KTDA Holdings Group Job Vacancy : Group Head of Procurement

KTDA Holdings Ltd and KTDA Management Services Ltd (KTDA MS), a wholly owned subsidiary of KTDA Holdings Ltd:-


Group Head of Procurement
Position Scope

: Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for procurement of goods, works and services for KTDA Holdings, its subsidiaries and KTDA managed factory companies. Key Responsibilities




  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies, policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring solicitation, receipt and analysis of proposals, quotation and tender submissions and recommend selection.

  • Ensuring maintenance of updated suppliers list.

  • Ensuring procurement of various materials, works and services for the company are at the most competitive prices.

  • Ensuring availability of an up-to-date specification list for machinery and other supplies

  • Advising management and the Board on procurement matters

  • Ensuring preparation of budgets and effective controls.

  • Ensuring proper implementation of all purchase agreements and contracts

  • Reviewing, compiling the Tender documents to the management tender committee and Tender Board.

  • Spearheading negotiations on behalf of KTDA on procurement matters


Qualifications / Competencies / Experience The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications, experience and competencies: -


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

  • Post graduate diploma in purchasing and supplies management CIPS/CILT.

  • Masters Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

  • Membership to a professional body (KISM/CIPS).

  • Ten (10) years relevant experience six (6) of which must have been at a managerial level.

  • High level of integrity

  • Good management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills.


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Ordinary Life Marketing Manager Job Vacancy – Kenyan Alliance Insurance Company

The Kenyan Alliance Insurance Co Ltd. is a fast growing Insurance Company seeking to recruit a passionate and persistent candidate in sales with ability to develop and manage relationships.



The person will be responsible for ensuring growth in company business through developing marketing strategies, carrying out market outreach and building strong teams to deliver business growth and recruitment of intermediaries.


Ordinary Life Marketing Manager

Job Ref: HR/3/2014



Key Results Areas


  • Set up and develop ordinary life sales team.

  • Ensuring effective supervision, management and motivation of all sales personnel.

  • Formulating and overseeing implementation of marketing strategies and initiatives across all branches.

  • Conducting regular monitoring and assessment of performance results in accordance with agreed targets.

  • Identification of training needs and development of training courses, schedules and activities to enhance growth

  • Carrying out Market Survey and develop business models for growth in business.


Education and Key Competencies


  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university

  • Certificate of proficiency (COP) or a higher qualification in the insurance(IIK/ACII) or Marketing field ( Diploma in Insurance or CIM)

  • Computer Literacy

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Time management skills and good people management skills.

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Ability to create trends and innovative marketing strategies from a myriad of information.

  • Over 5 years’ experience in insurance management, training and sales development with a reputable Life Insurance Company.


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KTDA Holdings Group Head of Procurement Job in Kenya


KTDA Holdings Ltd and KTDA Management Services Ltd (KTDA MS), a wholly owned subsidiary of KTDA Holdings Ltd:-


Group Head of Procurement



Position Scope
: Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for procurement of goods, works and services for KTDA Holdings, its subsidiaries and KTDA managed factory companies.



Key Responsibilities


  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies, policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring solicitation, receipt and analysis of proposals, quotation and tender submissions and recommend selection.



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Ordinary Life Marketing Manager Job Vacancy - Kenyan Alliance Insurance Company


The Kenyan Alliance Insurance Co Ltd. is a fast growing Insurance Company seeking to recruit a passionate and persistent candidate in sales with ability to develop and manage relationships.



The person will be responsible for ensuring growth in company business through developing marketing strategies, carrying out market outreach and building strong teams to deliver business growth and recruitment of intermediaries.



Ordinary Life Marketing Manager

Job Ref: HR/3/2014



Key Results Areas


  • Set up and develop ordinary life sales team.

  • Ensuring effective supervision, management and motivation of all sales personnel.

  • Formulating and overseeing implementation of marketing strategies and initiatives across all branches.



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UNOPS Job Vacancy in Kenya : Project Development Officer

Closing date: Thursday, 18 December 2014


Vacancy code: VA/2014/B5303/6452


Position title: Project Development Officer


Level: ICS-8


Department/office: AFO, KEOH, Kenya


Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya


Contract type: International ICA


Contract level: IICA-1


Duration: 1 year renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.


Application period: 17-Dec-2014 to 28-Dec-2014


United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity


Background Information – UNOPS


UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.


Within these three core areas of expertise, UNOPS provides its partners with advisory, implementation and transactional services, with projects ranging from building schools and hospitals, to procuring goods and services and training local personnel. UNOPS works closely with governments and communities to ensure increased economic, social and environmental sustainability for the projects we support, with a focus on developing national capacity.


Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices in development, humanitarian and peacebuilding contexts, always satisfying or surpassing partner expectations.


We employ more than 6,000 personnel and on behalf of our partners create thousands more work opportunities in local communities. Through our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and a network of offices, we oversee activities in more than 80 countries.


Background Information – Kenya


The UNOPS Kenya Operational Hub (KEOH) plays a critical role in providing management services-for its life-saving peace-building, humanitarian and development operations; supporting projects on behalf of a range of partners and creating real results that matter for people in need. KEOH is implementing projects worth more than$40 million in eastern and southern Africa and is helping its partners achieve project goals in sustainable project management, sustainable procurement, sustainable infrastructure, human resource management and advisory services


The UNOPS Kenya Operational Hub (KEOH), located in Nairobi, Kenya, spans across East Africa, covering Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Eritrea. The Office is comprised of personnel with the right mix of critical skills needed for effective services delivery.


KEOH implements projects in infrastructure, procurement, environment, health, grants management, financial management, human resources and advisory services. There are also several regional environmental projects that span across Africa and parts of Asia that are being managed by KEOH project managers.


Background Information – Job-specific


Under the overall supervision of the UNOPS KEOH Director and the direct supervision of the Head of the Project Development Office and in accordance with UNOPS policies, procedures and practices, the Project Development Officer will work towards strengthening UNOPS KEOH presence in all countries assigned to KEOH through the development of projects and partnerships with key stakeholders.


Functional Responsibilities


In consultation with the Head of PDO, the Project Development Officer supports project development and resource mobilisation across Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Eritrea, within UNOPS key focus and service areas through the following:



  • Support the Head of PDO to develop country action plans to build and strengthen partnerships with governments, international/national agencies, multilateral institutions, non-governmental organizations, foundations and the private sector.

  • Actively scan opportunities for project development intelligence (facilitate assessments of client needs, UNOPS comparative advantages, partner survey analysis, and tender opportunities).

  • Actively pursue opportunities for UNOPS in the mandated areas of Sustainable infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management, Human Resources Services.

  • Provide substantive backstoppage for the Head of PDO and attend high level stakeholder meetings and produce high quality meeting minutes and action oriented summaries

  • Develop expression of interests, concept notes and proposals for new projects, prepare budgets and costing, enter projects into the UNOPS LEAD system and follow through with all internal approval process, engage in direct communication with potential partners and

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a communications strategy and develop annual workplans and budgets for the communications aspects of UNOPS KEOH work

  • Develop and design all communications materials, including factsheets, presentations, capacity statements, KEOH positions, FAQs and drive advocacy, visibility and outreach initiatives for potential partners

  • Prepare templates and actual proposals, project brief templates, tender opportunities, for the KEOH targeted service areas and potential donors, in consultation with wider UNOPS offices.

  • Develop and maintain a library of agreements, documents and strategies.

  • Maintain and update tools for tracking and projection of business acquisitions/income, in coordination with the Programme Management Office to obtain up-to-date information on contributions received.

  • Support the Senior Management and Project Managers by reviewing progress reports and other external communication as and when needed.


Competencies



  • Drive with energy: Creativity and Innovation, Initiative, Ability to Learn.

  • Focus and Execute: Ability to Analyze, Strategic Orientation, Result Orientation

  • Impact and Energize: Communication skills, Networking Skills, Teamwork Skills, Situational Sensitivity.

  • Guide with Passion: Motivation & Inspiration, Client Focus.

  • Expertise in multimedia software and tools is required

  • Experience in Budget development is required

  • Experince in stakeholder management is desirable

  • Experience in developing and managing partner relationships with public sector clients, donor governments, multilateral agencies, public private partnerships, etc., required.

  • Knowledge of the development landscape particularily in East Africa and fragile states required

  • Proven ability to identify, initiate and sustain relationships within key client / partner organisations, including building professional relationships with senior decision-makers and influencers;

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in proposal writing, research and analysis.

  • Strong quantative skills required;

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction;

  • Capable of working with others in a participatory and capacity building manner;

  • Strong communications skills and ability to work in a team to achieve organizational goals;

  • Willingness to take on added responsibility and workm in a team environment;

  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent contacts with colleagues, senior government officials, donors and UN agencies;

  • Self-motivated, versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people;

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules;


Education



  • A masters degree in ……………. with two years of experience.

  • A masters degree can be substituted with a bachelors degree with 5 years of experience.


Languages



  • Fluent in both oral and written English and French skills.


Contract type, level and duration


Contract type: International IICA


Contract level: IICA 1


Contract duration: 1 Year [renewable thereafter subject to availability of funds and on the basis of satisfactory performance]


For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link: http://ift.tt/1wMSeZI


Additional Considerations



  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time (CET)

  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • For staff positions UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post

  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.


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Options Consultancy Services Job Vacancy : Demand Side Finance Advisor


The Demand Side Finance (DSF) Advisor is responsible for enabling poor women and adolescent girls in Bungoma to access Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) services at subsidised rates through the use of demand side mechanisms such as the safe motherhood vouchers or social health insurance, and through the improved responsiveness of the health system. S/he will responsible for rolling out a DSF project in conjunction with County Health Management Teams (CHMTs) and the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), and in alignment with established national demand side financing mechanisms.


Main Duities:



  • Work closely with the CHMT, NHIF and other stakeholders to develop a DSF mechanism suited to Bungoma


Depending on DSF mechanism identified:



  • Manage implementation of county-wide DSF project; such as an Output Based Approach (OBA) voucher project

  • Coordinate and liaise closely with national demand side financing initiative – Ministry of Health (MoH) Project Management Unit and National Voucher Management Agency (PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)) – and the NHIF.

  • Work with County Heath Team and/or NHIF to implement DSF project

  • Search for opportunities to integrate DSF project functions into CHMT operations

  • Promote CHMT oversight role

  • Coordinate and liaise with private sector provider networks

  • Provide technical assistance to Bungoma NHIF in the expansion of the NHIF to the informal sector and roll-out of Health Information System Programme (HISP)

  • Coordinate and liaise with African Health Market for Equity (AHME) programme

  • Provide technical assistance to the CHMT in developing strategies for engaging the private sector in publicly funded service delivery

  • Manage and oversee inputs of short-term technical assistance as required

  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Project Director


Person Specification


Experence



  • Experience of voucher programmes for MNH

  • Experience of managing health programmes in sub-Saharan Africa – preferably Kenya


Knowledge and Skills



  • Knowledge of DSF programmes

  • Knowledge of health systems design

  • Knowledge of health financing


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Customer Service Manager Job in Kenya

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