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  • Posted: Sep 30, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
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  • Optiven Limited is a real estate company. We are founded to provide value added plots for sale and offer real estate solution to the African community. As market leaders in this industry, we sell clean land with valid title deeds. With an extensive working experience, we ensure that we deliver. Our Patners are experienced and the staff professional, we provi...
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    Sales & Marketing Management Trainees

    Location: Optiven Headquarters Absa Towers – Loita Street.

    Optiven Group, a leading real estate firm that has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, opens its doors for Sales & Marketing Management Trainees Program aimed at engaging young Kenyan graduates to start work immediately. The successful candidates will be mentored professionally, mentally and be thoroughly prepared to handle any challenges that may come up along their career path.

    Job Description, Roles & Responsibilities

    1. Engage in training of new business acquisition efforts by performing core business development work.
    2. Manage the needs of existing customers by providing them with exceptional services.
    3. Develop relationships with new customers and provide them with information on the company’s products and services.
    4. Ascertain that customers are kept abreast of company policies and procedures and provide them with information on new products and services.
    5. Create sales agreements according to specific instructions and negotiate the terms and conditions of agreements while training under the sales and marketing department.
    6. Gather market and customer data by performing detailed research activities.
    7. Research future buying trends and provide feedback to the supervisor in a bid to assist the sales management team in creating sales plans.
    8. Advise customers on upcoming product developments and discuss special promotions and campaigns.
    9. Engage in Sales training and can also make sales on behalf of Optiven and earn Sales Commissions.
    10. Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Job Specifications

    1. Should be a final year or recent finalist with a Bachelor in Sales and Marketing from a reputable university.
    2. Can have a Diploma in Sales and Marketing and a Sales and Marketing certificate will be an added advantage.
    3. Exposure or having previously worked purely in sales and marketing will be an added advantage.
    4. Please apply only if you meet the above job specification otherwise no other qualifications will be considered.

     Skills

    1. Excellent communication, influencing and negotiating skills.
    2. Good organization and administrative skills.
    3. A strong team player.
    4. Ability to perform with minimal supervision.
    5. Ability to adopt a flexible approach to meet targets and the needs of the business.
    6. High levels of integrity and professionalism.

    Period

    1. The sales and marketing trainees will be engaged with Optiven group for a period of 3 months.

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    Media Officer

    Location: Nairobi and to be based at Optiven Headquarters at Absa Towers Loita Street.

    Job Description

    Push Brand awareness through communication, events and public relations.

    Principal Accountabilities

    1. Assist in Company’s Publicity and Brand awareness to protect Company’s reputation with the clients and the public.
    2. Assist in Planning PR and campaign strategies.
    3. Assist in Coming up with and planning media events
    4. Maintaining regular relations with the organization’s publics: The Media, Sectorial Associations and Government
    5. Assist in Doing write-ups for Media
    6. Maintaining an up-to-date media contacts data-base
    7. Asist in Writing official speeches, leaflets, ‘in-house’ journals, reports, publicity brochures, information for web sites etc.
    8. Pitching to Media for publicity
    9. Analyzing media coverage and giving regular reports.
    10. Liaising with relevant managerial office(s) and staff on budgeting and timescales for media coverage.
    11. Work on achievement of Brand Awareness and Events strategy
    12. Assist in developing a calendar of all events.
    13. Assisting in lobbing for free media to benefit Optiven.
    14. Assist in Coordinating both internal and external Company Events and meetings.
    15. Assist in Conducting Company promotional and marketing activities and media interviews.
    16. Checking all Optiven platforms to ensure we are on focus
    17. Monitoring international media

    Job Specifications

    1. BSc/BA in PR, communications, journalism or similar relevant field.
    2. Previous working experience as a PR and Media Officer for at least 3years experience.
    3. A diploma in PR & Communication will be an added advantage.
    4. A proven track record of successful PR campaigns
    5. Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
    6. Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    7. Aptitude in Organization, Proactiveness and multi-tasking ability.
    8. Attention to detail and a result-oriented mindset.

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    Receivable Officer

    Location: Optiven Headquarters Absa Towers – Loita Street.

    We seek to recruit Self-Driven and Enthusiastic persons to fill the vacant positions of Receivable Officer to assist our Finance & Accounting Department in collections of products sold and services rendered to our customers.

    To be successful in this role, the applicants should be skilled and thorough researchers with excellent communication and record-keeping skills. They should be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated with strong math and computer skills. The ideal candidates should also be patient and cool-tempered to deal with aggressiveness and complaints.

    Duties/Responsibilities

    1. Collect outstanding debts from clients and achieve collection target to ensure positive cash flow.
    2. Maintain debtor’s book to ensure that the debt status is accurate and latest.
    3. Develop reports on aged debt accounts and days sales outstanding (DSO) reports.
    4. Monitor slow moving accounts to identify delinquent debts and take necessary action to recover the debts.
    5. Review collection queue to perform collection activities accordingly.
    6. Adhere to customer policies and procedures.
    7. Close a specific number of collection accounts each month to meet assigned targets and maintaining a high level of customer retention.
    8. Contact debtors and implement repayment schedules and terms.
    9. Advise customers on their payment options and suggest for them methods of payments.
    10. Maintain security and confidentiality of company and customer information.
    11. Attend educational programs for professional growth and skill development.
    12. Follow up on invoices submitted to ensure prompt and timely payment
    13. Evaluates payments/denials received for correctness and ensures that they are applied appropriately.
    14. Identify bad debt write-offs and Account Receivable adjustments in accordance with policies and procedures.
    15. Liaising with customers, as well as internal personnel including the sales team
    16. Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Education and Experience

    1. Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or a closely related field.
    2. At least 3 years’ experience in Credit management and also have worked in a Banking setup or a Micro finance institution.
    3. Attention to detail and very well organized with great communication skills.
    4. Ability to Plan ahead and work with Large Data.

    Other Skills Required

    1. Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
    2. Excellent analytical, research, organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills.
    3. Familiarity with Debt Collection Laws.
    4. Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.
    5. High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability.
    6. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as other accounting software programs.
    7. Ability to operate related office equipment such as computers, scientific calculator, and copiers.
    8. Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
    9. Ability to build relationships with clients and internal departments.
    10. Skilled in negotiation and dealing with complaints.
    11. Strong sense of responsibility and urgency.
    12. Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers.
    13. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    14. High level of integrity and confidentiality.
    15. Excellent customer service skills.

    Method of Application

    If you believe you have high performance culture, positive mental attitude and are self-driven, then apply using the following link; https://optivenjobapi.optiven.co.ke/optivenJobAPI/public/  on or before 15th October 2021.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Optiven Limited on optivenjobapi.optiven.co.ke to apply

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