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Vacancies in Lan-X Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Lan-x Africa is a business management consultancy firm that deals in Business advisory, Recruitment and Training services to the Eastern African region. Our mission is “To Enhance Business Competencies through Proven Performance Based Practices”.

We are in the process of establishing a research division and we are looking for a Market Research Executive who is able to analyze qualitative data, trends, strategies and competition aiming at increasing competitiveness of the business.
If you are a hard-working, self-starter and are looking for a serious career within a fast-paced, energetic and fun environment, where hard-work, initiative and commitment are rewarded then this could be your job.
Duties and responsibilities
·         Collect data on consumers, competitors and market place and consolidate information into actionable items, reports and presentations
·         Understand business objectives and design surveys to discover prospective customers’ preferences
·         Compile and analyze statistical data using modern and traditional methods to collect it.
·         Perform valid and reliable market research SWOT analysis
·         Interpret data, formulate reports and make recommendations
·         Use online market research and catalogue findings to databases
·         Provide competitive analysis on various companies’ market offerings, identify market trends, pricing/business models, sales and methods of operation
·         Evaluate program methodology and key data to ensure that data on the releases are accurate and the angle of the release is correct
·         Remain fully informed on market trends, other parties researches and implement best practices
Qualification and Experience
·         Degree in Statistics, Marketing or any related course.
·         At least 3 years’ experience in related field.
·         Excellent number and IT skills.
·         Must have clear understanding of the business model
·         Proven market research analysis experience
·         Ability to interpret large amounts of data and to multi-task
·         Strong communication and presentation skills
·         Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS or similar), databases and MS Office
·         Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen
·         Adequate knowledge of data collection methods.

·         Strong analytical skills using multiple data sources
·         Team orientation, “can-do “attitude and ability to deliver breakthrough results

We are in the process of publishing a magazine and we are looking for an Editor who will be responsible for overseeing the creation, editing and production of the magazine on a monthly basis.
If you are a hard-working, self-starter and are looking for a serious career within a fast-paced, energetic and fun environment, where hard-work, initiative and commitment are rewarded then this could be your job.
Duties and responsibilities
·         Overseeing content generation, content assignments, and manuscript review for all content of the magazine.
·         Select articles for issues and plan publication contents.
·         Generate ideas for articles and features.
·         Reading, writing and researching features and articles.
·         Rewrite, edit, proofread and subbing copy to ensure it is ready to go to press.
·         Ensure that all features in the magazine are topical, interesting and informative.
·         Ensure that all feature articles comply with ethical codes of practice and legal guidelines.
·         Participate in budget preparation for resource allocation and control.
·         Coordinating preparation of new issue magazine information and other relevant materials for use by the sales and marketing team and participating in publicity activities for general publications.
·         Identifying new markets for products in your section and coming up with the required content within the approved timelines.
·         Establish the source of copyrighted materials and prepare acknowledgement for illustrations and text used to meet acquisition requirements.
·         Collaborate with the sales and marketing team and Heads of Departments on content calendar.
·         Leverage reporting and analytics to determine success of key initiatives.
·         Develop comprehensive social media campaigns and manage daily content for all platforms, optimizing regularly to deliver best results and engagements.
Qualifications and experience
·         Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or any other related field
·         Be a member of media Council of Kenya
·         At least two years’ experience in editorial, social media or market editorial role
·         Strong leadership skills
·         Strong writing, editing and proof-reading skills
·         Proficiency in written English
·         An eye for detail
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV and cover letter to clearly indicating the job title on the subject line on or before 7th September 2018.

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