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6 vacancies
      • Head Of Internal Audit at Uchumi

      • Job Description In keeping with our current business needs, the Operations Department has a vacancy for the position of Head of Internal Audit reporting to the Board Audit Committee and operationally
        • 26 February, 2018
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      • Category Buyer at Uchumi

      • In keeping with our current business needs, the Procurement Department has a vacancy for the position of Category Buyers reporting to the Head of Procurement. Applications are hereby required from su
        • 05 January, 2018
      • Autocad Draftsman at Uchumi

      • The main function of the intern will be to develop plans, drawings and sketches using AutoCAD software. Responsibilities for the Autocad Draftsman Internship Help design store layouts and imp
        • 23 March, 2017
      • Senior Operations Officer at Uchumi

      • Job Purpose The role will have overall responsibility of managing the value chain of core activities of the retail chain of supermarkets including inbound operations and outbound activities at a grou
        • 15 December, 2016
      • Technician at Uchumi

      • Technician Job Purpose To provide skilled work in the installation, repair, operation and maintenance of refrigeration, air conditioning, bakery equipment, butchery equipment, milk equipment and gene
        • 05 October, 2016
      • Baker at Uchumi

      • Baker Job Purpose To ensure production of quality products; confectioneries, cakes, bread and all other bakery related products while observing quality, hygiene, safety and Uchumi bakery business p
        • 08 September, 2016

About Uchumi

Welcome to Uchumi Supermarkets Limited in Kenya, Your home of Value. Uchumi is the oldest supermarket chain in Kenya, currently celebrating 40 years. With shops in Nairobi, Karatina, Meru, Eldoret, Kericho, Mombasa and Kisumu .Uchumi continues to grow steadily with new branches coming near you. Welcome to Kenya’s finest home of value, freshest fruits and vegetables, healthiest bread and pastries, friendly customer service and widest variety of local quality merchandise. Enjoy value added services in our hyper branches, or step in for quick friendly service at our express counters. Stop and Shop for friends and relatives on your way upcountry at one of our up country branches. --- HISTORY On 17th December 1976, Uchumi shareholders-Industrial Commercial & Development Corporation (ICDC), Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL) and Kenya National Trading Corporation (KNTC) - all Government owned parastatals entered into a management contract with Standa SPA of Italy. Standa, a leading supermarket group with a presence in Europe and vast retail experience was given the task to manage and train Kenyan personnel who would eventually take over the running of the organization. In the 1990's Uchumi spearheaded the hypermarket concept in Kenya. In early 2000s Uchumi started to experience financial and operational difficulties occasioned by a sub-optimal expansion strategy coupled with weak internal control systems.. As a result, on 31st May 2006, the Board of Directors resolved that the Company ceases operations and on 2nd June 2006, the Debenture Holders placed the Company under receivership. Simultaneously, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) suspended the Company’s listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Following a framework agreement between the Government of Kenya, suppliers and debenture holders, the company is revived and commenced operations from 15th July, 2006 under Specialized Receiver Manager (SRM) and interim management. The management and staff have since worked tirelessly to redeem the company. From a negative bottom line in 2006, the company has reported profits in the last three financial years. The lending banks in turn lifted the company’s receivership in 2010 and the company was successfully re-listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange on 31st May 2011 - exactly five years to the date that it was suspended. The company is indebted in gratitude to the government, lending banks, our suppliers, customers and shareholders for their support and commitment to saving one of Kenya’s oldest strongest brands.
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