National Oil Corporation various Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Exciting Career Opportunity in the Petroleum Industry
National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a State Corporation established under the Companies Act in 1981 with the mandate of participating in all aspects of the Kenyan petroleum industry. National Oil is involved in both Upstream and Downstream activities.
The Corporation is ISO 9001:2008 certified, and is one of the fastest growing companies in the petroleum industry.
National Oil is seeking to recruit a self-driven individual who has a high level of organisational and analytical skills and has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, to fill the following position:
Retail Manager
Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is to develop, plan, implement and drive the corporation’s sales & marketing strategies and ensure achievement of the desired growth targets and profitability and to contribute, as a member of the senior management team.
Key responsibilities and tasks
  • In charge of the Retail Network countrywide
  • Increase Retail Market Share growth in line with the Corporation Strategic Plan.
  • Plans and implements sales & marketing growth strategies for the Retail Network in line with the Strategic Plan
  • In charge of the recruitment, training, coaching and mentoring of the Retail Territory Managers
  • Recruits Service Station Dealers and forecourt Business Partners
  • Manages relevant reporting of financial information for the Retail Business Unit
  • Enforces World Class standards at all Service Station outlets
  • Ensures compliance to the Corporation’s set Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) standards
  • In charge of the development / formulation / stewardship of the Retail network budget
  • Responsible for the Corporation’s short and long-term Retail Network strategies
Skills & Attributes:
  • Must possess a Bachelors Degree in marketing or a related field.
  • A Post graduate Diploma in marketing or CIM, MSK training and/or experience in the oil industry will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in FMCG Company
  • Ability to work in an integrated team environment and communicate effectively across disciplines.
  • High standards of personal integrity.
  • Well – regarded demeanour.
Security Officer
Reporting to the Safety Health and Quality Manager, the Security Officer will provide solutions to security challenges in the Corporation and ensure protection of operations, equipment, facilities owned by the Corporation as well as security of employees.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Responsible for the security systems throughout the Corporation.
  • To identify, evaluate,and prescribe adequate corrective measures for any security threats that the Corporation may encounter.
  • To undertake Security Audits to assess the Corporation’s security position.
  • To assist in investigation of security related incidents and near misses.
  • Manages and cordinates activities of contracted security companies
  • Programs and issues access cards to new members of staff as advised by Human Resource department and monitors access control into the Head Office.
  • Reviews the Corporation’s information security to ensure compliance with information security policy.
  • Analyse security training gaps and provide recommendations on appropriate measures to be taken, and follow up on the same to ensure that the gaps are closed.
Skills & Attributes:
  • Must possess a Bachelors Degree or a Diploma in Security Management, Criminology or a Security related field .
  • Knowledge in Information security management reviews
  • Experience and working knowledge of CCTV, Door access systems, intruder alarms and integrated security systems
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in police or military service
  • Experience in carrying out criminal investigations in a busy commercial environment in a similar position will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work in an integrated team environment and communicate effectively across disciplines.
  • High standards of personal integrity.
  • Well – regarded demeanour.
If you believe your career objectives match any of these challenging roles, please submit your application letter, together with a detailed CV, e-mail address and telephone numbers to reach us on or before 5th April 2013 to:
The Human Resources Manager,
National Oil Corporation,
P. O. Box 58567-00200 Nairobi.
Further details regarding this exciting opportunity, are available at

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