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Advertised on: November 3, 2020                    Dead line: November 17, 2020

1.  CONSULTANCY MANAGER – UNES/CONS/CM/09/2020
Location: Nairobi
Contract Duration:
Three Years with Six Months Probationary Period

OVERVIEW
UNES Ltd is seeking to fill in the position of Consultancy Manager with qualified and highly competent individual. The manager will be concerned with improvement and growth of the consultancy business through execution of consultancy projects, development/donor programs, contracted research and short professional trainings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Chief Manager Consultancy & Partnerships, the incumbent shall be tasked with the following responsibilities:

  1. Identification and sourcing for new Consultancy Projects.
  2. Ensuring that EOI, RFP, RFQ and Concept papers are prepared and submitted on timely basis.
  3. Managing all contracted consultancies and training programmes to ensure efficiency and timeliness in the execution.
  4. Marketing of Consultancy Projects and Training Programs.
  5. Monitoring the progress of all contracted Consultancy Projects and training assignments.
  6. Implementing of Business and Marketing Plans.
  7. Monitoring compliance with Statutory and Contractual obligations as set out in MOUs and Contracts.
  8. Managing the performance of staff in the consultancy unit.
  9. Management of Client Relationships.
  10. Liaising with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  11. Performing any other duties assigned by the Chief Manager, Consultancy & Partnerships.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  1. Must possess a Bachelor`s Degree preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Project Management or equivalent
  2. At least six (6) years hands on experience in consultancy assignments
  3. Experience in management of Donor Funded Projects, Grants Management and Acquisitions
  4. Proven track record of proposal writing/research
  5. Ability to develop budgets and work plans
  6. Familiarity with Government and Development partners proposal guidelines
  7. Extensive computer and analytical skills
  8. Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  9. Qualification in monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage 
  10. Experience performing a similar role and writing successful funding proposals to key institutional donors
  11. Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English and exceptional report writing and editing skills
  12. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and produce high quality work while meeting competing deadlines 

2.  BOOKSTORE MANAGER – UNES/BKST/BM/09/2020
Location: Nairobi
Contract Duration: Three Years with Six Months Probationary Period

OVERVIEW

The manager will be the driving profitability of Bookstores through implementation of the planned strategies, positioning the products in the appropriate markets and enhancing quality and operational efficiency in the department.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  1. Development of Bookstore Strategies, Business Plans and Budgets
  2. Development and Management of Client Contracts, Partnership Agreements, Commercial Leases, and Other Commercial Policies and Legal Requirements
  3. Advising Management on the implementation of Development and Growth Strategies
  4. Setting Performance Targets and Supervising Technical and Support Staff to ensure efficient service delivery and customer satisfaction
  5. Reviewing product costing and pricing
  6. Development of Business Proposals and Memorandum of Understandings (MOU)
  7. Sourcing for new opportunities, partnerships, collaboration and networks
  8. Ensuring compliance to Policies, Statutory & Regulatory Regulations and Procedures that support efficient and effective business operations.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  1. Undergraduate Degree in B.Com/BA/BMng or equivalent 
  2. At least 6 years experience in a management position of a preferably in a Bookshop or a Retail Supply Chain
  3. Good Sales and Marketing Skills
  4. Sound knowledge of industry dynamics
  5. Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  6. Excellent Organizational Skills
  7. Deep Knowledge of Local and International procurement Regulations
  8. Excellent computer skills
  9. Ability to interpret Financial Performance of the retail business
  10. Ability to monitor stock movement, Revenue, and debt collection
  11. Able to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
  12. Knowledge  of foreign exchange edging
  13. A Master’s degree in Business Administration, preferably Marketing is an added advantage

Applicants interested in the above position should submit the following:

  1. Cover letter detailing why you want to be considered for the position, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  2. Detailed CV including at minimum:
  3. Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  4. Employment history to date. Ensure that specific start and end dates are included
  5. Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date
  6. Names of three referees with their contacts
  7. Copies of ALL academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  8. Completed Personal Data Form (Download here) fully filled and signed
  9. Indicate the Job Reference Number and Title in your email

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before November 17, 2020 strictly via the following email unes-hr@uonbi.ac.ke. Hard Copies will not be accepted.

Chief Manager, Finance & Administration
UNES LIMITED
P.O.BOX 68241-00200
NAIROBI
www.unes.co.ke

N/B: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. UNES does not require any payment in order to process your applications.

UNES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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