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British American Tobacco

Job Title:
Administration Assistant 
 Nairobi, Kenya

Requirement Overview: The incumbent will be responsible for providing proactive high value Administrative support to the project team. 

This will include ensuring successful co-ordination of the administration function as well as prioritization of tasks in the smooth running of the department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and ensure all travel documents like, air tickets; visas and renewal of passports for the functional heads are always up to date. 
  • Process and track payment requisitions through SAP and follow-up with Procurement to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of services from suppliers.
  • Organize and manage all aspects of Conferences/Events/ Meetings.
  • Ensure physical records are well documented.
  • Coordinate and ensure the function is records management compliant as required by the company. 
  • Enhance and maintain good communication with both internal staff and external customers. 
  • Manage the project team calendar of activities/events
Skills and Experience
  • University Degree
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good organizational and management skills
  • Ability to work and relate with internal customers and external business partners
  • Result oriented, self-driven, innovative and excellent planning ability
  • Strong business working communication skills

Job Title: Creative & Communications Intern
Location: Nairobi

Job Purpose
: This is an opportunity to be exposed to a world class Organisation and gain valuable experience and training whilst working with a dynamic team. 

The internship will be for a period of three months.

In liaison with internal customers, the person will be responsible for;-
  • Conceptualise communication to be sent out to both internal and external stakeholder
  • Deliver high quality creative digital design.
  • Engage and collaborate with internal stakeholders
  • Oversee print production, graphic arts, and desktop publishing
  • Develop creative briefs and design concepts to meet business objectives
Skills and Experience
  • A diploma or degree in graphic design
  • Excellent copy checking skills, business English spelling and an eye for detail
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly
  • MS Office proficient; (Excel / Powerpoint / Word/ Adobe llustrator, Indesign)  
  • Available to work full day during office hours
  • Self starter with high energy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Relies on sound judgement to plan and accomplish goals
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Knowledge of the french language is an added advantage

Job Title: Trade Marketing Representative
Location: Flexible Location

Job Purpose
: To achieve volume and distribution targets in order to maximise brand availability and visibility, through the execution of essential Trade Marketing activities in line with the channel, price strategies and the required customer service levels.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement a Trade Marketing and Distribution plan which meets the objectives of trade marketing & distribution and is in line with brand / price strategy and the needs of the trade in order to achieve the Company objectives : volume and value share, Numeric and Weighted Distribution for our Drive Brands and out of stocks.
  • Achieve trade coverage, visit frequency and outlet visit plan in order to maximise route effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage the Distributor, Wholesales, and retailers through the implementation of account strategies and plans in order to maximize volume, share and other distribution management parameters performance vs. the competition’s.
  • Ensure that the territory volume and distribution objectives of company brands are achieved by trade channel and outlet type in order that availability is maximised in line with brand strategies and the needs of the market.
  • Ensure optimal stock levels, product quality and freshness through stock management, orientation to the trade and reporting on supply chain and product issues.
  • Ensure that price is in line with the company strategy.
  • Co-ordinate contract employees to ensure that trade marketing representation in retail chain outlets is superior to the competition in respect of both core and added value services (where applicable).
  • Manage financial accounts and assets for the territory to ensure that trade marketing resources are secure and used in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
  • To take all reasonable measures to ensure adherence to BAT Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines as well as all local legislation relating to EHS during the course of work.
  • To provide market information and reports to ensure that the relevant marketing people are fully informed at all times.
  • Maintain accurate records & monitoring of the achievement of weekly/cycle objectives and to submit reports as requested in order to ensure effective communication is maintained with management.
  • Develop and manage an effective marketing team (Distributor & BAT team) through formal and informal coaching , monitoring, training
  • Implement and establish close working relationships with partners (distributors, trade and retailers) in order to gain high levels of trade support and loyalty whilst enhancing understanding of the trading environment
Skills and Experience
  • Educated to degree level preferably in Marketing/Business Management;
  • 2 years of sales
  • Clean and valid driving license
  • Good communication, influencing, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and selling skills.
  • Ability to co-ordinate & motivate promotional teams, part-timers, merchandisers .
  • Basic Computer proficiency (MS Office suite).
  • Experience in management of distributors' organization.
Working at BAT 

Working at BAT British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. 

Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer

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