Summit Employment Vacancy in Kenya April 2017


Summit Latest Career Vacancy in Kenya April 2017


Summit Latest Career Recruitment in Kenya April 2017

  • Company: Summit Recruitment and Search
  • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Kenya

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

Quality Assurance Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field ICT / Computer

The successful candidate Must have excellent understanding of Software Development Life & Software test Life Cycle. Candidates who have worked in a multicultural environment will have an added advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

• Review existing test plans.
• Train existing team on how to be more efficient (automate test, select new tools).
• Have a deep understanding of all ongoing projects in order to clarify scope of testing activities for the team.
• Test case development.
• Writing detailed bug reports and analysis.
• Manual and automated testing of web based applications.
• Mobile testing (predominately iOS devices).
• Run regression test on applicants with large user base.
• Conduct peer and test case review meeting.


• Expert in designing test paths.
• Good writing and communication skills.
• Good thinking and analysing skills.
• Excellent testing knowledge.
• Strong quality & risk quantification & management skills.
• Good judgement skills.

Legal HR Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Human Resources / HR   Law / Legal

The preferred candidate MUST have prior work experience in a busy manufacturing firm handling legal and human resources duties.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide legal and administrative support services to the company.
• In charge of legal and statutory compliance
• In charge of company litigations
• Handling general human resource and Administration duties
• Providing advice to company on staff related matters
• Performance management
• Handing disciplinary grievances
• Maintaining employee database and regular update on the same


Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Law, Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or in a related field.
Must have above 4 years’ experience in a busy manufacturing company.
• Excellent presentation and communication skills.
• Attention to detail and results oriented.
Must be a strong team player.
• Excellent written and spoken English.

Project Growth Catalyst

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience7 – 9 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Project Management

The successful candidate with be involved in the Organisations dialogue with potential project funders and subsequent development of winning proposal. He / She will be tasked to identify and recruit high –potential early-stage ventures and growth SMEs into respective projects.

Key Responsibilities:

• Respond to tenders/RFPs and consortium requests
• Project planning, budgeting and management
• Develop project concepts and content
• Identify, recruit and select ventures and entrepreneurs to our project
• Prepare project participation and facilitate project activities
• Coordinate with Financial Modellers in regards to the development of financial model
• Reporting and documentation for funders, investors and other stakeholders.


• Bachelor’s degrees in a relevant field
• MBA is an added advantage
Must have 7-9 years relevant experience.
Must be excited to walk hand in hand with entrepreneurs and businesses in and across Africa.
• Past experience across different sectors is an added advantage
Must be inspired by entrepreneurship or have run a business venture before.
• Natural problem –solver
• Curious and naturally driven to learn new things

Sales & Marekting Executive – Tours

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 – 2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing   Travels & Tours

The successful candidate will be required to drive the local market segment by bringing in monthly revenue and building sustainable relationships with hotels & lodges stakeholders, manage the company’s social media platforms and website to ensure visibility to both local and international clientele and support the Operations & Marketing functions in creating and implementing operations & marketing activities in line with the company’s objectives.


• Drive the local sales arm of the business by bringing in monthly revenue based on targets.
• Build and sustain long term relationships with key stakeholders.
• Participate in product launches, trade fair/shows and other promotional activities.
• Assist director operations in responding to clients enquiries.
• Activate and manage the company social media and website to increase the company’s visibility.
• Tailor make special packages in conjunction with hotels, lodges & airline targeting the local sector.
• Propose and implement sales and marketing initiatives that target the local market.
• Develop close working relationship with the key suppliers.
• Execute operational programmes ,briefing and de-briefing clients as directed.
• Develop a suppliers list and requirement for events.
• Develop and maintain a profile listing of all hotels and lodges in Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar.
• Maintain information, reports and documentation for all marketing projects and activities.
• Go out to the field to do sales 3 days a week
• Perform any other assigned duties.


MUST have a degree in tourism.
• Professional courses in business management, marketing or project management is an added advantage.
• Exposure in the sector of tours and travel management will be an added advantage.
• Must have a vibrant personality, leadership skills and clearly demonstrate achievements.
• 1-2 years’ experience in tour sales position digital marketing (Content and social media strategy)
• Impressive sales and a proven track record.
• Good presentation both orally and written.
• Cultural awareness, digital savvy and a creative a passionate personality.
• Ability to maintain good working relationship.
• Excellent organisational and time management.
• Able to operate in a performance driven organization.

Human Resource Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Human Resources / HR

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working in a high pressure environment. The candidate will work for 2-3 weeks consecutive and thereafter 2-3 days every week.

Key Requirements:

• Develop and implement a policy framework for a workforce grading system
• Overhaul and implement performance management system
• Operationalization of the manpower plan
• Identify manpower needs in all departments in line with the company growth
• Identify and meet staff training needs to match envisage industrial growth
• Plan and conduct new employee orientation programme to foster positive attitude
• Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions
• Interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems
• Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel related data
• Management of annual leave schedule
• Investigate and report on industrial disputes and/or accidents
• Represent the organization at personnel related and union negotiations and forums
• Negotiate in collective bargaining agreements and help interpret labour contracts
• Prepare budgets for human resource related areas
• Compliance with all statutory requirements
• Support, motivate and cultivate a culture of teamwork amongst all staff


• Undergraduate degree in business administration with emphasis on HR
• HR professional background
• Minimum 4-years prior experience in key areas of HR policies and processes
• Knowledge and understanding of local labor market and employment law regimes
• Knowledge of Benefits on compensation programs
• Ability to manage teams, empower staff
• Dynamic self starter with the ability to work independently
• Ability to apply sound judgment to solve complex business problems
• Strong leadership skills with ability to influence key stakeholders and motivate staff
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Senior Implementation Engineer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Engineering / Technical

The successful candidate MUST have experience in at least two back end programming languages such as Java, C#, and Python as you will be using your talents in implementing and maintaining current software.
Key Requirements:

• Prepare and document and share project plan and Software Design.
• Analyze and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible solution designs.
• Establish all possible options for designing and deriving the best solutions based on sound analytical judgment, team input and the customers’ best interest.
• Research new technologies that push the boundaries and capabilities of design and provide insight.
• Design projects/products with longevity, foresight and saleability in mind.
• Accountable for efficiency-focused software that serves to ensure that all code is highly reusable and modular.
• Author and maintain technical design documentation that fully defines all application code.
• Provide feedback on test cases and test coverage to the quality assurance team.
• Review code for potential performance issues, re-usability, and/or anomalies
• Perform and assist with quality assurance activities as needed
• Assess, troubleshoot, document and resolve issues
• Develop and contribute to the improvement of maintenance procedures
• Adhere to the terms of the Operating Level Agreement.
• Recording of time and tasks and Escalating and documenting any issues identified
• Ensure reports capture the four I’s (Information, Insight, Implementation, Impact)
• Consume analyse and critique reports within the team
• Identify areas of improvement, prepare material and organise training within the team.


• Degree in IT, Computer Science or related fields of study.
• Excellent understanding of Software development methodologies and related SDLC’s
• A minimum of 5 years experience in software development.
• Experience in diverse dynamic conditions with minimal supervision in an intense environment (+2yrs)
• A minimum 2 years leading a team of two or more engineers.
• Expertise in design disciplines and processes, experience in client server solution architecture, MVC Models, OOP and High performance solutions.
• Expertise in at least 2 back end programming languages e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Perl, Python, VB.Net, shell
• Expertise in at least 3 presentation languages e.g. ASP, PHP, Ruby, JSP/JSF, Android, Objective C etc.
• Expertise in at least 3 Web presentation languages and frameworks e.g. html, CSS, JavaScript, ExtJS, Zend, jQuery, Code-ignitor, Yii etc.

Sales Activation Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

The successful candidate MUST be exposed to managing sales activators in different key accounts such as supermarkets, wholesalers and distributors.

Key Requirements:

• Train activators and ensure they are highly motivated for activations.
• Ensure 20-30 sales activators arrive to work in a timely manner, are well presented and ready for work.
• Manage sales activators commissions and work schedule, reporting.
• Hire and fire sales activators as needed. Discipline and reward activators as needed.
• Determine activation schedule and by locations, day, times. Manage activator schedules.
• Ensure that all required resouces are planned for and ready for sales activation
• Measure and analyse ROI of activations, sales volumes and additional Sales and Marketing
• Manage a team of 20-30 sales activators
• Analysing activation data and activation performance
• Attend trainings and meeting at the company offices as requested


• Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field.
Must have experience handling FMCG products
• Strong influencing ability and compelling communication skills.
• Excellent report writing skills
• Excellent spoken and written English.
MUST have managed a minimum of 20 sales activators in key accounts
• Previous experience maintaining a weekly, monthly and quarterly event schedule is a MUST.
• Previous experience recruiting, hiring, disciplining and firing staff is a MUST.
• Good customer care relations
• High energy, positivity and friendly
• Time management skills
• Analytical Skills

Sales Executive

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

The successful candidate MUST have prior sales experience in perfumes / cosmetic / skin & beauty care products.

Key Requirements:

• Responsible for Daily operations and tasks of the store
• Conduct market research to understand the opportunities and customers
• Develop strategies and plans to support the business growth.
• Provide professional customer care to walk in clients in the store.
• Aide in selection and organize for deliveries if necessary and after sale service.
• Other duties as assigned.


• 2 years’ work experience in Beauty & Cosmetic /FMCG industry.
• Must be aged 20 – 35 years old.
• Strong influencing ability and compelling communication skills.
• Excellent spoken and written English.
• Computer literate.

General Trade Channel Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

The ideal candidate Must have GT and HORECA exposure.

Key Responsibilities:

• In charge of the GT Channel; Distribution, Coverage, Visibility, Volume and Sales targets.
• Establish sales objectives by creating a sales plan and quota plan for various territories
• Develop and track monthly sales budgets and targets per brand, per SKU, per Rep, Per region monthly
• Relationship management across levels: TSIs, key customers; identifying new customer opportunities
• Recommending product lines by identifying new product opportunities
• Product, packaging, and service changes;
• Surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors
• Conduct regular market visits to check route coverage and competitor activity
• Continuously search for new opportunities to increase sales in the GT
• Provide distributors and customers with information about new or improved products and services
• Develop and maintain an efficient distribution network to ensure availability of the products and services.
• Co-ordinate with storehouse supervisor to ensure that adequate inventory stock of product is maintained.
• Liaise with the Marketing team to support merchandising and promotions


• Bachelor Degree in Marketing or Business related course
• 4 years’ experience in marketing or sales
• Successfully delivered on KPIs (GT and HORECA exposure)
• IT, budget preparation & management
• Excellent sales and negotiation skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate and lead a team
• Excellent communication and ‘people skills’
• Good planning and organizational skills
• The ability to work calmly under pressure
• Excellent presentation and report writing skills
• Commitment to achieving high performance levels

How to Apply

Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.