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Private Safaris Product Assistant and Systems Administrator Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Private Safaris (E.A) Ltd is part of Kuoni travel group.

It is one of the leading and most reliable Destination Management Company in East Africa.

With over 50,000 guests per year and its own fleet of buses and Safari vehicles, Private Safaris (E.A) Ltd leads the way in standards within Eastern Africa.

To strengthen our team, we are now seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions:

Product Assistant 
To be based ¡n Nairobi Office

Job Summary
  • Maximizing sales and dissemination of relevant and up to date information regarding Private Safaris to a wide array of agents, markets and suppliers.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities will include:
  • Accurate preparation of pre costed module (PCM’s).
  • Effective communication with agents, clients and partners to uphold, improve and safeguard the corporate image and identity of the company.
  • Developing new itineraries to include all areas of touristic interests in the region.
  • Redesigning and upgrading the existing programmes/itineraries.
  • Liaison with operations staff on matters relating to new itineraries and any changes during the contract period.
  • Updating Product department quote master.
  • Developing and maintaining business relationships.
  • Keeping abreast with market trends and new sales strategies.
Minimum Job specifications:
  • A degree or diploma in Tour Operations or related studies.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Product department in a Tour Operating Company.
  • Able to exceed customer expectations with product knowledge & expertise.
  • Self-motivated, confident, team player, energetic with excellent negotiation, Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Indian inbound business.
  • Competence in Indian language mandatory, knowledge of a second foreign language will be highly advantageous (preferably Spanish).
IT Assistant-Systems Administrator 
To be based in Mombasa Office

Job Summary
  • Maintenance, administration and support of all business systems by providing technical expertise and support in the field of system administration and design.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities will include:
  • Administering, configuring and troubleshooting servers and storage.
  • Analysis of server and storage hardware and operating system software.
  • Trouble shooting and resolving storage, firmware, operating system, and any HBA issues on servers.
  • Liaise with users, hardware and software vendors and internal systems owners to fine tune systems hardware and software for all systems.
  • Operations of backup tools and testing of disk and data recovery solutions on all business systems.
  • Technical support for projects and participation in feasibility studies and testing for new IT infrastructure components.
  • Maintain system standards and procedures on system related issues.
  • Monitor, administer and maintain system security.
Minimum Job specifications:
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, CCNA, MCSE and other Microsoft certifications.
  • Experience in setting up and managing Windows 2003 server and Ms SQL 2005.
  • Knowledge and basic experience in supporting Avaya IP telephony system.
  • 4 years experience as systems administrator, in a business environment with integrated servers.
  • System Administration Techniques — understanding Operating Systems Performance, Storage and Backup enterprise hardware and storage.
  • Attention to details and analytical thinking.
  • Good communication and project management skills
If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae stating your current position, Names of three referees, telephone contact and email address to

Human Resources Manager
Private Safaris (E.A) Ltd
Mobil Plaza, 2nd Floor
P.O Box 16913, 00620
Muthaiga, Nairobi.

To be received not later than February 11, 2011.

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