Jobs and Vacancies in Nzoia Sugar Company, Kenya

Nzoia Sugar Company Limited, a leading sugar manufacturer situated in Western Kenya invites suitable candidates to fill the following position:
Insurance Officer
Job Description:

·         In liaison with the Legal Officer, the job holder will be responsible for identifying external and internal risks that the company may face, evaluating the likely effect of these risks, introducing a range of control measures and monitoring and evaluating the success of these measures.
·         To provide services, and ensure that company properly is insured.
Key Tasks and Job Responsibilities:
·         Assessing various risks for the company and preparing a risk mitigation program.
·         Carrying out annual risk inspection and coordinating surveys as requested by underwriters.
·         Arranging for loss prevention/seminars or sensitization of staff to appraise them on risk prevention or reduction
·         Arranging for accident investigation and surveys
·         Liaising with the relevant heads of departments for implementation of recommendations made by the underwriters, surveyors/inspectors as a way of loss management so as reduce on ‘down time’.
·         Evaluating the nature, working, scope of cover for the Company’s insurance policies
·         Liaising with the Legal Officer to ensure that the premiums paid are compatible with risks covered and as proposed at quotation stage
·         Exercising supervision and giving guidance to staff in Lodging of claims
·         Maintaining and updating all insurance policies and endorsement for addition or disposal of assets
·         Updating schedule of assets
·         Liaising with insurance companies and brokers for timely issuance of policies & settlement of claims
·         To advise staff on claim procedures.
·         Timely settlement of premiums.
Qualification and Experience
·         Diploma in Insurance / law / commerce / risk management or any other relevant field.
·         Computer literate
·         Professional certification in CPA, ACII or CFA will be an added advantage

Marketing Officer
The successful candidate will report to the Marketing Manager.
He/she will be involved in managing marketing operations in the field.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
·         Take charge of consumer/trade promotions, retail data management and intelligence gathering.
·         Drive sales initiatives for Branded sugar and ensure availability in key accounts
·         Route coverage program to improve customer service and continuously genera te order from the customer.
·         Increase our physical presence in assigned markets
·         Expand and grow distribution network for our product in new and existing customer base.
Qualifications and Experience
·         Aged below 55 years
·         Bachelor of commerce (Marketing option) or equivalent
·         KCSE B+ (Plus) and above
·         Be computer literate
·         At least five (5) years working experience in a large and busy manufacturing concern.
·         Membership of a professional body will be an added advantage.
·         Computer literate.
Personal Qualities
·         Practical and result oriented
·         Strong analytical skills
·         Good communication and public relations skills
·         Team building skills

·         Strong leadership and negotiation skills
·         Aggressive and assertive
·         Quality and time conscious.

Medical Officer
We wish to recruit interested persons to fill the above vacant position in the Human Resource department, Clinic section.
This position reports directly to the Company Medical Officer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Implementing clinical service procedures, guidelines, quality assurance standards in the provision of clinical services.
·         Providing clinical and family health care in the company Clinic.
·         Implementing medico legal standards and guidelines, in line with the MOH and company policy
·         Undertaking disease surveillance, control and management.
·         Undertaking research on critical health issues and emerging trends.
·         Monitoring patients, making appropriate referrals and providing necessary guidance and counseling.
·         Providing specialized preventive and curative medical services including Ear, Nose and Throat/Audiology,
Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery, Child Health and Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Orthopedics, Epidemiology, Lung and Skin, Reproductive Health, Dermatology and Venereology, Coroner and Forensic Medicine, Medical Education, Health Economics and Policy, Health Systems Management, Psychology, Family and Community Health Services; and providing emergency clinical care during disasters.
Requirements for Appointment:
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·         Served as a medical practioner for a minimum period of three (3)years;
·         Degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognized university.
·         Registered by Kenya Medical and Dentist board.
·         Computer literate.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
·         Demonstrated clinical expertise and significant senior-level experience with global health and development
·         Advanced MS Office skills: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
·         Strong organizational and analytic skills
·         Capacity to work independently and take initiative on one’s own
·         Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines and prioritize effectively, while delivering high quality work
·         Understanding of scientific and research concepts
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Creative problem-solving
·         Effective in time management and working under deadlines
·         Proven ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision

Chief Security Officer
The key purpose of the job is to ensure security of persons and property of the company.
The successful applicant for this position will report to the Company Secretary.
This is a critical position in the company which requires one to demonstrate leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work under pressure.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
·         To ensure that crimes are prevented
·         Advising management on all security risks aimed at preventing crimes
·         Collection of security intelligence
·         Ensure security records and exhibits are secure
·         Ensure security investigation is done expeditiously
·         Making appropriate reports to Management
·         Liaising with government security agencies to prevent, crime
·         Reduce corruption through zero tolerance and internal Control
Academic and Professional Qualifications:
·         Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
·         Relevant professional Qualification
·         Should have served in the police force/Armed forces for at least 7 years.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
·         Good interpersonal Skills
·         Effective negotiation, investigative, supervisory and report writing skills
·         Computer Literate
·         Relevant experience preferably in a busy setup as a security officer will be an added advantage.
·         Aged 35- 55yrs
·         Establish and manage an effective security system for a commercial setup.
How to Apply
Applicants interested in the above positions should send their comprehensive curriculum vitae, two coloured passport size photographs, copies of academic and prof essional qualifications, testimonials and copy of identification card together with the mobile/day time telephone contact and names of three (3) referees (one whom must be current/previous employer) so as to reach the under mentioned on or before 30/11/2016 at 5pm
Managing Director
Nzoia Sugar Company Limited
P.O Box 285-50200
Bungoma (Kenya)

Nzoia Sugar Company is an equal opportunity Employer