Sunday, March 20, 2011

Sidai Africa Regional Technical Supervisors, Accountant, IT Officer and Procurement & Logistics Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our client, Sidai Africa limited is a newly established Social Enterprise company that aims to deliver high quality and good value livestock and related agricultural services to farmers and pastoralists in Kenya as well as market linkages.

To achieve their objectives, Siciai Africa will develop franchised veterinary outlets across the country to bring good animal husbandry and animal health services closer to the farmers.

The company is also committed to the economic empowerment and finding innovative business solutions to Africa’s marginalized livestock keepers and farmers.

As a result, the company is seeking dynamic professionals of high integrity and team players to join this exciting and rewarding venture. Empathy with rural people is essential.

Regional Technical Supervisors (2)
Job Ref. MN 4780

Reporting to the Director - Operations

Job Profile
  • Identify and prioritize the needs of livestock farmers in the assigned region.
  • Develop, evaluation and implementation of business plans for franchises
  • Maintain good relationships with stakeholders in assigned region.
  • Issue frequent updates on franchisee performance and ensure compliance to set guidelines.
  • Training of farmers and franchisees.
Person Profile
  • Qualified Veterinary Surgeon registered with the Kenya Veterinary Board.
  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience in either Daily, Poultry or Pastoral management.
  • Willing to travel extensively including being based in a station out of Nairobi.
  • Experience in marketing and distribution in rural Kenya desired.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • A business degree will be desirable.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office.
Accountant
Job Ref. MN 4781

Reporting to Director - Finance & IT

Job Profile
  • Assist in timely preparation of financial and management accounts.
  • Assist in overseeing and managing effective implementation of set key result areas in finance.
  • Liaise with franchisees in data collection, stocks and treasury management.
  • Monitor and generate management reports on treasury performance and advise management on adequacy of existing banking facility.
  • Facilitate risk control assessments in prevention of frauds through implementation of appropriate internal controls.
Person Profile
  • Business related degree specializing in Accounting or Finance. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Holder of CPA (K) or ACCA with at least 5 years post qualification experience.
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an ERP tool and Ms office products.
  • Good planner, organizer, and an analytical & effective decision maker.
IT Officer
Job Ref. MN 4782

Reporting to Director - Finance & IT

Job Profile
  • Build & ensure the efficient functioning of the IT infrastructure & systems of the company including the franchises.
  • Overall management and support of the company’s IT infrastructure.
  • Assisting in the implementation and testing of the computer systems.
  • Providing user support including training users.
  • Performing technical, systems & user documentation tasks.
  • Experience integrating PC based & mobile phone based systems.
Person Profile
  • A degree in computer science from a recognized institution and at least 4 years relevant experience in a busy IT environment.
  • Possess qualifications and practical skills in:
  1. Networking (N+, Linux, Windows, Cisco and HP networking certifications)
  2. Mail Servers (Linux Mail Server, Windows 2003 & 2008 Mail Severs and Mdaemon)
  3. Applications Servers (Net Framework, LAMP, Java Platform)
  4. User Support on Windows and Office Suite
Procurement & Logistics Manager
Job Ref. MN 4783

Reporting to Managing Director

Job Profile
  • Leading commercial relationships with all suppliers and manufacturers of veterinary and farm input.
  • Key contact / interface between suppliers and franchisor.
  • Managing all procurement imperatives that include quality service cost and risk.
  • Develop cost-effective, efficient procurement and distribution systems.
  • Oversee quality assurance systems.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field, economics or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies preferably CIPS.
  • Over 5 years work experience in the procurement related field of a commercial organization.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You MUST disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclose may disqualify your application.

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 12 Noon, 28th March 2011.

Limit email to max 3 pages and do not attach copies of Certificates.

Mark Job Ref. No. on the top left of the envelope.

Send your application to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
directly opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance
Email: recruit@manpowerkenya.com
Bus route No. 46 from Kencom.

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