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Our client is a leading and reputable software company in the IT industry and is searching for dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individuals to fill in the following positions in their Nairobi Office;

Software Consultant (5 positions)

The Software Consultant will be responsible for providing initial design consultation services, implementing and training clients on our Software and providing ongoing technical support.

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Providing software consultancy and support to our clients
  • Installing and configuring software at client site
  • Providing Software training on site and off site to our clients
  • Travelling and working at client sites within Eastern Africa
  • Establishing and maintaining good corporate relations through effective customer care and publicity of our products to achieve client satisfaction
  • Be fully responsible for projects assigned
  • Carrying out duties assigned and maintaining progress reports on going assignments or projects
  • Stay abreast of product development and industry advances.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Degree / Diploma in Computer Science or Information Systems with other specialized training or suitable experience will be considered
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Software consultancy
  • Strong communication, organization, training and facilitation skills and be willing to travel
  • Demonstrate hands on knowledge in information systems with skills in databases and operating systems
  • Strong communication, organizational, training and facilitation skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “SOFTWARE CONSULTANT” by Tuesday 2nd July 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Our client is a leading and reputable software company in the IT industry and is searching for dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individuals to fill in the following positions in their Nairobi Office;

Financial Consultant (2 positions)

The Financial Consultant will be responsible for providing initial design consultation services, implementing and training clients on our Software and providing ongoing technical support.

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Providing software consultancy and support to our clients
  • Installing and configuring software at client site
  • Providing Software training on site and off site to our clients
  • Travelling and working at client sites within Eastern Africa
  • Establishing and maintaining good corporate relations through effective customer care and publicity of our products to achieve client satisfaction
  • Be fully responsible for projects assigned
  • Carrying out duties assigned and maintaining progress reports on going assignments or projects
  • Stay abreast of product development and industry advances.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Degree / Diploma in Computer Science or Information Systems with other specialized training or suitable experience will be considered
  • Formal training in accountancy would be an added advantage (CPA OR ACCA).
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Financial consultancy
  • Strong communication, organization, training and facilitation skills and be willing to travel
  • Demonstrate hands on knowledge in information systems with skills in databases and operating systems
  • Strong communication, organizational, training and facilitation skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “FINANCIAL CONSULTANT” by Tuesday 2nd July 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Our client is in the hospitality business with 4 hotel units operating across the country ranging from a 3-star budget business hotel to a 5-star luxury camp.

They are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Kisumu office:

RESTAURANT MANAGER

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Restaurant Manager is responsible for managing restaurant operations in a manner such as to ensure quality service and guest satisfaction through efficient running and management of staff. The incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership to restaurant staff and ensuring restaurant profitability.

Principal Accountabilities:

·       Supervise the day-to-day functioning of all Restaurant Service staff, facilities, and sales and costs.

·       Plan, organize, allocate and co-ordinate the work of the team including preparing duty rosters off and leave schedules.

·       Direct staff to ensure that food safety, product preparation, and cleanliness standards are maintained

·       Control and analyze on an on-going basis the quality levels of production, guest satisfaction, operating costs, sanitation, cleanliness, and hygiene.

·       Ensure that the budgeted average spends are achieved on an ongoing basis by promoting a strong sales culture amongst the F&B team.

·       Identify staff training and development needs and carry out staff appraisals.

·       Ensure service of food and beverage is professional, personalized and in line with the Hotel’s SOPs

·       Participate in the preparation of the Restaurants budget.

 

 

Key Skills and Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in hospitality from a recognized institution or equivalent

·       Four (4) years’ experience in F&B Services, two (2) of which must have been in a senior management position

·       People management skills with strength in people development/ training, implementation of standards and structuring of a team

·       Demonstrated results in work performance

·       Familiarity with restaurant management software.

·       Well-organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task.

·       Must have effective problem solving/decision making abilities.

·       Must have excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

·       Skilled in creating analyzing and understanding reports/budgets.

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “RESTAURANT MANAGER” by Friday 28th June 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Our Client is a small sized maize milling firm located in Nairobi, Kenya. They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position.

GENERAL MANAGER

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management and the overall responsibility for business operations. The incumbent will be required to establish systems to collect metrics, analyze productivity and set performance targets that will meet revenue and cost goals as well as increase operating efficiency.

Also, recruiting and managing staff to ensure alignment with overall business objectives and maximizing financial performance of the business.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Directing, monitoring and coordinating the business unit to ensure that they are operating efficiently and effectively within budgetary limits.

  • Directing and coordinating organization’s financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.

  • Establishing and implementing business unit policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, in consultation with Managing Director.

  • Reviewing financial reports, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.

  • Developing a strong distribution network and sales team to achieve exponential growth.

  • Determining staffing requirements, recruiting and managing optimal staff complement to

    achieving organizational goals.

  • Managing staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.

  • Developing a strong performance management culture with measurable metrics and align to employees’ goals.

  • Driving accountability for adherence to standard practice back to the management team to ensure the provision of accurate information and the appropriate use of reports prepared for the business.

  • Stock-take follow-up and analysis, preparation, evaluation and reconciliation of stock takes and variance of cumulative works orders.

  • Assisting the Factory Manager in interpretation and analyzing of factory activities

  • Maintaining health and safety standards in line with the relevant law by overseeing external regulatory/stakeholder engagement to ensure compliance.

  • Developing a customer centric culture throughout the company.

  • Ensuring company policies and legal guidelines are communicated from top down and

    that they are always followed.

    Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or any related field

  • Minimum of 5 years’ progressive managerial experience with at least 3 years at a senior

    level

  • Knowledge and experience related to supply chain and manufacturing operations and

    preparation of analysis reports

  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment would be added advantage

  • Demonstrable experience in budget making, strategy formulation and execution to achieve results.

  • Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence success of a company

  • Demonstrate strong skills in sales and marketing

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of corporate finance and performance metrics

  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office products

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail

  • Demonstrate excellent communication, strong negotiation skills, outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities, excellent organization and leadership skills

  • Demonstrate familiarity with corporate law and management best practice

  • Presentable and well groomed.

    Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “GENERAL MANAGER” by Thursday 27th June 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client The Monarch Insurance Company Limited is a leader in the insurance sector
with over 30 years’ experience in insurance service providing tailored products in both
general and life insurance.
They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position
in their Nairobi office:

MARKETING MANAGER

Reporting to the General Manager-GIB, the Marketing Manager is responsible for
planning and implementing the marketing and sales strategies in order to meet the
company’s sales targets.
Principal Accountabilities
 Identifying, developing, and evaluating the marketing strategy, based on the
knowledge of the company’s objectives, market characteristics, and
operational costs and mark up factors
 Formulating, directing and coordinating marketing activities and policies to
promote products and services
 Regularly getting in touch with branch offices to discuss new marketing
procedures
 Planning the marketing budget and working with the marketing team and the
management team to achieve targets
 Planning and directing the distribution strategies
 Advising the company on local, national, and international factors affecting the
insurance business
 Recruiting, training and developing intermediaries for business growth
 Managing and identifying the marketing potential of the existing branches
considering statistics and expenditures
 Monitoring customer preferences to determine the focus of sales and
marketing efforts

 Consulting with clients and other stakeholders in the insurance industry to
gain advice regarding the insurance products expected to be in demand
 Reviewing the operational records and reports to project sales and determine
profitability
 Ensuring a good relationship with clients is maintained
 Attending to clients’ enquiries and resolving complaints regarding service
delivery
 Performing after -sales customer service
 Preparing comprehensive marketing reports to be used for internal analysis
by various departments, the Board of directors and also for evaluation of
the Company’s financial status by the government, Insurance Regulatory
Authority, external and internal auditors
 Performing public relations and corporate social responsibility
 Representing the company at trade fairs and associations to promote products
and services
 Organizing internal and external marketing events
 Safeguarding the company’s interests and reputation in ensuring the
organizational values and standards are maintained during the marketing
campaigns
 Managing, supervising and advising on the hiring, training, and
performance evaluations of marketing and sales staff.
 Leading the marketing staff in overseeing product development and
monitoring trends that indicate the need for new insurance products
 Evaluating the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets,
expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-
investment and profit and loss projections
 Initiating market research studies and analysing the findings
 Conducting market surveys to identify potential markets for products and
services

 Ensuring production/targets reports are produced weekly/monthly/quarterly in
order to monitor business performance
 Networking with banks for premium financing, asset financing etc.
Key Skills and Qualifications
 Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce
 At least 5 years’ experience in the insurance sector
 ACII (Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute of London) qualifications
 Excellent knowledge of insurance industry and the Kenyan market
 Knowledge of IRA, KRA, AKI, RBA regulations
 Good knowledge of MS office
 Ability to provide juniors with a clear direction
 Ability to motivate and empower others
 Provide staff with development opportunities and coaching
 Good organizational and presentation skills
 Ability to run and manage effective meetings
 Keep up to date with competitor information and market trends
 Identify business opportunities for the organization
 Demonstrate financial awareness
 Control costs and think in terms of profit, loss and added value
 Produce a range of solutions to problems
 Seek opportunities for organizational improvement
 Device effective change initiatives
 People person who has experience in dealing with people with different ethnic
and cultural background
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to
recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating their current and expected remuneration (MUST),
daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees with the subject

“MARKETING MANAGER” by Thursday 20 th June 2019. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

Our client, one of the leading quick service restaurants ( www.tfs.co.ke ) in Kenya is seeking to
recruit a highly talented individual to fill in the following position:

PRODUCTION AND KITCHEN MANAGER

The Production and Kitchen Manager will be responsible in supervising the food prep and
cooking, maintaining a fully-stocked kitchen inventory and complying with safety and cleanliness
standards. To be successful in this role, you should be able to manage our kitchen staff and
guide them to deliver quality food on time
Principal Accountabilities:
 Establishing document and supervising the food preparation process
 Ensuring that FIFO is being followed on all stock and manufactured items
 Ensuring that health, hygiene, and safety standards and procedures are followed
strictly at all times
 Documenting each production run thoroughly to ensure that accurate costings are
done each time
 Planning, implementing and supervising weekly production schedules
 Ensuring that processing, packaging, labeling, cooking and storage of all products is
done according to required specifications and procedures.
 Ensuring that all received products are of sufficient quality and according to required
specifications
 Personally, check all fresh produce at the time of receiving to ensure proper quality
and to reject anything not to spec
 Alerting Management regarding any approaching expiry dates on goods
 Supervising and training the production team, including timetables and regular
performance evaluations
 Organizing relevant training sessions.
 Ensuring that team members are communicating well and working together

 Testing, modifying, documenting, and implementing recipes for new products
 Ensuring that all kitchen and manufacturing equipment is maintained and serviced
or repaired on a timely basis

Key Skills and Qualifications:
 Proactive and consistent communication
 Leading by good example at all times
 Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Gmail
 Good understanding of WhatsApp
 In depth knowledge of health and food safety requirements
 Organization and detail oriented
 Ability to handle pressure and to meet deadlines
 Organized
 Professional Appearance and Behavior

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke with
the subject PRODUCTION AND KITCHEN MANAGER by 10 th June, 2019 before close of
business stating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts
and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client is a global leader in production of chemicals, commodity, high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals with operations in more than 50 countries.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

ACCOUNTANT

Reporting to the Finance and HR Administrator, the Accountant is responsible for effectively managing financial transactions and budgetary parameters as required by the company.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Working closely with the Finance and HR Administrator in order to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Making statutory deductions e.g. Withholding tax, Corporate tax and V.A.T
  • Matching invoices to statements and purchase orders to invoices
  • Assisting in the production of financial statements and applications, and preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required
  • Processing and recording routine accounting transactions
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliation statements
  • Preparing vouchers, invoices, and cheques.
  • Responding to suppliers and customers payment queries
  • Preparing various financial reports as required by the company

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Finance, Accounting or Economics from a recognised institution of higher learning.
  • Minimum CPA holder part 1 and 2
  • Minimum of 4 years Accounting experience in a busy environment
  • Proficiency in Computerized Accounting in SAP and ERP
  • Experience in Quickbooks or Sage-Pastel accounting systems will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees by Wednesday 22nd May 2019 clearly stating the subject heading “ACCOUNTANT”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Our Client, Business Partners International is a leading risk financier of small and medium enterprises, has a unique approach to financing and providing technical assistance to SMEs in Kenya.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their office:

INVESTMENT MANAGER

This is a senior position in which the incumbent will report directly to the Business Partner International Country Manager based in Nairobi. The Investment Manager must be conversant with operations of Business Partners International.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Marketing Business Partners’ investment solutions
  • Undertaking viability studies (i.e. due diligence, cash flow analysis and industry analysis) on targeted entities.
  • Negotiating and structuring investment projects on these entities
  • Managing and optimizing the returns of the investment portfolio
  • Providing business expertise to the Investee Company, as well as value adding such as dealing with suppliers and helping in operations-related matters.

 Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business or other relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience; 3 years in middle management level position.
  • Proven experience with the Banking Industry, Credit Management, Investment Management, Business Development & Client Relationship Management.
  • CPA, ACCA or any other financial qualification will be an added advantage.
  • S/he should be results focused, with a concern for client service.

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “INVESTMENT MANAGER” by Friday 24th May 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

Our Client, Business Partners International is a leading risk financier of small and medium enterprises, has a unique approach to financing and providing technical assistance to SMEs in Kenya.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their office:

CONTENT MARKETING OFFICER

The position will take full responsibility of the inbound marketing strategies including but not limited to social media, website, lead generation and public relations. The job holder should be a creative marketing professional who is up-to-date with new technologies and marketing trends and is able to develop engaging content to attract and retain customers.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Designing content marketing strategies and setting short-term goals
  • Managing and executing PR plans and projects with ease and success
  • Undertaking content marketing initiatives to achieve business targets
  • Optimizing press releases
  • Collaborating with design, Marketing and operations teams to produce high quality content
  • Monitoring content strategy
  • Developing editorial calendar and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Delivering engaging content on a regular basis and inspiring team members
  • Editing, proofreading and improving content
  • Optimizing content considering SEO and Google Analytics
  • Sharing content through various channels and ensuring strong web presence
  • Receiving customer feedback and generating ideas to increase customer engagement
  • Coordinating events and preparing ad-hoc requirements

 Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of tertiary qualification in the fields of English, Journalism, Public Relations or related Social Media or Digital communications fields
  • Proven work experience as a Content Marketing Officer
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Word Press or other Content Management Software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication in English
  • Editorial mindset with an ability to predict audience preferences
  • Have an active list of media relationships
  • Hands on experience with SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Expertise in social media platforms
  • Project management skills and attention to detail

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “CONTENT MARKETING OFFICER” by Friday 24th May 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

Our client, Oikocredit International, is a socially responsible investor dedicated to empowering people globally. Their mission is to provide financial services and support to organisations to improve the quality of life of low-income people or communities in a sustainable way. They offer a triple return to their investors: social, financial and environmental. More information about Oikocredit can be found at: www.oikocredit.coop/jobs/working-for-oikocredit

Oikocredit’s regional office for Africa is located in Nairobi and serves the country offices for Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. For its regional office in Nairobi, Oikocredit is seeking a motivated and self-driven professional to fill the following position:

HR BUSINESS PARTNER

As HR Business Partner you will focus on the African country offices; be part of the global human resources team based in the Netherlands and consisting of eight colleagues; and report to the International HR Business Partner.

The global HR team’s goal is to build the HR function and capabilities in line with Oikocredit’s strategy; attracting, developing and aligning people in accordance with Oikocredit’s aspirations and change process.

As the HR Business Partner, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Represent the first point of contact for managers in your region. Advising, influencing and challenging management on the development and delivery of their people plans, supporting the achievement of the business objectives
  • Provide both day-to-day operational support and advice on strategic initiatives to help achieve the organisation’s business objectives
  • Provide advice on change management activities such as organisational/departmental restructuring; job design and descriptions; outsourcing and compensation structure
  • Analysing, developing, maintaining and ensuring compliance with HR policies, procedures and guidelines taking into account the business needs
  • Selecting, structuring, combining and interpreting external and internal data, information and developments
  • Acting as a functional expert or liaising with managers, advising and supporting them on relevant matters relating to HR
  • Contributing to the implementation of HR processes
  • Providing insights upon request or at your own initiative regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodic and ad-hoc reports and/or analyses
  • Defining, managing and participating in local and global projects
  • Signalling possibilities for the improvement and standardization of processes, techniques and systems

You:

  • Enjoy working in international environments
  • Combine pragmatism with high-level thinking 
  • Understand how to enable our business and people
  • Thrive on taking ownership to solve challenges

 

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • A degree in the field of human resources, business management with a specialisation in HR, law or related discipline from a recognised institution
  • A minimum of five years’ work experience as an HR generalist
  • Advance knowledge of HR management
  • General knowledge of employment conditions, culture and labour law in countries within scope
  • Fluency in English and French and excellent communication skills

 

How to apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by Friday 26th April 2019 stating the subject heading “HR BUSINESS PARTNER” clearly indicating their expected remuneration (MUST). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the application deadline will not be taken into consideration in the selection process.

Our client, Brown’s Food Company, is the umbrella brand for Brown’s Cheese, Delia’s Ice
Cream and The Cracker Shack. They make a range of high-quality natural cheeses, fast moving
commodities e.g. cheddar and mozzarella as well as butter and yoghurt.
They sell the products in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan.
The company is seeking to recruit a highly talented individual to fill in the following position:

PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Personal Assistant will be responsible for providing
personalized secretarial and administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner as
well as working on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to directors’ working life and
communication.
This position will be based in Tigoni, Kiambu County.
Principal Accountabilities:
 Planning and scheduling meetings, appointments and conferences to be attended by the
directors.
 Coordinating the directors’ calendar including booking of appointments, meetings and
other activities.
 Making travel arrangements, preparing itineraries, preparing and compiling travel
documents and maintaining travel records.
 Organizing events and conferences.
 Sourcing for necessary office supplies.
 Screening phone calls and dealing with enquiries where appropriate before forwarding
them to the directors.
 Monitoring and reporting the directors’ emails and responding if required.
 Acting as the point of contact between the directors, suppliers and internal/external
clients as well as maintaining good relationships with them.

 Communicating verbally and in writing on direct queries from prospective clients and
customers by provide necessary information where need be.
 Devising and maintaining an efficient office filing system by organizing and filing
documents for both business and directors’ personal documents including sensitive and
highly confidential documentation.
 Taking minutes during meetings
 Assisting with the projects that the director may require by conducting research and
writing necessary reports.
 Reviewing, proofreading, and editing documents for the directors’ office
 Preparing presentations and reports for the directors.
 Organizing travel and accommodation for the directors and their family and ensuring that
the required travel documents are up-to-date.
 Liaising with the Accounts department to ensure timely settlement of all bills for the
directors including petty cash expenses.
 Preparing cheques for the directors’ signature and ensuring they are banked and/or
delivered on time to the respective suppliers.
 Handling of credit card payments, invoices, and utility bills and ensuring timely
settlement.
 Handling petty cash for day to day expenses.
 Organizing personal appointments for the directors.
 Supervising personal errands as assigned by the directors.
 Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
 Bachelors’ Degree or Diploma in Administration/Management or any related field
 A Diploma in Front Office or Secretarial studies is an added advantage.
 At least 3 years proven work experience as a Personal Assistant
 Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
 Proficient with Microsoft Office
 Outstanding organizational and time management skills
 Up-to-date with latest office gadgets and applications
 Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
 Excellent verbal & written communications, and interpersonal skills

 Professional discretion and confidentiality
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke with
the subject PERSONAL ASSISTANT by 12th April 2019 C.O.B stating their current and
expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client, Brown’s Food Company, is the umbrella brand for Brown’s Cheese, Delia’s Ice
Cream and The Cracker Shack. They make a range of high-quality natural cheeses, fast moving
commodities e.g. cheddar and mozzarella as well as butter and yoghurt.
They sell the products in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan.
The company is seeking to recruit a highly talented individual to fill in the following position:

FINANCIAL ANALYST

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial
management by monitoring current expenditures and operating costs; preparing annual
budgets; and advising the management on the financial decisions to make in line with the
strategic plan of the organization.
This position will be based in Tigoni, Kiambu County.
Principal Accountabilities:
 Ensuring optimal application of resources to support operations.
 Driving the strategic plan and periodically report to all stakeholders on progress.
 Preparing and finalizing the annual budget and quarterly performance reports, as
needed.
 Developing and monitoring the capital budget with the Director, ensuring the fixed asset
register is updated and managed on a timely basis.
 Ensuring that all board reports are submitted accurately and within the appropriate
timelines.
 Providing regular forecasts for planning purposes.
 Evaluating the various revenue channels, advising on risk and areas in which
operational efficiencies can be attained.
 Monitoring and controlling current expenditures to ensure that expenditures remain
within available funding and approved budgets.

 Ensuring adherence and due process of procurement and inventory management
systems.
 Analyzing actual operating costs and prepare changes to the costing framework
 Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices
and profitability of products or services.
 Assisting in the cash flow projections for the company for the year based on the strategic
plan.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, Economics or equivalent
qualification.
 3 – 5 years’ experience in Financial Management, with a proven track record.
 Registration with a professional body is preferred – ACCA, CPAK, ICPAK, CIFA
 Strong leadership skills and ability to influence decisions at an executive level.
 Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with people at all levels and who
represent a variety of diverse backgrounds.
 Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in
work performance and results.
 Integrity and superior communication skills.
 Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, and one or more
accounting systems.
 Demonstrated ability to manage change for oneself and for others.
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke with
the subject FINANCIAL ANALYST by 12th April 2019 COB stating their current and expected
remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client, Total Solutions Limited, is a leading ICT Solutions provider in East Africa region and has retained a top position in Top 100 mid-size companies listing in Kenya for the last six years consecutively. They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

SENIOR SALES EXECUTIVE

Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the Senior Sales Executive will be responsible for generating revenue for the Software Sales business side of the Company.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring constant growth and conversion
  • Following up on sales quotes and prequalification’s
  • Adding new quotes to the pipeline
  • Collecting the payments when need be from the clients
  • Working on clients’ issues to ensure a smooth flow of events to satisfy the client
  • Introducing new products to clients to make them aware of the services offered
  • Ensuring timely delivery of items and services
  • Contacting new/prospective clients
  • Sending quotations and follow up on them till they make orders
  • Responding to customer queries on time
  • Reporting pipeline and debtors list to show booked sales and projected sales

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in IT or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in IT Sales
  • Experience in retail operations
  • Customer focus and ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and team leadership skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “Senior Sales Executiveby 21st April 2019, clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Our client is a leading investment company and deals with real estate development, trading in equity and money markets. They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:  

Business Development Manager

The business development manager will be responsible for building and managing, sourcing and recruiting new investments to increase the company’s portfolio to maximize financial gains and diversify risks.

Principal Accountabilities:  

  • Sourcing and analyzing new investment opportunities including financial modelling, valuation, profitability and other parameters as appropriate
  • Carrying out due diligence on targeted businesses including governance structures, management and financial performance
  • Developing and growing investments portfolio by identifying and developing a strong pipeline of new investment opportunities,
  • Analyzing project suitability, undertake cost analysis and profitability analysis on projects identified by the company
  • Developing sales strategies to enable achievement of budgeted sales volumes
  • Developing monitoring tools for the sales team to ensure sales volumes are tracked against target on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Studying the market, gathering intelligence on demand areas and emerging markets to assist in investment decision making
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies

 

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Statistics/Administration or related field Degree
  • Master in Business Administration is an added advantage
  • At least 7 years of progressive experience gained in a reputable organization preferably on property and real estate
  • Proven track record of delivery and experience in Business Analysis and Investments management
  • Analytical, logical, and statistics
  • Strong financial, modeling and business analysis skills
  • Understanding of early stage businesses and entrepreneurs is a plus
  • Ability to work and deliver projects independently, proactively and under pressure

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by

29th March 2019 clearly stating the subject heading “Business Development Manager”. Indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client, Dafabet Kenya, is the home to some of the best gaming products on the web that includes best odds, cash-out, instant pay-outs, live streaming and wide array of other gaming products.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

OPERATION MANAGER

Reporting to the Country Manager, the Operation Manager will be responsible for aspects of the retail and the online betting & sales operations including: shop and back office staff, managers, cashiers and agents. The position will also entail increasing sales, monitoring P&L and ensuring compliance with the company’s standard operating procedures

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Participating in business development activities to position and develop the brand on current market and sales channels
  • Creating Conversion Optimizing roadmap and strategies
  • Working on retention plan to keep users satisfied and increase their engagement
  • Coordinating with in-house marketing or outsourced marketing teams to setup campaigns
  • Understanding and implementing what is required to deliver the returns from all investment spend
  • Ensuring all activity within the Country complies with the requirements of the Gambling Commission, the Company’s license and Health & Safety in order to minimize risk
  • Accomplishing all required forms and regular reports relevant to the position in a timely and accurate manner
  • Managing of operational issues on a daily basis
  • Conducting appraisals for managers with regular meetings to set targets and goals
  • Conducting of sales and retail staff recruitment
  • Ensuring all managers & staff are trained to the required standards
  • Ensuring all outlets are setup to specification and that products are always running
  • Reviewing, analyzing of retail network sales and training records

 

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in any management field (Business, Marketing or Finance)
  • People management and goal setting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent operations knowledge of gaming, retail or hospitality with high interest in sports or exposure in sports-betting/gambling industry
  • Advanced computer skills especially in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Good coordination and presentation skills
  • Proven experience in leadership
  • Can work under pressure with minimum supervision

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “OPERATION MANAGERby Friday 22nd March 2019, clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Jumbo Chem Kenya Limited is a manufacturing company offering quality solutions in Insulation, acoustic, heating, ventilation air conditioning and structural products used in construction of buildings and packaging solutions for the flower and Removal industries. They are the leading manufacturers of sustainable insulation products using the latest manufacturing technology from South Korea.

They are now inviting applications for dynamic professionals to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER

Reporting to the General Manager, the Sales and Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing a team of sales representatives and a large customer base and partnerships throughout the country. The incumbent will be responsible for a very ambitious sales budget and strategic plans.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing plans to aggressively grow the company customer base and to achieve strong product and brand visibility
  • Achieving budgeted sales growth through proactive management of all distribution channels
  • Designing effective recruitment program to attracting quality sales force, implementing regular and effective training programs, maintaining agreed profile and achieving at least 80% retention of sales representatives
  • Setting aggressive sales targets, developing the right metrics for monitoring performance and implementing a strong pipeline management culture to facilitate attainment of sales target.
  • Establishing and promoting strong, long-lasting customer relationships and partnership through customer centric culture and conducting market surveys for customer feedback
  • Preparing of monthly, quarterly & annual sales reports
  • Conducting sales prospects profiling so as to maximize on sales activities, quotation volume and hit ratios
  • Maintaining and managing the company website and ensure regular posting

 

Key Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Marketing or any related field
  • At least 4 years in Sales & Marketing position in a medium size company
  • Capability in Budgeting and setting sales targets
  • Experience in managing a successful distribution channels, particularly sales reps
  • Proven record in implementing work systems and structures
  • Excellent computer skills and data analysis skills
  • Effective communicator & ability to make presentations
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching & people management skills
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER” by Friday, 22nd March 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Our client in the food and beverage industry is seeking to recruit dynamic professionals to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

RETAIL MANAGER

The Retail Manager will be responsible for efficiently and effectively coordinating the retail functions of the company.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Cultivating a strong and positive hospitality culture

  • Enhancing the level of customer experience and resolving customer complaints

  • Monitoring, coaching and encouraging team members to act in line with the customer’s expectations

  • Continuously developing the team in barista and customer service skills

  • Monitoring attendance, identify challenges and creating weekly schedules based on business and employees needs.

  • Ensuring cleanliness and orderliness of the store

  • Completing daily, weekly and monthly inventories

  • Ensuring accurate ordering of products

  • Instituting accurate cash controls and undertaking reconciliations

  • Managing the store’s financial performance

  • Participating in the development of the annual budget

  • Reconciling consumption and determining accurate food costs

    Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or any relevant field

  • At least 5 years’ experience in P & L Management

  • Leadership experience in coffee, retail, hospitality and/or customer service industries

  • Experience with a point of sale (POS), Microsoft Office, Google Suite

  • Experience in reviewing financial reports & meeting budgets

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “RETAIL MANAGER” by Monday, 4th March 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

One of our clients in the ICT industry is searching for a highly motivated and self-driven candidate to fill in the following position in their Nairobi Office.

SALES MANAGER

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Sales Manager will be responsible of accomplishing of sales activities by researching and developing opportunities and plans. The position will also be responsible for implementing the sales plans, managing sales staff and providing leadership towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Developing business plans and appropriate sales strategies to ensure the attainment of company sales goals and profitability, including timely collection of accounts receivables
  • Managing sales staff, maintaining communication in the sales team and ensuring good performance
  • Developing appropriate sales incentive schemes to encourage and sustain a culture of high performance
  • Monitoring sales performance closely and provide timely feedback to senior management regarding performance
  • Assisting Sales Executives in preparation of proposals and presentations
  • Ensuring sales targets are attained and sales expenses are contained within the budget
  • Maintaining contact with all clients in the market area to ensure high levels of client satisfaction
  • Sustaining rapport with key accounts
  • Ensure that all Sales staff adhere to company policies, procedures and code of business conduct and ethics at all times

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Degree in Business, IT or other relevant field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in sales with 3 years in a senior sales position
  • Proven experience in managing a field sales team
  • Excellent skills in communication, presentation, business reporting and competitive proposal writing and negotiation will be an added advantage

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “SALES MANAGER” by Tuesday 19th February 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client, Total Solutions Limited, is a leading ICT Solutions provider in East Africa region and has retained a top position in Top 100 mid-size companies listing in Kenya for the last six years consecutively. They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Reporting to the Software Support Manager, the Software Developer will be responsible for building and customizing applications, systems and interfaces to support internal process and business departments. The incumbent will interact with third party service providers as well as other internal IT units to ensure that the tasks are well delivered.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Advising and providing customers with the best solutions in line with their business requirements
  • Dealing with risks that accompany project management
  • Providing support to existing customers as well as In-house support
  • Generating reports on project designs, support manuals and project plans
  • Assisting with integration of Fiscal devices with client software
  • Proposing alternative solutions to meet customer needs
  • Ensuring the sales personnel are trained on the solutions provided
  • Facilitating and Arranging product demonstrations events

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in IT or related course and a Certification in IT
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in software development in building headless and web applications in Java (J2EE).
  • Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and maintenance.
  • In-depth knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in database technology [Oracle and MySQL] and writing database scripts including complex SQL queries and PL/SQL procedures and functions.
  • Detailed knowledge of common front-end development tools and technologies, including HTML5 / CSS3, JavaScript application libraries and frameworks (including Angular JS), frontend performance optimization, progressive enhancement, cross-platform development.
  • Conversant with Redhat Linux Operating system and experience in RH Linux system Administration and Linux shell scripting
  • Knowledge and experience management and deploying of web applications to web containers including Jboss, Wild Fly and Oracle Web Logic
  • Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills as well as a team player

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “SOFTWARE DEVELOPERby 10th February 2019, clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client, Total Solutions Limited, is a leading ICT Solutions provider in East Africa region and has retained a top position in Top 100 mid-size companies listing in Kenya for the last six years consecutively. They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (SOFTWARE)

Reporting to the Manager – Software, the Sales Account Executive (Software) will be responsible for developing sales strategies, sourcing for new business and retention of existing customers of enterprise software. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring timely delivery of items and services to clients.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Lead generation including but not limited to contacting new and existing customers, preparing and sending quotations and responding to customer queries
  • Collecting payments from the clients
  • Following up on sales quotes and prequalification’s
  • Ensuring constant growth and conversion
  • Preparing reports on booked sales and projected sales

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in IT or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in sales preferably software industry
  • Knowledge of enterprise software, business processes and the software industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail – achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
  • Problem solving skills, strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (SOFTWARE)”.by 10th February 2019 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Us

We manufacture and distribute nutritional and other animal health products for both livestock and companion animals.

Our mission is to continuously strive to raise the standard for animal health and well being and to optimise livestock production in Kenya. We develop thriving relationships built on trust and reliability through education, training and provision of quality products.

 

Our vision is to be Africa’s most effective, trusted and reliable partner for improving animal health and well-being. Behind this vision is the belief that we can make a dramatic impact on the quality of lives of thousands of farmers in the region.

The Role

We are looking for an Infrastructure Manager/ Fleet Manager who will be responsible for the durable assets of the company.  This ranges from land and buildings to vehicles to equipment used in the office, production plant and sales areas the company operates in.

As well as meeting the job-specific and professional requirements of the role, the applicant will be evaluated on their attitude and their fit with the company. We are looking for someone who will share our passion for what the company represents.

Job Description

Objective

This position is responsible for overseeing the durable assets of the company.  This includes installation and maintenance of plant and machinery, the good repair and development of land and buildings and the maintenance and use of vehicles. It involves establishing effective systems and procedures to ensure that assets are looked after and are use responsibly and profitably. . The incumbent will oversee the overall activities of any staff in this department and report on the same to the relevant authority.

Key Responsibilities

Operations

  • Installation of networking and system infrastructure at all locations and ensuring connectivity throughout all locations (internet, cell network, etc)
  • Overseeing and coordinating renovations and development of existing or acquired premises
  • Overseeing, coordination and development of any company depots within the distribution network
  • Creating, enforcing and auditing Standard Operating Procedures for infrastructure development
  • Overseeing the documentation and record keeping for all vehicles and equipment

Logistics

  • Coordination of rescue procedure in the case of breakdown / accident of vehicles
  • Coordination of maintenance schedule for entire fleet
  • Overseeing internal maintenance personnel schedule and workload

Reporting

  • Daily vehicle maintenance report
  • Weekly progress report on all building and depot development projects
  • Weekly report on equipment maintenance and condition
  • Weekly report on targets to be achieved in the week to come and the week previous
  • Monthly report on fleet performance

Leadership and Direction

  • Monitoring performance of the team members to ensure that the department’s outputs are aligned to the business objectives and achieved
  • Resolving issues, problems, and challenges that may arise from time to time within the department or deliverables that are the responsibility of the department
  • Establishing systems, processes and procedures within the department and ensuring they are followed
  • Ensuring that required reports are accurately prepared and issued in a timely manner
  • Recruitment and training of the drivers

Fleet Management

  • Supervising all the drivers to ensure that work is done effectively and to the company standards
  • Ensuring that the vehicles are fit in terms of models and mechanically at all times
  • The issuance of vehicles to personnel, as decided by the Company.
  • Reporting all accident and incidents to the relevant authorities
  • In cases of accidents ensuring the insurance documents are filled appropriately and ensuring the necessary compensation is done
  • Testing and inspecting the repaired status of vehicles
  • Ensuring compliance of vehicles and drivers to all traffic regulations
  • Resolving any issues that may arise relating to fleet management and escalating the complicated ones to the relevant authority
  • Ensuring that all vehicles are insured and that the company is in the custody of all the required documents e.g. licenses
  • Issuing driver’s’ uniforms and other necessary equipment required to perform their work effectively

Training and Development

  • Planning and facilitating the various training which are necessary for the drivers e.g. First Aid, Defensive Driving, Health and Safety etc.
  • Providing training feedback to the directors
  • Recommending the required training for specific drivers to develop their skills

 

Requirement

  • Clean driving licence  of 5 years experience
  • Bachelor degree in any related fields
  • A minimum 2 years working experience in a similar industry
  • At least 3 years’ in management or supervisory
  • Must have mechanical knowledge

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Our client, Bank of Kigali is Rwanda’s largest commercial bank by assets. The bank is one of the commercial banks licensed by the National Bank of Rwanda, the country’s banking regulator.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Kigali, Rwanda office:

PROJECT MANAGER

The position will also be responsible to lead the Bank ‘s digital transformation to T24 Core Banking System, transforming the IT projects, contributing to system implementations (PMO, change management, process design, parameterization, test management, migration, training)

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Conducting the requirements, definition and documentation of business analysis
  • Leading teams of technical resources and responsible for the result
  • Creating and coordinating functional specification
  • Setting and monitoring business processes necessary to ensure proper implementation
  • Conducting risk planning and mitigation
  • Carrying out cross-functional communication and conflict management
  • Leading cross-functional teams of technicians and responsible for the end result
  • Coordinating the implementation team, vendor and integrator
  • Preparing, executing, and controlling of user acceptance tests project plan, testing cases, issues reporting, and resolutions process
  • Providing regular management reporting
  • Preparing and implementing conversion strategies, approaches and architecture
  • Ensuring data migration without disruption of business continuity

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent certification in IT, Engineering, Business Administration, Economics or Finance.
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in the financial services industry
  • Excellent understanding of processes in the banking industry plus general knowledge of the regulatory environment shaping this industry
  • Extensive expertise in T24 implementation
  • Hands on experience in end to end T24 Data Migration with a hands-on experience in the Temenos Data Migration Tool.
  • Proven track record in IT transformation projects
  • Proven strong client focus and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with clients
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by Wednesday, 21st November 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “PROJECT MANAGER”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Our client is a privately-owned Investment Company with diversified holdings across real estate, agri-business, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, financial services, fixed income and quoted equity.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position:

MARKETING MANAGER

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing marketing strategy resulting in revenue growth, identifying convertible leads, creating and building the brand of the company internally and externally with value chain players, monitoring market trends and developing new products that are consistent with the market demands.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Developing the company brand both internally and externally
  • Developing, implementing and continuously update marketing policies and procedures
  • Developing pricing strategy for new markets and potential customers in collaboration with the management
  • Gathering market intelligence and monitor market trends, assessing demand for current product, future potential of the current product and potential for new product
  • Advising on local, national and international factors affecting the buying and selling of the company’s product and providing recommendations on any factors that present challenges
  • Developing through consultations with the market and with internal departments, new products and determine the best new products to introduce into the market
  • Developing demands for the company’s products in the market
  • Conducting economic and commercial surveys to identify potential markets for the company’s product
  • Implementing and monitoring marketing projects / plans with support from the sales team and other internal departments where necessary

Key Result Areas

  • Number of new leads that convert into new customers.
  • Percentage of flowers sold against what is produced.
  • Number of new products developed and accepted into the market.
  • Percentage growth in revenue.
  • Price increments achieved due to implementation of successful marketing strategies

 

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from a recognized university augmented by a Master’s degree.
  • Professional Qualifications are an added advantage
  • Minimum of 6 years’ work experience in marketing profession
  • Branding knowledge and experience
  • International experience and knowledge of exporting products is highly preferred
  • Floriculture experience is an added advantage
  • Good communication skills (verbal & written)

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 15th November 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “MARKETING MANAGER”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Virtual Human Resources Services Limited is a fast-growing human resource consulting firm committed to offering innovative solutions to our high-end clients. Our company has partnered with Bamboo HR as a Reseller of the Bamboo HR Human Resource Information System. It is for this reason that we are seeking to recruit a highly ambitious and self – driven candidate to fill in the following position in our Nairobi office:

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS EXECUTIVE

Reporting to the Managing Director, the purpose of this position is to ensure increased and consistent revenue generation through our product, Bamboo HR Information System.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Preparing a marketing strategy which covers competitor analysis
  • Offering technical support & related services and attending to all customer related issues to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Providing pre-sales and post-sales support as well as providing product education and advice
  • Marketing and promoting Virtual HR Products by using all necessary platforms and meeting set targets
  • Planning and scheduling for client meetings, preparing and presenting proposals and attending marketing meetings, attending exhibitions and conferences
  • Generating leads and closing deals with new and existing clients
  • Developing HR Consultancy proposals and agreements, sourcing for tenders, prequalification and follow up
  • Negotiating contracts, terms and conditions

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

  • A Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in IT or any related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ sales experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 12th November 2018 clearly stating the position applying for on the subject line as BUSINESS SOLUTIONS EXECUTIVE, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client is a leading ICT Solutions provider in East Africa region and has retained a top
position in Top 100 mid-size companies listing in Kenya for the last six years consecutively.
They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their
Nairobi office:

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (SOFTWARE)

The Sales Account Executive (Software) is responsible for generating revenue for the
Software Sales business side of the Company.
Principal Accountabilities:

 Lead generation including but not limited to contacting new and existing
customers, preparing and sending quotations and responding to customer
queries
 Ensuring timely delivery of items and services
 Collecting payments from the clients
 Following up on sales quotes and prequalification’s
 Ensuring constant growth and conversion
 Preparing reports on booked sales and projected sales

Key Skills and Qualifications:

 Bachelor degree in IT or related field
 Minimum of 2 years of work experience in IT Sales
 Experience in retail operations
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Attention to detail – achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a
task
 Problem solving skills, strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke
by 8 TH November 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
(SOFTWARE)”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.