Sidai Africa Limited massive Jobs vacancies in Kenya 2013

 

Sidai Africa Ltd is a unique company pioneering a new approach to livestock service delivery in Kenya.
The company provides high quality products and services to livestock keepers and pastoralists.
To achieve this, Sidai Africa is developing a national network of branded Livestock Service Centres franchised to qualified professionals.
Sidai centres bring veterinary, and other services, closer to small-scale farmers and pastoralists, particularly in underserved areas.
Sidai is growing fast. We now seek dynamic professionals who share Sidai’s vision and values to join this exciting and rewarding company.
 
1. Regional Technical Supervisors (4) – Eldoret, Isiolo, Marsabit & Turkana
Reporting to Operations Director/Regional Operations Manager
 
Qualifications
  • A degree in veterinary medicine (BVM), animal production, animal nutrition, agronomy or business degree
  • Able to support small businesses to profitability
  • Willing to travel extensively
  • Experience in running or managing agro-vets an advantage
  • Experience of farmer and pastoralist training an advantage
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Empathy with rural people
Responsibilities
  • Identification, recruitment and support franchisees in target areas
  • Develop & monitor franchisee business plans
  • Maintain good relations with stakeholders in assigned region
  • Report on franchisee performance
  • Arrange farmer, pastoralist and franchisee training
2. Senior Financial Accountant & Credit Controller
Reporting to Finance Director
 
Key Tasks
  • Offer oversight in management of stocks in our retail outlets
  • Assist Operations team in review of product prices and updates into the system
  • Carry out margin analysis and report on products profitability
  • Review retail branches performances and give reports to management for decision making
  • Assist in implementing the credit control policy and debt management
  • Review bank reconciliations
  • Manage the branch accountants
  • Liaise with all franchisees for account settlements and reconciliations
Qualifications
  • Business related degree specializing in Accounting or Finance
  • Qualified holder of CPA(K) or ACCA with at least 5 years post qualification experience
  • A masters degree in business will be an added advantage
  • A registered member of ICPAK
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP) and Microsoft office products
  • Good planner, organizer and effective decision maker
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Willing to travel extensively within the franchise network
3. Livestock Service Centre Attendants
Reporting to the Regional Technical Supervisor the livestock service center attendants will be based in one of the company’s own centres located in Isiolo, Marsabit or Turkana.
They will be tasked with running the day to day operations of the centre.
Qualifications;
  • Diploma or certificate in animal health from a recognized institution
  • Previous experience in working in or managing agro-vets will be an added advantage
  • Experience in provision of on farm extension service, farmer training, vaccination campaigns etc will be a definite advantage.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Motor cycle license mandatory
Key Tasks
  • Manage the daily operation of the Livestock Service Centre.
  • Attend to in store and on farm clients and build a loyal client base.
  • Procurement and stock management
  • Collection of market and customer information and maintain accurate customer data.
4. Feedlot Manager
Reporting to the Operations Director the Feedlot Manager will be responsible for the operations of a planned feedlot in Isiolo for local and international markets.
 
Qualifications:
  • Qualification in animal production, animal science, farm management or agribusiness ideal
  • Previous experience in managing a commercial feedlot or farm
Key Tasks:
  • Participate in the development of the initial feedlot design and set up.
  • Recruit and manage feedlot staff.
  • Develop business plans, budgets and production schedules
  • Manage all daily operations
  • Maintain accurate records on herd performance and livestock traceability.
  • Play a key role in sourcing of quality and traceable animals for the feedlot and marketing of the finished stock to various target outlets .
  • Maintain accurate financial records, report on operational and capital expenditures
Send your application with a detailed CV to recruit@sidai.com
or
 
Sidai Africa Ltd 
CAFS Centre, Mara Road
PO Box 64945-00620, 
Nairobi, Kenya 
 
by COB 19th June 2013



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