Job Openings at Corporate Staffing Services
Job Openings at Corporate Staffing Services,
Job Openings at Corporate Staffing Services
Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
- Primary responsibility for all procurement of goods and of some services that take place within the business
- Develop and maintain good professional relations with all stakeholders/suppliers to guarantee consistent supplies in the right quantities, competitive prices, and desired quality.
- Ensure that the Company acquires quality products timely and cost-effectively.
- Work closely with the planning team to project product demand, ensure consistency in demand planning modeling and ultimately ensure product availability.
- Work closely with the exports/imports team to ensure timely ordering, importation, and distribution of imported products, and ensure minimal stock outages at the distributor facility.
- Ensure that all locally sourced/manufactured Specified products meet stringent Famous Brands specifications.
- Work closely with local distribution partners to ensure competitive pricing of locally sourced products, identify alternate supplier partners and ensure on-time, in-full delivery of distributed products.
- Working with Operations Team, ensure that franchise partners procure Licensed products only from Famous Brands and Specified Products from identified local suppliers/manufacturers.
- Reduce and manage procurement and product risk within the business
- Handle all product-related queries from manufacturing partners, company stores, and Franchisees ensuring clear communication to the network on any products or recipe changes
- Work closely with the operations manager in running tenders, evaluating bids, and making recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors
- Ensure proper capturing of Purchase Orders/Invoices/Receipts for specified goods and services are entered/approved into the internal Workflow system.
- Ensure Company procurement, storage, and distribution expenses are within or below budget by continually looking for ways to bring down all departmental costs of procurement, and operating costs in the entire supply chain.
- Ensure collection of any receivables from distribution partners and prompt payment of any payables.
- Ensure effective and smooth relationships between stakeholders and the finance team.
Logistics & Warehousing
- Ensure Supply Chain/Warehousing/Logistics Food Safety procedures are in place, monitored, and maintained at the highest standard.
- Ensure timely delivery of supplies from suppliers to all restaurant outlets
- In liaison with the Finance team, ensure accurate inventory procedures are in place, inclusive of stock receiving, stock takes, stock rotation, stock dispatch, and reconciliations with suppliers and distribution/warehousing partners.
- Work closely with warehousing/logistics partners to ensure company assets, products, and trade secrets are always safeguarded.
- Work closely with warehousing, distribution & logistics partners to ensure a robust model for the competitive sourcing of local products from a variety of high-standard local suppliers.
- Closely work with operations teams within the business to reduce stocks and/or write-offs
- Work closely with the exports team to coordinate the plan, order, inspect, and import of Licensed products.
- Work with the finance team to calculate, confirm and cascade landing costs.
- Implement and manage the entire New Product Development (NDP) process; obtain products, product.
- Testing, price negotiations, stock level projections, forecasting, quality checks, and distribution
- Maintain supplier relations and collaboration in developing new product ideas and driving strategic price points and profit optimization
- Understand the Marketing strategy and align with all new product development and trends
- Working hand in hand with the marketing team to ensure a complete 18-month pipeline of new menu and promotional line items at any given point in time for the Brand
- Create a menu mix with the operations teams that will drive maximum profitability for the company and franchise partners whilst still adhering to consumer needs
- In conjunction with marketing make sure that brand gross profits are within allowable limits.
- Develop menus with the operations teams to ensure the Brands (Debonairs Pizza, Steers, Mugg & Bean) remain market relevant and in line with both local and global trends.
- Development of pricing strategies and accountability for the recipe integrity
- Work with the Branch Operations team to streamline outlet kitchen operations and ensure seamless production capabilities across the business.
- Stay abreast of national and international competitor product/innovation trends.
- Prepare presentations and present at Brand Conferences and Brand Strategy sessions
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/ procurement /Purchasing and supply chain management.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the procurement side of the FMCG, Retail, or Restaurant industry.
- Must have experience presenting and selling your concepts and new product ideas.
- Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills.
- Strong Project Management skills.
- Computer literate in all Microsoft packages.
- Ability to work under pressure.
- Ability to meet strict deadlines.
- Ability to work across multiple products and brands at the same time.
- Fanatical attention to detail.
- Work on your own without supervision.
- Willing to travel both locally & internationally.
IT Services Application Support
- Provide 1st and 2nd level technical support to ensure efficient and effective operation of the solution.
- Perform daily maintenance, troubleshooting tasks and provide technical support according to established procedures.
- Maintain applications in high-availability and production environments.
- Diagnose and resolve system, application, and data issues.
- Coordinate service activities with other teams and technical resources.
- Identify and find solutions to address situations requiring urgent attention.
- Troubleshoot performance issues.
- Manage application servers.
- Respond to requests of the development team.
- Anticipate & introduce new servicing tools to monitor & troubleshoot applications.
- Provide assistance to field technicians. Answer technical queries.
- Perform and develop monitoring activities.
- Analyze recurring and intermittent problems.
Key Qualification & Experiences:
- BSc. Computer-related degree in IT/ Engineering.
- At least 3-5 years of postgraduate experience in a similar role.
- Knowledge in Tableau desktop & server, Microsoft SQL server – SSRS/SSAS/SSIS and Power BI is a plus.
- Good knowledge of Windows, Linux, Java/J2EE, JBoss, SPLUNK, Oracle and SQL.
- Interested in monitoring technology trends and in continuous self-improvement.
- Able to work effectively with teams across geographically distributed regions
- Providing technology mentoring and guidance to other team members
- Ability to communicate and interact effectively on the technical subject matter with non-specialists.
- Strong will adhere to best practices.
- Excellent communication in both written and spoken English.
- Ability to perform root cause analysis on issues and provide clear and accessible technical information on ticket handling.
- Able to make suggestions on current system and process improvement.
- Ability to apply critical thinking when it comes to incidence and problem management
- Daily update of all finance data and assist in the finalization of school accounts.
- Close liaison with external auditors for end-of-year audits.
- Allocating expenses for different programs, fundraisers, and administrative needs.
- Logging in donations and ensuring funds are used properly.
- Regular reporting of all data as per laid down timelines.
- On-time verification, processing & accounting of payables/receivables.
- Petty cash handling and reconciliation of cash & bankbooks.
- Processing wages and other payroll-related matters.
- Coordinate and ensure timely payment of all statutory transactions.
- Regular reviews and analysis of financial data with the School Directors.
- Supporting the budgeting process and Organizing local purchases.
- Preparing and coordinating school-specific audits.
- Engaging with service providers and suppliers and streamlining procurement processes.
- Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the School Directors.
- Any other duties assigned to you by the management within your capabilities.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts or Finance.
- CPA is an added advantage.
- Minimum of 5 years working experience as an Accountant.
- Knowledge of non-profit organizational and financial operations and protocols.
- Good knowledge and experience with QuickBooks.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Well-organized and committed.
- Creative and energetic.
- Strong moral values and discipline.
- A demonstrated commitment to the social-impact sector with a passion for the mission of the organization.
Key Stage Coordinator
- Curriculum Coordination: Develop and oversee the implementation of the Key Stage 1 curriculum, ensuring alignment with the IGCSE framework and regularly reviewing and keeping up to date with the curriculum to meet educational standards and best practices.
- Instructional Planning: Collaborate with Key Stage 1 teachers to design engaging lesson plans, teaching materials, and learning activities that cater to students’ diverse learning styles and abilities.
- Teaching and Learning: Deliver high-quality instruction to students in Key Stage 1, demonstrating effective teaching methodologies that promote critical thinking, creativity, and academic excellence across all subjects.
- Teacher Support and Development: Provide guidance, mentoring, and support to Key Stage 1 teachers, promoting their professional growth through workshops, training sessions, and continuous feedback.
- Assessment and Progress Monitoring: Oversee the assessment and evaluation processes, ensuring accurate and timely feedback to students, parents, and staff regarding academic progress and areas of improvement.
- Student Welfare: Foster a safe, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment that supports students’ social and emotional well-being in Key Stage 1.
- Parental Communication: Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents or guardians, providing regular updates on student performance, academic achievements, and areas for growth.
- Collaborative Leadership: Work closely with school leadership and other coordinators to facilitate smooth transitions between key stages and promote a cohesive school-wide educational approach.
- School Development: Participate in strategic planning and contribute to developing school policies, initiatives, and activities that enhance the overall educational experience.
- Professional Development: Stay abreast of the latest educational trends and developments, attending relevant workshops, conferences, and training sessions to enhance personal and professional knowledge.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education or any specialization in core subjects (English, Math, Science) field.
- A minimum of 5-7 years of teaching experience in Key Stage 1, preferably within an IGCSE curriculum-based reputable school.
- Experience certificates proving ability to teach all subjects within Key Stage 1, displaying a solid grasp of various pedagogical approaches suitable for young learners.
- A teaching qualification or certification.
- Excellent leadership and communication skills to effectively guide and collaborate with teachers and other staff members.
- A passion for early childhood education, demonstrating empathy, patience, and dedication to the well-being and progress of young students.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure the facility is sparkling clean, neat and tidy in all areas at all times.
- Promote a professional and hospitable image to the guest Give full cooperation to any guest requiring assistance with a prompt, caring and helpful attitude.
- Actively take part in sales and marketing activities of the resort and come up with growth strategies to increase revenue
- Maintain regular and efficient communication with the directors
- Take on supervisory responsibilities as required and assist in all areas operationally.
- Assist in the training and induction of new staff.
- Ensure the security of the resort, inventory and keys at all times.
- Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy facility environment by establishing and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures.
- Purchase items for the resort and engaging with Suppliers / Vendors for quality products and provide performance assessment of vendors
- Inspect restaurant for cleanliness, ambience, service readiness, staff grooming & hospitality culture.
- Carrying out random inspection of stores (F & B / Kitchen) to check the stock in hand (quality, par stock levels, expiry etc.) with the Chef to ensure quality food is served
- Ensure that risk assessments are carried out and reviewed regularly.
- Identify and report maintenance requirements/hazards in the workplace.
- Assume responsibility whilst on duty for any emergency situations in line with procedures.
- Attend any training meetings as required.
- Supervises and delegates duties to staff and prepares work schedules for them.
- Develops weekly host’ schedules, monitors team attendance and put up the leave calendar
- Supervises all sections and improvements in operation where finds opportunities to develop service standards.
- Plans and organizes departmental periodical training sessions for staff of courtesy, efficiency and job knowledge (especially for new staff).
- Keeps knowledge/information of any change in resort policy and procedure and enforce them.
- Ensures good communication and cooperation between the front office department and other departments.
- Performs all duties applicable to the night shift ensuring all reports, system checks, as well as run of the day (date system change), are performed according to standards and hotel requirements.
- Controls expenses of the resort.
- Liaise closely with housekeeping to ensure that the optimum number of rooms/suites are available and all incoming guests requirements are met.
- Reads all reservation correspondence prior to the guest arrival to understand the needs and wants of the guests, updates and corrects information accordingly
- Conducts daily briefings
- Blocks a special room. Requests and personally checks them prior to the arrival of guests.
- Personally welcomes guests and allocates rooms and coordinates with the supervisor for proper follow up.
- Make sure that the service of the front office is prompt and attentive at all times.
- Personally resolves any problem a guest may face during his stay in the hotel or endeavours to provide the maximum service possible always with a margin for flexibility.
- Conducts regular inspections of areas directly under his responsibility.
- Meets regularly with supervisors to convey all necessary information, concerning events taking place in the hotel, memoranda received, transfers and training procedures or instruction from higher management.
- Communicate to management concerns, movement of guests and guest comments.
- Prepare revenue and occupancy forecasting
- Maintain an organized and comprehensive filing system with documentation of purchases, vouchering, schedules, forecast, reports and tracking logs
- Conforms to the company’s Policies & Procedures.
- Directing and assessing workflow periodically.
- Instituting suitable disciplinary measures upon employees’ misconduct.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Management requirements.
- Diploma/Degree in hospitality, sales and marketing or any related field
- Possession of a Management, Training and Development, or adjacent qualification is ideal.
- Demonstrable experience as a reliable resort manager.
- Three or more years of progressive managerial experience as a hotelier.
- Experience in Food and Beverage service
- Experience in housekeeping and Front Office
- Have basic hotel accounting knowledge
- Consistent & proven track record in business development, client acquisition and retention.
- Proficient in mainstream scheduling solutions.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Brilliant supervision, motivational, and task delegation abilities.
- Refined coordination techniques.
- Willingness to perform nighttime and weekend tasks.
- Knowledge of MS Suite applications.
- Excellent knowledge of guest related functions and guest service.
- Hands-on approach to all operational aspects.
- Is self-motivated and can work independently.
- Ability to work under pressure in all aspects of job function.
- Ability to maintain guest confidentiality.
- Possess good administration and inventory management skills.
- Possess good interpersonal skills.
- High level of integrity
- Physically fit to climb stairs and handle heavy luggage, heavy lifting of materials up to 75lbs.
- Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is acceptable.
How to apply
Use the emails(s) below to apply
If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Product Controller – FMCG) on or before 22nd August 2023.