UAP Group massive Jobs vacancies in Kenya 2013 (56 Vacancies)

UAP Group is a pan-African Financial Services Group with interests in Insurance, Investment Management, Property Development and Investments, Securities Brokerage and Financial Advisory.
Currently, UAP Group has twelve (12) businesses operating in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and is concluding a transaction to enter the Tanzania market.
UAP would like to recruit experienced, innovative and high performing professionals for the following key roles:

UAP Holdings Limited

 Assistant Manager – Procurement
Reporting to the Group Chief Finance Officer, the job holder will support development and implementation of Group’s Procurement Policy and strategy, coordinate procurement processes and maximize value for the Group’s procurement activities by performing the following tasks:
  • Development of optimal Group Procurement Strategy, Policies and Procedures;
  • Oversee the procurement processes and procedures in line with the Group Procurement Policy;
  • Coordinate and supervise the tendering process including participation in the evaluation of bids for goods and services;
  • Participate in the annual expenditure budgeting process for shared services and general usage of items;
  • Monitor & review the usage and expenditure of goods and services with a view to identifying areas of cost reduction and improvement;
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of the UAP Group Procurement Plans;
  • Manage the annual supplier prequalification exercise to promote equality of opportunities for pre-qualified suppliers/vendors;
  • Manage and validate the creation & maintenance of vendor master data;
  • Undertake market surveillance on the procurement process of goods and services.
Job Requirements
  • University Degree preferably in Supplies Management or a Business related field;
  • Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Suppliers (CIPS);
  • At least 4 years work experience in a busy procurement establishment;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics-AX Procurement and Inventory ManagementModule will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in MS Office solutions.
UAP Investments Limited
 
Team Leader, Investment Advisors
6 Positions – Nairobi
Reporting to Head, Business Development the Team Leader, Investment Advisors will be responsible for the following;
  • Planning and prioritizing team sales activities geared towards achieving agreed business targets;
  • Building and maintaining client bases, keeping existing client plans up-to-date and enlisting new clients on an ongoing basis while optimising quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction;
  • Carry out a detailed fact find review of the potential client and recommend appropriate investment products;
  • Recruiting and arranging appropriate training and coaching for members of their teams to ensure that the Advisors are fully equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to achieve and exceed their business targets;
  • Ensuring that a high performance standard and team cohesion is fully maintained;
  • Report on weekly performance according to organization requirements;
  • Work with relevant teams to ensure business target is achieved.
Job Requirements
  • A business related degree from a recognized university;
  • Appropriate qualification/training in sales and marketing;
  • Work experience in the financial services sector e.g. bank, insurance companies,fund manager, would be an advantage;
  • Proven experience and success in selling financial services and leading teams will be an added advantage;
  • A good working knowledge of financial markets;
  • A high sales drive and a strong will to succeed;
Team Leader, Investment Advisors
6 Positions – Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nyeri and Kisii Branches
Reporting to Head, Business Development the Team Leader, Investment Advisors will be responsible for the following;
  • Planning and prioritizing sales activities gearing towards achieving agreed business targets;
  • Building and maintaining client bases, keeping existing client plans up-to-date and enlisting new clients on an ongoing basis while optimising quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction;
  • Carry out a detailed-fact find review of the potential client and recommend appropriate investment products;
  • Arranging and recommending appropriate training, coaching for Advisors at the branch to ensure that the Advisors are fully equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to achieve and exceed their business targets;
  • Coordinating investment sales at the branch ensuring business target is achieved;
  • Report on weekly performance according to organization requirements;
  • Work with relevant teams to ensure business target is achieved.
Job Requirements
  • A business related degree from a recognized university;
  • Appropriate qualification/training in sales and marketing;
  • Work experience in the financial services sector e.g. bank, insurance companies,fund manager, would be an advantage;
  • Proven experience and success in sales and leading teams will be an added advantage;
  • A good working knowledge of financial markets;
Investment Advisor  
42 Positions
Reporting to the Team Leader Investment Advisors, the Investment Advisor will be responsible for the following:
  • Planning and prioritizing personal sales activities geared towards achieving agreed business targets;
  • Maintain and develop new customers through appropriate prospecting sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimise quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction;
  • Manage and retain clients through a thorough and professional customer service;
  • Provide financial advice to clients according to their requirements and risk profile, as well as the performance of the specific portfolios;
  • Carry out a detailed-fact find review of the potential clients and recommend appropriate investment products;
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries;
  • Report on weekly sales according to organization requirements.
Job Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree and/or appropriate qualification/training in sales and marketing;
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality business with the ability to work under strict deadlines and sales targets;
  • Work experience in the financial services sector would be an added advantage.
Investment Advisor – Corporate Business
Reporting to the Head, Business Development the Corporate Business Advisor will be responsible for the following;
  • Identifying and engaging potential Small to Medium sized businesses’ (SMEs) and Institutional clients;
  • Presentation of the Firm’s products and services to SMEs and Institutional clients;
  • Generate and sustain business relationships with Institutions and execute mandates for management of their funds as per set target;
  • Plan and priorities sales activities for SMEs and institutional client;
  • Communicating and coordinating client visits to ensure client retention;
  • Conduct training and marketing programs for the niche market;
  • Preparation of proposal and tender documents to prospective clients;
  • Responding to enquiries; clarifying client queries;
  • Liaising with the relevant departments and following up to ensure resolution.
Job Requirements
  • A business related degree from a recognized university;
  • Appropriate qualification/training in sales and marketing;
  • Work experience in the financial services sector e.g. bank, insurance companies, fund manager would be an advantage;
  • Proven experience and success in dealing with institutional clients and SMES will be an added advantage;
UAP is an equal opportunities employer and offers successful candidates an attractive remuneration package, professional working environment and excellent career prospects.
Interested candidates are requested to send a copy of their Curriculum Vitae, testimonials, covering letter and names and contacts of 3 referees by email to: HRInvestments@uap-group.com quoting the role in the header of the email.
For more career opportunities visit our website www.uap-group.com.
Applications should be sent on or before 15 February 2013 addressed to the Group Human Resources Manager, UAP Holdings Limited.



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