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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A New Vacancy for Overhead Line Site Manager

Location: Kenya
Industry: Engineering
Project Duration: 2 Years with possibility of extension
Our client, an international company is seeking to recruit for the position of Overhead Line Site Manager. The candidate will be in charge of recruiting, training, coordinatination, supervising and motivating the team to ensure that all projects scheduled are carried out within standard procedures, survey methodology and specified instructions. The candidate MUST have relevant experience in erection of High Voltage Overhead Lines in a senior Management capacity.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Supervise construction works activities in accordance with the technical specifications and as directed by the Engineer or Project Manager.
  • Identify the sections/areas that are ready for inspection/testing and advise the Engineer/Project Manager accordingly.
  • Ensure that the quality of materials used on the works meet the technical specifications and as per the trial sections approved by the Engineer/Project Manager.
  • Study drawings issued to site and alert the Resident Engineer/Project Manager on any matters arising including any information required by the contractor that may delay construction works.
  • Assist in carrying out joint measurement of quantities with the contractor.
  • Assist in compilation of site records and data as directed by the Engineer/Project Manager.
  • Prepare and submit to the Engineer or Project Manager daily, weekly and/or monthly progress reports as may be required.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
Qualifications
  • Communication and report writing skills.
  • MUST have minimum 5 years or relevant experience in on construction sites for works related to area of academic qualification and must have been involved in a High Voltage Power Project.
  • Must possess drawing preparation, interpretation and checking skills.
  • Must possess report writing and presentation skills.
  • People skills including interpersonal and communication.
  • Knowledge of contract management and administration is an advantage.
  • Degree or Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • Added on the job Professional training in Electrical Installation
Apply online here, OR send your CV and cover letter to hr@flexi-personnel.com before Monday 10th March, 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Field Interviewer



Location: Nairobi, Meru, Kisumu, Nyeri, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret

Industry: Research

Our client, an International research company is seeking to recruit a Field Interviewer who will ensure all projects assigned to you are carried out accurately, within standard procedures, survey methodology, project timing/ specified instructions and in a professional manner. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         To ensure all training material received (including the Interviewer Handbook and Code of Conduct) is read and understood and any queries are discussed with the Supervisor.
·         To understand the use of all support forms i.e. call/ contact sheets, project forms, timesheets, etc.
·         To interview respondents in a professional manner and record respondent information accurately
·         To ensure you understand the requirements of each project assigned, in terms of the project questionnaire, survey method and support forms.
·         Ensure all responses and outcomes recorded, are true and accurate
·         Ensure you understand all confidentiality and security requirements.
·         Ensure at the end of an interview the closure is read as per the script and that respondents are left with a positive view of the company
·         To ensure interviewing starts and finishes on the specified dates, to meet the dispatch schedules and is carried out within the standard hours of interviewing
·         To respond to queries in a timely manner.
·         To ensure any concerns regarding training and/or project requirements are communicated to the Supervisor.
·         To maintain a professional and courteous manner with respondents.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Good communication, people skills and a pleasant manner.
·         An understanding of the interviewing process.
·         Degree/ Diploma in Market Research or any related field.
·         Must have a minimum of 1 year working experience  in the field
·         The ability to follow detailed instructions.
·         Good command of the local language.
·         Good command of the English language (verbal & written)
·         Computer literacy and accurate keyboard skills

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to cvs@flexi-personnel.com before Monday 16th February, 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line and your location.

Field Supervisor/ Field Coordinator



Location: Nairobi, Meru, Kisumu, Nyeri, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret
Industry: Research

Our client, an International research company is seeking to recruit a Field Supervisor who will
recruit, train, co-ordinate, supervise and motivate an interviewing team to ensure that all projects scheduled are carried out within standard procedures, survey methodology and specified instructions.
KEY RESPONSIBLITIES:

  •  To recruit, train, supervise, motivate, and where necessary re-train, sufficient personnel to meet the company’s survey needs and to allow for interviewer unavailability.

  • To train Interviewers to company standards as per training agenda and manuals.

  • All staff reporting to this position understands the company Code of Conduct, Field Standards and Policies, including confidentiality and security requirements.

  • To liaise with the Field Manager regarding project queries, feedback, enhancements to ensure all projects are processed with the agreed specifications and timeframe.
  • To ensure all personnel assigned to a project are fully briefed in terms of the project questionnaire, survey method, and timelines.

  • Any discrepancies in validations, respondent selection, observations are actioned.  This may require re-training, which must be documented and future work monitored.

  • To ensure Field interviewing starts and finishes on time, is scheduled to meet the despatch schedules and is carried out within the standard hours of interviewing
  • To forward daily or as agreed an update of the interviews/ quotas completed.
  • Ensure Interviewers receive feedback on the standard of their work and to monitor subsequent work to ensure feedback issues are resolved.
  • To ensure staff welfare, interviewers should have the opportunity to take their required breaks.
  • Ensure timesheets, claims, expenses are checked, authorised and forwarded for processing.
KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • A sound knowledge of the interviewing process.

  • Experience in staff supervision.
  • Degree/ Diploma in Market Research or any related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years working experience  in the field
  • Well organised and able to meet deadlines.
  • Computer literacy and accurate keyboard skills
  • Good command of the English and local language (verbal and written)


To apply, send your CV and cover letter to cvs@flexi-personnel.com before Monday 16th February, 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line and your location.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Mall Manager

Industry: Facilities Management
Location: Nairobi

Our Client, a construction and Facilities Management firm is seeking to recruit a Mall Manager for an upcoming Mall. The Mall Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of mall management including but not limited to leasing and tenant relations, business planning and financial management, facilities and operational management and control of all maintenance, inspection and safety functions.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Negotiation of leases both new and renewals
  • Develop and maintain a long term beneficial relationship with all existing tenants
  • To prepare, review and adjust financial budgets, systems and processes and monitor performance against budge
  • To ensure smooth and positive relationship with the tenants, suppliers and contractors
  • Develop and implement approved procedures and systems across all mall functions
  • To ensure smooth co-ordination / co-operation among various internal departments to facilitate business needs and deliver positive customer and tenant experiences
  • Prepare plans and schedules for regular and periodic maintenance in conjunction with relevant department heads and follow up on quality and execution
  • Preparation and development of marketing and annual event plans/calendar
  • Follow up on the collection of monies owed from tenants and implementation of contractual terms
  • Resolves complaints and demands of tenants and work to remove the causes of the complaint and respond to their requests within the legal and contractual obligations
  • Follow legal procedures with respect to mall operations and tenant interactions
  • Develop and upkeep the corporate mall identity - ensure adherences to corporate brand guidelines
  • Take steps to improve customer services inside the mall
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
  • At least 5 years’ experience as Property Manager
  • Able to multi task and perform under pressure
  • Strong business acumen and good technical knowledge of Commercial Facilities
  • Good understanding of mall management, tenant mix and zoning , mall operations and associated policies and procedures as well as understanding of mall marketing, advertisement and promotion
  • Knowledge of managing leasing contracts and negotiation, exposure to tender management
  • Understanding and experience in managing Service Level Agreements eg cleaning, security, facilities management etc
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and decision making qualities are essential
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • A good team player with strong analytical skills
  • Able to be trusted with confidential and sensitive company information
To apply, send your CV only to hr@flexi-personnel.com before 29th January 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview

Graduate Trainee (Sales and Marketing Intern)

Industry: HR Consultancy & Recruitment
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 10,000 + Attractive commission

Due to rapid growth, Flexi Personnel is seeking to recruit an aggressive graduate trainee with passionate Sales and Marketing drive. We are looking for a graduate with excellent communication skills, presentable and ability to connect and interact with high profile clientele.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Presenting and selling company services to current and potential clients.
  • Attending meetings and closing business with new or potential clients on behalf of the Managing Director.
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies to retain and attract new clients.
  • Following up new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Developing and maintaining sales materials as well as updating client database.
  • Communicating to recruitment team and management on new client requirements, timelines, and expected deliverables.
  • Creating a comprehensive social media strategy geared towards increased company visibility, membership and traffic as well as implementing and managing social media communication to attract new clients.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Degree in Marketing or Business related field.
  • Strong sales and marketing skills.
  • Self driven, goal-oriented personality with a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and qualify leads independently.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to applications@flexi-personnel.com before 16th February, 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject line.

Technical Sales Engineer

Industry: Logistics
Location: Uganda

Our Client, an international provider of total supply chain management seeks to recruit a Technical Sales Engineer for its operations in Uganda. The ideal candidate must have 5 years experience in Factory maintenance and 4-6 Years in Technical sales.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Engaging with contractors and project managers to generate sales leads and developing long-term relationships with potential and existing clients for increased market share.
  • Prepare sales quotations and tender documents in line with the company pricing policy and the environment of the project.
  • Making technical presentations of company products resulting in increased sales.
  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies including site investigations to enable sales planning strategy.
  • Establish friendly and professional relationships with clients, ensure always a prompt and reliable service.
  • Preparing action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and projecting the number of contacts to be made.
  • As a sales engineer, add value by helping clients solve technical problems associated with maximizing product usage.
  • Motivating and closely managing the sales team to achieve targets.
  • Setting clear achievable targets, objectives and developing practical plans to achieve those targets.
Skills & Qualifications.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Knowledge of procurement and logistics procedures.
  • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle a sale from start to finish without involving the technical team.
  • Ability to understand the clients' business objectives and technical needs
To apply, send your CV and Cover letter ONLY to applications@flexi-personnel.com before 20th February 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Business Development Manager-Fire

Location: Kenya
Industry: Information and Technology


Our client, a leading Information Technology company which provides a variety of integrated security systems is looking for Head of Fire Business to market their products. The candidate will be in charge of maximizing sales of fire equipments. The ideal candidate should have good knowledge of selling fire alarm system, fire suppression system, smoke detection system, emergency power management system and integrated voice evacuation system.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Acquire new business and deepen existing client relationships for the company's target market.
  • Enhances staff accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.
  • Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Sales and Marketing or Business related field, Masters Degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferably from related field
  • Computer Proficiency: MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook)
  • Should have proven integrity and leadership skills
  • Strong negotiations and persuasion and communication skills
To apply, send your CV only to hr@flexi-personnel.com before Friday 29Th Jan 2015. Clearly indicate the position applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.