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Recruitment by Isuzu East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Isuzu East Africa (Isuzu EA) is the leading motor vehicle assembler in East Africa, selling a wide range of Isuzu vehicles with a solid foundation established by the Isuzu brand’s automotive excellence over the last 40 years.


With over 15 models in its line-up, the Isuzu brand has dominated the new vehicle segment for six years in a row since 2012, achieving a market share of 35.3% by end of 2017.

This is a testimony to customer confidence in its vehicles and excellent aftersales service. We are looking for highly engaged candidates with a track record of excellence to fill the following positions:

Production Supervisor

Reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:

Roles

·         Preparing and meeting production schedules effectively and efficiently.

·         Resourcing and leading production teams.

·         Monitor and control operating costs.

·         Apply lean manufacturing and ISO principles and tools in the section, maintain and update the records required to demonstrate compliance to the manufacturing systems.

·         Initiate and promote safe work practices and enforce compliance with workplace organization, health and safety and environmental standards.

·         Meet quality targets through adherence to established methods and work standards. 8 Preparation and maintenance of production score cards.

·         Initiate and support continuous improvement programs. Performance monitoring and management reports. Shop floor labour relations management.

Requirements

For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

·         Five years relevant work experience.

·         Interpersonal, communication, organization & planning and problem-solving skills.

·         Proficiency in computer applications.

Quality Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, Engineering, Product Planning & Quality, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:

Roles

·         Develop, deploy and track Business Plan objectives for the quality function.

·         Support Field Engineering function in the implementation of the Product Warranty process.

·         Lead and participate in manufacturing quality reviews and support field product quality issues resolution.

·         Lead the understanding and utilization of tools for product, process, and system improvement and problem solving.

·         Enforce implementation of Built in Quality principle of Kaizen.

·         Develop quality assurance plans by identifying critical control points and preventive measures; establishing critical limits, monitoring procedures, corrective actions, and verification procedures; monitoring inventories.

·         Develop, monitor and take corrective actions of key performance goals for quality function and direct reports.

Requirements

For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

·         Eight (8) years relevant experience with progressive management experience

·         Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management systems 8 Exposure in a Manufacturing set up will be an added advantage.

·         Process Improvement, strategic planning, attention to detail, communication and ability to deal with complexity skills.

How to Apply

Please send your application and CV to:

The HR Business Partner,

lsuzu East Africa Ltd, Enterprise/Mombasa road,

P.O. Box 30527- 00100, NAIROBI

Deadline 11th June 2018

Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Attractive compensation packages will be offered to successful candidates.

2 Vacancies in AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kenya

Supply Chain Manager


AIC Kijabe Hospital provides Compassionate and Excellent health care services at affordable rates. We are renowned for excellent patient care in outpatient, inpatient and surgical care and have been in existence since 1915.

As a provider of compassionate and quality service, we recognize that a team of people with great character, compassion and excellent skills are our most valuable resource. To strengthen our team, we are seeking to fill the following position:


Responsibilities

·         Reporting to the Director Support Operations, the successful candidate will provide overall leadership of the Supply Chain department in delivery of procurement and stores functions.

·         This includes but not limited to development of policies, procedures and standards for all inventory control processes.

·         He/She will also ensure that an inventory management strategy is in place with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings, rationalizing inventory and maximizing available working capital.

Qualifications

·         Hold at least a Degree or Master’s Degree in the relevant field.

·         Possess a professional certification and license from the relevant professional body.

·         Have at least minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in relevant field with at least 3 years in a management or supervisory role.

·         Have thorough knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the sector.

·         Are able to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities.

·         Are systems adept and refined in use of MS office packages.

·         Are committed Christians with evidence of maturity in faith

Projects Manager

AIC Kijabe Hospital provides Compassionate and Excellent health care services at affordable rates. We are renowned for excellent patient care in outpatient, inpatient and surgical care and have been in existence since 1915.

As a provider of compassionate and quality service, we recognize that a team of people with great character, compassion and excellent skills are our most valuable resource. To strengthen our team, we are seeking to fill the following position: Projects Manager

Responsibilities

·         Reporting to the Director Support Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for end-to-end execution of one or more specific projects at a given time.

·         This includes handling all technical, financial and commercial aspects of the project from the time the contract is signed until the project completion.

Qualifications

·         Hold at least a Degree or Master’s Degree in the relevant field.

·         Possess a professional certification and license from the relevant professional body.

·         Have at least minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in relevant field with at least 3 years in a management or supervisory role.

·         Have thorough knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the sector.

·         Are able to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities.

·         Are systems adept and refined in use of MS office packages.

·         Are committed Christians with evidence of maturity in faith

How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria above, please send us your CV only to recruit.kijabe@gmail.com on or before 14th June 2018. After sending the email, you will receive an auto reply that will prompt you to fill in an application form.

If you do not receive the auto reply, please check your spam/junk mail. Please note that due to high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Program Officer (Agribusiness)

Organization: GROOTS Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 21 Feb 2018

Overall Responsibility: To lead in the implementation of a rural women development program targeting small scale women farmers in the potato and banana value chain in Nyandarua and Muranga Counties;

Specifically;

  1. Lead the mapping and organizing of small scale farmers into groups
  2. Enhance farmers capacities and organization to produce for the market
  3. Support in conducting of baselines surveys and rapid value chain analysis
  4. Develop & lead the implementation of such innovations that accelerate rural women small scale farmers’ engagement higher up the value chain
  5. Support farmer groups to map strategic agri-markets and build sustainable market linkages
  6. Develop and mainstream into the program innovations to address traditional challenges that hinder women engagement in agri- business e.g- care work burden, gender based violence, lack of land control, lack of capital e.t.c
  7. Support the women farmers to map stakeholders ‘conduct community –led advocacy to compliment the program investments
  8. Sustain strategic partnerships with policy makers and stakeholders mapped under the program
  9. Support mapped farmers to mobilize own financial resources, save and borrow to support their value chain activities
  10. Build a participatory monitoring system for the targeted individual farmers and farmer groups.
  11. Build a men for women movement to enhance the quality of program outcomes at individual and group level
  12. Any other role assigned by the Executive Director

Reporting to: Executive Director

Start date: March 2018

Qualification:

  • Bachelors’ degree in agribusiness or agricultural related studies
  • A deep understanding of the horticulture value chain and in particular for crops such as potatoes, banana and kales
  • At least over 3 years working experience in the sector
  • Experience working with small scale farmers/entrepreneurs

Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. Position is based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the project sites

VERY IMPORTANT: ONLY CANDIDATES WITH MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WILL BE SHORTLISTED

How to apply:

Email CV only to admin@grootskenya.org by 21st February 2018 with subject head Program Officer (Agribusiness)

Kenya: Food & Nutrition Pillar Manager

Organization: Feed the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 29 Jan 2018

Position: Food &Nutrition Pillar Manager (F&N)

Reporting to: Head of Programs

Job Purpose

The Food & Nutrition Pillar Manager will provide technical leadership and oversight to the Food & Nutrition Programs. Reporting to the Head of Programs, the F&N manager will oversee technical staff and ensure effective implementation of Nutrition projects as well as integration of nutrition within other pillars. She/he will be responsible for leading broad Pillar activities, including strategic planning, program implementation, monitoring & evaluation, technical leadership and facilitation of current knowledge sharing.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction to the team for the design, implementation and monitoring of project activities.

  • Coordinate, manage and evaluate technical staff, and programmatic activities to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness

  • Participate in formulation, implementation and monitoring of assigned budgetary responsibilities.

  • Ensure timely & accurate reporting and documentation for internal and external requirements.

  • Assess staff capacities and coordinates initial or ongoing trainings based on need and program goals

  • Play a lead role in the recruitment, orientation and training of new technical program staff

  • Mentor team for leadership roles and develop potentials for Supervisor roles

  • Prepare monthly report using the information provided by the Supervisor

  • Interact with field supervisors regularly to update ongoing activities and explore new partnerships and networks

  • Ensure that the project is well represented in national, county and sub county-level meetings and forums

  • Cultivate and maintain good working relations with local communities and Government/County representatives.

  • Attend Nutrition-related coordination meetings and participate in nutrition technical working groups/forums

  • Assist in project review and documentation of lessons learnt for wider dissemination.

  • Perform other duties as would be required by the Head of Programs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Nutrition & Dietetics. Ma. Public health or Masters in related field will be an added advantage

  • 3-4 years’ experience and demonstrated experience and expertise in Nutrition.

  • Current membership with Nutrition association

  • Valid certificate of Good conduct

Relevant skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated Problem solving skills, flexibility time sensitive and creativity.

  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to manage and motivate teams

  • Excellent Organization & Planning skills, and ability to identify opportunities

  • Excellent training and presentation skills, ability to multi task with attention to detail.

  • Proficient Computer skills

How to apply:

How to apply

If you meet the requirements of the above position please send your application letter detailed CV, phone and email contacts of three referees to HR-Kenya@feedthechildren.org *indicating the position in the subject line by 29th January 2018.*

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Feed the Children is an equal opportunity employer.

Poa Internet Territory Sales Executive

Poa Internet
 

Job Title: Territory Sales Executive

Position Summary:

The Territory Sales Executive will  report to the Head of Sales & Distribution. 

The Territory Sales Executive will be responsible for delivering the overall revenue and customer growth targets within their specific defined geographical territory.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute all sales activities within your specific defined geographical region.
  • Continually identify and uncover new opportunities to boost our sales of Home Internet services.
  • Revenue: Cary out customer MTU and STU visits to recruit new tenants to our Home services and ensure that every customer continually pays for and continues to use the service.
  • Reporting: Provide ongoing feedback on all your sales activities into the Head of Sales and Distribution, covering tenants interested, signed up, paid and delinquent.
  • Continually feedback on any network issues, or non-compliance by customers on our Home Internet etc.
  • Continually gather competitor feedback / updates / status and feed back immediately into the business.
  • Work towards and implement Sales best practices at all times.
  • Training: Educate all potential customers on all our internet products and services.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma Or degree in Sales and Marketing  or any other related field
  • At least 3 years Sales experience preferably in the Telecommunications Industry
  • Positive attitude able to work to deadlines and targets, displaying a proven track record in a sales environment.
  • Be a team player
  • Have excellent customer focus and service skills, with excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Be IT Savvy
  • Show a general interest in technology and the internet
  • Have good planning and organisational skills
  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Well presented with a positive, proactive and professional approach
  • Have a sense of responsibility and integrity
  • Be able to work and deliver the numbers under pressure

Deadline for submission is on 22nd December 2017.

VoicesAfrica Call Centre Agents Massive Recruitment

Kenya: Plant Mechanic – REF: PM/12/2017

Organization: CARE
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 15 Dec 2017

CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staff are required to comply with the Code of Conduct and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) policies. CARE is committed to protecting the rights of the communities whom we serve, and therefore reserves the right to conduct background checks and other screening procedures to ensure a safe, dignified work environment.

I: JOB SUMMARY & PURPOSE:

Reporting to the plant Foreman, the Plant Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance of all boreholes, borehole generators and compound generators. Together with plant electrician he/she will ensure that all plants and equipments are serviced as per monthly schedule and repaired in the event of any breakdown. He will undertake major overhauls as and when need arises.

II: TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

R1: Servicing and maintenance of gensets

1.1 Servicing and preventive maintenance on all the boreholes and compound gensets.

1.2 Major overhaul of gensets upon breakdowns and during hourly schedule.

1.3 Respond to breakdowns and do repairs of the gensets in the field.

1.4 Together with borehole attendant maintain cleanliness and safety of the gensets in the field.

R2: Borehole Recovery

2.1 To retrieve, repair and installation of boreholes submersible pumps.

2.2 Borehole test pumping.

R3: Workshop operation

3.1 Maintenance of workshop cleanliness and safety.

3.2 Proper arrangement of the equipments and plants in the workshop.

3.3 Repair and maintenance of the standby plants and equipments in the workshop.

R4: Reporting

4.1 To keep records of all the repairs which have been done in the field and in the workshop.

4.2 To keep records on all the spares which have been used in the workshop and in the field.

4.3 To prepare weekly and monthly unit reports on jobs and conditions of all the relevant system.

III: AUTHORITY:

Spending Authority: N/A

Supervision: Borehole Attendants (Refugee workers)

III: CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS (internal & external):

Internal: Plant foreman, other plant mechanics & electrician, water officer, borehole attendants and CARE staff.

IV: WORKING CONDITIONS:

The position is based in Dadaab (Ifo and Dagahaley camps) as well as any other extension camps and other program sites. This is a non-family work station. Hot weather is prevalent throughout the year with limited basic amenities. Road movement between the work station and Garissa as well as inter-camp movement must be under police escort (scheduled convoys), with strict adherence to safety and security instructions all the time. It is a six days work station with a compensatory time off according to CTO policy.

The incumbent shall reside in the CARE compound while executing official duties and shall obey and adhere to residential compound regulations.

V: QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

· Diploma in mechanical Engineering or Plant mechanic

· 4 years’ experience in busy plant workshop and in relevant field work.

Competencies:

· Basic computer knowledge,

· Team player,

· Ability to work with minimal or no supervision are important assets to this job.

How to apply:

Visit our careers page on the our website at www.care.or.ke

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Projects Assistant

Organization: International Transformation Foundation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 10 Dec 2017

Reporting to Operations Director, the 'Projects Assistant' is an integral member of the ITF team and is responsible for delivering and building development projects of varying size and complexity. The Projects Assistant is responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Preparing documentation (reports, proposals and records) to support the project team.
  2. Monitoring project plan implementation and tracking timelines and milestones of each project.
  3. Coordinating project documentation from multiple sources.
  4. Coordinating and monitoring status of deliverables.
  5. Reporting variations or discrepancies to management.
  6. Coordinating schedules for team members.
  7. Attending beneficiaries/partners meetings and assist with determination of project requirements.
  8. Communicate ideas for improving processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others. **
    Qualifications needed:**

The applicant must possess or is extremely eager to learn and is passionate about the following knowledge/skills and is able to demonstrate, that the essential functions of this position can be performed:

  1. Hold at least a Bachelors Degree in related fields such as project management; business administration etc.

  2. Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment.

  3. Should be self-driven and pro-active.

  4. Detail-oriented with a focus on results.

  5. High level of self-confidence, flexibility, integrity, and honesty.

  6. Must have excellent computer/internet skills and a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.

  7. Excellent organization skills.

  8. Ability to work well independently, works with all levels of management, prioritizes tasks and can resolve problems.

  9. Ability to maintain an established work schedule, with or without flexibility,

  10. Strong organizational and management skills- ability to multi task.

  11. Motivated to learn and take on new challenges.

  12. Willingness and capacity to volunteer.

  13. Unparalleled passion and commitment for youth development.

Compensation:
Although ITF volunteer staff enjoy limitless opportunities, ITF does NOT provide any kind of compensation. ITF staff operate on a full time volunteer basis for a minimum of 6 months contract. They are responsible for all basic expenses such as home – office transportation, accommodation, etc. ITF ONLY provides direct operational expenses such as staff transportation to a meeting outside of the office, field visit, operations, etc.

How to apply:

Like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.

Complete this application form: http://www.itfsecretariat.org/Volunteer.php

For any queries get in touch through volunteers.itf@gmail.com, Tel: +254770306839, @ITFSecretariat on Twitter & Facebook.

Diakonie Emergency Aid Logistics Assistant / Driver Job Re-Advertisement

Job Re-Advertisement
 

Diakonie Emergency Aid (DKH) – Regional Office Nairobi seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following position;

Logistics Assistant / Driver
 

Reporting to: Logistics Manager

 

Tasks of this position (amongst others)

  • Initiating procurement activities on time and in accordance to rules and. regulations stated in the regulations for offices abroad and/or respective donor regulations.
  • Assisting user departments in coming up with proper item specifications and Bill of Quantities
  • Raising purchase requisitions, sourcing out for quotes from suppliers, analyzing bids and attending public openings of tenders.
  • Verity purchase requests for items/services and discuss them with the Finance and Administration Manager before forwarding to the Logistics Manager.
  • Assist in the preparation of contracts (services/works) and Local Purchase Orders for all procurement processes
  • Assist to carry out market survey once a year of all suppliers of different categories of items to ensure that procurement is done from the best available suppliers
  • Focal point on all issues related to information Technology (i.e Computer maintenance) in the absence of Logistics Manager.
  • Liaise with the DEA clearing agent to ensure that goods are cleared at the borders and ports and that all the necessary transport documents are processed under the supervision of the Logistics Manager
  • Ensures that DEA vehicles are maintained and serviced as required
  • Maintain DEA emergency equipment in both stores i.e. ensure that they are charged, working and ready for an emergency.
  • Reports on a monthly basis all logistic related activities to Logistic Manager
  • Reporting any accidents/incidents involving DEA vehicles
  • Ensure the fulfillment of all legal vehicle requirements – Insurance.Collects quotations for DEA office on request by Logistics Manager
  • Drives DEA staff to the field while ensuring timeliness and safety (i.e. Out of Nairobi)
  • Safeguarding all the contents in DEA vehicles

Requirements

  • Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management. However, a diploma in the relevant field, backed by strong technical experience will also be considered.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience, preferably in NGO environment
  • 3 years Experience as a driver, safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules & regulations, and skills ¡n minor vehicle repair.
  • Driving Experience in the Humanitarian field will be an added advantage.
  • Kenyan Nationality

How to Apply

Please write the title of position applied in the subject line.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Finance Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager
 

Job Reporting to: CFO
 

Job Salary: Competitive
 

Job Location: Nairobi

Our client is a rapidly growing company committed to providing life-saving, affordable positive impact household energy products. 

 

Some of their products include; improved cook stoves, and solar home systems.
 

They seek to hire an individual who enjoys being hands on in building essential infrastructure for the department and putting together a high performing finance and credit team to support the company’s growth.
 

Finance Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all day to day accounting operations of the business ensuring that correct transactions are posted in the system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that the company financial and accounting policies are implemented correctly.
  • Provide feedback to the CFO on company policies and procedures, and constantly look out for potential changes which could improve operational efficiency, reduce costs or improve cash flow management.
  • Ensure the integrity of the financial data in the accounting software.
  • Implement a strict internal control framework, with adequate checks and balances, to mitigate against the risk of fraud or error.
  • Ensure that the company does not have stock outs, and that orders are placed in a timely manner for all replenishment.
  • Be an integral part of the monthly financial stock takes and investigate all variances which arise and explain these to management.
  • Support negotiations with suppliers in an effort to grow the company’s gross margin.
  • Analyze transaction data and make recommendations on general business optimization.
  • Ensure that the company is fully compliant with all tax and financial obligations as per the legislation and regulations of Kenya. Engage third parties to provide assistance as and when necessary.
  • Develop, in conjunction with the senior management team and the credit manager, a robust process for credit management and be responsible for its implementation.
  • Be responsible for levels of AR and ensure that targets are hit, with any variances being explained to senior management.
  • Motivate and lead finance and credit team members by providing training, guidance, and direction to ensure work is performed in an efficient, timely, and knowledgeable manner.
  • Develop and track department key performance indicators and provide regular feedback to the team on these and any areas in need of improvement.
  • Ensure all documents are filed in an organized manner and easy to retrieve.
  • Manage the annual external audit and present the draft audited accounts to the CFO and board for review and sign off.
  • Escalate any issues or worries to the CFO and/or the rest of the senior management team.
  • Additional controller duties as necessary 

Budgeting & Reporting

  • Lead the annual budget setting process with all departments ensuring they have sufficient training in how to complete templates, and then collate all the information into one company-wide budget for presentation to management.
  • Provide weekly short term cash flow forecasts for CFO and senior management to review and sign off on.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports on company performance, and ensure any issues are investigated and explained.
  • Prepare weekly lists of payment runs for approval by CFO. 

Qualifications for the Account Manager Job:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance/ Accounting plus full professional Accountancy
  • At least 5+ overall experience in finance
  • 2+ years’ proven working experience as a Financial Controller or high level Finance Manager.
  • Qualifications (fully qualified and member of ICPAK)
  • Previous experience working for a startup company in the same capacity is an added advantage.
  • Acute attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to think critically and appraise policies and procedures and make suggestions for improvements. Adaptable and flexible with the ability to drive change and transformation. 
  • Must uphold confidentiality, be tactful, and proactive. 
  • Committed to professional values and work ethics with a high sense of integrity 
  • Able to lead, motivate and bring the best out of a team of professionals

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 applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the short listing process.