Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Hashi Energy Research & Development Assistant (Engineering Background) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Hashi Energy is a leading regional energy company with presence in seven countries and with a vision to be the leader in energy solutions for Africa. 

We seek to recruit a dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the below vacant position:

Research & Development Assistant (Engineering Background)

Main Purpose of the Job: This is an entry level position of which the successful engineer will be responsible for fulfilling a range of research, administrative and support tasks, carrying out fieldwork, and participating in analysis and reporting, and assisting in the management of the R&D process. 

The position is based at the Nairobi Head Office.

Key responsibilities include:-
  • To work with the Commercial Director in designing research methods and materials, sampling, conducting literature searches, conducting interviews, analysing qualitative and quantitative data, contributing to reports and presentations.
  • To fulfil a range of research administration tasks including; organising fieldwork, booking interviews and focus groups, data inputting and supporting general project administration.
  • To agree with the Commercial director the appropriate tasks and processes for carrying out projects and disseminating information.
  • To effectively communicate project related information to the Commercial Director.
  • To support the process of proposal writing (e.g. through conducting background research into policy and other drivers relevant to the focus of the specification in question).
  • To undertake any other appropriate duties as requested.
Knowledge, skills & experience requirements:-
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering a MUST (Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic, Production or Civil Engineering)
  • This is an entry level position that doesn’t require prior engineering working experience. However, prior experience in research projects especially data collection and analysis is a MUST.
  • Excellent computer skills including data input and analysis packages – SPSS, STATA
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to work with minimal supervision
  • To be self-motivated and good at managing time and workload in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Willingness to travel and stay in different parts of Kenya during the course of research.
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees and indicating your current and expected salary) )to reach us on or before Tuesday 18th August 2015 by email to:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Hashi Energy is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.

Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Manager, Sales

Department: Business Development

Work Location: Kenya

Purpose of the Job: Responsible for planning, implementing and directing the sales activities of the company and its clients as required, to achieve sales targets and objectives.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Regulatory and quality assurance compliance
  • Compliance with legal and contractual requirements on client and customer interaction
  • Implement and review Sales related SOP’s and maintain all relevant records
  • Develop a sales strategy to achieve client and organizational sales goals and revenues
  • Set individual sales targets with sales team
  • Delegate responsibility for client and customer accounts to sales personnel
  • Co-ordinate sales action plans for individual salespeople
  • Oversee the activities and evaluate performance of the sales team
  • Control expenses incurred by sales team and monitor as per budgetary allocations
  • Generate timely sales reports
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Business degree or related professional qualification
  • Minimum of five years sales experience within the pharmaceutical Industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and directing a sales team
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of planning and implementing sales strategy
  • Relevant knowledge of market research and the pharmaceutical industry
  • Computer literacy and ability to utilize tools and programs associated with this role
  • Business acumen demonstrated through clear deliverables and KPIs
  • Excellent communication skills that sets the bar for internal and external partnerships
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Positive, confident, self motivated and able to work as a member of a team
  • Professional and positive attitude
  • Ability to see opportunities and translate into sales
  • Ability to interact with clients and customers
  • Ability to manage day to day requirements and conflict resolution
  • Valid Driver’s License and own car essential
  • Valid passport essential
To apply, send your updated CV in word format with an application letter demonstrating how your skills, experience and qualifications are transferrable to the role.

All documentation is to be emailed to by latest 18th August 2015

Security Equipment Sales Manager Job in Kenya (120K)

Job title: Sales Manager – Security Equipment
Industry: Industrial equipment
Reporting To: Group General Manager
Salary: Kshs 100K – 120K gross plus commissions
Our client is a leading trading company with over 50 years of experience in the market. 

They are authorized dealers of major international brands of earth moving, compaction, Security and construction equipment. 

They seek to hire a Sales Manager to spear head the sales of their security equipment.

He/ She should have a technical knowhow of security screening equipment on a large scale

Technical Sales Manager Job Responsibilities
  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Making effective sales presentations to prospective clients.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly status reports and action plans.
  • Successful promotion of the Company’s interests, increase market share and grow product sales.
  • Ensuring that targets are met within the budgeted profit margins.
  • Developing and implementing strategies on increasing revenues.
  • Protection, growth and development of the already existent client base.
  • Liaison and attendance of meetings with other company functions necessary to facilitate business development.
  • Liaison and negotiations with product manufacturers and thereafter making orders and requisitions.
  • Ensuring that inquiries and proposals materialize.
  • Ensure client inquiries and requests are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring and evaluating competitor activity, provision of market information and intelligence.
  • Conduct market surveys, identification and pursuance of market opportunities locally to improve access.
  • Organization of interactive programs to disseminate market information.
  • Management and submission of tenders, RFIs, RFPs and EOIs.
  • Consultation with product suppliers and manufacturers on RFIs, RFPs and EOIs as well as tenders.
  • Making accurate and rapid cost calculations and providing clients with quotations.
  • Maintain a credible and easy to use archival and retrieval system.
  • Any other duties assigned by management.
Skills and Qualifications Required for Technical Sales Manager
  • Degree in Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in sales management of security equipment
  • Ability to handle technical aspect of tenders
  • Market knowledge of engineering solutions
  • Knowledgeable in equipment specification, importation and sales
  • Organized, self-driven, independent, motivated, focused and goal oriented
  • Result oriented, consistent and reliable
  • Flexible ability to travel
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Sales Manager – Security Equipment) before Friday 21st August, 2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Technical Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy: Technical Manager 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, an Importer of heavy construction equipments representing various international brands in East Africa, undertaking preventive maintenance / AMC & hiring assignments is seeking to recruit an aggressive technical manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases
  • Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively
  • Provide direction and technical expertise in design, development and systems integration
  • Able to make quick decisions and solve technical problems to provide an efficient environment for project implementation
  • Identify resource and equipment requirements and efficient capacity planning
  • Must provide technical training to teams when required and serve as a technical mentor to team members
  • Hire and train staff or help make hiring decisions
  • Consider project proposals and evaluate feasibility
  • Generate ideas for improving technical products
  • Degree/diploma in automotive or Electrical engineering
  • 5 years working experience
  • Supervisory/reporting skills
Kindly send your application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Technical Manager’ on the subject line by 20th August, 2015. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.