Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) Career kenyas vacancies in Kenya July 2013

Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) wishes to recruit Born again mature Christians’ who are in agreement with the CITAM statement of faith and actively involved in their Local Church for the outlined positions below: –

A. Business Development & Strategy Manager

The position is charged with the responsibility of facilitating the business development process and provide overall coordination of the projects and the business units.
This is a senior management position which reports to the Director for Administration.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop overall strategic plan for the business Units in line with relevant policies and communicate to functional units for the Ministry and business modeling
  • Recommend and develop a strategic framework designed to proactively identify and respond to change
  • Ensure that the Business Units operate efficiently and optimally, financially self-sufficient and profitable.
  • Ensure that the Units promote the vision, mission and core values of CITAM and the standards for the respective Units and that they guard the corporate identity and image of CITAM.
  • Provide the linkage between the respective units and the Senior Management Team and ensure that operational issues affecting them are addressed in a timely manner, in line with policy and the Legal framework.
  • Ensure that processes relating to the Business Units, the annual audits, internal and external inspections etc are well managed in liaison with the respective Head Office Departments.
  • Maintain a system for periodic assessment of risks and ensure adequate risk coverage, mitigation and management systems in place for the Units.
  • Undertake periodic evaluation and performance of the effectiveness and efficiency of CITAM’s Units.
  • Develop annual work plans, procurement plan and budget as per the strategic plan
  • Contribute to the CITAM planning cycle through aligning of the Business units, budget and the strategic plan.
  • Ensure monthly reports are prepared for submission to the Deacon Board that supports decision making process in CITAM.
  • Develop and manage an effective monitoring system on the implementation of the strategic plan of the Business units.
  • Keep the church informed of any developments that are likely to affect/impact the strategic plan of the Units and the Ministry.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Management or related field.
  • MBA in Strategic Management
  • Professional accounting qualifications such as CPA or ACCA
  • Must possess excellent analytical, report writing, communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Strong negotiating, facilitating and influencing skills.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Strong team-orientation and motivational skills.
  • At least five years’ experience in a strategic business development & management environment.
B. MTA Sales Co-ordinator / Administrator
This position will take up the initial work of setting up the office.
It will in addition take up various marketing activities including the following:
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In liaison with the Investments Team, set up schedule of prices with agreed time lines and publish the same on appropriate media
  • Coordinate advertisement of the properties for sale through a variety of media
  • Coordinating group visits to the sites
  • Compilation of financial documents for payment processing
  • Participate in relevant leadership teams
  • Maintain records of clients and potential clients
  • Offer secretariat services to the Investment team
Qualifications and Competences:
  • Honest, enthusiastic and passionate about his/her duties
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Land Survey, Land Economics, Physical Planning
  • Skills in sales & marketing
  • 3 years experience in marketing especially in properties and Land
  • Fast thinker
  • Ability to multitask
  • Computer literate
C. Procurement and Logistics Officer
The position reports to the Head of Procurement and logistics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Rationalize the Ministry’s procurement plan
  • Supervision and control of stores plus all outsourced contracts
  • Continuously carry out monitoring and evaluation of the purchasing system, stores management recommend and implement corrective actions
  • Continuously embrace new technologies and innovation for process improvement
  • Sourcing, evaluation and maintenance of approved suppliers and performances of clearing and shipping agents.
  • Ensure the availability of stock items by maintaining effective reorder levels.
  • Check all purchase requisitions both Local and international purchase orders for accuracy and get approval of the same.
  • Ensure effective and timely delivery of approval local/international purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Coordinate purchasing, shipping and clearance of  imports and exports.
  • Ensure that all customers supplied property is verified, recorded, safely stored and used/disposed as agreed with customer.
  • Evaluate all quotations to ensure that the company procures quality items at the best price
  • Deal with Insurance matters relating to motor vehicles and follow up on any claims.
  • Prepare motor vehicle valuation and/or inspection reports and make follow up with the relevant authorities.
  • Ensure all vehicles are in good working condition and supervise their maintenance and cleanliness
  • Maintain proper documentation of the Procurement
  • Coordinate the disposal of obsolete items in the Ministry
  • Support the administrators in the logistics function.
  • Analyze and report on the vendor rating system
  • Prepare monthly reports on the Procurement, Logistics, fleet /transport management functions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • University degree in procurement from a recognized institution
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management
  • Active clean driving licence – 5 years and above
  • Good computer skills.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of at least five years in procurement.
  • Experience in transport logistics in a busy organization.
  • Must have good management, communication and inter-personal skills.
D. Sales Executive
The position will be responsible for selling land & Property for Ark Properties.
The incumbent will report to Head of Business Development and will drive sales through a variety of activities and strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Receive potential buyers and make sales pitch to them
  • Keep a suitable register of potential buyers
  • Take potential buyers to the site
  • Assist in the coordination and advertisement of the properties for sale through a variety of media
  • Maintain records of clients and potential clients
  • Organize site visits in liaison with the Project Manager
  • Coordinating group visits to the sites
  • In liaison with the Investments Team, set up schedule of prices with agreed time lines and publish the same on appropriate media
  • Participate in relevant leadership teams
  • Assist in offering of secretariat services to the coordinating teams
  • Run other office errands
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Persuasive and a team player
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Articulate and clarity of thought
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare reports
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role
For more details on the Career kenya and to apply for these positions, interested and qualified applicants should visit
Fill the online applications form and attach a detailed CV to be received by close of business, Friday 10th August 2013.
Training & experience in ISO 9001:2008 QMS is an added advantage.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Our Mission: To Know God and to make Him known through evangelism and discipleship

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