• Job Opportunities at Motion Africa - 6 Positions

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2017 Deadline: 21 July, 2017
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  • Motion Africa services is a HR Management Consulting Firm. We provide and practice transforma¬tional human resource management based services. We become involved with our clients in their transformation, providing services that are value-adding and measurable in their contribution to our clients’ success.

    Finance & Administration Manager - Construction


    Reporting to the Group Managing Director the position is responsible for financial planning,  financial strategy development and its impact on company objectives,  preparation of financial reports, optimum utilization of the company resources,

    investment activities, compliance with regulatory requirements and implementing cash management strategies to meet the company business objectives and general administration.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Formulating and monitoring the company financial strategy
    • Chief advisor to the company on financial matters
    • Deputizing the Group Managing Director
    • Facilitating the development and maintenance of appropriate financial systems, policies, standards and procedures.
    • Facilitating the preparation of budgets and financial plans of the company and overseeing strict adherence to the budgets and plans.
    • Ensuring timely and accurate recording of financial transactions and compliance with international accounting standards and other relevant regulations.
    • Preparation and presentation of financial statements to the management, board and regulatory agencies.
    • Coordinating the annual auditing process, ensuring implementation of audit recommendations and ensuring effective internal controls.
    • Managing cash inflows and outflows to ensure optimum levels of liquidity and investments.
    • Periodic reviewing of policies and procedures to ensure their relevance to the business strategy and changing organizational needs.
    • Managing  general operations of the organization

    Academic Qualifications and Experience Required

    • A bachelor’s degree in commerce or equivalent
    • CPA(K) or equivalent
    • 5 years’ relevant experience, 2 of which should be at Section Head level and above

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    Accounts Assistant - Construction


    Reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager, assisting in managing financial accounting through provision of timely and relevant information for financial accounts, budgets, billing, banking and tax management for decision making while ensuring compliance with internal controls and risk management

    Key Accountabilities

    • Developing and maintaining cost standards and methods for tracking various activities in the business
    • Preparation of management accounts
    • Assisting in Management  and coordination of  working capital to ensure adequacy and optimization of working capital components
    • Managing and coordinating the budgetary process for the business
    • Managing budgets and financial analysis for financial  reporting
    • Managing analysis of revenues / expenditure
    • Managing tax planning and compliance
    • Developing and providing ad hoc financial information to end users for business decision making
    • Coordinating end year financial and operating procedures and requirements
    • Managing and maintaining product costs and profitability for both purchased and manufactured goods for the group
    • Reviewing and updating job descriptions to ensure alignment to organizational needs
    • Any other responsibility as may be assigned from time to time

    Academic Qualifications and Work Experience

    • CPA Part 2
    • 3 years’ experience in busy accounting environment
    • A Team Player with excellent interpersonal skills

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    Project Manager (Technical) - Construction


    Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the position will be responsible for providing a centralized approach to improving overall projects’ efficiency.

    The position will be responsible for Managing resources and coordinating project demands and also responsible for effective implementation and execution of project as per company / clients’ specification.

    The Project Manager will oversees the full project management cycle and the implementation of business initiatives

    Key Accountabilities

    • Planning and tracking of all company projects and synchronizing project portfolios for effective delivery and prioritization, while adhering to company and client’s guidelines
    • Implementing established policies, monitors and controls to ensure the successful management  and reporting of all business projects and initiatives
    • Supervising and leading relevant staff to oversee the impacts and interdependencies between projects and working to ensure projects align with the defined goals and objectives
    • Providing both verbal and written communication regarding project status, risks and issues and makes recommendations on project decisions to senior management
    • Managing allocation of resources to meet work fluctuations and budget and time constraints in the delivery process
    • Serving as subject matter expert, providing technical and analytical and guidance to project teams
    • Providing support in identifying the appropriate systems and solutions required by departments; assist in performing needs analysis of the relevant business areas and in matching needs to capabilities to ensure the business initiatives and strategy is well executed
    • Working with the departments in operational readiness activities to provide support and coordination to ensure adoption of new systems and business processes
    • Managing  outsourced contracts and vendors in execution of the corporate strategy
    • Managing and directs medium to large scale projects that may not fit into a defined department
    • Overall monitoring and management of the execution of business strategy – translates business goals and objectives into concrete strategy and tactical plans
    • Working effectively with internal and external clients, third party vendors and senior management in accomplishing project objectives
    • Evaluating complex situations accurately and identifies viable solutions that create successful outcomes
    • Developing and maintains lesson-learned inputs in the project repository for utilization on future projects

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

    • BSc Engineering / Construction
    • 4 years’ experience in Building and construction sector
    • Evidence of implementation of full Project Management cycle

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    Sales and Marketing Manager - Construction


    Reporting to the Group Managing Director the position holder has the responsibility of identifying and opening new markets, recruitment and growing business from new contacts, soliciting and acquiring business from corporate and large clients, new product development and competitor analysis and maximizing Sales team potential and executing sales plans.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Building  leading edge understanding of consumer and competitive environment through market research and information
    • Leading  the development of market opportunities through introduction of new products and brands
    • Management of pricing strategy that will optimize sales margins and remain competitive to defend and grow market share
    • Building  brand equity through effective communication to build brand loyalty with the target consumer
    • Development and management of Sales and Marketing budget to achieve the organization sales objectives
    • Leading  and implementing  functional policies, processes and procedures
    • Determining and coordinating  of departmental reporting and communication requirements
    • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
    • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking for best practices in Sales and Marketing

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor of Commerce/Marketing
    • Post-Graduation qualification in Marketing is desirable
    • 4 years’ experience
    • Business Acumen/Enterprise
    • Team player

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    Clerk of Works - Construction


    Reporting to the Projects Manager (Technical) the position will be responsible for representing the interests of the organization in regard to ensuring that the quality of both materials and workmanship are in accordance with the design information such as specification and engineering drawings, in addition to recognized quality standards

    Key Accountabilities

    • Monitoring  and inspect work of the construction contractor for assigned projects on behalf of the company
    • Acting as liaison between architect and contractor
    • Conducting  on-site observation and spot-checks of work in progress
    • Ensuring contract compliance by the contractor, such as conducting tests specified in the contract and installing materials/equipment as specified in the contract, and report deficiencies to Clerk of Works, Project Manager, Architect, and Contractor
    • Carrying  out inspection of the workmanship and practices of contractors and/or crews engaged in construction
    • Providing reports on all on-site matters, including third-party inspections, progress, safety concerns, and causes for delay
    • Maintaining  job-site files, documents, reports, and daily log; prepare periodic reports for Project Manager and Architect as required
    • Attending  all job-site meetings as a company  representative or in conjunction with Project Manager
    • Receiving, record, present for architect approval, and maintain custody of samples submitted by construction contract
    • Reviewing  requests for progress payments submitted by construction contractor and forward with recommendations to Architect

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum Diploma / HND in Civil Engineering
    • Over 5 years hands on working experience in management and execution of civil works/projects
    • Experience with Autocad
    • Experience in construction  of housing and roads

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    Credit Controller - Micro Finance Institution


    Job Summary: Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the position is responsible for timely preparation of accurate monthly credit statements, credit control operations to ensure prompt collection of trade debts, minimization of credit risk and adherence to credit policy for company profitability and growth.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Checking customer’s credit situation, recommending  whether or not to offer the credit
    • Setting up the terms and conditions of the receivable and payable balances
    • Dealing with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotiating re-payment plans
    • On continuous basis ensuring  setting up of the credit control systems in line with the market practice
    • Ensuring that debts are paid in a timely manner
    • Meeting  cash & debtor day targets set by the Firm
    • Following  up overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
    • Maintaining  accurate records of all debt management activities
    • Regularly making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
    • Identifying  changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
    • Ensuring  that all transactions are compliant with Company’s policies and the regulating statutory bodies
    • Handling  disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

    • A business related degree from a recognized university
    • CPA (K) or equivalent.
    • 4 years’ relevant working experience
    • Excellent Customer relations skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants who wish to be considered for the positions are invited to direct their applications specifying the position applied for in the “subject line of the email” to: info@motionafrica.co.ke

    So as to be received latest by Friday  July 21, 2017 attaching a detailed CV stating  age, education, professional qualifications, relevant work experience,  current remuneration, names and addresses of three referees.

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