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  • Posted: Jul 8, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 19, 2024
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    Chai Sacco Society Limited was registered in 1973 to offer financial services to KTDA employees both at the factories and Head Office. In 1999, Front Office Service Activity (FOSA) was started and has evolved to a fully-fledged Deposit Taking Society. In addition to Nairobi and Litein branches, the Sacco opened three new branches in 2016 in Nkubu, Kisii, ...
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    Procurement Officer

    Purpose of the Job

    • Responsible for coordination of office operations, procurement and resources mobilization to facilitate effectiveness and efficiency

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Operational Roles and Responsibilities

    • Implementing office administrative and procurement procedures and policies at Chai Sacco as may be directed by the head of department
    • Supporting the HR and Admin Manager in overseeing the renewal of office licenses and relevant business licenses
    • Ensuring that office supplies and inventory are adequately replenished
    • Preparing requests for proposals/quotations and prepare comparison of various quotations
    • Maintaining procurement records and managing Society inventory
    • Preparing reports on procurement activities as per guidelines
    • Conducting research to ascertain best products and services in terms of best value, quality and deliver
    • Forecasting price trends
    • Attending internal meetings, taking minutes and following up on actionable areas
    • Other duties as specified in the public procurement and disposal law
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Key Result Areas
    The accountability areas are as follows:

    • Maintenance of sound Procurement and administration policies
    • Effective cost control
    • Effective utilization of resources

    Job Specifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supply or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Member of a recognized institute of purchasing and supply

    Skills Required

    • Excellent planning and logistical skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and reporting skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail and meeting deadlines

    Minimum Experience Required

    • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in application of procurement regulations

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    Branch Manager

    Purpose of the Job

    • Ensure continuous development and effective management of products, services with a view to achieving set goals and objectives of the Society at the Branch Level

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Management Roles and Responsibilities

    • Oversee operations in the branch and ensuring branch compliance with operational guidelines and procedures.
    • Ensure proper and efficient management of branch treasury.
    • Ensure proper handling of cash in transit to and from the branch.
    • Supervision and monitoring of staff at the branch level.
    • Oversee performance management of staff at the branch level.
    • Facilitate loan approval, disbursement and monitoring the recovery.
    • Foster customer relations and safeguarding the organization’s corporate image.
    • Monitor and approve payments in accordance with approved budgets and authorized expenditure.
    • Ensure preparation of accurate monthly reports and any other report if and when required.
    • Adequate implementation of internal controls to safeguard the members funds, property and assets of the Society.
    • Facilitate marketing of the Society’s products and services at branch level.
    • Implement and sustain branch strategies for growth in line with Society’s strategies and set targets.
    • Authorize and approve transactions, and other services within the delegated authority and countersigned by another authorized officer when necessary.
    • Implement control mechanism that will ensure operations in the Branch are in accordance with basic operational risk principles, and department manuals

    Operational Roles and Responsibilities

    • Communicating with appropriate management and staff personnel as well as providing periodic reports.
    • Ensures that the branch is properly staffed and that the employee is trained to meet customer service needs as well as sales objectives.
    • Provides for the proper security, maintenance and cleanliness of the branch.
    • Be accountable for customer service, sales performance and the general image of the Society at the branch level.
    • Reviews employee performance throughout the probationary period and on an annual basis thereafter.
    • Continually review and measure team activities against performance targets.
    • Provides periodic reports to the Branch Operations Manager and other groups as required
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Key Result Areas
    The accountability areas are as follows:

    • Increased market share
    • Improve and sustain high standards of customer service
    • Achievement of targets
    • Increased awareness of the Sacco’s products and services
    • Timely resolution of customer service complaints
    • Efficient customer marketing strategies
    • Effective cost control
    • Proficient interpersonal relations, communicative, and sales skills
    • Demonstrated management and supervisory skills sufficient to manage
    • Commercial lending authority
    • A thorough knowledge of the features and benefits of all Sacco products and services
    • A working knowledge of Sacco operating policies and procedures.
    • Visual and auditory skills

    Job Specifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Marketing or equivalent
    • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
    • Membership in a professional body

    Skills Required

    • Computer literate
    • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to focus and execute on defined projects, with the potential to grow the business

    Minimum Experience Required

    • 5 years working experience in a similar set up (three years must be in a supervisory or management level)

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the set criteria to submit their application letter together with detailed curriculum vitae with at least three contacts of professional referees, copies of academic and professional certificates to:

    The HR & Administration Manager,

    Chai SACCO Society Ltd, P.O Box 278-00200, Nairobi.

    • All applications should be submitted on email: with subject heading clearly marked “Procurement Officer”.
    • All applications should be submitted on email: with subject heading clearly marked “Branch Manager”.

    The candidate must also attach a summary of their data as per attached data form available at (Summary data sheet must be filled in MS word format and sent as MS word format. i.e Do not scan it)

    Application deadline: Friday 19th July 2024 at 5:00pm

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