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Kenya: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Social and Behavior Change Organizations and Media Institutions to work in partnership with Save the Children –…

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Sep 2018

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

Social and Behavior Change Organizations and Media Institutions to work in partnership with Save the Children – Kenya Country Office

Reference: RFP/WAJIR/2018/03841

Issue Date: 14th August 2018

Closing Date:11th Sept 2018

Save the Children is the leading independent, child-focused organization in the world. In Kenya, Save the Children has been operational since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programs delivered both directly and through local partners. We have operational presence in Northeast and Northwest counties of Garissa, Wajir, Mandera and Turkana. We are also working in counties with the highest number of deprived children (Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Kisumu, Kitui, Migori and Nairobi. In 2017 we reached more than 650,000 Kenyans directly and over 4 million indirectly through our programs.

PURPOSE OF RFP

Save the Children invites Expression of Interests from Social and Behavior Change (SBC)/ media partners to generate increased access to family planning (FP) services and increased social support for women to use FP by addressing sociocultural and religious norms to improve demand for FP services. Primary audiences include women of reproductive age with at least one child, while their male partners, family and community members, as well as religious leaders, are considered direct influencers. The need to strengthen couples’ communication and gender equitable decision-making is high, and this is even more challenging among nomadic and semi-nomadic populations where men and women may be separated for moths at a time**. A full copy of this RFP, can be found by sending an email to Kenya.logisticsbidding@savethechildren.org with subject line RFP/WAJIR/2018/03841 only.**

PROGRAM BACKGROUND

Save the Children has partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to implement a project titled ‘Contraception without Borders.’ The project will develop and test a scalable model to increase use of FP/ child spacing—from the standpoints of both supply and demand—for semi-nomadic and nomadic communities in six sub-counties located in Wajir and Mandera. The project implementation will allow learning, iterative refinement and systematic documentation of the model, which will help inform other partners and Ministries of Health in other countries on scalable approaches that can improve uptake of FP/ child spacing services among semi-nomadic and nomadic populations.

PARTNERS SCOPE OF WORK & RESPONSIBILITIES

As part of the design and implementation process of social behavior change (SBC) interventions for the Project, Save the Children seeks to hire services of a firm or agency to provide the following services for the period October 15, 2018 to June 30, 2021:

A. Advertising/creative services.

B. Media development and production services

C. M-Health services

Based formative research and the Project’s SBC Strategy, and in close collaboration with Save the Children technical staff and input from LSHTM the scope of work of the contractor requires to develop an effective channel and SBC format mix reaching nomadic and semi nomadic men and another mix reaching women, linking closely with already identified community platforms and household visits. This includes specifically, to

1) Provide the Project team with detailed and specific media and audience media preference data for the relevant counties

2) Based on these data, suggest effective media or outreach channels, including MHealth,

3) Develop and concept test effective and interactive media formats to reach and engage men and women to address social norm and behavior change around use of FP, child spacing, and gender inequitable norms.

4) Develop and concept test dialogue or storylines framing barriers to use of FP and Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy, including myths and misconceptions about FP as part of and in compliance with Islamic and Somali cultural values.

5) Produce and pre-test a series of effective media products and outreach formats to reach primary and secondary audiences with sufficient intensity for social and behavior change.

6) Suggest effective media plans with sufficient and cost-effective airtime or free mobile access for behavior change

7) Provide innovative and pragmatic real-time monitoring of reach, recall and popularity to enable ongoing learning and adaptation of channel mix and formats among other recommended data points.

8) Attend monthly review meetings with Project staff. The firm will be expected to revise the execution of activities based on the recommendations from these meetings. The review meetings will also be used as a forum for addressing challenges experienced during the implementation of activities.

APPLICANTS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

The minimum criteria to be considered as potential partner include:

· Legal Status (registered according to prevailing laws and regulations)

· Work authorization from concerned authorities

· Proven experience in social behavior change work

The required documents:

For details of the technical and cost proposal requirements, please send an email to Kenya.logisticsbidding@savethechildren.org with subject line RFP/WAJIR/2018/03841 ONLY

Additionally:

· Financial audit reports for the past two years

· Timely renewal of the organization registration

· Tax exemption certificate (if applicable)

· Board and management details

SUBMISSION DEADLINE AND INSTRUCTIONS

Partners interested to work in partnership with Save the Children send the RFP along with the required documentation signed to this email: Kenya.logisticsbidding@savethechildren.org. The last date for submission of the RFP is 11/9/2018 at 04:00 PM Nairobi time. All the questions and queries may direct through the above mentioned email.

Note: Due to the urgency of this project, RFP will be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we may award the partnership sub-awardee before the closing date. Issuance of this RFP does not constitute an award or commitment on the part of Save the Children International, nor does it commit Save the Children to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of EOI and/or application. Only shortlisted partners will be contacted.

How to apply:

SUBMISSION DEADLINE AND INSTRUCTIONS

Partners interested to work in partnership with Save the Children send the RFP along with the required documentation signed to this email: Kenya.logisticsbidding@savethechildren.org. The last date for submission of the RFP is 11/9/2018 at 04:00 PM Nairobi time. All the questions and queries may direct through the above mentioned email.

Note: Due to the urgency of this project, RFP will be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we may award the partnership sub-awardee before the closing date. Issuance of this RFP does not constitute an award or commitment on the part of Save the Children International, nor does it commit Save the Children to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of EOI and/or application. Only shortlisted partners will be contacted.

Receptionist / Personal Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

One of our clients, Advertising Company based in Nairobi wants to fill the below position.

Receptionist / Personal Assistant

Responsibilities:

·         Answers telephones and directs the caller to the appropriate associate.

·         Greets and directs visitors to the company.

·         Provides callers with information such as company address, directions to the company location, company fax numbers, company website and other related information.

·         Assists in the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.

·         Assists with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing and collating.

·         ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization

·         monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness

·         provide general administrative and clerical support

·         schedule appointments

·         maintain appointment diary either manually or electronically

·         tidy and maintain the reception area

Qualifications & Experience:

·         Diploma in Business Administration/Customer Service or any related field

·         knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

·         Computer literate knowledge of customer service principles and practices

·         Good verbal and written communication skills

·         professional personal presentation

·         customer service orientation

·         information management

·         organizing, planning and attention to detail

·         reliability, initiative and stress tolerance

·         Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Interested Applicants should submit their applications to premierecruitmentgroup@gmail.com

Closing date for all applications 8th May 2018.

Digital TV Advertising Sales Executive

Job Title: Advertising Sales Executive
 

Location: Nairobi
 

Salary Scale: 50K – 60K
 

Summary: Our client leading in the Digital TV industry seeks to recruit a highly motivated and skilled professional who is suitably qualified to fill in the position of an Advertising Sales Executives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Accountabilities and Performance Measures:

  • Achieves assigned sales quota in the designated partner accounts.
  • Meets assigned expectations for profitability.
  • Completes partner account plans that meet company standards.
  • Maintains high partner satisfaction ratings that meet company standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area from an accredited institution.
  • More than 3 years’ experience in TV advertising sales, or working with advertising agents.
  • Should have a core understanding of media industry and marketing management, especially the media environment/ facts in Kenya.
  • Having the working experience in advertising agencies would be preferred, which should include an in-depth familiarity with the Kenya agencies.

Skills:

  • Should have strong and comprehensive analytical and effective execution abilities.
  • Should be good at strategic thinking – to develop the business strategies that focus on short, medium and long term.
  • Should possess the ability and skills to write proposals that meet clients’ needs.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Packages and other relevant marketing software.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

StarTimes Media Advertising Sales Executives Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Leading Digital TV industry player StarTimes Media is seeking a highly motivated and skilled professional who is suitably qualified to fill in the position of an Advertising Sales Executives.

Department: Media – Advertising Sales

Reports To: Advertising Sales Manager

Locations: Nairobi HQ

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Cultivate relationships with clients, gain deep insight into their business and ultimately provide solutions to their marketing and advertising.
  2. Develop and maintain relationships with clients and advertising agencies. Having rich clients resources would be preferred.
  3. Analyze and integrate our resources, creating new ideas on how to expand advertising and sponsorship revenue and achieve the sales target.
  4. Collect the information and analyze Kenya market and our competitors, creatively develop the sales strategies and plans against sales targets.
  5. Ability to work long hours in a high-pressure environment selling advertising airtime, commercial productions without supervision.
  6. Providing a holistic client service relations plan in order to optimize advertising budgets and achieve set revenue targets to clients so as to maximize broadcasting sales volumes and revenue targets.
  7. Any other tasks assigned by management.

Accountabilities and Performance Measures

  • Achieves assigned sales quota in the designated partner accounts.
  • Meets assigned expectations for profitability.
  • Completes partner account plans that meet company standards.
  • Maintains high partner satisfaction ratings that meet company standards.
  • Introduction and retention of new clients.

Organizational Alignment: Reports to the Advertising Sales Manager.
 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area from an accredited institution, preferably in marketing and communications.
  • More than 3 years’ experience in TV advertising sales.
  • Should have a core understanding of media industry and marketing management, especially the media environment/ facts in Kenya.
  • Having the working experience in advertising agencies would be preferred, which should include an in-depth familiarity with the Kenya agencies.

Skills:

  • Should have strong and comprehensive analytical and effective execution abilities.
  • Should be good at strategic thinking – to develop the business strategies that focus on short, medium and long term.
  • Should possess the ability and skill to write the proposals to meet the clients’ needs.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Packages and other relevant marketing software.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Presentation and communication skills.

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Salary: A competitive remuneration commensurate with knowledge and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

 Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Telecom Company Commercial Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

A key player in the telecommunication sector based in Nairobi wishes to recruit a self-driven Commercial Manager

Job Summary: Reporting to the Managing Director the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day sales operations focusing on the long-term interests of the business. 

The person will also be responsible for development of new business opportunities, managing the commercial team, leading in marketing activities and client management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure achievement of the Annual Sales Budget/Targets.

  • Design, Implement and Execute annual Sales & Marketing Business Strategy for the company

  • Support and input into the Group Commercial initiatives

  • Prepare and submit plans, budgets, progress and annual marketing development reports

  • Brand management to ensure country wide brand visibility and equity

  • Develop a Pricing Strategy that will optimize company returns whilst ensuring competitive advantage

  • Monitor market trends and customer needs for Product Development and Launch purposes

  • Collaborative with product development specialists to design, develop and ensure that our products and services meet and exceed customer expectations

  • Manage the Public Relations, Promotion and Advertising Agencies and Partners.

  • Staff management, motivation, training, recruitment and selection.

  • Manage Service Levels Agreements with Clients

  • Research competitors’ offerings and mitigate their impact on the company

  • Implement short- and long-term goals, objectives and operating procedures

  • Provide feedback to management regarding customer needs, market dynamics and competitive assessments

Minimum Requirements;-

  • Relevant degree qualification with a bias towards IT, Sales & Marketing

  • Must be technology savvy either by technical qualification of working experience

  • Good understanding of the ICT value chain

  • Proven track record of sterling performance in Sales & good network-building skills

  • Possess at least a minimum of 5 years experience  in an ICT environment

  • Target driven and MUST meet monthly, and quarterly financial deliverables

  • Strong existing networks of the Corporate and Enterprise market

  • A member of a relevant marketing body

  • Excellent communication, presentation skills & interpersonal skills

  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Strong problem analysis, judgment and decision making skills.

  • Demonstrated mature leadership skills for at least 3 years.

  • Hands on person who lead by example

KSA:

Knowledge

Skills

Attributes

CRM Systems

Negotiation & persuasion

Self- Motivated

Cacti

Communication

Enthusiastic

Network basics

ICT Technologies (Wimax, VSAT, iburst, Fiber, Wireless, LTE/4G…)

Team Player

Computer applications (MS Office)

Analytical

Results and Goal orientated

Social Media proficiency

Customer Centric


Special Requirements

Interested and qualified applicants who wish to be considered for the positions are invited to direct their applications specifying the position applied for in the “subject line of the email” to:

   

So as to be received latest by Friday  November 18, 2017 attaching a detailed CV stating  age, education, professional qualifications, relevant work experience,  current remuneration, names and addresses of three referees.

   

Advertising Firm Digital Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Digital Manager
 

Industry: Advertising
 

Gross Salary:  200k – 300k
 

Our client is an advertising firm seeking to recruit a Digital Manager to develop, implement, track and optimize the digital marketing campaigns across all channels for all clients. 

The person will oversee the Digital Department and will train and mentor the team. 

 

Reporting to the Managing Director, s/he should enhance the business by maximising revenue and optimising staff productivity.  
 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the digital team and output on a day to day basis
  • Set specific digital objectives and monitor progress
  • Design and implement company digital strategies within budget requirements
  • Serve as thought leader in aligning digital marketing strategy with a client’s business goals and objectives.
  • Play an advisory role on client engagements, serving as a digital strategy advisor to both account leads (internal) and clients (external).
  • Working with the rest of the client team, help define scope and recommended approach for major digital projects for clients.
  • Ensure smooth operation for all digital tools and applications (e.g. website, blogs and social media)
  • Oversee digital projects
  • Analyze SEO and marketing metrics
  • Generate innovative ideas to increase web traffic
  • Train internal teams to use digital technologies
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure brand consistency
  • Suggest new optimization methods to improve customer experience
  • Address all communication advertising digital needs
  • Ensure web best practices are met for client and the company alike
  • Drive high level discussions on the role of digital within the total marketing ecosystem.

Qualifications

  • BSc degree in Marketing, Digital technologies or relevant field
  • Minimum of 7 years experience with 4 years in a similar high level position
  • Experience in an advertising or PR firm is preferred
  • Proven work experience as a Digital Manager with proved leadership
  • Solid experience with online marketing tools and web-based technologies
  • Understanding of how digital channels work
  • Hands on experience with SEO/SEM and CRM software
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Excellent interpersonal and team management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Mature with the ability to lead and mentor a team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to maximize profits

How to Apply
 

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

Research Company General Manager Job Vacancy

Duma Works is recruiting a General Manager for our client; a leading research company in Nairobi.
 

Job Purpose: The General manager is a local, regional and international business strategist who combines an element of commercial acumen and innovative business solutions with the affinity for people, partnerships, innovations and profit to propel the organization forward. 

If this is descriptive of you, then this role will suit you!
 

 

Fundamentally;

  • You are completely responsible for the operations in the Agency and our alternative locations.
  • You’ll effectively manage client relationships.
  • You’re responsible for all Agency functions such as planning, business development, client strategy and direction, research and experiential marketing, production, digital, HR, finance and legal.
  • You’ll galvanize Agency team to do good work; that we are proud of and that solves the clients problems.

Key Responsibilities
 

Business Development

  • Grow the company’s bottom line by instituting internal and external measures that will harness growth opportunities.
  • Lead staff to accomplish set out targets to facilitate business growth and client retention.
  • Leverage innovation by introducing new methodologies, tools and processes.

Financial Planning and Forecasting

  • Charting annual focus areas in collaboration with the CEO and Board and translating these goals into annual financial forecast plans to ensure continuity of business growth.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance against market conditions and set targets.
  • Oversee company operations to ensure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.

Relationship Management

  • Strategic client engagement to nurture senior level relationships on a day-to-day basis to position TGC as a valued, trusted partner resulting in business growth.
  • Understanding client’s strategic goals and employing creative thought in company’s approach to ensure quality, innovative and relevant output.
  • Transform “economically challenged” client relationships into profitable, sustainable partnerships

Team Management

  • Increase the team’s effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, counseling, and disciplining staff.
  • Provide capacity-building in required areas to ensure various teams are operating at optimal level. This includes effecting coaching and educational opportunities, inculcating company culture/values and compliance to company policies.
  • Implementing departmental reporting mechanisms on KPI’s and instituting measures for periodic reviews alongside relevant parties and building in reward mechanisms.

Quality Management

  • Overseeing the completion of projects excellently, whilst leveraging new and existing process to enhance quality and profitable outputs.
  • Troubleshooting departmental challenges and providing strategic, creative solutions in everyday work environment. 3.Exemplify strategic level thinking in project direction, implementation and review of project outcomes.

Qualifications

  • At least a bachelors degree in the relevant fields of business management, advertising, marketing research and communication.
  • Proven experience in effectively delivering high performing teams.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position.
  • Leadership Skills: Ability to motivate people, resolve conflicts and make decisions for your team members.
  • Effective stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Time Management: Essential to make sure everything done.
  • Math and Budgeting: Employ your math skills to ensure you know where your company’s money is going.
  • Analytical Critical Thinking Skills: You’ll need to be a good judge of character to employ the right team members and maintain an efficient, motivated team as well as solve problems arising on day-to-day basis. You’ll need to provoke thought, initiate innovation, pitch for and deliver quality projects.
  • Decision-Making Skills: The buck stops with you; whilst dealing with employees, vendors, partners or clients, you have to make decisions that affect the company. Making hard and fast deacons is crucial to your success.
  • Speaking and writing: From negotiations, high level discussions, pitches, presentations to reporting and recommendations, great communications and writing skills will help you in any of these scenarios.
  • Demonstrated experience in Advertising, Sales, Business Administration or Project Management will add value to your application.
Apply

Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to email protected marking the subject as “3108”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3108 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 17 November 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application

Digital Marketing Account Manager Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Digital Marketing Account Manager
 

Reports To: Client Service Director & Managing Director

Responsibilities:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree in Marketing, Advertising, IT or a related field.
  • +3 years’ work experience in a digital marketing environment.
  • Google Adwords experience.
  • Exhibited attained training level in Facebook’s Blueprint.
  • Google Analytics and tracking pixel implementation skills.
  • Working understanding of marketing goals and objectives.
  • Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments.

How to Apply


If you know how to creatively handle various online marketing tools, like websites, podcasts and blogs, this position is for you. 

You will work with different teams to coordinate our marketing, advertising and promotional activities. 
 

Marketing Control Lead (Technological Products) Job in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Marketing Control Lead

The hiring company is a Kenyan based company premiering in financial & consumer technological products like never seen before in Africa.

Key Responsibilities

Key Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Digital marketing strategist or Digital marketing manager
  • Demonstrable experience with SEO
  • Experience implementing and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns
  • Experience extrapolating data using excel modelling
  • Solid knowledge of web analytics tools like Google Analytics
  • Hands on experience with online marketing tools and practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • BSc degree in Marketing, Advertising or relevant field
Apply

Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to email protected marking the subject as “3085”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3085 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 27 October 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.

Sales Manager (Advertising & Print Media) Job in Nairobi

Job Title: Sales Manager – Advertising & Print Media
 

Job Type: Full Time
 

Job Location: Nairobi
 

Our client is in the business of Strategic Billboard Advertising for Powerful Brand Impact.
 

They seek a Sales Manager to join their Nairobi team.

 

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Plans and directs the organization’s sales strategy from a business and technical perspective.
  • Develop budget and projections
  • Oversees discussions and sales with sponsors and agencies and negotiates agreements with outside.
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights.
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies.
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end to end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies . Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate.
  • Finding out who controls the advertising budget in target organizations and contacting them .
  • Prepare & deliver sales presentations to new and existing clients
  • Prepare promotional plans sales literature ,media kits and sales contract.

Job Qualifications:

  • At Least 5-10 years experience
  • Proven Sales results
  • At least a Bachelor degree in Sales and Marketing or related field.
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise

How to Apply:
 

Applicants can send their CV and state the position applied for in their subject of the email to us before 25th October 2017. 

Applicants currently staying in Nairobi are encouraged to apply.