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Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Personnel Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

A large manufacturing company wishes to recruit a Personnel Manager.

As this is a key position in the organisation, the successful candidate should:-
  • Ideally be over 35 years of age
  • Be result-oriented and able to demonstrate a track record of successful implementation and process in related areas
  • Must have at least five years experience in a similar position in a busy commercial environment
Have the following:

  • Degree in Humanities
  • Experience in planning, budgeting and executing strategies
  • Be conversant with Kenya Labor Laws
  • Experience in negotiating collective bargaining agreements with the unions
Applicants should forward a detailed CV to P.O. Box 18488 - 00500 Nairobi by latest 30th November 2011.
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Solution Manager - LTA (Packet Core) Job Vacancy

We are a leader in the international telecommunications industry and are looking to recruit dynamic, first class professionals to fill the following position in our office in Nairobi, Kenya but working towards our offices across Sub-Saharan Africa.

We offer an excellent working environment, good training prospects and an attractive compensation structure.

Solution Manager - LTA (Packet Core) - 00036251 


Airtel is the 3rd largest globbal mobile operator by subscriber base, with over 210 million subscribers across 19 different markets.

In Ghana, Airtel is challenging the incumbent competitors with a "showcase" 2G /3G network that includes the latest broadband technology, advanced consumer features and a rapid rollout of coverage and capacity.

We are recruiting an experienced Customer Solution Manager to be at forefront in delivering the solutions and products that will make Airtel succeed in its business objectives.

Job Purpose

The Customer Solutions Manager leads the technical interface towards the customer, and is Customer Solutions Responsible in Ericsson's Core 3 organization structure.

In this role, you to take an active role in creating awareness of technology advances, in selling established and new products from the entire Ericsson product portfolio, and in ensuring customer satisfaction with the delivered solution.

Part of the CSM duties will be to support regional design and planning activities in Ghana and other Northwest Region markets.

Job Description
  • Present and offer Ericsson's product portfolios and technical solutions in response to Airtel's needs and in support of their strategies to remain competitive in the telecommunication industry.
  • Design, plan, offer and order the required additional traffic capacity expansion need to support Airtel growth and expansion plans in the region
  • Support and mentor junior CSM in their efforts to fulfil both managed capacity and new sales opportunities
  • Assist the project and rollout team in the deliver of proposed solution deliverables
  • Functionally support a team of remote network planners in their efforts to correctly dimension and design Airtel networks in the region
  • Identify opportunities to improve or add functionality on products and solutions
  • Conduct technical marketing by presenting technical solutions and products to customer
  • Create solutions strategies that optimize the network cost and price. Support development of business cases to justify adoption of new technology.
  • Define, manage and verify solutions in customer projects, including handling and management of third party products and suppliers.
  • Serve as "Solutions Responsible" for new offers, including creation of the network design, preparation of the Bill of Quantity using ECP and VERDI tools, and completion of the Statement of Compliance
  • Establish and maintain key technical relationships within Airtel through formal and informal interactions.
  • Coordinate activities with business unit and regional support organizations. Ensure that they remain informed of customer initiatives and project progress, and that they deliver needed project input.
  • Ensure that the work within the area of responsibility is performed in accordance with: Ericsson Business Processes, goals, policies and directives, Customer requirements, agreements and commitments

Professional / Technical
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Electronic Engineering with a post grade business qualification MBA or such
  • Minimum 8 years in the Mobile Systems network environment with at least 3 years relevant professional experience in dealing with telecom operators
  • Good knowledge of Ericsson configuration tools such Verdi, ECP, SAP, Ester & Piwin
  • Familiarity with Ericsson work processes and procedures
  • Technical knowledge of the Ericsson portfolio
  1. Switching and routing
  2. Radio base stations
  3. Mobile Data
  4. OSS
  5. Transmission
  6. Support systems
  7. Service Layer Products (MMS, PTT, etc.)
  8. Value Added Services and Charging Systems
  • Strong Design and planning background with the ability to turn traffic profiles and growth figures in to HW and SW Expansions
  • Ability to manage the technical part of a tender
  • Strong verbal and presentation techniques
  • Understanding the Customer's and Ericsson's business case
  • Knowledge of competitor's products, financial strength, solutions, pricing, business methods and customers.
  • Knowledge of country and end user situation regarding existing and future telecommunications systems and potential need of new services
  • Business and financial awareness to ensure understanding of implications of various courses of action on costs and revenues.
  • Ability to convey messages and to share knowledge and experiences in a clear and open manner in the English language
  • Ability to co-operate and interact with colleagues within the team, as well as across the organization
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges, identify and introduce changes in order to meet future requirements
  • Ability to respect, understand and benefit from different cultures.
  • Creative, innovative, analytical, cooperative, pleasant, team-player, self-motivated and possessing a strong commitment to excellence and customer service.
Job: Specialist Sales

Primary Location: KE-110-Nairobi


Job Posting: 27-Oct-11

Unposting Date:

Job Type: Standard

Number of Openings: 1

Interested candidates for roles should apply online at and search jobs by country ‘Kenya’ or 'Nairobi' to be considered for these exciting roles.
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Engagement Practices Analyst Job in Kenya

We are a leader in the international telecommunications industry and are looking to recruit dynamic, first class professionals to fill the following position in our office in Nairobi, Kenya but working towards our offices across Sub-Saharan Africa.

We offer an excellent working environment, good training prospects and an attractive compensation structure.

Engagement Practices Analyst - 00046833 

Overall purpose of Account EP Analyst:

The overall purpose of the EP Analyst is to reduce the workload and/or to support the EP Business Operations and Development department with specialist knowledge in the area of business analysis, general administration and documentation.

The responsibilities mainly consist of assisting the team members within the EP Business Operations and Development department with analysis of key business metrics, ensuring that all required documentation such as scheduling, progress reporting, document updating etc, required throughout the different facets of the department is provided and archived correctly and completely according to best practice and local policies.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Measure, analyse and report on key Engagement Practice metrics such as Orders Booked, Time Reporting, Organisational Management.
  • Prepare presentation and discussion material for the RSSA EP Leadership Team.
  • Analyse and report on the Sales Funnel and Key Deals.
  • Administer, develop and maintain required administration documentation in assigned task defined areas.
  • Support the Business Readiness Manager in administering NPI (New Product Introduction) and PDM (Priority Deals Matrix) and support activities/ venue/ meetings arrangements.
  • Prepare and monitor the status of documentation to applicable stakeholders, including the creation, updating and reporting of NPI and PDM documents / reports.
  • Support Business Readiness Manager in ensuring that all documentation required, will be collected correctly and completely.
  • Continually monitor and revise the PDM as and when required.
  • Support the Planning & Competence Manager in the administration of the RDM (Resource Development Matrix) together with the Line Managers of the Practices.
  • To prepare accurate and timely reports as requested by the Head of Business Operations & Development.
Main Activities:
  • Creates and maintains the PDM in the document management system (EriDoc), and administration of access control for stakeholders.
  • Creates and maintains the EriColl site for central access to reports and documentation.
  • Creates and maintains all stakeholder and distribution lists.
  • Administers, develops and maintains required administration including meeting preparation and documentation in assigned tasks.
  • Supports the Business Readiness Manager in administering PDM and NPI project activities/ venue/ meetings arrangements.
  • Arrange internal meetings and assist in minute taking and formation of action plans. Write up and distribution to participants.
  • Prepares and monitors the status of the PDM, together with the relevant stakeholders, including but not limited to:
  1. Creation of PDM
  2. Updating of PDM
  3. Reporting of PDM
  4. Tracking of PDM
  5. Updating of NPI
  6. Reporting of NPI
  7. Tracking of NPI
  8. Monthly updating of HRMS data in the RDM
  9. Monthly updating of MORE data in the RDM
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports including progress, process adherence/performance analysis, forecasting, items of concern and proposed corrective actions on a regular basis, in order to assist the Business Operations & Development team in fulfilling specified requirements and objectives.
  • Assist the Business Readiness Manager in identifying new NPI candidates by taking ownership, reporting and responsibility for the RSSA product portfolio candidate list.
  • Analyse monthly time reporting statistics and follow up discrepancies with respective Line Managers.
  • Prepare monthly reporting for EP Leadership Team.
Required Competencies: 

General Competence:
  • Independent, self-motivated, strong initiative, well organized & structured, logical & analytical and able to be a good team player and must have a strong customer focus.
Professional Competence:
  • Good contact network within Ericsson and good understanding of the Ericsson World
  • Ability to apply best practices from other parts of the world to this region.
  • Very good computer literacy.
  • Very good understanding of IS/IT Tools, i.e MS Project, MS Office, EriCOLL and EriDoc.
  • Good understanding and knowledge in the discipline of basic administration.
  • Have working knowledge of corporate policies, procedures and related tools.
  • Have excellent documentation and presentation skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have excellent planning and scheduling skills
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel
Internal Technical Competences:
  • EriDoc
  • Administrative Skills
  • Ericsson Business Processes
  • Engagement Practices Ways of Working
  • EPP / Ericoll
  • Project Planning / Project Management
Business Competence:
  • Extensive knowledge of Business performance metrics
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Good knowledge about Ericsson Business Processes.
  • Ericsson Product Portfolio Knowledge
Human Competence:
  • Team player and Service Orientated.
  • Dedication and commitment.
  • Driving force and proactive attitude.
  • Excellent internal and external communication skills.
  • Proactive co-operation and interaction with colleagues within the team, as well as across the organization.
  • Encouraging others to identify the most appropriate solutions toward a common goal
  • Being flexible and when necessary able to resolve conflicts according to the situation.
  • Focus on service understanding and delivery.
  • Strong administrative, coordination and multi tasking skills.
  • Fast and unambiguous decision-making.
Additional Information:

The role is of a demanding nature and may require support outside normal office hours and on weekends.

  • Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • General administration experience.
Job: Consultant

Primary Location: KE-110-Nairobi

Other Locations:

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting:

Unposting Date: 08-Nov-11

Job Type: Internship

Number of Openings: 1

Interested candidates for roles should apply online at
 and search jobs by country ‘Kenya’ or 'Nairobi' to be considered for these exciting roles by latest 7th November 2011.
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Implementation Manager Job Vacancy

We are a leader in the international telecommunications industry and are looking to recruit dynamic, first class professionals to fill the following position in our office in Nairobi, Kenya but working towards our offices across Sub-Saharan Africa.

We offer an excellent working environment, good training prospects and an attractive compensation structure.

Implementation Manager - 00035661 


As Implementation Manager you will have a leading, coordinating and supporting role regarding technical issues and solutions within site installation.

You will coordinate and support our installation technicians during their activities as well as reviewing the performance of the work.


To coach and manage others is one of your strong characteristics. You enjoy working with people from around the world and across various disciplines.

You are self-motivated, with the drive to solve problems and expand your knowledge.

You should also have 
  • A Bachelor of Science in IT, telecom or equivalent, plus at least two years of telecommunications experience
  • Experience from site implementation projects
  • Good written and spoken English
  • QASIS certification will be an advantage
  • ASP mentors and certifiers will also be an added advantage
Job: Services Engineer

Primary Location:

Other Locations: RW-Kigali, ZM-Lusaka-Lusaka, UG-Kampala-Kampala, TZ-02-Dar es Salaam, UG-Kampala


Job Posting: 01-Nov-11

Unposting Date:15-Nov-11

Job Type: Standard

Number of Openings:1

Interested candidates for roles should apply online at
 and search jobs by country ‘Kenya’ or 'Nairobi' to be considered for these exciting roles.
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Senior Quantity Surveyor Job Vacancy

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body constituted under the Housing Act Cap 117 Laws of Kenya.
The Corporation invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following position.
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Ref NHC/SQS/10/2011
Reporting to the Chief Quantity Surveyor the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for the following:
§  Preparation of Bills of Quantities and tender documents.
§  Conducting project feasibility studies and preparation of feasibility reports.
§  Assessment of tenders and preparation of tender reports.
§  Planning, analysis as well as preparation of final accounts.
§  Preparation of cost estimates for construction projects as well as cost administration of such projects.
§  Supervision of construction works and advising the Chief Quantity Surveyor on matters of construction contracts and participation in project site meetings.
Job Requirements
§  Possess a Bachelors of Arts degree in Quantity Surveying or Building Economics from a recognized University
§  Have nine (9) years post graduate experience in Quantity Survey work in a busy environment.
§  Be registered by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors for at least six (6) years.
§  Be computer literate in the use of Quantity Surveying software, preferably Win- Qs.
§  Be a team player
This position is on Permanent and Pensionable terms and the successful candidates will be subject to performance
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together
with copies of detailed and up to date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration,
and names of three referees to the following address: -
The Managing Director
National Housing Corporation
P. O. Box 30257 00100
Important: Applications should be in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for the Position of Senior
Quantity Surveyor” in bold print and the Reference No. NHC/SQS/10/2011 quoted on the envelope.
Closing date is Friday, 11th November 2011 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability are encouraged to apply”
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