Employment Opportunities at Summit Recruitment and Search


Employment Opportunities at Summit Recruitment and Search,

Employment Opportunities at Summit Recruitment and Search

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, mass recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwan…

Supply Chain Planner

Key Requirements:

  • Establishing best practice processes for managing the appropriate inventory levels of raw material, purchases, manufactured components and finished goods through to customer delivery.
  • Development of robust customer service metrics such as On Time To Request (OTTR), optimized inventory levels and supplier lead-time. Development of KPIs and management reports to support and improve decision making across the relevant functional areas.
  • Supporting and driving process improvement, including the effective use of ERP and MRP systems.
  • Maximize Inbound (supplier) & Outbound (customer availability) to agreed targets on a just in time basis
  • Develop and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders including Suppliers / 3rd Party suppliers, optimizing systems, and inventory levels to achieve agreed targets
  • Ownership of the management and control of inventory levels to agreed budgets/stock days. Highlighting issues and taking timely remedial actions in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • Lead the weekly business process of manufacturing and logistics campaign planning, enabling efficient use of assets, optimum work scheduling and supplying sales and marketing with accurate availability to promise dates.
  • Actively manage and drive continuous improvements to maximize customer service levels.
  • Assess and improve Supplier Performance improving lead times and reducing costs.
  • Working collaboratively with S&OP Leads and Finance to implement inventory strategies to improve service levels and reduce working capital.
  • Work closely with the new product introduction stakeholders, ensuring the supply planning team is aligned to and providing support for all future product launches and/or new territories.
  • Deliver long term replenishment plans and routinely assess capacity opportunities and constraints with internal and external suppliers.
  • Responsible for the stock of Raw Materials, Work in Progress, Accessories, Finished Goods, and stock at Vendor
  • Managing relationships with suppliers based in China and Indonesia.
  • Imports & Logistics reviews and Container planning.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree and related qualifications e.g. CIPS/ APICS
  • Have a high level of understanding of the procurement and supply chain process.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of supply chain experience in the furniture industry.
  • Proven track record of success delivered through a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Experience of working with the S&OP Process.
  • Experience with Far East Supply Management.
  • Have excellent communication skills – including first-class reporting techniques.
  • Have a passion for supply chain excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Have excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Be able to thrive in a high paced, fast turnaround business.
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of commercial acumen as well as exceptional results from supply chain management.
  • Be positive, motivated, ambitious, proactive, with a “can-do” attitude.
  • Have experience of using ERP system and MRP systems.
  • Experience working across different regions and within diverse cultures.
  • Proficient IT skills with experience in using Microsoft Excel to at least intermediate level.

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Key Accounts and Trade Marketing Manager

Key Requirements:

  • Develop planograms and ensure adherence.
  • Ensure project listing and placement.
  • Discuss and negotiate JBPS.
  • Ensure JBP elements execution.
  • Manage product listing, activation and rationalization.
  • Oversee price list management.
  • Resolve account issues promptly and on time.
  • Develop trade promotional strategies in liaison with the marketing manager and sales manager.
  • Manage end to end promotions cycle in Key Accounts.
  • Accountable of service delivery through own efforts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales/Business Management or Equivalent.
  • Must have at least 5/6 years’ experience in FMCG.
  • Must have experience managing and liaising Key Accounts / Carrefour/ Naivas / Quick Mart / Chandarana
  • Great at building Key Accounts
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Have a solid track record of driving sales growth that consistently exceeds business objectives.
  • Able and willing to travel across the designated regions.
  • Strong and analytical and problem-solving skills.

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Human Resources Officer

Key Requirements

  • Support development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems
  • Provide input and training on policies and procedures.
  • Be actively involved in recruitment.
  • Create and implement effective onboarding plans.
  • Develop training and development programs.
  • Assist in performance management processes.
  • Support the management of disciplinary and grievances.
  • Maintain employee records according to policy and legal requirements.
  • Maintain payroll systems.
  • Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR /Administration.
  • Must have 2 years’ experience as a HR Officer/Administration.
  • Have knowledge of HR functions.
  • Understanding of labour laws and disciplinary procedures.
  • Proficient in MS office and HRMS is a plus.
  • Outstanding organisational and time management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving and decision-making aptitude.
  • Strong ethics and reliability.
  • HR Credentials and trainings is an added advantage.

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Applications Support Analyst

Key Requirements:

  • Manage incident resolution time within the SLA target
  • Take on end-to-end service ownership and manage all involved parties toward an SLA-compliant delivery
  • Responsible to ensure technical service level compliance for services operated by Product Operations or by 3rd parties on behalf of the service owner
  • Responsible for managing incidents, including workarounds and changes implementation, and executing service requests, including on-call duties
  • Identify and implement best practices and process improvements with 3rd parties delivering application operation services
  • Responsible for the communication of major incidents and ensuring the delivery of the reports to senior stakeholders
  • Strong ability to manage in a dynamic high-growth environment
  • Strong ability to act cost-consciously considering the financial impact of one’s actions.


  • Must have a relevant degree in IT
  • Must be ITIL certified.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in IT service provisioning
  • IT/ Application Operating background and experience in managing complex technology based on ITIL best practice processes
  • Experience and background in a complex business environment and working in multicultural teams with a strong focus on supplier management
  • Ability to understand mobile services and Linux operating systems
  • Financial Services Experience
  • Fluent in English

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