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Our client is a leading supermarket chain in Kenya with over 40 branches countrywide. 

They are to hire an experienced, dynamic and result oriented individual to fill the position of a Digital Media Officer.
 
Job Purpose / Summary: To generate and manage digital information, including blogs, electronic newsletters, social media and websites and create a robust online presence for the brand. 

Online trends continue to advance, so a key duty of a digital media coordinator is keeping track of developments to make the most of emerging technologies.


In addition, the person should be able to identify target audiences and figure out the best ways to present information to these audiences. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaign.
  • Design, build and maintain our social media presence
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate.
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communication, Digital Media or related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of working experience in a similar position.
  • Techno savvy and proven working experience in digital marketing and communication
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Experience in optimising landing pages and user funnels
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends)
  • Well organized with good people skills
  • Working knowledge of ad serving tools (e.g., DART, Atlas)
  • Experience in setting up and optimising Google Adwords campaigns
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing communication and measurement.
Management Skills
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment.
  • Team player with excellent influencing skills
  • High level of Initiative and self-drive
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Skills to work efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.

They are to hire an experienced, dynamic and result oriented individual to fill the position of General Manager Human Resource

Job Purpose / Summary:
 The job holder will be responsible for developing and leading a winning HR policy driven to attract, train and retain the best talent in the business.

The incumbent will oversee all functions of the department and ensure proper processes are followed in selection, recruitment, training and remuneration.


The Human Resource Manager will ensure optimum placement of staff members in various departments and outlets.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains overall Human Resource strategy for the business in line with the business growth objective. Breaks down the overall strategy into day to day objectives and leads teams in achieving the same.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling departmental managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions. Constantly reviews relevance of various positions in line with business objectives.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Manage the Human Resource budget in the most efficient survey method possible. Ensure business gets real value for resources invested in people and guide Human Resource spending in line with overall company strategy.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers and departmental heads to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors. 
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource requirements and best practices; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings and forums with employee unions, labor offices and the Ministry of Labor.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees based on merit. Foster counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive performance management system. Ensure continuous and regular performance evaluation of employees in various levels, departments and branches and proper documentation of performance records. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Develop performance reward system for all employees to recognize effort and success. Also develop and maintain a comprehensive performance improvement plan for underperforming employees – facilitate counseling and motivation.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management.
  • A Master’s degree in HRM will be an added advantage
  • At least seven years’ experience in HR, four of which must be in senior management position.
  • Must be a practicing member of The Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • Must be well versed with Kenya and International Labor laws.
Management Skills
  • Team player with excellent influencing skills
  • High level of Initiative and self-drive
  • Attention to details
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Skills to work efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality

They are to hire an experienced, dynamic and result oriented individual to fill the position of Sales and Marketing Manager
 
Job Purpose / Summary: The incumbent will manage the execution of the seasonal and annual marketing strategies and will be accountable for assisting the GM – Business Development with planning and the implementation of the programs in the market. 

The Sales & Marketing Manager will be responsible for creating awareness and buzz about the brands and for maintaining the integrity of the brands.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintaining and increasing sales of the company's products.
  • Establishing, maintaining and expanding the customer base.
  • Servicing the needs of the existing customers.
  • Increasing business opportunities through various routes to market.
  • Setting sales targets for individual reps and the team as a whole.
  • Developing sales strategies and setting targets.
  • Monitoring team's performance and motivating them to reach targets.
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research.
  • Keeping up to date with industry products and competitors.
  • Partner with the GM – Business Development on the creation of marketing strategies and programs to drive traffic and create brand awareness.
  • Manage and develop good relationships with editors of key publications for media blasts about the company brand and sub-brands.
  • Manage monthly/ seasonal creative and content updates for the brands’, websites and sub-websites, digital and social media.
  • Stay on top of local competitors and buzz in the marketplace.
  • Must have the ability to adapt and make relevant Marketing programs that will drive traffic to stores and increase sales.
  • Manage all aspects of seasonal campaigns for successful implementation. Includes, but not limited to, Advertising, Indoor, Outdoor, Direct Mail, SMS/ Email Messaging, Website management, PR and Events and other activities identified.
  • Work with related departments on loyalty programs per the guidelines set forth by the brand.
  • Participate in establishing business objectives, developing budgets, and providing summaries of program performance.
  • Execute a seasonal hindsight on key competitors and recap on local programs and events.
  • Monitor effectiveness of programs (ROI & measurements) and recommend opportunities for the future improvements.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Business Management/ Commerce (Retail, Sales Marketing bias). Masters in related areas will be an added advantage.
  • 4-7 years of Sales and Marketing related experience – retail, agency, manufacturing or FCMG marketing
  • An understanding of retail and background to lead projects from a business need perspective.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills are required.
  • Advanced level of proficiency in database (Access) word processing (Word) and presentation (PowerPoint) software applications.
Management Skills
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment.
  • Team player with excellent influencing skills
  • High level of Initiative and self-drive
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Skills to work efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please make your application through info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 15th April 2016. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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