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New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland and Mala among others.

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and result driven person to fill the following vacancy:-

1. Head of Production

HR /HOP/01/07/2011

The Job

Reporting to the Chief Manager Technical Operations, The Head of Production will be responsible for;
  • Developing a sustainable production strategy in line with the set business objectives
  • Ensuring the company has the relevant equipment, tools and raw materials to support production capacity
  • Managing the staff of the production department
  • Preparing and managing the production budget in collaboration with the Head of Technical Operations
  • Researching and developing initiatives to improve production standards and reduce costs
  • Reviewing and updating production policies and procedures on a continuous basis
  • Developing, communicating and enforcing the key performance indicators (KPI) to measure efficiency of the production process
The Candidate
  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Food Science and Technology or related field
  • Must have 7 - 8 years’ experience in a busy FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Must be Certified in ISO Systems Management/Quality Management Systems – KEBS
  • Must be aged 35 years and above
  • Must be a team player with excellent communication skills
Essential Skills
  • Must have exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Must have leadership and managerial capabilities
  • Must be proficient with office computer applications
2. Information Systems Auditor 

HR/ISA/02/07/2011

The Job

Reporting to the Chief Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Compliance, and the holder will undertake reviews of the NKCC’s ICT infrastructure and provide assurance to management on the adequacy of the system controls.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conducting regular risk assessments in The NKCC’s Information System and recommend measures to mitigate them.
  • Contribute to the development of the annual Information Systems audit plan, programmes and schedules on priority basis.
  • Auditing of automated systems and information technology in all areas of The NKCC as per annual Information Systems audit plan.
  • Examination of automated systems and information technology to determine the extent of compliance with the company’s policies and procedure requirements.
  • Provide support to other assurance processes to ensure the overall system audit opinion incorporate the risks identified in the underlying information systems.
  • Review, test and rate controls and functions in information systems.
  • Review, test and rate controls of all system security at all levels from access to disaster recovery plans.
  • Extract data from complex computer systems to facilitate audit compliance and substantive testing procedure by use of CAATS.
  • Assist in identifying suitable audit areas and approaches when the information systems strategy changes.
  • Ensure that financial and operational audit programmes include sufficient and relevant information systems audit tests.
  • Preparation of draft reports for review by Chief Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Compliance and carrying out audit follow-ups on completed audits.
The Candidate
  • A degree in Information Systems preferably BSC in Computer Science from a recognized University.
  • Professional Qualifications in Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Management (CISM) is desirable.
  • 2-3 years experience in Information Systems audit within an internal audit function or external audit work experience specializing in Information Systems audit from a reputable audit firm.
  • Ability to apply professional and other skills acquired in an Enterprise Resource Planning environment.
  • Good understanding of information systems controls and techniques for evaluating such controls, concept of risk and risk assessment.
  • Sufficient understanding of diverse information systems environment and architecture, software, computer operations and systems lifecycle.
  • Thorough understanding of business processes and of Network Security and controls for LAW/WAN.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of CAATS/auditing software is desirable.
  • Detailed knowledge of information systems governance and security principles and practices.
Essential Skills
  • Excellent in written and verbal communication, numerical, analytical and report writing skills.
  • Must be proactive and innovative keeping abreast with technological advancements.
  • Working knowledge on SAP will be an added advantage.
  • Must have ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
3. Depot Manager 

HR/DM/03/07/2011

The Job

The Depot Manager will be Reporting to the Stores Manager.

He/She will be responsible for ensuring effective and efficient administration of the operation at the depot.

He/she will also be responsible for:
  • Administration of the Depot.
  • Liaising with the Regional Sales Manager on ordering of stocks for the depot.
  • Managing stock levels and making key decisions on stock control.
  • Ensuring availability of all company range of products as well as supplies at the depot (e.g. stationery) at all times.
  • Managing and reconciling the inventory.
  • Ensuring standards for quality, health and safety are met at the depot
  • Monitoring the movement of crates and containers and overseeing there cleanliness and handling to reduce breakage.
  • Managing the staff at the depot including performance appraisal
  • Managing of depot resources (vehicles, petty cash, crates, staff, and cash).
  • Writing of report (cash and stock reconciliations, underpayments & debtors report and staff establishment reports).
The Candidate:

The candidate must possess the following qualifications:-
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Economic, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • At least 5 years experience in supervising a unit/others doing similar work.
Essential Skills
  • Must be proficient with office computer applications
  • Prior experience supervising
  • Time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate supervisory skills.
  • Working knowledge on SAP will be an added advantage.
4. Estates Officer 

HR /EO/04/07/2011

The Job

Reporting to the Legal Officer, the Estate Officer will be responsible for:-
  • Maintaining an inventory of all company properties including land buildings
  • Ensuring payment of statutory outgoings on land rates and rents
  • Sorting out land titles issues
  • Ensuring valuation of assets is carried out on regular basis
  • Ensuring maintenance of company houses is carried out
  • Handling tenants complaints
  • Ensuring that vacant houses are let at market rates and as such carry out rental assessments and negotiations of leases
  • Ensuring collection of rent and preparation of monthly statements
  • Ensuring payments of utilities bills of all properties and sort out issues arising there from
  • Reviewing schedules of dilapidations and building maintenance
  • Advising on the performance o the properties
  • Reviewing provision of services by those contracted to maintain the building installations and equipment
The Candidate
  • Must have Degree in Land Economics or related filed
  • Should be a Registered Valuer
  • Must have 4-6 years experience in Estate/Property Management
Essential Skills
  • Must demonstrate time management skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
5. Management Trainees – Production/Quality/HR

MT/05/07/2011

The management trainee will learn all aspects of Factory operations, Quality Management Maintenance of machinery and equipment, Production planning and Products design.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities
  • Learn to run all production machinery, test equipment.
  • Acquire knowledge in dairy manufacturing technology and practices
  • Learn lean manufacturing practices and optimization techniques
  • Optimize manufacturing operations
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement programs
  • Reporting on quality/production, stock utilization and cost to Head office
  • Come up with innovations and implement
  • Participate in health and safety issues relating within the company.
  • Preparing of periodic reports
The Candidate
  • Bachelors Degree in (Food Science & Technology / Dairy Technology) or related field from a recognized institution
  • Minimum Academic Achievement – 2nd Class honours
  • The candidate should have graduated between 2009 to date
Essential Skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Good adaptability quotient
  • Good report writing and organizational skill.
  • Dynamic and good personality
  • Proactive and result oriented
  • Ability to work within and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent organizational, planning and analytical skills
  • A good team player who is customer focused
  • An eye for detail
If you meet the above requirements, send your applications quoting the reference number together with detailed curriculum vitae, indicate current salary, copies of certificates, testimonials, contacts of at least three referees and daytime telephone contacts to:

The Head of Human Resource
New KCC Ltd
P.O. Box 30131 – 00100,
Nairobi.

Email: info@newkcc.co.ke
Website:
 www.newkcc.com

To be received not later than 10th August 2011.

Those who do not hear from us after two week of closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Canvassing either direct or indirect will lead to automatic disqualification


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