Senior Procurement Officer, Sales Interns, Account Manager, Graphic Designer and Fashion Designer Jobs in Kenya 2013

Ultra Limited is an African company that is a global leader in textiles specializing in branded promotional apparel and materials of all types.
We are looking for highly motivated, ambitious and self driven candidates to fill the positions of:
 
1. Senior Procurement Officer 
1  Position
Basic Function 
The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that all purchases done adhere to quality standards set by the organization and to ensure the implementation of sound and acceptable best practices in procurement practice and stores management.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Ensure the implementation of sound and acceptable best practices in procurement practice and stores management.
  • Ensure the organization obtains value for money in every procurement done, besides adhering to quality standards set by the organization
  • Develop and manage all third party vendor procurement agreements, purchasing and vendor contractual initiatives
  • Overall supervision of the stores operations
  • Develop key production outsourcing initiatives in the event outsourcing activities need to take place
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
  • Diploma in supplies and procurement / Bachelors Degree in purchasing and supplies
  • Member of professional body
  • At least three (3) years experience in a similar function
  • IT skills
Competencies
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manager well at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to adapt interpersonal style to suit different people or situations.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
2. Sales Interns
2 Positions
Basic Function
The candidates will be expected to achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products.
Also make personally contacts and secure new business accounts/customers.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Servicing existing accounts, obtaining orders, and establishing new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Prospecting new clients and growing the business.
  • Preparing quotations, proposals, tenders, presentations as required.
  • Processing orders in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Developing new business by outgoing phone calls, networking groups and creative local marketing.
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
  • Diploma in sales and marketing/ Bachelors degree in Marketing
  • At least two (2) years experience in sales
Competencies
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop client Relationships
  • Passion for selling & meeting customers’ needs.
  • IT skills
3. Account Manager 
1 Position
Basic Function
The candidate will be responsible for managing the sales team, which introduces customers to new products and services, thereby helping the company register profits and make its business more successful.
The job holder will also be in charge of setting sales targets and ensuring that those targets are met by sales executives within the stipulated time.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • To ensure customer satisfaction, prospecting and visiting clients
  • Make sales according to set targets
  • Retain key clients
  • Daily and timely reports with proper planning
  • Following up timely delivery and payments of goods
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
  • Business related first degree or a higher diploma
  • Sales and Marketing diploma
  • Minimum 3 years experience.
Competencies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Should have leadership skills
4. Graphic Designer 
1 Position
Basic Function
The Graphic Designer will be responsible for ensuring timely development of artworks and production of samples according to client’s specifications
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Ensure timely development of artworks
  • Ensure color separations are done and submitted for printing and artworks forwarded for embroidery if any
  • Follow up to ensure timely production of samples
  • Make adjustments and/correction on artworks for client’s approval or production
  • Make adjustments or provide additional negatives for printing
  • Work in conjunction with the product development manager in developing new items and ideas
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
  • Diploma in Graphic Design and Communication
  • Should have basic drawing skills
  • At least one year experience in developing and creating artworks
Competencies
  • Should be computer literate and familiar with design software i.e. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and Corel Draw. Should also have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have creative flair
  • Should be able to work within a team
  • Should have good communication skills and be keen on detail
  • Should be able to translate briefs from clients
5. Fashion Designer 
1 Position
Basic Function
The Fashion Designer will be responsible for producing and designing new products and items that are tailored to meet customer demands.
Additionally, he/she will be expected to come up with new ideas on fashion that is relevant to client expectations.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Researching fashion trends and staying current on contemporary styles
  • Creating sketches and samples
  • Choosing materials – Quality wise the materials used for fashion design
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
  • Diploma or a degree in fashion and design from a reputable organization.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a fashion and design environment
  • Should be knowledgeable with designing software’s and other added advantages.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing organization with skills in Design.
  • Should be conversant with fashion and design. Ability to work under minimum supervision
Competencies
  • Should be computer literate and familiar with design software i.e. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and Corel Draw & wilcom. Should also have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have creative flair
  • Should be able to work within a team
  • Should have good communication skills and be keen on detail
  • Should be able to translate briefs from clients
Interested candidates should forward, their CV’s to info@ultrakenya.net by 14th January, 2013 stating their current and expected remuneration, day time telephone contact and addresses of three referees.
Candidates should indicate clearly on the subject line what position they are applying for.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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