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Job Openings at Kenya Association of Manufacturers

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Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses.

Accounts Management Executive

Duties and Responsibilities
The specific duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited the following: –

  • Membership recruitment, retention and ensure Vibrant and Active Network;
  • Ensure members accurate invoices are raised and sent members on time
  • Review and update members turnover confirmations regularly
  • Keep track of assigned accounts identify payments & outstanding debts;
  • Plan course of action recover outstanding payments
  • Locate and contact debtors inquire of their payment status
  • Negotiate payoff deadlines or payment plans
  • Create trust relationships with debtors when possible, avoid future issues
  • Update account status and database regularly
  • Update the Debt Management and Recovery committee regularly
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the CE from time time;

Qualifications /Requirements:

  • Degree in finance or business administration or Business Development /Management or their equivalent.
  • Training in credit risk management/debt recovery /credit control
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in debt management
  • Effective organizational skills and ability multitask.
  • Excellent relationship management and networking skills
  • Experience in working with targets and tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of relevant legal requirements
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Team player and enthusiastic.
  • Keen attention detail

Intern – KEPRO

Duties and Responsibilities:
Your specific duties during internship will include and not limited to the following:

  • Assist in identifying membership, recruitment, and retention of relevant stakeholders to KEPRO
  • Support with effective and efficient account management of KEPRO membership
  • Use the ERP system to oversee the membership and/or recycler membership and monthly declaration process
  • Work as a team with the KEPRO Board of Directors, the KEPRO secretariat and/or KAM, its contractors to manage daily workflow and/or projects
  • Mange reports to the various stakeholders on a routine, accurate and timely basis
  • Support in planning and execution of KEPRO activities including but not limited to impact activities, awareness raising and stakeholder forums
  • Assist with back office administrative tasks to ensure the efficient operation of KEPRO including document flow, procurement, approvals, and requests etc
  • Keep proper records for the KEPRO activities including payment records, certificates, and any correspondence
  • Participation in KEPRO related programme development/ event planning meetings and workshops
  • Providing timely and effective support secretarial duties at KEPRO meetings such as convening required meetings, take minutes, and follow up on actions arising from KEPRO Committee
  • Database Development, updating and maintenance for key contacts from different stakeholders to enhance KEPRO services and network
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the KEPRO Chief Executive Officer

Background Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field with a background in Environmental Science
  • Project Management skills and administrative skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and similar software

 

ICT Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensuring reliable performance of the KAM ERP system including troubleshooting and resolving any ERP related hardware, software, user access or other problems.
  • Monitoring system performance and security to maintain system security and reliability.
  • Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates,
  • preventive maintenance, upgrades, migrations, and outages
  • Managing and reporting on allocation of IT budget
  • Running and sharing regular operation system reports with the management
  • Running regular checks on network and data security
  • Identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and update software and systems
  • Manage the server clusters, IP-PABX, application servers and cloud server (AWS).
  • Provide IT related support and guidance to staff members and management
  • Supervising installation, configuration, upgrading and proper maintenance of the
  • organization’s IT devices, Software, Applications, and infrastructure. This includes but not
  • limited to PCs LAN, WAN, Servers, Printers, Firewalls, Audio/Visual Equipment,
  • Deployment and running of the organizations Solutions in the Cloud
  • Setting and administering of IT Services and maintenance of Service Levels of within targets as per ITIL standards
  • Improving the organisation’s resilience by overseeing IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recover Plans
  • Ownership and Management of IT Contracts/Service Level Agreements and Vendors Implement IT Assets Management Processes
  • Support IT Procurement activities
  • Participate and assist in the organization of ICT related training for users
  • Conducting security audits, security vulnerability checks against organization systems,
  • carrying out remediation tasks and making policy recommendations
  • Portfolio and Project Management of Enterprise-Wide IT Initiatives
  • Support of Digital Marketing and Media, E Commerce Projects
  • Keep abreast of technological developments, current initiatives and changes in ICT and appraise the management accordingly.
  • Leadership of IT section including mentorship and career development of IT Staff

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years of practical work experience (3 years of these in management role)
  • Good knowledge of Data Analytics, Project management, Cloud computing, Networking and wireless and Basic Coding.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, Exchange, Firewalls, Cloud Services (AWS) and Microsoft Office365
  • At least two Certifications in any of the following areas
  • IT Service Management (ITIL)
  • Project Management (PMP/Prince2) or Agile (Scrum)
  • Security/IT Governance Certification (COBIT/CISA)
  • Experience with supporting ERP (Microsoft Dynamics) will be a requirement
  • Highly organised and detail oriented; able to prioritise and produce work of a consistently high standard.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to interact and work with across functional teams
  • Creative, open to new ideas and ability to multi-task effectively
  • Clear and logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion.

 

Business Development Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

Identify and engage industries and relevant stakeholders to promote and increase consumption of locally manufactured goods in Kenya

  • Promote the Annual Kenya Manufacturing Summit and Expo (Changamka) to all stakeholders for support and participation.
  • Market and sell exhibition booths and attract sponsors for events such as Exhibitions/Trade Fairs, Conferences, and workshops
  • Facilitate Business to Business cooperation during sectoral and national Exhibitions
  • Raise the profile and Increase brand visibility of Changamka and other regional exhibitions
  • Generate revenue through various revenue streams to achieve annual sales targets
  • Effective Debt Collection to ensure all obligations are met.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive

Requirements and Personal Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Sales, Marketing or Business Development
  • Event management and organizational skills
  • Good planning and budgeting skills
  • Good Selling and negotiation Skills
  • Collaborator, keen attention to details and ability to multitask.
  • At least 5 years of related sales, marketing, and business development experience

 

Business Development Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop a well-defined sectional annual workplan and budget to increase industries access to markets as well as generate revenue to support KAM’s sustainability
  • Identify and engage industries, relevant government agencies, regulatory authorities, foreign missions, business associations and other stakeholders to support industry development and market access initiatives.
  • Conceptualize, develop, and market innovative member focused market development events such as Exhibitions/Trade Fairs, Trade and Investment missions, Conferences,and seminars
  • Conduct regular seminars on emerging policies, legal and regulatory issues to enhance members market access and statutory compliance
  • Promote and increase uptake of productivity improvement programs e.g., Annual Kaizen Conference, lean manufacturing events, etc.
  • Promote the Annual Kenya Manufacturing Summit and Expo (Changamka) to all stakeholders for support and participation.
  • Promote export market development through inbound and outbound trade missions and facilitate Business to Business cooperation during sectoral, national, regional, and international trade related events.
  • Raise the profile and Increase brand visibility of Market Access initiatives
  • Generate revenue through various revenue streams to achieve annual sales targets as per the section annual workplan
  • Effective Debt Collection to ensure all obligations are met.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive

Requirements and Personal Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Sales, Marketing or Business Development
  • Event management and organizational skills
  • Good planning and budgeting skills
  • Good Selling and negotiation Skills
  • Team player, keen attention to details and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent relationship management and networking skills
  • 7 years of related experience is an added advantage
  • Energetic, proactive with ability to meet deadlines in a busy environment
  • Good knowledge of the manufacturing industry

How to apply

Interested and qualifying candidates should complete the online application form and submit their CV and Application letter only to hr@kam.co.ke indicating the words “Tittle of the job” on the email subject line. Click on Link below to apply… Only the shortlisted shall be contacted.

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Association of Manufacturers on forms.office.com to apply

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