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Career Opportunities in FEP Holdings, Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Marketing Executive
 
Section: FEP Holdings

Reports To:
 Group Marketing Manager

Location / Branch:
 Nairobi, Kenya 

Main Purpose of the Job: A Marketing Executive is a hands on person who promotes the company’s products and services in the market place so as grow the business in a creative and innovative way. 

To determine the pricing of products, be involved in the new product development that meet the market trends.


Main Responsibilities
  • Ensure that the products and services that FEP provides resonates with the current and potential customers by creating brand awareness both below the line (BTL) and above the line (ATL)
  • Serve as the point person for developing, implementing and executing initiatives and product activities this includes campaigns, launches, events, corporate responsibilities.
  • Evaluate marketing campaigns, conduct market research and monitor competitor activities
  • Liaising and networking with stakeholders including customers, colleagues (business units), suppliers (Agency) and partner organization (FEB Bank)
  • Meeting with various FEP commercial business units to discuss marketing needs and execution plans
  • Writing briefs to both the research and creative agency based on the brand requirements.
  • Develop plans for advertising, sales promotions
  • Formulate and implement annual budget and corporate brand strategy in collaboration with the group marketing manager.
  • Manage production of marketing materials including leaflets, brochures (POS) and branded items like shirts etc.
  • Supporting the group marketing manager by contributing to and developing marketing plans and strategies
Key Deliverables of this position
  • Brand image
  • Growing market share
  • Brand analysis
Key Interfaces
 
Internal
  • Group marketing manager
  • Divisional Heads
  • Commercial Managers
  • Procurement
  • Marketing Admin
External
  • Creative Agency
  • Clients,
  • Regulators,
  • Administrators,
  • Government,
  • Media
  • Other stakeholders
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing or related field
Job / Functional Skills
  • Brand communication
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Brand equity management
  • Communication
  • Leveraging making the deal
  • Business planning
  • Investment & market strategy, analysis & trends
  • Change management
Competencies (Behaviours)
  • Innovation
  • Investment discipline
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Operational excellence & Cost consciousness
  • Professionalism and ethics
Relevant Experience
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience

Job Title: Buyer - Supermarket
 
Section: FEP Holdings

Reports To:
 Senior Procurement Officer

Location / Branch:
 Nairobi, Kenya 

Main Purpose of the Job: Ensuring proper, efficient and effective execution of Procurement operations on a day to day basis. 

Follow up and expedite all orders and operations and report / escalate issues to Procurement officers and/or Head of Procurement where necessary. 


Main Responsibilities
  • Expediting and monitor timely follow up of orders, to ensure efficient procurement and delivery of goods and services, while ensuring best pricing, quality, and efficiency.
  • Ensure documentation of Supplier contract and pre-qualifications are in place, and ensure all suppliers are pre-qualified.
  • Align and update system costs to enhance data integrity
  • Maintaining item master integrity to ensure there is no data issues. Eliminate any multiple products and supplier listings. Escalate such issues to Procurement Officer.
  • Stock taking, Stocks Item master updates and maintenance. Escalate to Procurement Officer regarding any discrepancies.
  • Market intelligence and competitor activity monitoring and listing
  • Follow up on pending Post listings issues on case by case basis e.g. credit notes, rebates, etc.
  • Assisting to source goods on the basis of “best value” as required
  • Issue purchase orders, blanket purchase orders, contracts and price agreements per laid down procedures
  • Maintain a library of pertinent catalogs, samples and sources for supermarket items
  • Resolve invoice and specification discrepancies
  • Generation of daily, weekly and monthly reporting on a timely basis.
  • Other job related duties as may be assigned
Key Deliverables of this position
  • Supply cost minimizations
  • Efficiency in delivery
  • Timely Reporting
  • Quality & compliance
  • Organization Service Levels
Key Interfaces
 
Internal
  • Finance
  • Senior Procurement Officer
External
  • Suppliers, regulatory bodies
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement / Supply Chain Management
Professional Skills
  • CIPS or equivalent Procurement qualifications
  • Membership to relevant procurement body
Job / Functional Skills
  • Execution excellence. Executing the deal
  • Cost conscious
  • Negotiations skills
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Team Player
  • Leadership
  • Innovative and willing to change
  • Good understanding of local procurement laws and regulations
  • Able to handle extreme pressure and adhere to deadlines.
Competencies (Behaviours)
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Efficiency in delivery
  • Operational excellence & Cost consciousness
  • Professionalism and ethics
Relevant Experience
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience

All interested and qualified candidates are asked to send their applications to recruitment@fep-group.com on or before Friday 27th November, 2015

Persons with no supermarket procurement experience need not apply

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