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Job Vacancies at Kenafric Industries

Job Vacancies at Kenafric Industries,

Job Vacancies at Kenafric Industries

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Founded in 1987 by the Chedda family, Kenafric Industries Limited is one of the largest manufacturers of Confectionery, Food, Footwear, and Stationery products in Kenya. Kenafric employs over 1500 people directly and touches the lives of more than 7500 people indirectly.

Trade and Consumer Activations Coordinator

Trade Activation:

  • Plan and execute trade activation programs to engage trade partners, distributors, retailers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate trade events, including product launches, trade shows, conferences, and workshops.
  • Collaborate with sales teams to align trade activations with business objectives and sales strategies.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of trade activations, gathering feedback and insights for continuous improvement.

Consumer Activation:

  • Coordinate consumer activation initiatives to drive brand awareness and product trials.
  • Develop and implement consumer sampling programs, in-store demos, experiential events, and promotional campaigns.
  • Work closely with marketing and creative teams to develop engaging consumer activation materials, including POS displays, promotional collateral, and digital content.
  • Collaborate with external agencies or vendors to execute consumer activation campaigns effectively.
  • Monitor and analyse consumer activation results, measuring impact and ROI.

Brand Execution:

  • Ensure consistent brand execution across all touchpoints, including events, promotions, and activations.
  • Implement brand guidelines and standards in all marketing collateral, ensuring alignment with brand positioning.
  • Provide guidance and support to internal teams and external partners to ensure brand consistency and adherence to brand guidelines.

Coordination and Collaboration:

  • Act as the central point of contact for coordinating trade and consumer activation activities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including marketing, sales, operations, and creative, to ensure seamless execution of activations.
  • Liaise with external partners, agencies, suppliers, and vendors to coordinate logistics, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Maintain strong communication channels with all stakeholders, providing regular updates, progress reports, and feedback.
  • Budgeting: Develop and manage budgets for trade and consumer activations, including expenses related to event venues, promotional items, travel, and staff
  • Sample Management: Coordinate the distribution and tracking of product samples for trade partners, retailers and consumers, ensuring accurate inventory and timely delivery. Analysis and Reporting:
  • Monitor and analyse market trends, competitor activities, and consumer insights to identify opportunities for trade and consumer activations.
  • Track and report on the performance and effectiveness of activations, providing actionable recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepare post-activation reports, summarising key findings, success metrics, and lessons learned.

Academic Qualifications, Professional Qualifications & Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field.
  • Additional certifications in marketing or project management are a plus.
  • Three years of proven experience in coordinating trade and consumer activations, brand execution, and event management.
  • Strong coordination and project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with internal teams, external partners, and stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of marketing principles, brand management, and consumer behaviour.
  • Creative mindset with the ability to develop engaging activation concepts and experiences.
  • Analytical skills to evaluate data, measure results, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and project management software.
  • Flexibility to work during evenings, weekends, or travel as required for event or activation coordination

Invoicing & Procurement Clerk

Procurement Responsibilities
Daily & Weekly Roles:

  • Weekly LPO issuance report Company and department wise with cost
  • Processing LPOs’ and sharing with the supplier.
  • Making sure LPOs’ are signed and received in SAP and forwarded to Finance for payment Issuing.
  • LPOs’, receiving the invoices in SAP and following up with Finance on payments for Contractors.

Monthly Roles:

  • Report preparation for TOD
  • Monthly cost reduction/saving report

Academic Qualifications, Professional Qualifications & Relevant Experience

  • Degree in food Science, biotechnology, analytical chemistry &/or any other relevant course
  • Minimum of two years of related experience including managing a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related
  • Upholding the highest standards of professional conduct, acting with honesty and integrity and any form of unethical behavior
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Method of Application

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV to quoting the title as the subject on or before 13th July 2023