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Projects Associate Job in Nairobi Kenya (50K)

Job Title: BTL Projects Associate 
Industry: Advertising
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs 50,000
Our Client is a leading Trade Marketing firm in East Africa. They offer services to their clients which are designed to maximize sales for brands across retail channels. 

They have a suit of marketing services geared to optimizing a client’s brand, via retail output by giving them a greater control of the point of purchase drivers, putting them on the fast lane to winning market share. 

They seek to hire a projects associate.
Job Purpose: To oversee all the projects management support activities through effective planning and excellence in execution to ensure effective implementation and delivery of results.

Key Responsibilities
a) Logistics
  • Project planning for all  jobs through scope mapping, resource budgeting
  • Project costing for approval
  • Management of project implementation i.e. deployment, monitoring and control to ensure excellence in execution
  • Sourcing and providing all logistical support required for each client project
  • Coordination of all field operations and the interface with the head office
  • Liaise with government bodies for relevant licenses and authorizations as well as acquiring the appropriate gazette notices
  • Maintenance of updated supplier records as necessary
b) Staff
  • Staff recruitment
  • Development, maintenance and review of training manuals for key business areas (Field marketing, sales promotions and retail sales and distribution management)
  • Staff training in conjunction with client service personnel
  • Drawing up of contracts of service for temporary staff and suppliers for approval
  • Development and maintenance of comprehensive staff data base for all existing and prospective project staff
  • Ensuring payment to field staff – reimbursements, allowances and wages
c) Communication
  • Development of reporting templates, formats and procedures for each project
  • Project review, analysis and evaluation
  • Development of Project execution manual (bible)  for agency and client approval before  kick off
  • Preparing project status update for use in developing client reports
 d) Others
  • Performance of all administrative tasks to facilitate communication, process and job flows.
  • Attend to any duty as otherwise directed by the General Manager.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a social sciences or similar field
  • Proficiency in computer application
  • Professional qualification in marketing – MSK, CIM
  • At least 2 years’ experience in project management for experiential marketing
  • Experience and a strong understanding of promotions, field marketing and sales operations particularly in FMCG.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and logistical issues around trade marketing activities
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to think on feet
  • Pro-activity and confidence
  • Good personal drive
  • Mature and flexible
  • Attention to detail
  • Tested integrity, honesty and reliability
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team building
  • Good organization
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Project management skills
  • Strong ability to manage complex logistics
  • Ability to manage crisis
  • Ability to work long hours and to withstand pressure
  • Local and International travel
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 (BTL projects associate 50K gross) to before 21th May2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. 

(Next to Unga House)

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