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 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 looking for a dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individual to fill in the following position: 

LEGAL MANAGER 

Reporting to the General Manager – General Insurance Business, the Legal Manager will be responsible for effective and efficient management of the Legal unit. 

Principal Accountabilities 

  • • Supporting the organization in managing legal risk by proactively researching & responding to various issues affecting the business. 
  • • Leading in development and implementation of the legal strategy in order to minimize loss ratio and stock as per the set target 
  • • Ensuring timely preparation of defense strategies and witnesses for liability & fraud matters; and that assigned staff are able to dismiss these matters in court. 
  • • Reviewing and advising management on legal implications of internal policies, procedures and other documents and ensuring that they are compliant with all statutory or legal requirements 
  • • Preparing all legal documentation including legal drafts, contracts, leases and formal agreements 
  • • Managing litigious cases to ensure that all matters are handled efficiently and cost effectively contract negotiation 
  • • Advising on the adequacy of claims reserves, reviewing the files and placing the correct reserves for all legal claims 
  • • Ensuring the Company operates within the laid down regulations and guidelines as far as claims are concerned 
  • • Ensuring that all contracts that the organization is entering into are negotiated within time and all the concluded contract are entered into the organization contract register 

Key Qualifications and Experience 

  • • A Bachelor of Law Degree 
  • • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law 
  • • Advocate of the High court of Kenya 
  • • At least 6years’ experience in the insurance claims handling 
  • • Good knowledge of the insurance industry 
  • • Knowledge in insurance products and services. 
  • • Knowledge of claims management/handling. 
  • • Knowledge of insurance industry laws and court processes 
  • • Knowledge of IRA, KRA and AKI regulations 
  • • Good MS Office skills 

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “LEGAL MANAGER” by Wednesday, 5th February 2020 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Our client, a holding company representing interests in hospitality, retail and finance is seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position at their Nairobi office:

COMPANY SECRETARY

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Company Secretary will be responsible for ensuring the company functions effectively and operates within its mandate by providing company secretarial services, governance and overall legal advice.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Convening and servicing meetings (producing agendas, taking minutes, conveying decisions, handling meeting correspondences)
  • Providing legal, financial and/or strategic advice to the management
  • Keeping up to date with any regulatory or statutory changes and policies that might affect the organisation
  • Ensuring that policies are up to date and are approved and identifying and monitoring risks to business performance
  • Providing support to the board or other committees on specific projects
  • Acting as a point of contact and building good relationships with shareholders
  • Implementing processes or systems to help ensure good management of the organisation or compliance with legislation
  • Overseeing and reviewing the execution of contracts and other legal agreements between the companies and external entities

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Diploma in Law will be an added advantage
  • Relevant professional registration
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Company Secretary role
  • Able to effectively prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Courteous and professional demeanour with strong sense of discretion
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “COMPANY SECRETARY” by Friday, 13th December 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 reputable company dealing in fast-moving consumer goods. They are
looking for a dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individual to fill in the following
position;

DISPATCH COORDINATOR

Reporting to the Dispatch Supervisor, The Dispatch Coordinator will be responsible for
directing, coordinating, and executing the activities of inbound and outbound vehicles in
a courteous and professional manner.
Principal Accountabilities
 Arranging shipment of goods by anticipating delivery requirements and expediting
orders
 Planning and coordinating on the route/road’s delivery vehicles are to use in order to
ensure timely delivery of goods to customers
 Verifying items shipped by matching delivery notes, reconciling quantities and
communicating discrepancies
 Monitoring damaged items, shortages, goods returned and mis-shipments and
ensure that the same is communicated to both the Supervisor and Sales department
 In liaison with the Supervisor, developing, maintaining and monitoring staff
scheduling for efficient deployment of personnel for maximum results/ performance
 Coordinating dispatch operations and activities with Sales and Production
Departments
 Communicating to customers of any anticipated or actual delay in supply and likely
time of supply and/or delivery
 Monitoring and evaluating service quality to ensure compliance with the Company’s
Customer Service Policy including but not limited to investigation of complaints with
recommendations for corrective action
 Resolving customer issues arising from dispatched orders for customer satisfaction

Key Qualifications and Experience
 Diploma in any related field
 At least 3 years dispatch coordination experience in FMGC set up
 Strong understanding of customer service
 Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
 Strong sense of teamwork
 High level of integrity
 Proficiency in computer applications

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to
recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “DISPATCH COORDINATOR” by
Thursday, 28 th November 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;

SALES ASSOCIATE

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager. The Sales Associate will be responsible for driving the business from various local, regional corporate and travel company’s associations by prospecting and qualifying with some key business accounts as assigned.

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Developing and implementing sales activity planner as per group sales & marketing business and work plan to drive business
  • Researching on new business, prospects, develops and appropriate brand positioning of
  • Ensuring market trends are accounted for
  • Supporting to develop the market and product, service to meet anticipated customer expectations and business projections and targets.
  • Developing and preparing appropriate sales action plan to visualize market scenario and develop long term business plan to achieve business targets.
  • Ensuring company sales activity work plan is implemented and sales objectives and targets are achieved as per company sales & marketing business objectives and plan
  • Obtaining market intelligence, proposes and recommends to the management on market trends. Strategy review of company properties brand market positioning.
  • Targeting of business/customer and desired mix for maximum revenue yield.

 

 

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s or diploma in sales and marketing.
  • 2-year sales experience in hospitality industry.
  • Experience in sales account management will be an added advantage
  • A good database on corporates, government, parastatal and NGOs
  • Conversant with CBD markets and environs.
  • Selling skills and persuasive personality
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Written and presentation abilities.

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by Friday 8thNovember 2019 clearly stating the subject heading “SALES ASSOCIATE”. Indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Our client is reputable company dealing in fast-moving consumer goods. They are looking for dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individuals to fill in the following position;

MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Reporting to the Head of Operations, The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for managing and leading overall plant operations, ensuring continuous improvement efforts of the plant as well as leading all production employees and activities to ensure the efficient operation of the plant and the quality of the products produced.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensuring preventative maintenance and repairs of all machinery and equipment to minimize downtime, increase reliability and improve machine availability.
  • Monitoring, inspecting and reviewing all plant activities including production operations, maintenance activities and quality controls
  • Establishing plant standards, short-term goals and long-term strategic plans regarding maintenance and improvements
  • Planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring work schedules and ensuring that external supplies are consistent with the normal needs of the plant and special projects
  • Enforce occupational health and safety and ensure site compliance to all statutory labour, safety, health and environmental regulations
  • Conducting meetings with plant staff personnel to communicate, coordinate and discuss plant operations including areas such as production, hazardous waste, maintenance, special projects, etc.
  • Leading plant production, quality and maintenance personnel in day to day activities to achieve optimum productivity from safe and efficiently maintained equipment and facilities
  • Working with Plant Engineers and Supervisors to plan, budget, organize resources, execute work plans, monitor production and quality, coordinate priorities, resolve issues and participate in special projects and prepare work schedules
  • Preparing management reports as required, updating Head of Operations and Managing Director on plant operational status and actively participating in management meetings

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years working experience in a food manufacturing or processing industry in the same position
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement on equipment operation and maintenance processes
  • Have solid analytical and structured problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrate good knowledge in the operation and maintenance of utility equipment’s e.g. Air Compressors, Standby Generators, boilers, pasteurizer etc.
  • Conversant with safe engineering work practices, correct usage of tools, maintenance equipment and automatic equipment controls
  • Strong communication ability both written and verbal
  • Good people management skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “MAINTENANCE MANAGER by Friday, 25th October 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 reputable company dealing in fast-moving consumer goods. They are looking fordynamic, innovative and result-orientated individuals tofill in the following positions;

Internal Auditor

The Internal Auditor will be responsible for providing an independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. This will be done by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes.

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Performing and controlling the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
  • Reviewing, assessing and analyzing data obtained for evidence of high-risk deficiencies in internal control, duplication of efforts, extravagance, fraud and non-compliance with country laws, government regulations and management policies and procedures.
  • Acting as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Strengthening the Internal Control Systems, identifying loopholes and recommending risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Processing and preparing audit findings memorandum and conducting follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engaging to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Ensuring quality audit standards are maintained during all phases of assigned audits not limited to timely audit and technical execution of audits.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or any related field.
  • CPA-K or ACCA professional certification
  • At least 5 years professional experience in similar roles.
  • Good qualitative and analytical skills.
  • Experience in the food industry is an added advantage.
  • Strong communication ability both written and verbal, able to train others
  • Possess high sense of integrity and confidentiality

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.kestating the subject heading “INTERNAL AUDITOR” by Tuesday 1stOctober 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 reputable company dealing in fast moving consumer goods, they are looking for
dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individuals to fill in the following positions in their
Nairobi Office;

Quality Assurance Manager

The Quality Assurance manager will be responsible for supporting Company Operations by
ensuring adherence to established quality parameters by every department, and enforcing
quality standards across the company; testing materials and products and discovering
opportunities for improving working conditions and executing the Companies Health & Safety
programs.
Principal Accountabilities:
 Caring out internal supplier audits as per schedule to ensure compliance on food
management standards (FMS) and assessment of raw material to ensure best quality
 Developing of ISO standards as a Management Representative and Food Safety Team
Leader and overseeing daily food inspections and maintenance of quality control records
 Ensuring that Hygiene is at highest standards in all sections of the organization and
supervising the lab technicians to ensure all the lab swab schedule is being met.
 Providing consultation and direction to ensure programs and services are implemented at
the highest standards and customer receive satisfaction.
 Keeping factory up-to-date with municipal and Government regulations regarding food
processing plants.
 Manage any recall, mock recalls and non-confirming products. Gather the team and
coordinate the process
 Working closely with both the marketing and research and development to ensure
that all the customer complaints regarding quality of products are resolved
satisfactorily.

 Reviewing and approving impending and on-going product quality control activities
for effective issues resolution and timely release of product.

Key Skills and Qualifications:
 Bachelors’ Degree in a related field from a recognized institution.
 Master’s Degree will be an added Advantage.
 5 – 8 years’ experience – 5 of which should have been spent in as similar position
 Should be ISO 22000 Certified and Working Knowledge of labour legislation on Safety,
Health and Environment Management
 In depth knowledge of modern Quality Management Systems and Process.
 Strong people leadership and analytical skills
 Good communication skills
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke
stating the subject heading “QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER” by Monday 30 th September
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, a holding company representing interests in hospitality, retail and finance is seeking torecruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position at their Nairobi office:

ACCOUNTANT

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the company complies with accounting standards and practices.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Responsible for all day to day financial transactions as well as processing and recording of all payments
  • Preparing cash flow projections and keeping track of cash flow requirements of the organization
  • Spearheading the budget preparation process and participating in financial audits in the company
  • Maintaining and controlling bank accounts including the checking of bank statements
  • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of management and financial reports
  • Ensuring accounting financial records are in compliance with established policies, procedures and standard
  • Preparing and timely remittance of statutory returns and ensure they are filed before deadline dates
  • Ensuring that the payroll is adequately prepared on schedule and that salaries are paid on time
  • Advising the management on methods of cutting costs

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Accounting or any related field
  • CPA (K)/ACCA or equivalent qualification.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in an accounting environment
  • Good analytical skills and knowledge of tax regulations.
  • Good communication and reporting skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.kestating the subject heading “ACCOUNTANT”byFriday, 27th September 2019clearlyindicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

Our client, a holding company representing interests in hospitality, retail and finance is seeking torecruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position at their Nairobi office:

GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Group Company Secretary will be responsible for ensuring the company functions effectively and operates within its mandate by providing company secretarial services, governance and overall legal advice.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Convening and servicing meetings (producing agendas, taking minutes, conveying decisions, handling meeting correspondences)
  • Providing legal, financial and/or strategic advice to the management
  • Training directors and members of the senior leadership team on corporate governance matters
  • Keeping up to date with any regulatory or statutory changes and policies that might affect the organisation
  • Ensuring that policies are up to date and are approvedand identifying and monitoring risks to business performance
  • Providing support to the board or other committees on specific projects
  • Acting as a point of contact and building good relationships with shareholders
  • Implementing processes or systems to help ensure good management of the organisation or compliance with legislation
  • Overseeing and reviewing the execution of contracts and other legal agreements between the companies and external entities

 

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Diploma in Law will be an added advantage
  • Must be a Certified Public Secretary (CPS-K)
  • Relevant professional registration
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Able to effectively prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Courteous and professional demeanour with strong sense of discretion
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.kestating the subject heading “GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY”byFriday, 27th September 2019 clearlyindicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

 

Our client, a holding company representing interests in hospitality, retail and finance is seeking torecruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position at their Nairobi office:

GROUP INTERNAL AUDITOR

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Group Internal Auditor will be responsible for providing an independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. This will be done by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes

Principal Accountabilities

  • Implementing best audit and business practices in line with applicable internal audit statements
  • Undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports
  • Participating in reviews of the accounting, internal controls and financial systems
  • Identifying and communicating accounting and auditing matters to the management
  • Developing annual internal audit plans for approval by the Board and ensuring that routine audits are carried out as per agreed plan
  • Reviewing all the policies and other statutory requirements to ensure compliance with the laid down internal controls
  • Identifying and reducing all business and financial risks through effective implementation and monitoring of controls
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining internal audit policies and procedures in accordance with local and international best practice
  • Identifying loopholes and recommending risk aversion measures and cost savings

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any related field
  • At least 6 years professional experience in auditing
  • CPA-K or ACCA professional certification
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards and risk assessment practices
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent accounting skills
  • Good understanding of international and local accounting standards

 Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.kestating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees with the subject “GROUP INTERNAL AUDITOR”by Friday, 27thSeptember 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.