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14 Vacancies in Java House, Nairobi, Kenya

Store Keeper 

Country: Rwanda
We’re looking for a Store Keeper to join our team.
Role:
The storekeeper is directly responsible over the operations of the specific store (ambient, cold, chilled, beverage, repair and maintenance, capital) and effective allocation of resources to optimize warehouse activities, including personnel, inventory to ensure effective stock control and maintenance of the store in line with stock norms.
The incumbent will also be in charge in keeping accurate inventory balances and maintaining a safe work environment in accordance with established policies and practices. The storekeeper will also be responsible to maintain a good clientele with the user departments and able to utilize his / her business savvy to precisely tally customer orders.

Key Responsibility

·         Maintains the inventory at the specialized work area in order to support warehouse, manufacturing and retail activities by ensuring visibility of inventory status to the warehouse team
·         Monitors stocks, reorders and receives inventory at the warehouse store and ensures they are of the correct specification, in order to ensure availability of inventory
·         Inspect deliveries by checking of quantity and quality of items brought in by the supplier for conformity or discrepancies and report / documentation for a seamless return process
·         Putting stock away in accordance with the Company’s Quality procedures (stock rotation)
·         Rotate stock and coordinate the disposal of surpluses within the warehouse
·         Ensure adequate record keeping and manage all documentation to confirm proper stock levels and maintain inventory control
·         Organizes and maintains the inventory floor area to ensure efficient material storage and handling. He also maintains labeling systems on the stock items
·         Restocking of items on the shelves and organization / general arrangement of the store’s items
·         Pick, pack and marshalling of customers’ orders for delivery to National Distribution Centre
·         Participation in monthly stock take process and performing inventory audits at all warehouses, as required
·         Identification of non-performing stocks for an effective utilization plan
·         Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to assigned inventory location
·         Checking the expiry of goods by ensuring FIFO and FEFO is adhered to 100%
·         Issues material to customers and in current system based on request specifications
·         Digitizes all manufacturing and retail work orders and warehouse checklists
·         Performing ‘cyclic counts’ and routine stock checks at the warehouse as required
·         Conducting and preparation of weekly Stock taking, stock reports and reconciliation
·         Maintain high level of cleanliness and orderliness in the stores

Qualifications:

·         Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies Management would be desirable
Experience:
·         At least one year experience in storekeeping
·         Experience in a busy warehouse would be an added advantage
·         Experience of working in an FMCG environment
·         Excellent IT skills, analysis of financial data
·         Excellent English verbal and written skills
Special Conditions of Employment:
·         Physical ability to frequently lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds
Core Competencies:
·         Good computer skills: MS Excel, MS Word. These are required for data analysis and report generation
·         Strong oral and written communication skills
·         Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
·         Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights with a good sense of balance
·         Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season
·         Analytical mind with ability to make accurate mathematical computations
·         Good analytical skills, able to determine probable root cause
·         Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
·         Strong analytical skills, able to determine probable root cause
·         Ability to multi-task and prioritize among different tasks for effective output
·         Ability to work under pressure situations
·         Enthusiastic team player, able to motivate the team when challenging situations arise
·         Strong attention to detail, seeks out information that helps deliver the section targets
·         Demonstrates strong safety awareness at all times
How to Apply

Brand Marketer 
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for a Brand Marketer to join our team.
Role:
Develop tactical drivers for all Java House brands, constantly monitoring the external environment to ensure that the brand maximizes the opportunity within a specified region. The Brand Marketer assists in brand guardianship and alignment at branch and local community level. They will be directly responsible for generating increased sales and guest counts through in-house and local store marketing efforts as directed by the Senior Brand Manager/Area Manager/ Restaurant Manager.

Key Responsibility

Marketing Program Implementations:
·         Support execution of national marketing efforts and reinforce national promotions with local store marketing activities
·         Supports Java House’s internal activities involved in increasing restaurant involvement
·         Initiate localized promotions and community campaigns
·         Conduct monthly brand audits at each branch and follow through action plans
Regional Marketing & Administration:
·         Analyze the restaurant’s current branch position in the market and develop a local community map for each branch
·         Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the restaurant’s current LSM programs
·         Make recommendations on the restaurant marketing mix dependent on consumer, competition and store characteristics
·         Plan and execute a 12 months LRM Plan for each restaurant within the area
·         Evaluate each program upon completion to determine what went smoothly and how things can be improved for the next campaign & make actionable recommendations
·         Complete tracking reports and submit to the Senior Brand Manager/Head of Marketing/Branch Manager/Area Manager/Operations Manager on a weekly basis
Communications & Alignment
·         Ensure regional campaigns are well briefed to the branches and also support Local Store Marketers
·         Generate Agency and internal briefs for all local campaigns and promotions
·         Generate report on regional campaign performance
·         Liaise with Multi-Unit & Branch Managers on campaign execution
·         Ensure all campaigns are duly signed off

Qualifications:

·         A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
·         2 to 3 years of hospitality or advertising (agency) experience.
Special Conditions of Employment:
·         Flexibility to travel
·         Driver’s License preferred
Core Competencies:
·         Good computer skills, proficient in Word, Excel, and especially PowerPoint.
·         Good oral and written communication skills.
·         Good organizational, time management and product management skills.
·         Ability to multi-task to meet aggressive time schedules.
·         Good problem-solving ability with vision and creativity.
·         Good teamwork and collaboration skills, Social & digital media fanatic.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills and a competitive drive, wants to dominate the competition.
·         Some local travel is required, including community involvement, school visits, etc
How to Apply

Financial Manager Property, Repairs & Maintenance 
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for Financial Manager Property, Repairs & Maintenance to join our team.
Role:
Complete Projects and Repairs & Maintenance financial management and reporting, Cost budgeting and allocation. Contribute financial assessment to the property department on the funding model (feasibility studies) and manage the project financial administrative functions.

Key Responsibility

·         Review feasibility studies done by the property department
·         Proactive assessment of projects feasibility financial ratios and key performance ratios and make recommendations
·         Prepare and manage Projects Capex budgets
·         Manage project transactions and reconciliations
·         Authorizations of project requisitions
·         Manage project funds and payments
·         Manage project asset tagging after store build
·         Capitalization of the project cost
·         Manage the fixed asset register for branches
·         Participate in the costing process
·         Review and sign off the Po’s and supplier invoices
·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance budgets
·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance cost allocations against budget
·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance department monthly financials
·         Interpret feasibility models and make recommendations
·         Demonstrate detailed knowledge of project costing and financial management
·         Provide workable solutions to financial issues
·         Ability to work and interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

Qualifications

·         Certified Public Accountant of Kenya ( CPA K)
·         Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in Accounting /Commerce /Finance
·         Five years’ experience in financial reporting
·         Experience in property environment at a senior level position is an added advantage
How to Apply

Regional Maintenance Manager 
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for Regional Maintenance Manager to join our team.
Scope:
The regional maintenance manager is directly responsible for ensuring availability of equipment, utilities and fixtures in allocated branches (a region). He/she will manage maintenance activities in a manner that ensures optimal use of resources, cost-effective maintenance and safety of personnel.

Roles and Responsibilities

·         Coordinate, oversee and supervise the maintenance function in allocated branches.
·         Ensuring compliance of allocated branches with maintenance-related County by-laws and national laws, including OHSA and energy Acts, including obtaining permits for building works from county government, NEMA, etc.
·         Generate permits-to-work in order to ensure the safety of contractors, maintenance personnel and operations personnel during maintenance activities. Ensure contractors and maintenance personnel use the appropriate personal protective equipment for maintenance activities as required in order to ensure their safety and prevent damage to property
·         Ensure provision of utilities (potable water, electricity, LPG) for allocated branches. Monitoring consumption and costs associated with utilities in order to pro-actively reduce energy consumption by working with operations, landlords, and utility companies.
·         Ensure that maintenance-related activities in allocated branches that affect food safety are carried out in a timely and effective fashion in order to eliminate food safety hazards.
·         Anticipate equipment and maintenance needs in allocated branches by analyzing data received during maintenance activities in order to prevent recurrence of breakdowns
·         Coordinate with peers in other departments, including multi-unit managers, branch managers, and departmental heads in order to obtain the resources required for completion of maintenance activities in allocated branches.
·         Act as the regional department CRM to achieve support from operations management, buy-in and cooperation from all staff that aims to optimize life cycle of equipment, raise awareness on maintenance issues and thus optimize equipment availability.
·         Support the financial planning and budgeting process by understanding and communicating the costs associated expected in regards their regional R&M and reactive activities, and is responsible to monitoring regional expenditure versus budget and acting to keep under or on the budget line.
·         Responsible for coordination and management of external contractors in order to execute outsourced maintenance activities in allocated branches.
·         Provide technical knowhow on maintenance, including
·         Training and mentoring technicians in technical skills
·         Troubleshooting faults that are beyond technicians’ skill level
·         Advising on spares and materials to be stocked in central stores
·         Create and maintain SOPs for maintenance activities
·         Conduct audits and compliance checks of maintenance activities
·         Ensure accurate records of PPM activities, Reactive maintenance activities and Personnel utilization are kept.
·         Manage maintenance activities in order to improve efficient use of resources and ensure cost-effective maintenance by

·         Monitoring maintenance and utility costs in order to identify waste, inefficiency or fault
·         Rectifying waste, inefficiency or fault by root cause analysis
·         Tracking reliability and useful life of equipment in allocated branches in order to ensure equipment availability and usability

Requirements

·         Diploma in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
·         KCSE mean grade C
·         At least 3 years’ technical experience in maintenance, preferably in the hospitality industry
·         At least 1 year experience in a supervisory role, including managing staff and contractors
·         Basic IT skills for report writing
Skills:
·         Good language skills English (written) and Kiswahili (spoken)
·         Good people-management skills
·         Excellent planning and organizational skills
Abilities:
·         Ability to multi-task and prioritize among different tasks for effective output
·         Ability to work in high pressure situations
How to Apply

Driver 
Country: Kenya
Location: Nyali
We’re looking for driver to be based in Nyali to join our team.
Role:
Driving company vehicles for goods and staffs transportation; and documents delivery.

Key responsible:

·         Collection of supplies and delivery of goods/documents to designated locations.
·         Ensuring proper confirmation and documentation of goods in transit.
·         Ensuring vehicle is always maintained in good condition by safe driving and reporting maintenance issues on time.
·         Observing rules and regulation on motor vehicle handling when driving.
·         Maintaining proper records by filing log books on attended site.

Requirements

·         Must have a valid driving license with the relevant class
·         Must have at least a KCSE certificate with a minimum C grade
·         Minimum 5 years driving experience in a commercial set up
·         Knowledge on Traffic Rules and Regulations
·         Updated certificate of Good conduct
·         Letter of recommendation from the company worked
Skills
·         Good driving skills
·         Good written and verbal communication skills
·         Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
·         Able to work well with other colleagues
Desirable
·         Computer and mechanical Knowledge
How to Apply

Executive Assistant
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for an executive assistant to join our team.
Role:
Reporting directly to the CEO, this position will support and enhance the CEO’s effectiveness by providing information management support; representing the executive to others.

Key Responsibility

·         Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
·         Conserves executive’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analysing information; initiating telecommunications.
·         Maintains executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel.
·         Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
·         Completes projects by assigned.
·         Prepares reports by collecting and analysing information.
·         Secures information by completing data base backups.
·         Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions.
·         Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
·         Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications

·         Writing Skills and Reporting Skills
·         Microsoft products including PowerPoint
·         Supply Management
·         Scheduling, Organization and Time Management skills
·         Presentation Skills
·         Travel and Logistics Organization
Abilities:
·         Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the CEO, other members of the leadership team, the Board and committee members
·         Prepare complex reports and records
·         Organize work and establish priorities, completing all projects in a timely manner
·         Be flexible in work hours and assignments
·         Maintain confidentiality and conduct self with honesty and integrity
·         Work independently, with a high level of dependability, consistency and commitment
·         Maintain organized records and filing systems
·         Meet the physical demands of the position: sit and use manual dexterity (typing, writing, filing, etc.) most of the time
Experience:
·         At least 5 years’ experience as the Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant to the CEO, COO or CFO in a large organization.
How to Apply

Procurement Assistant (Non-Food)
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for a Procurement Assistant to join our team.
Key Responsibility
·         Assist in accurate preparation of purchase requisitions and purchase orders
·         Assist in preparing periodic procurement status reports in the service category
·         Liaise with suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of goods, services and equipment
·         Respond to vendors queries with reference to purchase orders
·         Stocking of required materials or items and maintain the stated inventory level to prevent inventory gaps
·         Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data

Qualifications:

·         Should be computer literate in MS suite
·         The person will have a working knowledge of Micros
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Honesty and Integrity
·         Should be a good communicator
Experience:
·         2 years of previous experience in procurement
Special Conditions:
·         Must have a Diploma in procurement or any other business related course
·         Member of KISM
Core Competencies:
·         Knowledge of procurement procedures, quick learner and ability to multi task
How to Apply

Procurement Internship 
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for a Procurement Intern to join our team.
Role:
To support the Procurement Team in the daily operation of supply chain management.

Key Responsibility

·         Liaising with the Central Stores and User departments to ensure timely requisition of goods and service.
·         Helping Conduct regular and extensive market research.
·         Helping Source and evaluate quotations.
·         Helping generate LPOs and dispatching to suppliers.
·         Expedite orders and ensuring timely delivery.
·         Any other duty as may be assigned by the management.

Requirements

·         Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
·         Must have minimum one year experience in a large company in a similar position.
Skills
·         Has management and coordination skills and experience
·         Leadership and supervisory skills
·         Good communication skills
·         Good negotiation skills
·         Must be of high integrity.
How to Apply

Finance Internship 
Finance Intern
Country: Kenya
Internship: Kenya
We’re looking for a Finance intern to join our team.

Key Responsibility

·         Receiving of invoices from suppliers
·         Reconciliation of supplier statements to supplier ledger for payment purposes
·         Following up of reconciliation issues
·         Ensure supplier payments are paid as allocated in cash flow
·         Participate periodically in stock counts
·         Any other duty as may by the payables accountant

Qualifications

·         CPA Part 2 and above
·         In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Skills
·         Keen to details
·         Excellent analytical skills
Abilities
·         Ability to meet strict deadlines
·         Ability to work under minimum supervision
·         Team Player
How to Apply

Carpente
Country: Kenya
We’re looking for a Carpenter I to join our team.
Role:
The carpenter (Grade 1) is responsible for repair of carpentry fixtures and systems in the locations assigned to him/her within the Java organization. He/she will work under the supervision of senior carpenters in order to develop advanced skills.

Roles and Responsibilities

·         Carry out preventive and reactive maintenance of wooden furniture and fixtures in Java locations assigned, as indicated in the “Skills” section below, in order to ensure such equipment and systems are functional and safe for use.
·         Carry out inspections of wooden furniture and fixtures in order to ascertain if they are functional and safe for use.
·         Carry out maintenance-related activities that affect food safety in assigned locations in order to eliminate food safety hazards.
·         Record activities carried out in required formats for future reference.

Requirements

·         Craft Certificate in carpentry from a recognized training institution.
·         at least 1 year’s practical experience as a carpenter
Skills:
·         Basic skills in the following:
·         Fabrication of shelves, lockable cabinets, tables, benches, and other wooden furniture
·         Repair of tables, shelves, cabinets, chairs, booths and other wooden furniture
·         Sanding, waxing, painting and varnishing of wooden furniture.
·         Mounting of booths, chairs, shelves, tables and other furniture
·         Repair and replacement of door-locks in wooden and aluminium flush, folding and sliding doors and windows.
·         Repair of gypsum walls and ceilings
·         Basic spoken and written English and Kiswahili language skills
Abilities:
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Hardworking
·         Adaptable and flexible
·         Able to prioritize work efficiently
How to Apply

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