Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Butcher (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Butcher  (3 months contract)

Monthly net salary: Ksh.35,000 -  50,000/= depending on experience
Deadline: 25th  October 2014

Our client a well established Safari Company in Kenya is looking for an experienced Butcher to train other butchers in the Maasai Mara.
Responsibilities:
Wrap, weigh and label cuts of meat.
Train other butchers and supervise them.
Prepare special cuts of meat eg. rib-eye, tri-tip, fillet, t-bone.
Cut, trim, bone, tie, and grind meats, such as beef, Lamb, poultry, and fish, to prepare meat in cooking form.
Estimate requirements and order or requisition meat supplies to maintain inventories.
Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery, to ensure meat quality.
Shape, lace, and tie roasts, using boning knife, skewer, and twine.
Cure, smoke, tenderize and preserve meat.

Applications:

To apply, follow the link: 
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.


****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****
Posted on 10/21/2014 08:48:00 am | Categories:

CEO – Arusha, Tanzania (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

CEO – Arusha, Tanzania

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.510,000 -  722,500/= (Approx. 6,000 - 8,500 USD)depending on experience
Deadline: 1st November 2014

Our client a diversified Agro Processing Company based in Arusha, Tanzania is seeking to recruit a CEO to focus on further detailing and accomplishing the short and medium term strategic goals of the Company. The position entails growing the product offering, revenues and profitability of the company. The successful candidate MUST have an MBA.

Key Responsibilities:

Implements policies set by the Board and conduct all activities at all times in accordance with the Board’s directions.
Informs the Board about material changes in the legal framework requirements and their implication to the company.
Ensures the company’s commercial operations and strategies are reviewed, agreed upon and implemented to meet the goals set for growth and profitability.
Ensure the recruitment of qualified and competent personnel.
Ensure that expenditures are commensurate with the budgeted revenues and stay within limits approved by the Board.
Propose company operational procedures, policies, and standards.

Qualification:

Must have an MBA
Relevant bachelor’s degree.
Must have at least 10 years working experience 3 of which must have been in a senior management position.
Experience in an agro processing company may be an added advantage.
Must have experience in strategic planning and execution.
Must have strong stakeholder management, excellent people management and relationship skills.
Experience with initiating and leading improvement programs, developing and implementing strategic plans and overseeing change.
Must have experience in dealing with diverse stakeholders.
Strong knowledge of financial compliance and governance requirements.

Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1w66duF
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****
Posted on 10/21/2014 08:44:00 am | Categories:

CFO – Arusha, Tanzania (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: CFO – Arusha, Tanzania


Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 425,000 - 510,000/= (Approx. 5,000 - 6,000 USD)Plus benefits
Deadline: 31st October 2014

Our client, a diverse Agro Processing Company based in Arusha is looking to fill the position of a CFO. The company is involved in milling and poultry production and processing. The successful candidate MUST have an MBA.

Key Responsibilities:

Implementing the finance policies of the company.
Financial processing and monitoring the budget.
Advise on proper financial and accounting controls.
Identifying investment considerations that will ensure that the value of the company’s assets is protected.
Supervise employees in the accounting and finance functions of the subsidiary companies.
Commercial negotiations.
Strategic planning advising on opportunities for greater revenue generation.
Product costing.
Primary interface on all banking, treasury and board-level presentations.
Ensuring compliance with appropriate IFRS standards and regulatory requirements.

Qualification:

MBA is a prerequisite.
A degree in a relevant discipline.
CPA (K)/ACCA. 
Strong stakeholder management and relationship skills.
Strong financial management and profit maximization skills.
Strong manufacturing / processing operational experience is a prerequisite.
Compliance and governance requirements.
Ten years of financial management with P&L and Balance Sheet responsibility in a commercial environment.
Experience in dealing with cost management and optimization.
Experience with project management, procurement, overseeing advisors and contractors.
An understanding of private equity fund investor issues.
Strong treasury and cash management background.

Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1p824QI
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****







Posted on 10/21/2014 08:40:00 am | Categories:

Chief Underwriting Officer (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Chief Underwriting Officer – Kigali,  Rwanda 

An attractive position has become available in the Insurance sector, based in Kigali Rwanda. Our client an International Insurance Company, is looking to fill the position of a Chief Underwriting Officer. The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of 10 years prior insurances and international experience. 

Key responsibilities:

Function as the Product Business Development Manager by leading and directing the company’s marketing and business development efforts.
Assure proper communication and coordination between underwriting and marketing/sales.
Functions as the senior officer of underwriting and risk management which includes developing philosophies and procedures according to the needs of the Company and market conditions.
Provides high-level expertise and guidance in technical insurance matters.
Functions as product development director which includes the development and enhancement of new and existing products and market entries. 
Lead and takes care of the underwriting of general insurance products, both for putting in place new standardized products as well as tailored corporate products.
Make certain that product is competitive from pricing and coverage stand point and assure that product are in compliance with the insurance laws, regulations and company strategic plan.
Participates in corporate strategic planning.
Responsible for high – level administrative within the department which include; performance evaluation & management, anticipation of staffing needs, hiring new associate, assurance of proper training programs and performance disciplinary measures.
Responsible for departmental budgeting and forecasting.
Provides guidance, leadership and motivation to assigned managers and
associates.
Coordinates reinsurance (including renewals, reinsurance optimization)

Qualifications:

MUST have a masters in science or administration.
Must have a bachelor’s degree in business, management, finance or any related area.
Must have a minimum 10 years prior experience working in the underwriting department.
Must have a minimum of 8 years related management and administrative experience.
Must have a successful completed a minimum one professional insurance designation i.e Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting, Certified Insurance.
Creative, self-initiator who can work both independently and as the member of a team, while maintaining a positive, client focus and strong interpersonal skills. 
The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.

Monthly gross salary: Competitive remuneration depending on experience 
Deadline: 30st  October 2014

Applications:

Follow the link to apply:- http://bit.ly/1DV4zQf 

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****



Posted on 10/21/2014 08:35:00 am | Categories:

General /Finance Manager (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: General /Finance Manager - Safari Luxury Company

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.225,000 - 340,000/= (Approx. 3,000 - 4,000 USD) Plus Medical Cover.
Deadline: 25th October 2014

An exciting opportunity for a commercially minded individual to join a newly established Luxury Safari Company as the General / Finance Manager has become available. The position is based in Nairobi Kenya.

Key Responsibilities:

Lodge support functions such as procurement and local sales.
Nairobi ground handling: guest transfers and local tours.
Inbound tour-operating and East African product management.
General financial management. 
Kenyan statutory submissions and regulatory adherence.
Setting up the Nairobi office and the lodge supply chain.
Hiring supporting personnel for the various functions outlined above.
Accounts to trial balance: debtors, creditors, payroll, reconciliation to budget, variance analysis etc.
Ensuring guest safety and delight in and around Nairobi and at partner properties in East Africa.

Qualifications:

Must have a bachelors degree in a business field.
Financially numerate and commercially astute.
Proudly Kenyan, with an intrinsic love for travel.
Young , energetic and curious.

Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1u3KKOk 

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****


Posted on 10/21/2014 08:28:00 am | Categories:

Grain Silo Manager (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Grain Silo Manager – Arusha, Tanzania

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 127,500 - 153,000/= (Approx. 1,500 - 1,800 USD)depending on experience
Deadline:  1st  November 2014

Our client a diversified Agro Processing Company based in Arusha, Tanzania is seeking to recruit a Grain Silo Manager to focus on running the grain storage silo.

Key Responsibilities:

Establish and communicate department goals and results to employee.
Assure the quality of grain meets the needs of the business divisions that use is.
Coordinate receiving, sampling, and grading. 
Develop and implement an annual marketing plan.
Submit monthly reports to management.
Develop and maintain a system for monitoring and controlling inventory levels that results in minimal shrinkage. 
Supervise quality control to assure maintenance of product specifications.

Qualifications:

Must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent may be an added advantage. 
The successful candidate must possess strong operational experience and profit maximization skills. 
Must have at least 10 years specific working experience 3 of which must have been in a senior management position.
Experience with initiating and leading improvement programs, developing and implementing strategic plans and overseeing change. 
Must have experience with project management, procurement, sales and marketing, overseeing advisors and contractors.
Must have experience in dealing with diverse stakeholders. 
Strong knowledge of compliance and governance requirements.
Strong, positive leadership, able to influence and motivate staff and management teams.

Applications:
To apply, follow the link : http://bit.ly/ZpBb3O

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****


Electrical / Mechanical Engineer (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Electrical / Mechanical Engineer

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 150,000 - 200,000/= (Approx. 1,765 - 2,352 USD)depending on experience
Deadline:  31st October 2014

Our client a global FMCG Manufacturer Company with retail presence and production facilities across the world is looking to fill the position of an Electrical / Mechanical Engineer. He / she 
MUST  be registered with the Engineering Board of Kenya.

Key Responsibilities:

Supervise a team of technicians & operators.
Design, develop and maintain electrical control systems according to required specifications, focusing on safety, reliability, quality and sustainability.
Manage projects researching suitable solutions and estimating costs and timescales

Qualification:
Must have a bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.
Must have a minimum of 6 years working experience in a busy manufacturing firm.
Must have commercial awareness
Must have lean sigma six

Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1w2m1jB 

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

Posted on 10/21/2014 08:23:00 am | Categories:

Mechanic (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Mechanic - Safari Company in Maasai Mara

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.22,000 /= Plus Medical cover and Housing.
Deadline: 20th October 2014

Our client, a growing Safari company, is looking for a Mechanic in their camp in Maasai Mara. The successful candidate will be responsible for the routine maintenance. He/she MUST have a valid driver’s licences; a PSV will be added advantage.
Key Responsibilities:

Perform maintenance and repairs to camp mobile and stationary equipment.
Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on mobile and
stationary equipment including vehicles, generators, pumps, etc.
Maintain inventory control over equipment and supplies.
Assist the camp manager in ordering replacement equipment, parts and supplies.
Maintain a clean and presentable workstation at all times.
Maintain maintenance and repairs logs and records of mechanical equipment.
To assist with camp administration as allocated at weekly management-HOD meetings.
To maintain good communication with the camp manager informing of any issues and requirements in an accurate and timely manner.
Undertake training as agreed to enhance and improve personal skills and knowledge.
To ensure all requisitions are submitted and collected in a timely manner so as to provide the best possible guest experience in the most efficient manner.
To be fully aware of the hotel’s fire safety procedures and health & safety regulations.
Carry out and take a lead in any extra-ordinary camp activities in order to improve guest experience and the efficient running of the business.

Qualifications:
Previous experience as a mechanic is essential.
Experience in a camp is an advantage.
The Mechanic must be willing to work outside in all different weather conditions including extreme cold and extreme heat. 
Ability to work flexible hours and to tight deadlines.
Organized - to keep control over vehicles before, during and after each safari.
Very good communication skills.

Applications:
To apply, Follow the link: http://bit.ly/1s9qNcc
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****


Posted on 10/21/2014 08:18:00 am | Categories:

Regional Director (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Regional Director  - Safari Luxury Company


Monthly gross salary: Ksh.425,000 - 680,000/= (Approx. 5,000 - 8,000 USD)Plus housing, food ,  medical cover and Work permit if necessary.
Deadline: 31st October 2014

A rare and exciting opportunity for a well-rounded individual (or couple) to join a newly established Luxury Safari Operator as the Regional Director, based in the Maasai Mara on-site at the camp. The successful candidate would be responsible for the overall performance of all operations in Kenya. He/ she MUST have international experience.

Key Responsibility:

Ensure the smooth operations of all functions of the office, namely: inbound tour operating, reservations, logistics and financial controls.
Setting up the supply chain, ensuring value and best practice management and controls.
Monitoring and active management of the booking process and reservation outputs.
Selecting, contracting with, and managing the ongoing relationship between the client and best suited partner properties and services – in association with the Director of the company.
Monitoring all ground handling operations including vehicle control and scheduling.
Oversight of the Company’s bank accounts.
Authorizing all 3rd party and lodge payments.
Producing budget reports and monitoring financial performance.
Manage community outreach projects – funded by the Foundation.
Managing the on-site community clinic.
Driving local sales from East African inbound operators.
Assisting with generating marketing content for multiple channels.
Ensuring all safety & security matters are well controlled.
Monitoring financial performance and asset management – especially cost controls.
Monitoring quality of game drives, guides and the safari experience.
Monitoring quality of food and beverage offerings and service in general.

Qualification:

Must have a bachelors degree in a  Business related course.
Sensitive and empathetic when dealing with intricate situations.
Financially numerate and commercially astute.
Inspired by the luxury travel and service industries.
Has previous luxury hospitality experience.

 Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1tUsWFi
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****



Posted on 10/21/2014 08:16:00 am | Categories:

Regional Sales Manager (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Regional Sales Manager – Security Systems

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.170,000 -  212,500/= (Approx. 2,000 - 2,500 USD)depending on experience

Deadline: 31st October 2014

Our client a leading developer of Security Management Systems that protect sites of all complexities across all industries is looking to fill the position of a Regional Sales Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

Attracting, seeking and generating new clients and business opportunities.
Develop business proposals for customers.
Conduct professional presentations and seminars to clients and external vendors.
Develop the East African market.
Develop, coordinate & implement marketing plans to achieve revenue goals.
Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget.
Develop strong customer relationships to generate high volume of prospective clients.
Conduct market research.

Qualification:

Must have a minimum of 5 years experience conducting directly sales in the security industry.
Considerable knowledge of IT and sales & marketing,
Ability to travel.
Candidates with international experience are encouraged to apply.

Applications:
Follow the link, to apply: http://bit.ly/1xrHm3m
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

Posted on 10/21/2014 08:14:00 am | Categories:

Retail Buyer & Merchandiser Executive (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Retail Buyer & Merchandiser Executive.

Our client a dynamic Chain of Pharmacies is looking to fill the position of a Retail Buyer & Merchandiser Executive. The successful candidate MUST have relevant experience in leading Retail Company.

Key Responsibilities:
Devise optimal merchandise plan.
Using the merchandise plan to decide on what products to purchase and from which suppliers, at what price all which reflect the market.
Working closely with sales staff, branch heads and regional managers to decide how goods should be displayed to maximize customer interest and sales.
Forecasting profits and sales, and optimizing the sales volume and profitability of products.
Coordinate quality checks and together with IT make data entry on new arrivals, both local and imported products to ensure consistency.
Organize for promotional activities for front shop items on a fortnightly basis especially for new arrivals and new products.
Coming up with ideas for innovative ways of ensuring customer service is delivered and measurable to be of high quality.
Be up to date on trends in retail industry by reading print media articles, internet, continuous sampling and visiting local and international retail fairs.

Qualification:

Must have a bachelors degree in business or commerce.
Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the retail industry.
Good Windows, Excel, Word and Outlook skills.
Good spoken and written English.
Must have a valid Driving License.

Personal Attributes:

Independent, reliable and enthusiastic.
Goals and results oriented.
Good communicator and presenter.
Strong negotiating skills.
Team player.
Committed with highest standards of personal integrity.

Monthly gross salary: Competitive remuneration depending on experience.
Deadline: 25th October 2014

Applications:
To apply, Follow the link: http://bit.ly/1sLXywO
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****
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Sales & Marketing Executive (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Sales & Marketing Executive


Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 60,000 - 100,000/= depending on experience
Deadline: 20th October 2014

Our client a leading Automotive Company based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Sales & Marketing Executive. The preferred candidate MUST have prior experience in the sales of Automotive. He/she should be young vibrant and energetic individuals who has a desire to succeed and win new business.
Posted on 10/21/2014 07:43:00 am | Categories:

Senior Internal Auditor (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Senior Internal Auditor – Mombasa, Kenya

Our client a Group of Companies from the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit a qualified person to fill the position of Senior Internal Auditor to be based in Mombasa, Kenya. He/she will be responsible for planning and executing and reporting on audit.

Key Responsibilities:
To perform independent audits within the company concentrating on high risk areas of the production operations.
To carry out periodical and concurrent audit reviews of processes, systems and procedures.
Assessing effectiveness and efficiencies of control procedures in place to mitigate the business risks.
Identify problems and recommend remedial actions and best practices, provide guidance on process improvements and formulate new systems and procedures.
Issuing reports on findings of audits which highlight issues and potential impacts on the business and suggest recommendations to the issues.
Ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations and corrective actions.
Carry out account and record reconciliations and any other related records in areas of operations and finance and carry out impromptu physical cash verifications.
Conducting regular physical stock verifications.
Conducting any other audit assignments as directed by management.

Qualifications
Must have a bachelors degree in commerce and majored in Finance or accounting.
Must be a CPA (K)
Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in internal audit.
Must have experience working with Oracle software.
Sound commercial knowledge of related industry operations and processes.
Good understanding of IFRS and superior analytical skills.
Experience in preparing audit reports addressed to senior management.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills for interaction with relevant teams.
Strong work ethics with a strong sense of integrity.


Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 250,000 /= (Approx. 2,900  USD)
Deadline: 31st October 2014
Applications:
To apply, follow the link:  http://bit.ly/1Ch4PFu
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****



Posted on 10/21/2014 07:41:00 am | Categories:

Uganda National Operations & Administration Director (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Uganda National Operations & Administration Director – Kampala, Uganda

Our client an International Textile Company, stable and successfully operating in European Countries dealing with second hand clothes is looking for an Operations & Administration Director. The successful candidate MUST be a Ugandan National who has strong knowledge in Uganda Legislation.

Senior Software Tester (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Senior Software Tester

Our client, an application development outsourcing organisation with a focus on the European market are looking for a Senior Software Tester with minimum of 2 years experience with a recognized digital agency and strong interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities:
                       
·         Web applications testing
·         Feature, usability testing and front end web testing
·         Testing of applications with large user bases
·         Compatibility testing, usability, functional and content testing
·         Cross browser testing
·         Mobile testing
·         Writing bug reports and analysis
·         Performance / load testing and interpretation of results
·         Prepare documentation as required (Google documents)

Required
·         Must have 5 years experience as software tester or UI tester
·         Bachelor degree in computer science / IT or a related discipline
·         Must have experience working with JIRA software
·         Proficient in planning, writing, and executing test specifications / plans
·         Excellent testing knowledge & ability to use latest testing technology and standards
·         Knowledge in software development life cycle & software test life cycle methodology
·         Strong quality, risk quantification & management skills
·         Ability to work in an agile fast paced environment
·         Attention to detail

Monthly gross salary: Competitive remuneration depending on experiences.
Deadline: 30th October 2014

Applications:
To apply, follow the link:  http://bit.ly/1xOyYvg
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****