Sales Manager, and Human Resources Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Ref. LR 5001
Our client is a medium sized manufacturing company with a well established factory, based at Industrial area, Nairobi. 
They specialize in manufacturing of garments, and promotional material, for both local and export market.

They are expanding into the East Africa region, and they will soon be releasing their own exciting clothing line into both the Kenyan market, and the region. 
They have exciting opportunities for talented, highly motivated, passionate, and result-driven persons to join their team and support the business growth.

1. Sales Manager

This position reports to the Managing Director, and is responsible for managing sales of the company products, while ensuring consistent, profitable growth in revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel. 
Identifies objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term sales and earnings.

The sales manager will be responsible for driving sales growth in the new markets within East Africa, and to drive volumes for the new clothing line.

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Provide leadership to the sales team to ensure achievement of the sales targets.
  2. Ensure accurate forecasting of revenue streams, monthly, quarterly and annually.
  3. Build and maintain positive relationship with clients.
  4. A hunter, with ability to consistently expand the company base by bringing on board new clients.
  5. Coaching and motivating the sales teams for continuous growth
  6. Ensure accurate monthly sales reports are compiled and submitted timely, and sales team performance is effectively monitored.
  7. Keep abreast of market and customer information and on future buying trends.
Qualifications & Experience
  1. Holder of business related bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  2. A post graduate qualification in sales and marketing will be an added advantage.
  3. A high degree of strategic, commercial aptitude and excellent communication skills
  4. Should possess strong team leadership skills, persuasive and negotiation skills, as well as be computer literate
  5. At least 5 years experience in leading a sales team in a fast paced business environment
  6. Remuneration package includes a basic salary range of ksh. 80,000 – 100,000 plus target based commission, and other benefits.
2. Human Resources Manager

This position reports to the Managing Director, and is responsible for guiding and managing Human Resource programs, policies and procedures. 
The HRM will also be responsible for driving Capability development for the organization. 
He/she requires to understand the impact of people on the overall objectives of the business and develop strategies to maximize on the Human Capital to optimize productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Developing and Managing HR policies and procedures, and ensure effective management of the HR function
  2. Drive staff recruitment and selection
  3. Managing & developing reward system, and putting in place effective talent retention strategies
  4. Drive Learning, Training and Development for the whole organization; ensure staff development needs are established and corrective interventions implemented for all staff. Ensure adequate training budgets are catered for and effectively utilized.
  5. Ensure all HR related documentation is well maintained and up-to-date; and the company fully complies with labour regulation.
  6. Promote adequate health and safety measures, and ensure relevant policies and procedures are effected
  7. Support the line management to ensure robust performance management processes are in place
  8. Steer creation of a work environment that is positive and motivating to employees
Qualifications & Experience
  1. Posses a Bachelors degree in a business related field as well as a higher diploma in Human Resource management.
  2. Sound knowledge of labour laws
  3. Demonstrated experience in the area of Learning & Development, including Training Need analysis, and training delivery.
  4. Minimum 3 years experience in Human Resource management.
  5. A Mature person, with good computer knowledge, organizational behavior, strong communication and interpersonal skills and team player.
  6. Background in FMCG or manufacturing sector is an added advantage.
  7. A competitive remuneration package will be on offer.
Do you meet the qualification threshold highlighted for these 2 positions? If you do, we would like to talk to you. 
Please apply through the following email address: . Please indicate your current remuneration.

The closing date is Monday 29th October 2012.

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