Recruitment at FEP Holdings Limited Group


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Career Opportunities at FEP Holdings Limited
FEP Holdings Limited is an investment group with investments spread in Financial services, Media, Hotels, Schools, Real Estate, Security & l.T. among others, each operating under very clear strategies. 

Currently FEP Group has interests and membership spread across 43 counties in Kenya as well as in UK, USA, South Africa, Canada and Dubai.
 
In line with our strategic growth and expansion plan we are looking for suitable candidates for the following positions:

Group Human Resource and Administration Manager

The overall responsibility is to develop and deliver people management strategies which support the FEP Holding’s overall strategic aims and objectives. 

Specifically, the position aims to strike a balance between the performance and people welfare in order to promote employees commitment and self drive in addition to the general office administration duties.

Key Responsibilities
·                     To manage and deliver HR services to the organization and support the implementation of the strategic goals, actively participate in projects and facilitate change management across the business units.
·                     A Business Partner as part of the management team and develop HR goals in alignment with the business strategy.
·                     Developing and delivering HR knowledge and expertise in updating the competency based HR framework, leading performance, and talent management, aligning HR to core business objectives, and ensuring Corporate HR guidelines are implemented and followed.
·                     Ensuring continued improvement of the health of the organization by monitoring productivity indicators such as performance, sickness and absenteeism, grievances, work-life balance initiatives, and developing programs to ensure positive trends.
·                     Monitoring recruitment and selection for employees.
·                     Managing and monitoring the administration of medical, occupational health and Staff welfare programs.
·                     Guide the Administration department in all strategic planning activities in relation to the strategy of FEP holdings and its business units.
·                     Ensure satisfactory servicing of management meetings; securing venues, providing minute taking and ensuring all necessary documentation is collated and distributed.
·                     Managing employee relations by ensuring fair and quick settlement of grievances and disputes as well as advice on all disciplinary matters.
·                     Assist relevant Managers in preparing and completing reports, ensuring the provision of administrative support throughout the process, as required.
·                     Ensure proper management of information databases and record keeping including all service, lease and general administrative contracts adequately protecting the interests of the organization.
·                     Ensure FEP Holdings assets are adequately safeguarded, administered, managed, and properly documented.
Qualifications, experience, and skills
·                     Bachelor of Commerce or Business related studies from a recognized University.
·                     Post graduate Professional qualification In Human Resource Management.
·                     Masters degree in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
·                     At least 5 years relevant experience ¡n HR and Administration in a busy corporate environment.
·                     Proven track record for leading change management and transformation activities.
·                     Knowledge of the new Labour laws of Kenya.
·                     Membership of recognized relevant Professional bodies.
Group Finance and Strategy Manager

The Group’s Finance and Strategy Manager is responsible for planning, directing and controlling financial functions of FEP Holdings Limited and contribute to the development of long term Strategy and influence strategic and policy decision making process.
 
Key Responsibilities
·                     Maintain day-to-day financial control of the company within budget heads agreed by the organization and ensure that all finances are properly administered and monitored.
·                     Provision of information for the estimates and prioritizing allocation of resources and enforcement of appropriate financial regulations and controls.
·                     Prepare and review detailed budgets and reports on income, expenditure and any variations from budgets.
·                     Ensure that all financial reporting obligations are met in relation to submissions for funding for contracts and any other initiatives and develop the organization’s funding base to secure present and future service delivery.
·                     Act as cheque signatory for and authorize expenditure up to limits as agreed by the FEP Holdings Board.
·                     Liaise and negotiate, as appropriate, with the funding authority and other funding sources on future service delivery initiatives and developments in conjunction with the Head of resource mobilization.
·                     Maintain appropriate relations with financiers/investors and make reports as necessary, ensuring compliance with any contracts.
·                     To provide in-depth analysis of financial, output, audience, scheduling, competitor, regulatory and operational considerations and make strategic recommendations and policy options.
·                     To commission appropriate research and analysis from internal and external sources in order to ensure that the strategy is based on information of the highest quality.
Qualifications, experience, and skills
·                     An undergraduate degree in business from a recognized university with professional qualifications in accounting and/or financial management (ACCA, FCA, CPA or CFA).
·                     A Masters in Business Administration (MBA) or relevant Masters Degree will be an added advantage.
·                     Membership of relevant professional bodies.
·                     Minimum 5-l0 years senior financial and/or administrative experience.
·                     Strong financial management experience and skills (budgets/forecasts capital projects, imports and exports and stakeholder management).
·                     Demonstrable experience in the generation of new investment opportunities coupled with strong global  investor relations experience and the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external investor contacts at a senior level will be an added advantage.
Group Operations and Business Development Manager

The position oversees the general administration and day-to-day operations of FEP Group offices.

The position aims to help with grantee and vendor contacts, and assist in creating a strong, positive public image for the FEP Holdings Company.

The position also initiates the development and execution of business plans and identifies a strategic marketing niche for the group of companies under the FEP umbrella.
 
Key Responsibilities
·                     In charge of administrative support staff, as well as identify, develop and implement administrative workflow processes; monitor procedures and ensure quality control.
·                     Assist in budgeting for general office equipment and supplies; oversee inventory and approve purchase of office supplies.
·                     Manage the day-to-day operations of the FEP Holdings offices and ensure proper maintenance and repair of equipment other than computers.
·                     Define procedures and maintenance of filing systems and general office duties.
·                     Coordinate materials and staff for large mailings; define procedures for and oversee maintenance of mail list database; work with staff to assemble mail lists for individual projects.
·                     Field, convert, and distribute incoming consultant reviews to appropriate SBU support staff.
·                     Provide backup support for Information Services (IS): troubleshoot and document immediate problems; conduct user-group seminars for staff, as requested by IS.
·                     Coordinate and oversee quarterly board book assembly and mailing; verify accuracy and quality of all materials.
·                     Manage and complete projects assigned by FEP Holdings management.
·                     Take responsibility for overall management and delivery of the business plans for the organization, draft, monitor and assess the business and development plans.
·                     Work with and expand current prospect database within specified business sectors to generate effective leads & exceed sales targets for the business.
·                     Understand a prospect’s business needs and work with the relevant SBUs to develop a tailored digital marketing proposal.
·                     Work closely with marketing to identify appropriate go to market messages for specific business sectors.
Qualifications, experience, and skills
·                     Bachelor of Commerce or a degree in business related studies.
·                     An undergraduate degree in business from a recognized university with professional qualifications in operations, sales and marketing.
·                     Masters degree in business with Operations/Sales/Marketing options an added advantage.
·                     Knowledge of general administration in a busy office.
·                     Membership of Professional bodies preferred.
·                     Minimum 5 years senior operational/Sales/Marketing experience.
·                     A proven track record in operations and marketing initiative and development.
·                     Demonstrable ability to grow a profitable business with drive and commercial acumen in an organization embracing change preferred.
Application Details

The positions require candidates with strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure amidst competing demands.

Please send your detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, present position and current remuneration.

Your application should also include contacts of 3 referees, a working email address and daytime telephone contacts.

The forwarding email and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line you are applying for and email them to recruitment@fep-group.com on or before Monday, February 4th 2013.
 
Detailed job profiles for these posts and more information about FEP Group of companies can be accessed on www.fep-group.com

Applications received after the deadline date will not be accepted.
 
The company reserves the right to accept or reject any application. 

ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
FEP Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to open and transparent recruitment processes.
 
FEP Holdings Limited
P.O. Box 72367 - 00200 
Nairobi Kenya
 
Email: recruitment@fep-group.com

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