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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dairy Manager, Quality Assurance Supervisor and Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Exciting Career Opportunities
Small and Medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in the Kenyan economy for their contribution to employment, innovation and diversity.
Despite their importance to economic growth, the sector faces some challenges that hinder their growth and success key among them lack of access to information, inadequate skills and expertise, poor management and lack of access to markets.
To support their growth, our Enterprise Management Unit has developed a Growth Package targeting SMEs and farmers within the dairy value chain.
The package aims at enabling them to unlock growth potential and improve the quality of incomes and ultimately returns at very concessionary terms.
In view of this we seek to recruit experienced and highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions:
Dairy Manager
Ref: HR/DM/PKF/01
Reporting to the Management Committee/Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the profitability and diversity of the Dairy business and bring year on year incremental revenues from milk collection whilst ensuring effective and efficient dairy management controls are developed and adhered to.
Qualifications, Experience and Key Competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dairy Technology,  Food Technology, Agriculture or related field
  • Post graduate or professional diploma in Management from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • A Minimum of five (5) years post experience
  • Experience in dairy management preferably in a milk production set up
  • Must have ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals
  • Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication
  • Should have effective people management and conflict resolution skills
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Ref: HR/QAS/PKF/02
Reporting to the Dairy Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the quality of milk the Dairy Hub (DH) receives from farmers is of the highest quality standards, prepare and submit monthly quality reports to the management team.
Qualifications, Experience and Key Competencies
  • Certificate in Dairy Technology or equivalent
  • Diploma in Food Science is an added advantage
  • Valid food handling certificate
  • Minimum Grade of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Education
  • Minimum of two (2) years in quality assurance in a milk processing set up
  • Milk processing and supervisory skills.
  • Should have ability to solve problems by applying relevant sector knowledge
  • Must have the ability to communicate for both written and oral communication
Accountant
Ref: HR/ACCT/PKF/03
Reporting to the Dairy Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of accurate records as well as reconciliation of financial accounts with source documents including formulation of financial and accounting procedures and policies.
Qualifications, Experience and Key Competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related field is an added advantage
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent;
  • Member of ICPAK
  • A minimum of four 4 years of relevant working experience;
  • Demonstrate ability to use computerized accounting systems;
  • Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Should demonstrate professional expertise in the relevant work area
  • Must have the ability to communicate for both written and oral communication
How to Apply
If you fit any of the above profiles and are interested in this challenging opportunity, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title and reference in the field of interest directly to agribusiness@ke.pkfea.com by 31st March 2017.
Applicants are encouraged to view detailed Job Descriptions for the positions on the following link

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