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Daily Nation : January 31st 2014
DAILY NATION Friday January 31, 2014 JOB OPPORTUNITY Our Client-Global Equity Ventures is a mature investment group, founded in 2003 with a mandate to grow the members funds through investments in real estate, private equity and quoted investments. The members are leaders in business with a proven track record of success in various fields such as marketing, pharmaceuticals, legal, banking and IT. They are currently looking for a dynamic executive to fill in the position of General Manager. The General Manager has the overall responsibility of running the company’s profitability while driving the general operations of the organisation. The Main areas of focus would be: Leadership, Ensuring efficient operations, Revenue Generation and Provision of Excellent Customer Service. Main Roles and Responsibilities: 1. Seek and Prospect new business in consultation with the Board and the Management Team 2. Accountable for profitability, performance on set targets and budget management 3. Report on the Financial Performance to the Board together with the Finance Manager 4. Ensure employees meet the KPIs 5. Ensuring delivery of exceptional Customer Service by handling customer needs and handling the different queries 6. Providing Direction and Leadership to the team: Ensuring clear focus on set targets and objectives 7. Recommend and Account for Staff recruitment, Training, Management and Motivation 8. Set Clear KPIS for the Staff and ensure accountability in meeting their set targets 9. Conduct Daily meetings to ensure proper workflow and priorities 10. Conduct one on one meetings, appraisals and any other disciplinary measures with the staff in consulting with the HR Manager 11. Ensure clear communication of performance,targets through monthly meetings and proper communication channels 12. Manage Commercial Sales, PR and Marketing to ensure revenue growth and margins are defended 13. Ensure all contracts with suppliers, contractors, tenants,buyers are executed and maintained 14. Undertake Market research, intelligence to ensure the company remains dynamic by coming up or improving the products at hand Day To Day Activities will include:Managing Ongoing projects,Daily Staff Meetings,Preparing Daily reports, Conduct Due diligence in areas of Operations, Approve Financial expenditure, managing employee metrics, Oversee daily implementation of the overall strategy Requirements: 1. Senior Management level (5 Years)in a Real Estate Company,Property or Construction 2. Strong General management Experience in a Successful Real Estate Company 3. Sales and Marketing Experience 4. Previous experience in Managing a diverse team 5. Knowledge of Key players within the real Estate Industry 6. High Level of Financial Management and Commercial Awareness 7. Strong Leadership skills with ability to achieve results 8. 9. Ability to network across all industries with confidence and authority Ability to formulate strategy and follow up on its execution 10. Excellent relationship building skills,interpersonal skills and communication skills Education; University Degree in Land Economics and relevant professional qualifications.A Masters Degree would be and added advantage Interested parties should submit their CVs with cover letter to email@example.com Jobs 49 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Diakonie Emergency Aid - Regional Office Nairobi seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following position; Program Officer - Based in Nairobi, with frequent travel to African Countries Job Summary Under the supervision of the Deputy Regional Director, the Program officer will be responsible for planning, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian projects which are implemented by partner organizations. Key Responsibilities • Regular travel to countries of operation • Follow the humanitarian and security context in countries of operation • Support staff of partner organizations to ensure timely submission of quality project proposals and monthly project reports • Monitor projects progress through field visits and checking /analysing documentation • Evaluate projects • Report monthly to the Deputy Regional Director on project progress • Write interim/final reports according to donor requirements • Maintain systems for project related documentation • Communicate with partners in the field and desk officers at headquarters in Germany Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Minimum 3 Years humanitarian experience in programing • University degree in business administration/management, development studies and/or relevant technical qualification (agriculture/food security, water and sanitation, civil engineering etc.) • Experience with PME in INGOs • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English • Excellent working knowledge of computer software: MS Word, Excel & Email applications required This will be a one year contract with possible extension. Gross pay: KES 198,000 To receive an application form, send an email to: dea.recruit firstname.lastname@example.org Applications must include an application form, cover letter and a daytime telephone number. The deadline for submission of applications is Monday, 17th February 2014. All applications should be sent to: email@example.com Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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