HR & Admin Assistant Manager, Brand Manager at KETEPA

On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Kenya Tea Packers (KETEPA) Ltd is a leading private sector tea packaging and marketing company with a countrywide distribution network. 
The company has over 30 year’s presence in the Kenyan and international markets. Its local market share is estimated at over 70% and has staff strength of more than 400.

In order to support its fast modernisation initiatives, talent development and enhancement of shareholder value, the company is seeking to recruit talented, innovative and result oriented individuals. 

The positions will be based in Kericho and will play a key role in ensuring KETEPA’s objectives are met.
 

Assistant Manager Human Resource and Administration
Reporting to the Human Resource and Administration Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing best HR strategies and policies to support this innovative and fast moving business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Facilitating the recruitment and selection process.
  • Participating in the implementation of performance management process.
  • Maintaining HR records and ensuring their safe custody.
  • Coordination of employee relations matters including participation in CBA negotiations.
  • Participating in the periodic review of the HR policies and procedures
  • Facilitating and supporting learning and development processes within the organization.
  • Assisting in periodic review of the human resources policies and procedures.
  • Coordination of administrative duties, including welfare, health and safety.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and organization skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Brand Manager
Reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing, the successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and controlling standards to ensure a consistent approach for the Ketepa brands.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop strategic brand plans for existing/new brands.
  • Champion execution and implementation of brand plans to meet volume and value objectives.
  • Analyze and support development/implementation of brand programmes.
  • Prudently manage budgets for brand programmes.
  • Carry out Research on trends in consumer behaviour.
  • Monitor and report brand performance and market trends.
  • Carry out brand PR activities.
  • Develop and manage product innovation and launches.
  • Work closely with external agencies to build on brand share and visibility
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing.
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in brand management.
  • 1 year experience in an FMCG environment.
  • Conversant with advertising agency operations.
  • Past experience dealing with multiple products.
  • Conversant with Consumer engagement, Brand positioning and Product development.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation and organization skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good leadership skills.
If you meet the above requirements, you are invited to submit an application letter attaching your current CV, indicating names and contacts of 3 referees, copies of your certificates and testimonials to the address below, not later than 8th November 2013.

Human Resource and Administration Manager
Kenya Tea Packers Limited
P. O. Box 413-20200
Kericho
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