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Recruitment in a Security Solutions Company in Nairobi Kenya

Head of HR
 
Industry: Security Services
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 200,000 gross plus medical, pension etc

Our client one of the leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection and Cash-in-transit. 

They seek to hire a Head of Human Resources to manage a 4000 strong work force.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Identify staff vacancies, recruit, interview and select applicants
  • Allocate human resources, to various departments as per need
  • Ensuring appropriate matches between the positions and personnel hired
  • Open and maintain personal files for individual employees which are to be updated according to the employee details checklist
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters and analyzing and modifying policies to establish competitive programs
  • Ensure strict compliance to employment related legal requirements.
  • Plan and monitor leave plans and leave details for each individual employee
  • Maintain and update the management staff master roll
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, labour turnover and absenteeism rates.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives
  • Timely confirmation of employees completing probation period
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
  • Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests
  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends and represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.
  • Develop the HR strategy aligned to the organization’s corporate strategy, goals and targets
  • Direct, plan, organise and manage the Human Resources department
  • Effectively lead, advise, manage and guide; management, stakeholders and employees on people issues
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the achievement of the overall corporate goals
  • Ensure the department’s management, and service level towards all its customers, are at an optimal levels
  • Provide full relationship support regarding people issues such as conflict resolution, performance management, collective bargaining agreement interpretation and termination
  • Effectively diagnosing issues, recommending solutions and ensuring successful implementation of agreed recommendations
  • Maintain day-to-day financial control of the human resources department within agreed budgets
  • Ensure services within the human resources department are adequately managed, staffed and resourced with appropriate development and succession plans
  • Build external relationships with service providers, statutory bodies, and communities
Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree in Business/ Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualifications in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • Over 7 years HR management experience
  • Proven HR Generalist
  • Experience working in a complex environment with a high level of uncertainty around predicted or future recruitment requirements.
  • Experience handling large work forces and unionized employees
  • Experience in developing positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Ability to make sound judgment and handle difficult situations
  • More importantly, is a team player

Personal Assistant to MD
 
Industry: Security Services
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 70,000- 100,000 gross plus medical & Pension

Our client one of the leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection and Cash-in-transit. 

They seek to hire a Personal Assistant to the MD
Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provide an efficient and responsive administrative and logistical service to the MD
  • Handling very sensitive/ confidential security matters for the MD
  • Assisting the MD to manage and prioritize time
  • Accompanying the MD to meetings and flying out on official assignments
  • Manage travel logistics including air and hotel bookings, online checking in, transport, travel documents, visa applications, passport renewals, travel insurance etc.
  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, statements and presentations
  • Providing quality customer service
  • Manage and maintain the Managing Director’s diary and email account
  • Maintains MD’s diary, planning calendar to ensure all calendars are synchronized.
  • Ensure that the MD receives necessary background information on all matters he handles
  • Ensure all MD activities are effectively and efficiently organized
  • Prepare daily reports on the activities handled
  • Schedule appointments for the MD
  • Administrative duties at the busy establishment
  • Drafting various correspondence to concerned parties on behalf of the MD
  • Ensure guests meeting with the MD are well taken care of and assisting them appropriately
  • Efficient communication and follow up on issues that requires interdepartmental coordination by engaging actively with the various heads of departments
  • Conduct weekly diary meetings with the MD to discuss upcoming engagements, invitations and other requests
  • Schedule on behalf of the MD meetings between him and his direct reports and the committees or groups to which he is a member
  • Minute general meetings as required and complete research on behalf of the MD
  • Training office attendants and monitoring their performance and ensuring general cleanliness of the office
  • Light housekeeping; Gift-buying, Pick-ups, Coordinating laundry, Running personal errands, Arranging meals, Dinner reservations etc
Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree or Diploma in Business or related studies
  • Minimum of 4 years as a PA to an MD/ GM or CEO
  • Age preferred 32 years and above
  • Firm and tough personality
  • Ability to communicate with MD/ CEO level individuals
  • Exceptional skills in the areas of judgment, organizational skills, diplomacy, discretion
  • Proficiency with a variety of computer software applications
  • Initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to make sound judgment and handle difficult situations with clients
  • Good command of the English language and communication skills (oral and written)
  • More importantly, is a team player and willing to learn.

Sales Executive - Building & Construction
 
Industry: Security & Fire
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 40,000 - 80,000 plus Commission 
 
Medical & Pension
 
Our client is a leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection, Fire Services and Cash-in-transit. 

They seek to hire a Sales Executive to target clients in the building & construction industry. Applicants with networks in this area preferred. 
Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Conduct Market surveys and research for existing and new business.
  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Prepare paperwork to activate and maintain contract services.
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-up.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up and adherence to goals.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Coordinate company staff to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns, customer care.
  • Follow up on all service contracts with the clients.
  • Log complaint into the system and ensure they are resolved in a timely and effective manner.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
  • Provide on-job-training to new sales employees
  • During Client visits generate cross/up sell leads.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Four to five or more years of business development and sales experience
  • Go getter who does not get stopped.
  • Great ability to negotiate
  • Significant experience especially dealing with the building & construction sector
  • Great rapport skills to inspire trust and willingness
  • Proficiency with a variety of computer software applications 
  • Presentation Skills; Client Relationships; Emphasizing Excellence; High Energy Levels
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player

Sales Executive - Fire Services
 
Industry: Security & Fire
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 40,000 - 80,000 plus Commission

Our client is a leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection, Fire Services and Cash-in-transit. 

They seek to hire a Sales Executive for their Fire Safety Business
Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Conduct Market surveys and research for existing and new business.
  • Present and sell fire products and services like Fire extinguishers, alarms, protective gear.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Prepare paperwork to activate and maintain contract services.
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-up.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up and adherence to goals.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Coordinate company staff to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns, customer care.
  • Follow up on all service contracts with the clients.
  • Log complaint into the system and ensure they are resolved in a timely and effective manner.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
  • Provide on-job-training to new sales employees
  • During Client visits generate cross/up sell leads.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Four to five or more years of business development and sales experience
  • Go getter who does not get stopped.
  • Great ability to negotiate
  • Significant experience especially handling fire safety related services.
  • Great rapport skills to inspire trust and willingness
  • Proficiency with a variety of computer software applications 
  • Presentation Skills; Client Relationships; Emphasizing Excellence; High Energy Levels
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player
Sales Executive - Government & County Business
 
Industry: Security & Fire
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 40,000 - 80,000 plus Commission
 
Medical & Pension
 
Our client is one of the leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection, Fire Services and Cash-in-transit. 

They seek to hire a Sales Executive to target Government & County Business. Applicants with networks and contact in this area preferred

Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Conduct Market surveys and research for existing and new business.
  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Prepare paperwork to activate and maintain contract services.
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-up.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up and adherence to goals.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Coordinate company staff to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns, customer care.
  • Follow up on all service contracts with the clients.
  • Log complaint into the system and ensure they are resolved in a timely and effective manner.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
  • Provide on-job-training to new sales employees
  • During Client visits generate cross/up sell leads.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Four to five or more years of business development and sales experience
  • Go getter who does not get stopped.
  • Great ability to negotiate
  • Significant experience especially dealing with Government/ Institutions and Counties
  • Great rapport skills to inspire trust and willingness
  • Proficiency with a variety of computer software applications 
  • Presentation Skills; Client Relationships; Emphasizing Excellence; High Energy Levels
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player

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 (Eg Sales Executive- Fire Services Ksh 40 - 80K plus commission) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 25th August, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/ last salary on your CV

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