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Career Openings at Summit Recruitment and Search

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Career Openings at Summit Recruitment and Search

Career Openings at Summit Recruitment and Search

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, mass recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania

Waste Manager (Agri) – Homabay

Key Requirements:

  • Develop and implement waste management plans that ensure compliance with NEMA regulations and minimize environmental impact.
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify new waste management technologies and processes.
  • Oversee handling, transportation, and disposal of all waste generated by the company, including general farm waste, guts, and scales.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with waste management vendors and suppliers.
  • Identify opportunities to create value from waste streams, such as recycling or repurposing waste materials.
  • Manage the hydrolase process with a structured scientific approach to identify the optimal solution.
  • Ensure that all waste management processes and procedures comply with company policies and regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 7+ years of experience in waste management or related field.
  • Relevant experience with hydrolase processes and other waste management / treatment technologies preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of NEMA and other local regulations related to waste management.
  • Should have Certifications in waste management, hazardous or otherwise.

Sales Team Leader (Asset Financing)

Key Requirements:

  • Analyze applicants’ financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans.
  • Acts as a liaison between the clients and the company, resolves client related issues arising and ensures quality of the team’s portfolio.
  • Manage teams PAR and prepare reports to send to customers whose accounts are delinquent.
  • Explain to customers the different types of loans and credit options that are available.
  • Market company products to individuals and firms, promote company services that may meet customer’s needs.
  • Analyze potential loan markets and develop referral networks to locate prospects for loans.
  • Coordinate, guide, direct, and motivate Subordinates by setting performance standards and monitoring performance, setting specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work.
  • Liaise with Line Managers to recruit, interview, select, and promote employees.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Team Leader in Asset financing / Credit Card facility.
  • Must be a Certified Specialist in Credit Analysis-Level 1.
  • Must be a Certified Management Professional.
  • Must display good team leading coaching and guiding skills, communication, problem solving and report compilation skills

Senior Operations Manager (Agri) – Homabay

Key Requirements:

  • Oversee our day-to-day processing operations, ensuring that processing operations are running efficiently and effectively.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve operational efficiency and productivity by developing new processes or procedures, identifying, and resolving operational issues, and implementing quality control measures.
  • Work together with the Quality Control team to ensure all QMS processes and SOPs are tracked.
  • Set and monitor processing KPIs and make necessary adjustments to ensure that these KPIs are met or exceeded.
  • Collaborate with other departments such as production to ensure logistics operations are aligned with the overall goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize warehouse operations, improve inventory management, and minimize costs.
  • Oversee development and implementation of EHS policies and procedures including risk assessments, incident reporting, and emergency response plans.
  • Oversee management of resources such as staff, equipment, boats and items in the farm and warehouse.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have management experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 10+ years of experience in managing operations, logistics, and supply chain functions within an organization.
  • Must have Capacity to understand complex operations and challenges, break them down into problems that can then be tackled and resolve them.
  • Should have attention to detail and data driven approach to constantly improve operations and ensure consistency in delivering value to other parts of the business, day in, day out.

Front Office Manager (Airbnb / Property Management)

Key Requirements:

  • Oversee day-to-day operational activity and guest experience to set standard for the business i.e., oversee reservations, guest experience and coordinate housekeeping reports to Front Desk.
  • Lead and inspire the team toward delivering a consistent 5-star level of service/performance in line with the set budget.
  • Ensure collection of all booking funds ahead of guests’ stay.
  • In collaboration with the management team, develop standard operating procedures (SOP) and policies based on needs and coordinate with other departments if necessary to create an updated SOP section for the company.
  • Understanding the operating tools and keeping abreast of new features and trends i.e Airbnb, Property Management Software e.g. Kross
  • Attend to guests courteously and deal promptly with their requests and queries and allocate rooms to all arriving guests after checking the guest preferences.
  • Ensuring check out messages and links are shared on guest platforms/groups.
  • In charge of responding to guest reviews on all reservation channels as well as reviewing guests on Airbnb upon check out.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have 7+ years of experience as front office manager ideally in an Airbnb or property management company.
  • Understanding of Airbnb management as well as operating procedures.
  • Ability to find creative solutions, offering recommendations.

Digital and General Marketing Associate

Key Requirements

  • Developing targeted online and offline advertising campaigns and contributing ideas to marketing campaigns.
  • Supporting the development and execution of the company’s overall marketing strategy to drive ecommerce traffic and sales.
  • Managing social media accounts to engage with customers.
  • Optimizing website content for search engines.
  • Develop and execute email marketing campaigns to engage and retain customers.
  • Collaborating with the marketing team on marketing campaigns and other promotional initiatives.
  • Compiling, distributing and presenting ideas, information and strategies.
  • Managing production and performance of multimedia content.
  • Analyzing data to track and measure the success of marketing initiatives and making data-driven recommendations for improvements.
  • Manage and optimize the company’s online advertising campaigns (e.g., Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, etc.)
  • Stay up to date with the latest marketing trends and technologies, and continuously look for new and innovative ways to reach and engage customers.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have 5 years of experience as a Marketing Associate or similar role.
  • Must have experience in the e-commerce and online shopping platforms.
  • Knowledge of marketing digital tools and techniques.

Processing Supervisor (Agri)– Homabay

Key Requirements:

  • Plan and oversee daily processing activities ensuring that all processing schedules are adhered to, and all targets are met / exceeded.
  • Coordinate with the processing foremen to ensure all production processes are streamlined and that production flow is maximized.
  • Monitor processing operations to ensure all safety, quality and environmental standards are met.
  • Train and supervise processing staff.
  • Maintain accurate records of all processing activities, including output quantities, resource inventory, conformance and non-conformance records and waste.
  • Identify areas for improvement in the processing plant and develop & implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained and serviced, and that all safety procedures are followed.
  • Collaborate with other crucial departments such as Quality Assurance, to ensure that all production activities are aligned with company goals and objectives.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a supervisory role in a food processing or manufacturing environment, preferably in fish processing.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s or Diploma in a related field preferred.
  • Strong knowledge in fish processing techniques is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be able to lift 30kg and stand for long periods of time.

Central Stores & Logistics Function Leader (Hospitality Group)

Key Requirements:            

  • Approve LPOs, Delivery Notes, Goods Received Notes & associated procurement documentation within approval limits in liaison with the finance function
  • Ensure all PLC transactions are duly authorized, accurately valued, timely recorded and appropriately classified in the accounts payable as well as related inventory system ledgers
  • Approve and manage the procurement, logistics & custody petty cash float receipt(s) & spend
  • Monitor vendor performance to ensure consistent service output
  • Oversee resolution of vendor grievances & disputes
  • Conduct weekly stores function meetings with staff to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost avoidance and improvement opportunities
  • Strategically plan, lead and direct the execution of logistics (site-logistics / in & outbound) to effectively coordinate orders received & subsequently dispatched
  • Review material forecasts prepared for all the units for reasonableness on a monthly basis; ensure inventory requisitioned is in tandem with prevailing occupancy & seasonality
  • Maintain liaison with lodge managers and department HoDs to ensure their requirements are timely met
  • Approve transfer-out delivery notes to ensure that all items dispatched to the lodges are timely posted in the system; further ensure that all goods-in-transit transactions are timely terminated & posted to the destination unit store with minimal queries/ supply disputes
  • Manage, assign and monitor logistics vehicles, including adherence to maintenance & service schedules, ensuring all logistics vehicles have all requisite (valid) licences & permits
  • Ensure all store & warehouse locations are securely maintained with inventory items stored & arranged in a structured, systematic & accessible manner; adhering to all health & safety policies and procedures
  • Establish Minimum & Maximum Stock Holding levels, Lead Times and Safety/Buffer Stocks; determine optimal inventory levels to meet unexpected demand, including unusual seasonal/ occupancy variations
  • Determine (with sufficient accuracy) ROL (Reorder or Par Levels), ROQ’s (Reorder Quantities); ensure metrics relating to re-order quantities are analysed and reported periodically to observe variation trends
  • Ensure proper function ability of cold rooms, weighing scales (and their periodic certification), trolleys and lifting equipment
  • Planning and organizing personnel rotation and annual leave schedules for central stores staff
  • Ensure that the central store(s) & inventory warehouse(s) operate with up-to-date requisite valid licenses & permits; in compliance with prevailing local county laws & regulations
  • Prepare a monthly delivery service level report, (with rejection analysis information) containing all aspects of vendor performance, such as timely delivery, price, quantity, quality variations & expiry date profile(s)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized university
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supplies (CIPS)
  • Accounting qualifications & experience will be an added advantage
  • Minimum Ten (10) years’ work experience in a procurement position that includes management of the supply chain, logistics, inventory & storage facilities, preferably within a hospitality group setting
  • In-depth knowledge of hospitality industry procurement, logistics & inventory management practices, standards, rules and regulations is greatly preferred
  • Experience in procuring OS&E, FF&E & high-value maintenance materials will be advantageous
  • Experience with Central warehousing and distribution
  • Experience with Inventory Management Systems or ERPs with knowledge of system supply chain management
  • Excellent communication, leadership, negotiation, analytical and report writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Stock & inventory control systems, MS Office & Google Suite applications)
  • Maturity, confidentiality, impartiality and trustworthiness; high level of ethics & integrity.
  • Possess personal drive, initiative and professional approach to efficient & effective resource management

Head of Sales & Marketing (FMCG)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Sales & Marketing strategy and drive commitment to meeting financial goals
  • Manage sales promotional budget for assigned business segment
  • Direct and develop the sales & marketing team with timely feedback, to modify and improve performance standards ensuring the delivery of monthly targets
  • Provide weekly reports on the status of sales volume, sales performance and various solutions to pending challenges in the market
  • Work with the regional managers in the development of new markets and continuously assess performance of current partners
  • Create KPI’s, while tracking and focusing on value drivers (distribution, displays and package development)
  • Initiate, establish and develop key retail and customer relationships to maximize growth and market share
  • Collaborate with internal Legal resources to ensure accurate and timely revisions of rolling contracts and negotiation of new contracts
  • Attend and support the planning of periodic (quarterly) sales meetings
  • Create and communicate plan goals for the upcoming year with the board
  • Prepare the national sales annual budget for management approval
  • Area penetration both local & export territories

Qualifications:

  • A minimum period of twelve (10) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a management role in a relevant position
  • Master of Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in leadership course or its equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation and training ability
  • Ability to work with different levels of management within the organization
  • Financial and analytical abilities managing sales metrics, promotional budgets
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Results oriented, attention to detail with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time locally and quarterly international travel
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Experience

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