2289, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. 

Any applications without a Motivation Letter will not be considered.


Deadline for receiving applications: 16th July 2016

Hospitality Industry Field Sales Executive Job in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Field Sales Executive for one of our clients; a leading company that specializes in supply to the hospitality industry.
 

Position Overview: The Sales Executive is responsible for the continuous attainment of the company’s revenue target in the assigned region through constantly identifying and securing new clients as well as maximizing sales from the current clients.
 

Job Responsibilities

Being the Sales Executive, you are Directly Accountable for;

 

Sales Generation and Conversion

  • Achieve set sales target from the assigned region continuously.
  • Research, Identify and secure new clients or marketing opportunities from the assigned region.
  • Cold calling to arrange for meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process that is largely dictated by the prospective customer.
  • Maintain all clients through proactive communication with the client and ensuring that all queries, complains are promptly attended to. Send than you notes after every visit.
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential customers.
  • Ensuring Accounts are paid or settled on time and in full by the existing customers.
  • Following up on client orders and escalate any bottle necks being experienced.
  • Ensuring that samples requested for are delivered in a timely manner to the client and follow up to ensure they are returned or paid for as provided for in the policies and procedures

Planning and Development

  • Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
  • Participate in analysis of sales performance for informed management decisions.
  • Gathering market and customer information and providing feedback on future buying trends.
  • Conduct frequent Product Brand feasibility and provide accurate feedback to the management.
  • Analyzing the market environment i.e. analyzing other competitor’s prices, the amount of demand and supply in the market.
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions.
  • Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
  • You may also be involved with identifying new markets and business opportunities.
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.
  • Ensure that all actions are guided by the company’s policies and procedures.

Administration and Reporting

  • Prepare and send quotation on the same day they are received.
  • Liaise with the Customer Care team to ensure requisitions are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with Operations to ensure accurate information on the expected delivery dates is well communicated to the client.
  • Preparation of weekly sales activities and route plans and presenting them to the Sales manager
  • Preparing sales reports in the approved formats.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new sales employees.
  • Prepares action plans for effective search of sales leads and prospects.
  • Account for all monies issued by the company for the execution of one’s duties

Perform other related duties or assignment as directed.


Organizational Alignment

  • Dealing with Internal and External customers to improve business profitability.
  • This position may be assigned to support a Client account relations role

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Degree or Diploma in sales & marketing or Hospitality Management preferably from a leading institution such as Strathmore university.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in sales which should be in the hospitality industry.
  • Those with a background in food & beverage will have an added advantage.
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team.
  • Proven ability to meet sales targets.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Must be a strong “people person” with excellent communication skills; a positive, persuasive personality.
  • Very aggressive and passionate.
  • Be very honest.
  • Able to build client relations.
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • Able to do follow ups.
  • Competent computer and database skill
  • Male candidates are urged to apply.
Apply

Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2289”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2289, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. 

Any Applications without a Motivation Letter will not be considered.

Deadline for receiving applications: 8th July 2016


N.B.* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over email or SMS. The test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.