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  • Posted: May 30, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
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    General Manager

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop business plans and tactical action plans to support the achievement of the strategic plan.
    • Maintain deep knowledge and networks in the microfinance sector and leverage them for appropriateness.
    • Champion the strategic planning process.
    • Thorough understanding of the competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments, and standards. 
    • Overseeing the implementation of the company’s short- and long-term strategies and plans.
    • Lead the annual budgeting process to ensure accurate provisioning of expenses.
    • Closely monitor costs to minimize wastage and guard against possible embezzlement.
    • Take immediate necessary action to promote a culture of efficiency, honesty, and integrity.
    • Review existing products, processes, structures, practices, and systems to ensure efficient service delivery; an improved client experience while mitigating operational risks.
    • Plan, organize, co-ordinate company activities and ensure efficient and economic operations.
    • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and goals. 
    • Entrench a culture that places the customer front and center of all institutional actions.
    • High levels of customer awareness – their borrowing, repayment, and savings habits. Understand their needs and challenges and use this knowledge for product development & refinement.
    • Champion culture changes to instill a high-performance culture characterized by integrity, fairness, meritocracy & continuous learning.
    • Establish an appropriate leadership system that will attract, inspire, develop, and retain a highly skilled motivated, and disciplined staff to enhance the performance of the institution
    • Motivate staff and maintain a positive, transparent, mission-oriented, and results-driven environment. 
    • General responsibility for establishing internal risk and compliance systems and procedures, appropriate for The company’s Africa’s business strategy and risk appetite with a focus on threats to our capital and earnings, in accordance with the principles and policy laid down by the Board and the guidelines set by the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
    • Liquidity Management: Optimize institutional liquidity by ensuring timely collection and minimal PAR Maintain adequate liquidity reserve by institutional policy
    • Credit Risk Management: Develop strategies to manage the credit risk inherent in the entire portfolio as well as the risk in individual credits or transactions as per policy and overall institutional strategy.
    • Operational Risk Management: Consistently implementing and maintaining throughout the institution policies, processes, and systems for managing operational risk in all of The company’s material products, services, and activities, consistent with the company’s risk appetite and policies.
    • Ensure financial, operational, and regulatory reports are reliable, accurate, and timely; wherever applicable, exceptions are noted and promptly investigated
    • Ensure internal controls and information systems are adequately tested and reviewed continuously to reflect changing circumstances.
    • Appraise the Board quarterly on the company’s financial status, explaining current performance compared with the past period, actual performance compared with the budgets, and explanations for the variances.
    • Review financial and non-financial reports and develop strategies to improve financial performance.
    • Proactively recommends changes or improvements to the overall direction, policies, and strategy of the organization; solicits advice and seeks guidance, when appropriate, from the board.
    • Ensure Board decisions and directives are implemented by Management in a timely fashion and the action tracker is updated accordingly.
    • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders 
    • Promote the company’s corporate image by professionally representing the company and ensure the company maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility

    Key Requirements

    • Degree in Business Management, Banking, Finance, or other relevant fields.
    • 7 – 10 years of experience in the Finance/Lending sector, 4 of which should have been in a Senior Management or Executive role.
    • Knowledge of current laws related to microfinance, banking, Labor laws, tax, and all other relevant regulations and laws
    • Leadership and mentorship skills
    • Management skills
    • Excellence in credit operations
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • ICT skills
    • Excellent communication skill
    • Financial & numerical competence skill

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    Chief Accountant


    • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Finance department including accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll and utilities, budgeting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, and capital assets reconciliations.
    • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports.
    • Maintain accounting controls by implementing and recommending policies and procedures.
    • Development, implementation and monitoring of financial accounting and related systems. Set and enforce accounting policy, in addition to working with other departments to develop positions on best practices throughout the organization.
    • Ensure bank reconciliation is done on a daily basis.
    • Collection of financial and accounting information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts, and consolidated profit and loss reports.
    • Prepare and submit all tax and statutory returns and deductions.
    • Review and process income & expense reports.
    • Preparation and coordination of the audit process.
    • Protect operations by keeping financial data confidential and operate systems to achieve the same.
    • Assess and report on the overall business risk, keep a business risk register and have controls in place to limit the risks, ensure business risks are always insured.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
    • Must be a qualified CPA Finalist or with ACCA professional qualifications.
    • 5 -7 years of experience in a similar role.
    • Experience in a Logistics company will be an added advantage. 
    • Excellent understanding of accounting and reporting standards and procedures.
    • High attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Good leadership skills with the ability to direct and supervise.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • SAP & Microsoft Dynamics knowledge is an added advantage.
    • Open and pro-active team player building trust and credibility.
    • Quick in establishing positive and productive working relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders.
    • A change champion and a vibrant personality.
    • Ability to navigate with agility within a matrixed organizational structure.

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    P1 Teacher


    • To prepare and deliver high-quality lessons in line with the school’s vision and mission.
    • To collaboratively develop unit and lesson plans for the curriculum
    • To ensure students acquire excellent knowledge and skills so that they make progress, achieve
    • their targets and are prepared for the next stage of their careers
    • Produce documents such as Unit plans, Records of Work, Course outlines, class analyses etc.
    • Differentiate lessons in order to match learners’ needs
    • Involve the learners in different learning activities such as storytelling, role plays, numbers and letters recognition, etc.
    • Displaying learners’ work in the classroom to showcase their abilities and finished projects.
    • Look after the children’s basic needs like feeding, well-being, and academic progress. 
    • Plan regular excursions to expose them to different environments. Monitor the learners attentively and make sure they remain safe around school grounds.
    • Observe the behaviour of children and help them improve it by building self-confidence and teaching social values.
    • To guide learners with learning differences and behavioural challenges. Guide learners on how to socialize with peers and encourage them to resolve small arguments independently.
    • Teach the learners the importance of cleanliness and good manners.
    • Manage and update the progress of children and create reports for parents.
    • Keep the classrooms clean as per the health safety standards.
    • Accompany learners during transit to ensure their safety and comfort.

    Key Requirements

    • Hold a PTE Certificate (P1 certificate) from KNEC
    • Must be registered by the TSC
    • Over 5 years with teaching record for Language (English and Swahili) in upper primary classes
    • A Primary-trained teacher able to handle upper primary classes
    • Have good classroom management skills
    • A team player with good command of written and spoken English
    • Be conversant with the CBC curriculum
    • Good knowledge of Childhood Development.
    • Passionate about 21st Century teaching skills and I.T. savvy.
    • Creative and good teaching/reading abilities.
    • Patient and hands-on with children.
    • Good intra and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledgeable in modern pedagogy and demonstrable teaching practices. 
    • Innovative and creative individual.
    • Good planning and organization skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills with a keen eye for detail.
    • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
    • Candidates above 35 years are encouraged to apply

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    Human Resource Manager

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide an employee-oriented high-performance culture emphasizing on quality, productivity, and goal attainment.
    • Provide guidance and input on department structure, workforce planning, and organization for a rapidly growing team.
    • Liaises with finance departments for manpower-related costs to plan strategically to meet current and future manpower needs.
    • Develops the framework and oversees the manpower planning
    • Develop a high-performing culture, by embedding values and behaviors, whilst maintaining high engagement across the business.
    • Identify business needs and deliver relevant and effective HR initiatives as required
    • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital. 
    • Develops HR programs, and processes in the different areas related to Human resources (including learning & development, performance evaluation, compensation and benefits management, and employee health and well-being).
    • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management
    • Proactive development of succession planning and training & development.
    • Participating in administrative staff meetings.
    • Administration of employee-related paperwork, such as employment contracts, new starter packs, disciplinary hearings, or formal notices of termination.
    • Ensure HR staff addresses employees’ requests and grievances in a timely manner
    • Maintain HR procedures that comply with labor regulations

    Requirements and Skills 

    • Degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
    • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in HR. 
    • Possesses hotel chain experience and has handled 200 staff. 
    • Experience in a Multinational environment will be an added advantage. 
    • Professional qualifications in CHRP, IHRM or related fields.
    • Hands-on experience with Human Resources Management Software (including payroll systems)
    • Solid understanding of labor legislation
    • Excellent communication abilities
    • Leadership skills
    • Ability to foster healthy employee relations
    • BSc degree in Human Resources Management or Organizational Psychology
    • MSc degree in HR or relevant certification is a plus

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