Monday, July 21, 2014

Assistant Brand Development & Activation Manager

Job Ref MN 6001

Job Profile


    Support the implementation of brand strategy to grow and sustain brand performance and profitability.
    Support in the reporting of brand performance through brands health indicators (Net Net Sales, Gross Margin, Marketing Contribution) and key consumer key performance Indicators (market share, awareness, trial, attribute rating etc)
    Support the New Product Development process with specific tasks as briefed.
    Monitor market prices
    Support the execution of approved brand Media & Consumer plan with specific tasks briefed.
    Understand & apply relevant external environment factors including consumer insights, competitor activity and other commercial Business Units activity (networks)
    Support the execution of Trade Marketing Plans
    Participate actively in company wide initiatives as required - e.g Margin Improvement.

Person Profile

    Bachelor Degree
    1-2 years relevant experience
    Professional Qualification in Marketing is desirable
    It savvy, including the use of MS Office Suite of Applications

How to Apply

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclose may disqualify your application.

Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us by 25th July, 2014.


Group Brand Development & Activation Manager Jobs in Kenya

Leading FMCG Multinational Attractive Jobs

Our client is a well established multinational which has been manufacturing and marketing leading FMCG brands in Kenya and other parts of the world for many years.

They wish to fill the following vacancy:

Group Brand Development & Activation Manager

Job Ref MN 6004

Job Profile

    Create and develop brand activation plans for the implementation of brand’s strategy to support the regional marketing strategy ensuring that the end markets aspects are aligned with the Region.
    Deliver brand targets for various brands sustaining brand performance and profitability.
    Monitor, control and report brand performance through brands health indicators and key consumer KPIs (market share, awareness, trial, attribute rating etc)
    Providing solutions to shortfalls.
    Explore and exploit new opportunities for the brand portfolio.
    Manage the NPD process for the brands in the CBU ensuring delivery of brands NPD5 post Gate 2 and ensuring that its requirements are managed and delivered according to targets.
    To provide required CBU input to NPDs pre Gate 2
    Identify local brand consumer insights and deliver agreed marketing research plans.
    Implement pricing policy for products within the brand portfolio in CBU
    Develop & execute approved brand M&C plan within guidelines & budget within the end market
    Understand & apply relevant external environment factors including consumer insights, competitor activity and other CBU activity networks
    Product Life Cycle Management including demand forecasting and minimizing residuals for the end market
    Work with channel team ¡n development of Trade Marketing plans in the end-market
    Proactively identify sources and resource needs to support brand growth.
    Other related brand management strategic

Person Profile

    Bachelor degree
    4-5 years experience in hands on brand management
    Professional qualifications in marketing
    IT savvy MS Office suite for application

How to Apply

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclos State Agency Chief Protection Officer Job Re- Advertisement

Chief Protection Officer

J/G-3

Ref. 01/2014

Re- Advertisement

A State Agency in the security and administration of justice seeks to recruit a Chief Protection Officer.

Applicants must be Kenyan citizens with strong managerial and high conceptual skills who are committed to delivering results and ready to work for long hours with minimum supervision.

Must be team players who respect diversity, maintain confidentiality and proficient in the use of computer application packages.

The Agency offers competitive packages to the successful candidates.

Duties and responsibilities

The Chief Protection Officer will be reporting to the Deputy Director Operations.

Duties at this level include management of the covert and other protection related operations aimed at securing the safety of clients and related persons nationally.

In addition, the officer will be responsible for;

    Coordination of risk and threat assessment programmes;
    Gathering and dissemination of intelligence information;
    Coordinating operational procedures and training programmes;
    Supervising the conducting of special operations and investigations;
    Ensure adequate security is provided to clients during court appearance;
    Organizing and supervising the procurement, distribution, training, usage and management of protective equipment, reintegration and removal process of clients as provided by law;
    Managing offices, buildings, safe houses used by the Agency;
    Dissemination of information and intelligence gathering;
    Ensure effective coordination with law enforcement agencies and intelligence services;
    Coordinating the development and implementation of standard operating procedures for the Agency and coordinating training programs;
    Reviewing confidential documents and material for the purpose of expunging protected information, security of protected clients and classifying documents;
    In addition, the officer will be required to coordinate the resettlement of foreign and local clients and related persons in liaison with other Agencies;

Qualification and Experience

For appointment to this grade, an applicant must have:

    A Degree in Law, Criminology, Public Administration or their equivalent qualifications from a recognized university;
    Served in a Senior Gazetted position in the National Police Service, Military, Intelligence or other law enforcement agencies;
    Knowledge and experience in investigation of crimes, protective security and covert operations;
    Knowledge of the criminal justice system functions and services;
    Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
    A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Interested Candidates who meet the required qualifications should send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, Identity Cards, Driving License and other testimonials, telephone contact, e-mail address, and names of three referees with their contacts. In addition, candidates should obtain clearance certificates from the following bodies:-

    Higher Education Loans Board
    Kenya Revenue Authority
    Directorate of Criminal Investigation
    Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    Credit Reference Bureau
    Any other Professional bodies to which the candidate is a member

Applications clearly indicating the Job title and reference number on both the letter and envelope should be send to the address below on or before 31st July 2014.

DNA 1696
P.O. Box 49010-00100
Nairobi
e may disqualify your application.

Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us by 25th July, 2014.

Assistant Brand Development & Activation Manager Jobs in Kenya

Leading FMCG Multinational Attractive Jobs

Our client is a well established multinational which has been manufacturing and marketing leading FMCG brands in Kenya and other parts of the world for many years.

They wish to fill the following vacancy:



 Brand Development & Activation Manager Job in Kenya


  • Leading FMCG Multinational Attractive Jobs
  • Our client is a well established multinational which has been manufacturing and marketing leading FMCG brands in Kenya and other parts of the world for many years.

They wish to fill the following vacancy:

Brand Development & Activation Manager

Job Ref: MN 6002

Job Profile


  •     Implement brand strategy to grow and sustain brand performance and profitability.
  •     Monitor, control and report brand performance through brands health indicators (Net Net Sales, Gross Margin, Marketing Contribution) and key consumer KPIs (market share, awareness trial, attribute rating etc) Providing solutions to shortfalls.
  •     Support the management of the New Product Development process for the brand in the Commercial Business Unit.
  •     Support and monitor the implementation of pricĂ­ng policy for products within the brand portfolio in the Commercial Business Unit.
  •     Support the development & execution of approved brand media & Consumer plan within guidelines.
  •     Understand & apply relevant external environment factors including consumer insights, competitor activity and other Commercial Business Unit activity (networks)
  •     Support Product Life Cycle Management including demand forecasting and minimizing residuals.
  •     Effective execution of Trade Marketing plans
  •     Participate actively in company wide initiatives as required - e.g Margin Improvement.

Person Profile

  •     Bachelor Degree
  •     3-4 years demonstrated experience in Brand Management
  •     Professional Qualification ¡n Marketing is essential
  •     IT savvy including the use of MS Office Suite of Applications

How to Apply

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclose may disqualify your application.

Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us by 25th July, 2014.



Territory Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Leading FMCG Multinational Attractive Jobs

Our client is a well established multinational which has been manufacturing and marketing leading FMCG brands in Kenya and other parts of the world for many years.

They wish to fill the following vacancy:

Territory Sales Manager

Job Ref MN 6003

Job Profile

  •     Achieve sales growth & target consistently
  •     Manage a distributor, recruit and train the distributor team including and monitoring their KPIs
  •     Managing all direct Customers including Key Accounts, Beauty channel and key wholesalers
  •     Effective implementation of Trade Terms and conditions, and monitoring compliance.
  •     Develop and execute the 5p’s with excellence in a given geography, at all retail and service environments.
  •     Effective implementation, measurement and reporting of 5p strategies
  •     Efficient Assortment compliance at all levels in service and retail environments.
  •     Price management to ensure stability at optimum levels.
  •     Manage placement and position at all stores in the territory.
  •     Promotional excellence, implementation of all Account specific and National Promotions
  •     POS strategy and implementation to ensure constant and outstanding visibility all through.
  •     Should have managed people ¡n the past, and should be able to demonstrate that.
  •     Competitor activity monitoring and reporting.
  •     Business forecasting , analysis of factors affecting trade and consumer growth and advice on necessary actions.
  •     New products listing and in store execution
  •     Appropriate negotiation skills.

Person Profile

    The entry-level position for this job requires at a minimum an Undergraduate degree from a recognized and accredited University.
    The candidate must have at least three years sales experience with outstanding results in a reputable FMCG company in East Africa
    Computer literacy is mandatory.
    The person should, in addition to the above have successfully managed a distributor in an FMCG environment, distributor team and should be well versed with the distributor model
    Candidates who may have managed Key supermarket stores will have an added advantage.

How to Apply
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclose may disqualify your application.

Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us by 25th July, 2014.


Regional Head of Category (Beauty Care) Job in Kenya

Leading FMCG Multinational Attractive Jobs

Our client is a well established multinational which has been manufacturing and marketing leading FMCG brands in Kenya and other parts of the world for many years.

They wish to fill the following vacancy:

Regional Head of Category (Beauty Care)

Job Ref MN 6000

Job Profile


  •     Create and develop category/brand strategies to grow the category / brands market share volume/value and profitability
  •     Support the delivery of overall budgeted profitability of the category by developing solid brand strategies that grow and sustain brand performance.
  •     Monitor and report the regional category performance through brand health indicators (Net Net Sales, Gross Margin, Marketing Contribution) and key consumer KPIs (awareness, trial, attribute rating etc)
  •     Explore & exploit new growth opportunities for category.
  •     Lead the New Product Development process ensuring that its requirements are managed and delivered according to targets with clear hand over to commercial Business Units at Gate 2
  •     Collate regional consumer insights and output from research plans to feed into the development of the brand strategy.
  •     Define pricing policy for products within the category/brand portfolio in the Region.
  •     Ensure development of regional communication material aligned to the category/brand strategy and that support the delivery of Commercial Business Units brand plans.
  •     Participate actively in company - wide initiatives as required - e.g Margin Improvement.
  •     Proactively identify sources and resource needs to support brand growth

Person Profile

  •     Bachelor’s Degree but Post graduate degree is desirable
  •     Over 7 years demonstrated experience in Brand Management
  •     Professional Qualification in Marketing is essential
  •     IT Savvy including the use of MS Office Suite of Applications

How to Apply

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclose may disqualify your application.

Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us by 25th July, 2014.



CARE International Psychosocial Officer Jobs in Dadaab Kenya

CARE International in Kenya is looking for a well organized and highly motivated individual who is result oriented to fill the following position:

Psychosocial Officer

Ref: PSO/7/2014

Based in Dadaab


Reporting to the Lead Psychosocial Officer, the Psychosocial Officer will be responsible for assisting the setting up, management and coordination of a functional Counseling Program targeting the refugees.

The incumbent will have a close working relationship with other project officers, assistants, sector coordinators and managers.
The detailed job description can be reviewed on our website Here

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV and email & telephone contacts of three professional referees to;

The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya,
email: Vacancies@care.or.ke

so as to be received not later than 23rd July, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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.

(Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).




GA Life Assurance Management Accounting Officer Jobs in Kenya

GA Life Assurance Limited is seeking to recruit a highly competent, qualified, and a strong team member in the position of a Management Accounting Officer.

Job Title: Management Accounting Officer

Reports to: Finance Manager


Job Summary: Prepare reports / returns on monthly management report prepare reconciliations, assist in compiling annual budget and tax returns.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Prepare reports /returns for monthly management report, for various committees.
  •     Prepare reconciliations: Bank reconciliations, reinsurance reconciliations, facultative reconciliations.
  •     Assist in compiling /preparing /documenting annual budget for the company.
  •     Acting as a control on costs by assessing and reviewing the expenditures.
  •     Review claim payments in the absence of person responsible.
  •     Assist in compiling tax returns:-Withholding tax returns, VAT returns, PHCF returns, Premium levy.
  •     Prepare INS 151-2R-(Statement of business as an Agent)

Job Holders Specifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  •     Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods including telephone communications, office systems, and record keeping.
  •     Skill to use a personal computer and various software packages.
  •     Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  •     Ability to handle and resolve recurring challenges.

Credentials and Experience

  •     Accounting professional  qualifications – CPA/ACCA
  •     Must be a Business or Commerce degree holder.
  •     Experience in book-keeping and reconciliations in the insurance industry.
  •     A minimum of 3 years’ experience.

Special Requirements

Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision and high accuracy while  meeting deadlines

NB: Please indicate your notice period and current salary on your C.V.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you meet the above minimum requirements, send your c.v to henry@gakenya.com indicate the position applied for on the email subject line so as to be received on or before 22nd July 2014.


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