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G4S Jobs in Nairobi

Job Introduction: G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees.
In Africa, G4S is the largest private employer, with 110 000 employees in over 29 countries across the continent. G4S Kenya has a workforce of about 15,000 spread across all the major urban centres in the country.

At G4S Kenya, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organization. 

As a result of continued growth and in order to position ourselves for sustainability of our number one position in the provision of Security Solutions, we wish to appoint qualified individuals into the above position.

Manager - Secure Journey & Events Management - G4S Kenya

Job Reference:
 G4S/TP/28961/42522
 
Job Category: Events Stewarding and Security
 
Contract Type: Full Time
 
Salary: Attractive and market related
 
Location: Nairobi - Kenya
 
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:
 Kenya
Role Responsibility:

Main Purpose of Position:
 To manage the secure journey and events management as a revenue stream within G4S Kenya. Responsibility for revenue growth, operations management, and customer service whilst ensuring that we deliver a world class service to our customers.

Key Performance Areas:
  • Effective management of the business unit financial performance
  • Manage relationship between actual results, budgets and forecasts
  • Service level agreement/contract in place  that specifies adequate levels of protection required by clients
  • To take an active role in the effective recruitment of Closed Protection Officers, providing      assistance to Operations Director as and when required
  • Implementation of strategy is monitored in terms of achievement of objectives and use of      budget/financial resources on a monthly basis.
  • New business development
  • Providing Close Protection Services to High Profile/Risk Clients
  • Formulate and update list of high profile/risk clients with progress on service s provided
  • Completed Service Assessments per customer to determine customer satisfaction
  • Continuous improvement plans developed and actioned based on review of service    assessments
  • Works with customers to plan for events and ensure that events are properly resourced for security and other operational requirements
The Ideal Candidate:

Qualifications & Experience:
  • University Degree from a recognized University
  • Previous experience in secure journey management and or events management
  • Knowledge of the Close Protection Industry – Locally & Internationally
Personal Attributes:
  • Managing professionally
  • Ability to work extended hours and shifts
  • Leading people
  • Customer thinking
  • Working with complexity
  • Sales Orientation
  • Computer Literate
Package Description: Base salary Medical scheme Pension scheme Performance related bonus  
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Head of Manned Security - G4S Kenya

Job Reference:
 G4S/TP/28961/43924
 
Number of Positions: 1
 
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
 
Contract Type: Full Time
 
Salary: Attractive and market related
 
Location: Nairobi - Kenya
 
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:
 Kenya

Role Responsibility:
 Reporting to the Operations Director, the Head of Manned Security coordinates the provision of contractual and ad hoc security services to customers, in compliance with legislation, G4S policies and procedures, to ensure achievement of budgeted financial targets. 
The incumbent is also responsible for monitoring the quality standards of manned security services, ensuring adherence to regional standards.

The Challenge
  • Effective management of the division’s financial performance
  • Effective management of the division’s people performance
  • Client retention and maintaining customer service levels
  • New business development
Key Accountabilities
  • Manage manned security operations by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives and policies
  • Achieve operating budget in revenue, gross margin, overheads and PBITA.
  • Responsible for the creations of policies and procedures as relates to manned security services
  • Participate in sales/business planning activities with the Sales & Marketing department to ensure alignment of initiatives with overall mandate
  • Manage the daily supervision and ongoing coaching of direct reports to build and increase employee capability and productivity and drive revenue
  • Identify and implement consistent Best Practices across all areas of the business unit including sales and marketing, finance, operations, systems, security training, human resources, etc.
  • Implement improved processes and management methods to generate higher ROI and work optimization
  • Develop innovative initiatives to enhance internal efficiency and effectiveness; and revenue generation.
  • Maintain productive relationships and partnership in business deals, product development  and collaborations
  • Respond and direct personnel to immediately respond to client concerns and issues
  • Ensuring the implementation of the G4S health and safety program that is geared towards ensuring a safe work environment for all
  • Manage labour costs for a guard force of about 12,000 located in all major urban centres in the country
The Ideal Candidate:
  • A minimum of University degree, preferably in a Management related discipline
  • Demonstrated business acumen and leadership skills
  • A minimum of 7 years experience at senior management/leadership role in an operationally driven business
  • Though not a prerequisite candidates with experience in security management in a commercial environment will have a distinct advantage
  • Demonstrated ability in financial understanding and analysis
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Leader and team player with unquestionable integrity
In addition to the above qualifications, the job requires someone whose integrity is beyond reproach, numeric, collaborating as well as well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Package Description: Basic salary Pension scheme Medical cover Performance based bonus scheme
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Vacancy: Technical Training Manager - G4S Kenya
 
Job Reference: G4S/TP/28961/50991
 
Number of Positions: 1
 
Job Category: Human Resources / Health and Safety
 
Contract Type: Full Time
 
Salary: Attractive market related salary
 
Location: Nairobi - Kenya
 
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:
 Kenya

Role Responsibility:

Overall job purpose:
 To work as a member of the Learning and Development Team to achieve its organizational purpose, specifically by identifying customer/sector specific needs and designing appropriate interventions by delivering the relevant training programs; Coordinating with external providers to deliver specific interventions to meet organizational needs; improve the overall competence and performance  of frontline staff.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, convene and deliver security training courses & workshops to a large workforce across Kenya designed with the overall intention of improving the competence of commercial Security Officers
  • Design commercially viable industry specific programs as a revenue stream proposition to the Kenyan market
  • Keep up to date with developments in training methodology and security issues in the protective security industry and impart the same to Security Officers
  • Liaise with customers and other stakeholders to ensure security needs are understood and met through delivery of high class technical/operational training of Security Officers
  • Contribute to the design, planning and reviewing of courses across the business in a commercial security environment
  • Work with Learning & Development Manager to develop security training material and ensure consistency in use of materials and training practice
  • Liaise and offer support where appropriate for other training courses to ensure consistency of practice
  • Ensure the efficient administration and smooth running of  courses by working closely with operational teams and the larger HR team
The Ideal Candidate:
  • A university degree
  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferably in a security training role
  • Have attended the Training of Trainers course
  • Good understanding of DIT processes and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of commercial  security and a commitment to security training
  • Demonstrable competence in and enthusiasm for practical training methods
  • A sound appreciation of technical issues affecting commercial security in Kenya
  • Ability to work effectively to tight deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills including tolerance and flexibility
  • Computer literacy in MS Office packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook
Package Description: Base salary Pension scheme Medical scheme Group personal accident cover
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Closing Date: August 20, 2015


G4S offers a competitive market related salary

G4S Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality. Those who attempt to canvass will be disqualified from the process.

Secretary Job in Nairobi (157K) - European Union

The European Union Delegation to the Republic of Kenya is looking for a Secretary  

Ref: 15/08/2015
We are The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. 
Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an Embassy. 
The EU Delegation in Nairobi is one of the world’s largest European Union Delegations.

The EU Delegation to Kenya ensures the representation of the EU to Kenya, analyses Kenya's politics, economics, social, development and foreign policies and implements EU development aid while promoting and defending the values and interests of the EU.
We are looking for A secretary to provide administrative support to the Administration section as well as other sections in both Delegation Kenya & Somalia.

Main Responsibilities
·                     Coordinate and arrange meetings;
·                     Draft meeting minutes and contribute to meeting reports;
·                     Arrange and/coordinate logistics for missions;
·                     Arrange and/coordinate logistics for visitors;
·                     Analyse/sort and dispatch incoming and outgoing correspondences in a timely manner, upon general instruction from the Head of Section;
·                     Prepare the archiving files;
·                     Coordinate logistics arrangements and administrative issues;
·                     Any other tasks as requested by Head of Delegation and/or Head of Section
Eligibility Criteria
·                     Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education; Diploma Level in Secretarial/Administration Studies or equivalent.
·                     At least 5 years working experience as a secretary and/or administrative assistant – of which at least one year in an International Organisation or Diplomatic Mission.
Other Qualifications
·                     Specific knowledge of the EU working procedures will be an advantage.
·                     Specific knowledge of and experience in UN environment will be an advantage.
·                     Excellent IT knowledge in MS Office and skills in document management (filing/archiving).
·                     Excellent written and spoken English (working language).
·                     Excellent oral and written presentation skills and ability to develop and maintain networks of contacts.
·                     Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, counterparts from EU member states, UN agencies and third countries, and other stakeholders, and ability to adapt well to a multi-cultural environment.
·                     Personal initiative and ability to focus on priorities and meet deadlines.
·                     Open, flexible personality; excellent ability to perform duties with accuracy within a given deadline.
·                     A high degree of integrity and the ability to deal with confidential information is required
The position is based in Nairobi for an unlimited duration subject to three-month probation.  As an indication, the monthly basic salary starts at KShs. 157,922 (subject to local tax law). Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

The position is open to nationals and residents of Kenya with a valid work permit (compulsory).

How to Apply

Please send your motivation letter and detailed CV in the EU FORMAT (compulsory) addressed to the Head of Administration using Delegation-Kenya-Recruitment@eeas.europa.eu by 14 August 2015, midnight and should have in the subject line “Secretary to the Administration section”.

Only Short-listed Candidates will be contacted.  
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to the provided email address.
 

Deadline for applications is 14 August 2015, midnight

Front Office Assistant Job in Nairobi

Job Title: Front Office Assistant
Industry: Health Industry
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 25K
 
Our client is looking for a young, dynamic and brilliant Front Office Assistant to help run the daily operations of the firm.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Managing front office or reception area.
  • Managing incoming correspondences- calls, letters and emails.
  • Offer delighting customer service to clients and staff.
  • Attend to walk in clients and direct them to specific office for assistance.
  • Act as a first point of contact by representing the company in a positive manner.
  • Assist manager with scheduling appointments and events.
  • Take and record minutes of meetings.
  • Process expenses and generate and manage correspondence.
  • Screen telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Analyze important data and create reports for the benefit of manager’s review.
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and equipment.
  • Expedite procurement of office supplies.
  • Manage both paper and electronic filing systems.
Eligibility
  • University Degree/ Diploma.
  • Professional Business Training.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a customer service role.
  • Experience in a Hospital Environment would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent customer relations; as dealing with customers is core to this role.
  • Proficient communicator at all levels both verbal and written.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to juggle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Must be willing to work for long hours.
  • Extensive excel and software skills are required, as well as internet research abilities.

If you are a motivated and energetic individual who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to varying challenges, is detail-oriented and takes extreme pride in their work, kindly send in your application to hr@kaziniafrica.org and indicate “FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANT” in the subject line by Tuesday 11th August, 2015.

Kenya Red Cross - Project Coordinators Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its mission is to be the leading humanitarian organization in Kenya delivering excellent quality service of preventing and Alleviating Human Suffering.

The Society is looking for qualified persons to fill the following positions:

Position Title:
 County Project Coordinator – Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn child and Adolescent Health 
3 Posts
 
Reporting to: 
  • Technically: The County Health Director / Chief Officer for Health 
  • Administratively: County Manager – Kenya Red Cross Society
Job Location: Wajir, Marsabit and Mandera (I position per County)
 
Job Summary: Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child health is a key global agenda. Although some progress has been noted, the goal of reducing maternal mortality ratio remains unmet. 
With Kenya’s MMR of 488 per 100,000 live births, more than 6,000 women and girls are estimated to die each year as a result of pregnancy-related complications most of which are totally preventable.
 
The proposed project to improve maternal and new born mortality in high burden counties is aligned to existing in-country development, health policies and initiatives that aspire to increase access and improve quality of health services.
 
The project will specifically focus on four areas:
  1. Improving access, utilization and quality of integrated RMNCAH and HIV services
  2. Generating community demand for RMNCAH and HIV services
  3. Building institutional capacity at county and national levels
  4. Strengthening of monitoring and evaluation systems
Main Responsibilities:
 
The core functions of the County Project Coordinator will be to support the overall implementation of the project, including reporting, financial management and monitoring in the designated county.
 
More specifically the County Project Coordinator will:-
 
Provide Technical support to:
  • Implement the RMNCAH Project in County ensuring effective integration with county health and development plans, systems and service delivery structures;
  • Coordinate the provision of technical assistance to county counterparts in the implementation of the RMNCAH project.
Promote multi-sectoral and county-wide coordination:
  • Participate in and provide technical inputs to the RMNCAH project coordination meetings in the county to promote a multi-sectoral approach to link up and scale up the integration of RMNCAH Project;
Guide Project Management:
  • Ensure the overall responsibility for the management and coordination of the project including procurement of works, goods and services, financial management, monitoring and evaluation and the preparation and submission of required reports based on the procedures set forth in the signed Funding Agreement;
  • Prepare regular analytical reports to be shared with Partners and the Project Steering Committee;
  • Facilitate documenting the best practices and approaches for deepening the knowledge base for partners as an integral resource for implementation of RMNCAH.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
  • Advanced university degree in public health, medicine, demography, social sciences or related field;
  • At least 7 years’ experience in development, design, and implementation of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)/RMNCAH programmes in developing countries;
  • Experience of working in Africa especially Kenya either with Governments or UN systems will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in the management of county or national level RMNCAH or Health related programmes;
  • Fluency in English with excellent writing, analytical and communication skills;
Application Procedure
 
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications to the address below clearly indicating only one County that they are interesting in working and the application should be received on or before 14th August 2015.

Applications should have a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees. 
Interested candidates from these counties are highly encouraged to apply.


Secretary General
Kenya Red Cross Society
P.O. Box 40712-00100,
Nairobi

Customer Care Intern Job in Kenya

Access Afya

Vacancy:
 Customer Care Internship

Do you ever wish you had an opportunity to intern at a modern innovative organization that prides itself in providing quality care to its customers?

Access Afya is the place to be!

Kick off an amazing career before you graduate!

An internship at Access Afya will provide an opportunity to gain real world experience while you are still in school or on school break.

We are currently accepting applications for Customer Care interns who will perform a wide range of tasks from customer calls to patients, data collection and entry and participate in focus groups and field experience.


At Access Afya, you will develop business skills, learn about the leading quality health care provider in Mukuru and gain some bragging rights from working for one of the most innovative social enterprises in Nairobi.

Want to learn more about Access Afya? Click
 HERE

Please send your email to hrm@accessafya.com if interested in an opportunity to intern with us.

HR and Administration Officer Job in Kenya

Our Client is a Hotel currently recruiting a Human Resource and Administration Officer

The Human Resource and Administration Officer shall be responsible for assisting the HR manager in the day-to-day administration tasks of providing a professional service and handling the operational areas in such a manner that guest satisfaction is achieved.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinating daily activities for the establishment’s HR function;
  • Determining which information requires immediate attention of the executive and delegates or referring other matters to various staff and departments;
  • Supervising, recruiting and training specialized and administrative support staff and assigning, reviewing and evaluating their work;
  • Performing office management duties, overseeing the maintenance of staff and financial records;
  • Advising other department heads and executing administrative policies at the direction of the manager;
  • Participating in planning, coordinating and/or attending meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences, and in-service training sessions or related activities in case of manager’s absence.
  • Entering and manipulating data and information in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications by creating word processing templates and form letters, macros and functions, or tables;
  • Ensuring un-interrupted availability of essential services such as water, electricity and telephones;
  • Ensuring that each staff member has a meaningful job description and knows what is expected of him/her;
  • Assisting in the production of monthly reports and statistics while ensuring accuracy in presentation;
  • Monitoring of trends and special promotions in order to maximize on business opportunities;
  • Preparing correspondence for manager’s review and signature; and
  • Performing any other duties assigned from time to time.
Minimum Qualifications

Appointment to this position will be made from persons who have:
  • Degree in Business Administration or Commerce or Its equivalent  from a recognized university;
  • KCSE Grade C-(Minus) or its equivalent; and
  • Three(3) year experience in a comparable position;
Key Competencies
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and other specialized software;
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Be able to plan, organize and prioritize work;
  • Ability to apply attention to detail and consistently produce timely and error free work; and
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work.
Salary: 35,00 - 40,000

If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Position: Receptionist / Administrative Assistant
 
Reports To: Administrator
 
Position Summary: The Receptionist / Administrative Assistant will attend to the day-to-day activities of a reception service in addition to providing general administration duties to ensure the smooth operation of the organization and present a professional image of HCC.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 

The incumbent will be responsible for the following: 
  • Receives visitors and ensures respective staff is promptly advised of the arrival of the visitors. 
  • Ensure visitors are directed to the correct office. 
  • Receives telephone calls promptly, screens and forwards calls appropriately. 
  • Provide callers with directions to the premises. 
  • Record and promptly communicate messages to respective staff. 
  • Maintains the incoming and outgoing mail register for deliveries and postage by receiving and recording mail and ensuring incoming mail is distributed promptly and outgoing mail is dispatched promptly. 
  • Provides general administrative support to the Directors. 
  • Maintains staff movement diary and meetings room diaries. 
  • Maintain a clean and tidy Reception area. 
  • Coordinates replenishing of beverages and ensure beverages for meetings are organized and served promptly.
Education and Experience 
  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree preferably in Administration 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role, persons with customer service experience in the service industry will have an added advantage.
Key Competencies and Attributes: Clear neutral accent Excellent professional telephone skills Ability to typing at least 25 wpm Exceptional customer service skills Ability to maintain confidentiality of Company information Maintains a professional personal presentation in keeping with the professional image

NB: If you have what it takes to manage the above, please apply and send in your recent full length photo. 
Only applications with a photo will be considered.

All applications to be sent through kenyaoperations@gmail.com clearly outlining the position on the subject line. 

All applications should reach us by 13th Aug 2015