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Career Opportunities at Alternate Doors, Nairobi, Kenya

Purchasing Officer

Our client is currently looking for a looking for a Purchasing Officer to buy products that are essential for the company’s day-to-day operations. He/she will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.
Purchasing Officer Responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, he/she should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers.
Ultimately,  create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.


·         Research potential vendors
·         Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
·         Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
·         Track orders and ensure timely delivery
·         Review quality of purchased products
·         Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
·         Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
·         Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
·         Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
·         Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
·         Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends
·         Maintain strong working relationships with our vendors
·         Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors
·         Develop an active process for measuring supply inventory and determining purchasing needs based on quarterly and annual numbers
·         Stay up to date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company
·         Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies


·         Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role
·         Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
·         Hands-on experience with a purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)
·         Understanding of supply chain procedures
·         Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
·         Negotiation skills
·         BSc in Logistics, Business Commerce/Administration and a background in IT will be an added advantage
·         Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company needs
·         Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Senior Accounts Receivables

Our client is a leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa. They supply fibre optic, satellite and international carrier services to Africa’s largest mobile network operators, ISPs and businesses of all sizes.
They also provide payment solutions to financial institutions and retailers, as well as award winning data storage and communication solutions to businesses across Africa and beyond.

In line with business demands driven by rapid growth, we are looking for qualified, highly competent, talented and results driven individual to fill the following key business growth and revenue generation position.

The Senior Accountant Accounts Receivable will be reporting to the Supervisor Accounts Receivables.

Job Purpose: 

The Job holder is responsible for assisting credit control operations for prompt collection of trade debts, minimization of credit risk and adherence to credit policy for company profitability and growth.

·         Collection of company revenues, both current and overdue amounts by assigned accounts through timely billing, Accounts Reconciliation and communicating with customers via phone, email, fax or mail.
·         Ensure expired domains are billed, paid for and renewed.
·         Timely sending of monthly invoices to all customers
·         Timely Preparation and Reconciliation of Monthly Deferred Revenue GL and listing Reports.
·         Timely sending of updated statements of accounts to all customers.
·         Hold monthly meetings with customers to ensure 100% customer satisfaction from the credit control perspective
·         Maintain reconciled, accurate and up to date customer statements of accounts through regular reconciliation of accounts
·         Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records through proper filing of all customer documents, communications and correspondences with the clients
·         Ensure terminated services are not billed and notice period is adhered to.
·         Initiate, process and pass credit notes for wrong billing/ SLA rebates
·         Populate a list of accounts to be disconnected as per the dunning process and company credit policy in liaison with Legal Department.
·         Bad Debt Provision – Propose bad accounts for write off to the supervisor – Accounts Receivables as per company credit policy
·         Work with external debt collection agencies for recovery of bad debts by providing necessary documentation and contacts or any other required information
·         Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports assigned by the Supervisor – Accounts Receivables
·         Tax compliance.
·         Call all clients in Portfolio
·         Clear All credit balances
·         Record all customer payments, both cheque and bank deposits, by entering them into the accounting software. Generally this includes the date paid, amount, method of payment and any balance due.
·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Related field
·         At least 5 years’ experience in General Accounting  preferably in the telecommunication industry
·         CPA III Professional qualification
·         In-depth knowledge and competency in accounting packages, ACCPAC or Pastel;

Digital & Social Media Marketer
Our Client in the Healthcare Industry is currently recruiting a Social Media Person.
·         Degree in Information Technology
·         Proficient in both spoken and written English.
·         Experience or knowledge of Graphic design.
·         Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator / InDesign.
·         Brand management; Customer service; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Social media usage (Facebook, Twitter, etc.); Market research, intelligence; Marketing; Social media marketing
·         Write and dispatch email marketing campaigns;
·         Research new online media opportunities that may benefit the business including mobile, social media, development of blogs and forums;
·         Design website banners and assist with web visuals;
·         Communicate with clients, affiliate networks and affiliate partners;
·         Develop and integrate content marketing strategies.
Strong academic record, Understanding of marketing with a keen interest in digital, Social media management role experience, Strong analytical abilities with knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Strong communication, writing and people skills, Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment.
How to Apply
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