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UNES Management invites suitably qualified persons to apply and competitively fill the following vacant position:

Assistant Manager Bookstores

Ref: UNES/BKS/AST/07/15 

1 Position 

3 Years Contract

Reports to:
 Bookstore Manager

Job Summary:
 Supports the Bookstore Manager in the implementation of Growth Strategies to achieve desired profitability

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Implementation of the developed Growth Strategies and Processes to achieve the desired cash flow and profitability.
  • Implement the Bookstore’s Annual Plans and Budget to support Business Goals and Objectives.
  • Direct and Supervise Staff to achieve the set Performance Targets.
  • Implement Bookstore’s Credit Administration
  • Implement Bookstore’s Sales Strategies and Activities.
  • Carry out Market Research and price surveys.
  • Coordinate shop floor activities and timely servicing of customer orders.
  • In-charge of customer care operations
  • Analysis of daily sales and preparation of Management Reports.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Bookstore Manager
Job Specification:
  • A Degree in Commerce / Business Administration or equivalent, with specialization in Marketing or Economics or Finance or related discipline
  • At least 3 years experience in Management Position in a busy Commercial Organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision to meet deadlines
  • Good Communication, Interpersonal and Analytical Skills.
  • Computer Literate

Head Hospitality (Arziki Restaurant)

Ref: UNES/ARZ/HH/07/15 

1 Position

3 Years Contract

Grade 5

Reports to:
 Chief Manager, Commercial Operations

Job Summary:
 Providing leadership to the Hospitality and Conference Business operations of UNES
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Providing Strategic Direction for the Hospitality Units.
  • Ensuring that the Hospitality units Objectives are achieved as outlined in the UNES Strategic Plan and Business Plans.
  • Ensure that the Financial Targets set for the Hospitality Units are achieved.
  • Ensure product and services provided are of high quality and professional standards
  • Ensure high standards of hygiene and safety
  • Monitoring of the quality management system to ensure compliance and continuous improvement
  • Setting of performance targets, monitoring , coaching of staff to meet their performance targets
  • Ensure accountability and proper systems and controls
  • Identification of staff training needs.
  • Collection of debts
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory obligations in the unit
Job Specification:
  • Masters in Business Administration /Hotel and Restaurant Management or equivalent
  • Undergraduate Degree in Hotel Management
  • 5 years experience in Senior Management Position in a Busy 4/5 Star Hotel/Restaurant.
  • Experience in Management of Institutional Catering Services will be an added advantage.
How to Apply

Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
  • Cover letter detailing why they want to be considered for the position applied, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum:
  1. Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  2. Employment history to date. Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  3. Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  4. Names of 3 referees.
  • Copies of ALL Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (CLICK HERE to download).
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Envelope.
Submit 5 copies of all the documents required; Applications, detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience, Academic and professional certificates.

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before July 24, 2015

Head Human Resources & Administration Services,
UNES Limited
P.O Box 68241-00200

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities meeting the indicated criteria are encouraged to apply

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