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Product Officer Accepting Applications new
Logistics Officer Accepting Applications new
Internal Control Manager Accepting Applications new
Technology Operations Manager 1st Interviews being conducted  
Defense Player (Proposal Writer and Content Specialist) Accepting Applications  
Midfield Player (Customer Relationship Officer) Accepting Applications  
Director, Finance & Administration Post Filled  

Our client, a leader in the retail industry, requires the services of an organized, highly motivated team player with exceptional communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, and strong leadership ability, to fill the post of

 

Product Officer

Kingston

           

The Product Officer provides support to the Purchasing Department with regards to the procurement of goods in accordance with the rules and regulations as prescribed by the company and local government requirements.

 

Reports To: Furniture Buyer/Electrical Range Manager

Liaises/Collaborates with:        Sales, Warehouse, Call Centre, Technical Service, Regional Office, Suppliers

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Range Planning and assess product requirements with consideration for budgets and marketing plans.
  • Plan activities and collaborate with Commercial Team to ensure that Sales Plans are achieved.

  • Review actual sales compared to budgeted sales.

  • Forecasting levels of demand for products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels with a focus on ensuring key sellers and “Never Out” Items are always available and slow sellers/ discontinued /aged items are actioned appropriately

  • Review trends and keep up to date with new developments in the marketplace

  • Independently trouble-shoot discrepancies pertaining to Order Form, Purchase Order, Invoice Prices etc.

  • Perform Order creation, change request and product monitoring “Need by Date” changes

  • Negotiate, secure and follow-up on Regional Buyer/Supplier commitments that ensure timely deliveries of products at the best price

  • Update and maintain the MSSR/E-Stock with Regional/ Local Changes

  • Allocate and/or re-distribute products to stores based on Recommended Allocation listing, needs and targets

  • Perform pricing activities that ensure revenue targets and competitive pricing targets are balanced.

  • Develop and co-ordinate Product Knowledge training seminars.

  • Prepare and distribute product specification sheets

  • Provide feedback on issues that affect Purchasing.

 

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Ensure sales revenue and targets are met.

  • Ensure gross profit targets are met.

  • Ensure inventory Turns meet agreed targets

  • Ensure aged stock is maintained at or below agreed levels

  • Ensure 100% availability of key sellers/ never out items

  • Do monthly and Bi-monthly competitive price-reviews/activities

  • Prepare Recommended List quarterly and update E-stock as necessary

  • Visit branches quarterly, minimum 60% visit for annum

  • Review sales plans and adjust same in RP3 monthly.

  • Ensure product maintenance done monthly in RP3.

  • Ensure all discrepancies with orders, purchase orders, invoices, etc. are resolved within 24 hours

  • Create local Purchase Orders once within 24 hours of order confirmation from Regional Office

  •  Prepare Order form monthly.

  • Prepare and distribute product specification sheets at least 1 week before items received in warehouse.

  • Ensure all products are distributed to branches at least 1 week before items received in warehouse.

  •  Provide product-related updates to the network every Friday.

  • Provide pricing-related updates to the network every Wednesday.

  • Negotiate prices with suppliers as required.

  • Consolidate all orders via central warehousing within 24 hours of advisory.

  • Ensure all products have bullet points before item is distributed

  • Ensure product promotional nominations provided within stipulated timeframes.

  • Ensure that all correspondence received (both internally and externally) are responded to within 24 hours

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • A First Degree

  • Good Knowledge of purchasing practices and principles

  • Proficient in the use of the computer and software applications (mainly Excel) for research, data gathering, data analysis, report preparation

  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment

  • Strong (internal and external) Customer Service skills.

  • Effective oral and written skills.

  • Good Interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational/coordination skills and excellent at time management.

  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a team.

  • Experience in a retail environment 


Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative.

  • Ability to prioritize a demanding workload.

  • Highly motivated.

  • Strong work ethics and integrity.

  • Ability to manage stress.

  • Pleasant personality

 

Ideal Start Date: August 2, 2016

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, July 8, 2016


We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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Our client, a leader in the retail industry, requires the services of an organized team player with exceptional oral and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, to fill the post of

 

Logistics Officer

Kingston

 

The Logistics Officer will coordinate and manage the movement of goods between suppliers and warehouse, liaising with external agencies and maintenance of all logistics records.

 

Reports To: Administrative Supervisor

Liaises/ Collaborates with: Warehouse, Finance, External Agencies

                 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile invoices with bill/s of lading.
  • Update the purchasing spreadsheet with clearance documents from shipping lines, broker, trucking company, etc.
  • Assist with the prioritizing of shipments as necessary.
  • Liaising with shipping agents to get competitive freight rates.
  • Check All Customs-related documents prior to submitting entries to Customs
  • Maintain a record of all documents for incoming shipments.
  • Ensure that the above documents are sent to the Broker on a timely basis.
  • Follow up on all shipment discrepancies.
  • Ensure all shipment discrepancies for overages/ shortages are communicated to Customs/ other relevant parties.
  • Ensure the Company’s status as an AEO is maintained in good standing at all times.
  • Ensure proper filing/ archiving of documents as necessary
  • Ensure that all correspondences are responded to with 24 hours
  • Provide feedback on issues that affect the Commercial Team.

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • A First Degree
  • Understanding of basic purchasing functions.
  • Supply chain management/ logistics experience
  • Strong (internal and external) Customer Service skills.
  • Strong computer literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Effective oral and written skills.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational/coordination skills.
  • Experience in a retail environment
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel and Word

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to prioritize a demanding workload.
  • Strong work ethics and integrity.

  • Organized
  • Pleasant personality
  • Team player
  • Ability to manage stress.

 

 

Ideal Start Date: August 2, 2016

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, July 8, 2016

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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Our client, a leader in the retail industry, requires the services of a team player with a positive attitude towards work, attentive to detail, strong leadership ability, and strong interpersonal and communication skills, to fill the post of

 

Internal Control Manager

Kingston

 

The Internal Control Manager will help to develop the policies that make up the controls and then work with department heads in accounting and other areas to ensure enforcement of the policies.

Reports to: Director of Finance

Supervision given to: Staff within the Internal Control Department

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the Company’s systems, policies and procedures.

  • Conduct inspections and perform audits to determine what gaps exist in the internal control policies or in the way the company adheres to them

  • Optimise efficiency in all aspects of the department’s operations.

  • Develop the policies and procedures to improve company’s control processes and co-ordinate roll out and implementation.

  • Address questions from employees of the company about interpreting policies or how to handle specific situations that arise.

  • Organize and manage stock counts on a weekly and quarterly basis

  • Assist branches with the monitoring of their stock variances.

  • Co-ordinate and manage cash counts and ensuring that the company policies are in place and adhered to.

     

    This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

                     

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • Tertiary level education, preferably a degree in accounting or related subject.

  • Final stage of the ACCA or equivalent.

  • Experience working in a finance, accounting or auditing department is generally necessary as well

  • At least 3 years experience in a computerized accounting environment.

  • Experience within a management/supervisory capacity.

  • A thorough understanding of accounting principles and procedures.

  • Computer literacy. Particularly, knowledge of Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet applications.

  • Attentiveness to detail, knowledge of accounting and finance

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to manage and prioritize a demanding workload.

  • Positive attitude towards work.

  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently.

  • Team player.

  • Tactful and discreet.

 

 

Ideal Start Date: August 2, 2016

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, July 8, 2016

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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Our client, an International Technology company, requires the services of an innovative, IT oriented and customer focused team player with exceptional leadership, communication, management, planning and organizational skills, to fill the post of

 

Technology Operations Manager

 

The Technology Operations Manager is responsible for the Site’s Management Information Systems, WAN/LAN, Data Centre (Control Room) activity. The Technology Operations Manager will receive assignments in the form of objectives and will determine how to use resources to meet schedule and goals, provide guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies, recommend changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).

 

Department:       Operations – IT & Service Delivery

Reports to:         Site ADM and Regional Technology Operations Manager or Director

 

Direct Reports:    Control Room Operators, Technology Leads/Supervisors, Communications Technicians, other technology personnel inclusive of 3rd Party providers and contractors

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct point of contact for the Site Account Team, Client, Software Engineering, and Operations regarding Daily Operations, Incident, Change, and Problem Management.
  • Responsible for the success of service delivery at the Data Centre and Secondary service Centre. Ensures that both environments are functional
  • Analyze, plan, maintain and improve overall computer/production environment system and communication/IT/network systems
  • Has strategic latitude in implementing recommendations/ decisions affecting Operational Initiatives as assigned.
  • Oversees forecasts, develops and monitors the annual Departmental operating budget.
  • Responsible for Disaster/Business Recovery plans, testing and execution , in conjunction with other intersecting departments
  • Supervises, hires, evaluates, schedules, promotes and assigns duties to the department members.
  • Implements and Ensures compliance with established company policies, ITIL, ISO and WLA Standards and Procedures for Control Room/Technology environment and staff
  • Monitor all incidents to closure and ensure customer notification and follow-up. Remains on-call 24x7, to ensure immediate response to production emergency situations, i.e. IMO process
  • Will be informed and knowledgeable of all Incidents that impact the Site, Customer, Retailer, or Player.
  • Will be accountable to ensure all formal Incident Reports submitted to the Customer are accurate and clear.
  • Interfaces regularly with service officials, vendors, regulators, auditors and security personnel.
  • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for arriving at solutions which will impact the Site.
  • Will be informed and knowledgeable of all Change Requests (RFC’s) and provide guidance to Software and Operations regarding potential risks and impacts to the Site or Customer.
  • Track, monitor and prioritize Software and Operations implementation of solutions (part of Problem Management).
  • Monitors projects to ensure completion on schedule and within budget. Failure to achieve goals and objectives or erroneous judgments/ decisions would typically result in significant expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds.
  • Critical Point of Contact for Site Sales and Marketing Team regarding any questions, research, business development strategies & opportunities, or incidents related to Software or Operations.
  • Critical member and/or lead of all site audits. To include, reviewing outcomes and tests procedures, draft management responses, and manage action items to completion.
  • Assist with requirements development as assigned.
  • Acts as project manager for site based technology and operational projects or as assigned/required
  • Manages all the maintenance contracts pertaining to the DATA CENTRE and General Site, in conjunction with other intersecting departments
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years related experience
    (Candidates with an extensive management background in high demand and high delivery environments are at an advantage.  Industry Certifications and/or Master’s Degree are a positive.)

 

Required Technology and Industry Knowledge:

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Quality Assurance Testing and/or Management

  • Expertise in operating systems Linux / Unix and Windows

  • Oracle / DB2 and SQL DBMS (Database Management Systems)

  • Platform VMWare

  • Business Analysis/Reverse engineering

  • Microsoft advanced Office

  • LAN/WAN Data Communications, Network Administration, Telecoms, GPRS Cellular – Knowledge of Cisco and other general networking technologies

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Service Management – ITIL

  • Project Management, Agile Methodologies, CMM and the SDLC

 

Required Skills:

  • Measuring progress

  • Coaching leaders on how to lead

  • Decisiveness, Edge, Character, Humility, Candour

  • Delegating authority

  • Public Speaking

  • Presentation Skills

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Listening Skills

  • Information Gathering Skills

 

Required Competencies:

  • Problem resolution.

  • Results orientation.

  • Communication.

  • Teamwork.

  • Self-management/Self Starter

  • Innovation Generator.

  • Personal energy.

  • Planning and organization.

  • Customer focus.

  • Analytical thinking.

  • Flexibility.

  • Adapting to change

  • Strong risk analysis ability (very important)

 

 Ideal Start Date: July 4, 2016

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

no later than

Friday, June 3, 2016


We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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Defense Player (Proposal Writer and Content Specialist)

 

Above or Beyond (A Division of Leahcim T. Semaj and Company Limited) is seeking a Star player in the Defense.

  • Are you an exceptional researcher?
  • Do you write extraordinarily well?
  • Are you a whiz at preparing professional, high impact proposals and presentations?
  • Do you have an eye for detail?
  • Are you the curious and creative type?
  • Do you have graphic design skills?
  • Do you have audio and video editing skills?
  • Are you a genius at preparing content for traditional and non-traditional media?
  • Do you love to work on your own initiative?
  • Do deadlines and high- pressure situations bring out the best in you?
  • Are you a pro using MS Office, PowerPoint, Prezi, Canva and Photoshop?

If you answered all yes, then you may be our next star.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Star Performance in any Bachelor Degree.
  • Relevant Experience and Achievements.

How To Apply?

  • Send Resume and Cover Letter along with a statement explaining the star qualities that you will bring to the team and why you wish to work in this role.
  • Email to: Team.Semaj2016@Gmail.com by May 20, 2016

Average persons need not apply.

 

We are transformational specialists working with Individuals, Institutions and Nations. We offer only two options for transformation; Above where you are presently or Beyond your wildest dreams.

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Midfield Player (Customer Relationship Officer)

Above or Beyond       The Jobbank

Above or Beyond (A Division of Leahcim T. Semaj and Company Limited) is seeking a Star player in the Midfield.

  • Do you have a Track Record of Sales and Marketing Excellence?
  • Can you work across functional areas on multiple projects?
  • Do you have superior interpersonal skills? Managing internal and external relationships?
  • Do you have excellent oral and written skills?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Are you detailed to a fault?
  • Do deadlines and high- pressure situations bring out the best in you?
  • Are you a natural leader who is results oriented?
  • Are you a pro at reading and interpreting financial statements?
  • Are you a pro using Advanced MS Office, PowerPoint, Prezi, Photoshop and QuickBooks?

If you answered all yes, then you may be our next star.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Star Performance in any Bachelor Degree.
  • Relevant Work Experience and Achievements.


How To Apply?

  • Send Resume and Cover Letter along with a statement explaining the star qualities that you will bring to the team and why you wish to work in this role.
  • Email to: Team.Semaj@Gmail.com by May 20, 2016

Average persons need not apply.

We are transformational specialists working with Individuals, Institutions and Nations. We offer only two options for transformation; Above where you are presently or Beyond your wildest dreams.



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The JobBank

 

Our client, a Group of Companies providing professional services across all industries, requires the services of an exceptional strategic planning and financial management individual possessing excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to lead, coach and mentor staff, to fill the post of

 

Director, Finance & Administration

 

The Director, Finance & Administration is responsible for Strategic planning and implementation of all financial related activities for the Group of Companies in keeping with international best practices. This will include direct responsibility for, but not limited to:

  • Financial Management and Administration

  • Budget Forecasting, Revenue and Expenditure Controls 

  • Cash and Credit Management

  • Tax Planning and Scheduling

  • Payroll Administration

  • Insurance and Risk Management

  • Regulatory Compliance

  • Contracts Management

 

Department:       Finance & Budget Administration

Reports to:         Chief Executive Officer

 

Direct Reports:    Chief Accountant, Accountant, Junior Accounting Officer – Payables, Credit Manager, Cost Accountant / Contracts Monitoring Officer, Payroll Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Inventory Clerk

 

Liaises With:

Internally:         All departments

               

Externally:         Suppliers/Contractors/Purveyors; Clients; Government Agencies; Financial Institutions; External Auditors

 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Executive Management

  • Serve as a member of executive leadership team
  • Participate in key corporate decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating models and operational execution
  • Lead and perform special projects as determined by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Representation at negotiations, local and international forums or as assigned by CEO

 

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Prepare and maintain regular financial reports, including monthly profit and loss forecast, at least 7 days after the ending of the preceding month
  • Analysis of financial results and make recommendations (strategic and tactical) for generating and sustaining profitability revenue growth
  • Develop and maintain capital budget

 

Finance and Operating Budget Management

  • Develop and manage Budget for Group of Companies

  • Oversee cash management planning and ensure availability of funds as needed

  • Enforce credit management for contract monthly payments

  • Oversee investment and asset management

  • Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships

  • Develop and utilize forward looking and activity based financial analyses to provide insight into the performance of the organization’s operations and business plans

  • Cooperate with Internal Auditor in carrying out his/her duties

     

Strategic Planning and Implementation

  • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of departmental budgets

  • Develop the Department’s strategic plans and direct activities to achieve the strategic goals and objectives

  • Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, auditors, Government Agencies

  • Remain up to date on audit and accounting best practices

  • Maintain Audit trails for ease of preparing annual audits

     

Accounting and Administration

  • Oversee the Department including the supervision and development of staff to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting and related systems and function including billing, credit control, accounts payable, accounts receivable and appropriate maintain ledgers
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial and management reporting
  • Coordinate annual and periodic audits and timely filing of statutory returns
  • Mentor and develop staff through management of work allocation, training, problem resolution, and performance evaluation

 

Legal and Regulatory

  • Maintain compliance with Financial Acts, Laws and Regulations relating to all Financial Functions and Taxation, Labour Law, Contractual agreement locally and internationally to ensure the integrity of the Group of Companies

 

Risk, Insurance and Asset Management

  • Manage the company’s insurance programme with appropriate consideration for organization risk

  • Manage the company’s assets, with accurate depreciation schedule

  

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Business Administration, with emphasis in Finance or Accounts 
  • Professional qualification in Accounting (to include ACCA Level 3, or FCCA)
  • A minimum of five (5) year’s professional experience in managing Finance and Accounting at a Senior level in a medium or large Public or Private sector organization with mixed businesses, and exposure to auditing and investment portfolio management
  • Experience in Tax Planning and Management 

  

The Ideal Candidate is required to:

  • Be strong in implementing accounting and administrative systems, policies and procedures
  • Have sound knowledge of Financial Acts, Laws, Regulations and practices; including Taxation
  • Have sound knowledge in managing profitability revenue growth and expenditure controls
  • Have experience in the use of Finance and Accounting Software Applications
  • Have experience in Contracts Management and Credit Controls
  • Be adept at preparing and presenting timely Management reports
  • Have strong analytical, negotiating and advisory skills
  • Have ability to identify risks and determine insurance needs matching the services offerings to a variety of clients
  • Have sound knowledge of inventory control procedures and practices
  • Have working knowledge of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act – applications, procedures, practices and processes

 

 Ideal Start Date: May 2, 2016

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email: info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, April 15, 2016

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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Job Status Legend
new – means this is a new available post
Accepting Applications – We will accept all applications for as long as this notice remains in place
1st Interviews being scheduled – All applications have been reviewed and a short-list is created. Persons on the short-list are being contacted to set up appointments for interview with The JobBank. No new applications will be reviewed.
1st Interviews being conducted – Persons on the initial short-list are being interviewed during this period. No new applications will be reviewed.
2nd Interviews being scheduled – All 1st Interviews have been completed and a further short-list has been done. Usually there are five (5) candidates that are still being considered at this point in the process and interviews are being scheduled with the hiring company. No new applications will be reviewed.
2nd Interviews being conducted – Interviews are now taking place between the final candidates and the hiring company. No new applications will be reviewed.

Post Filled – The hiring company has selected a candidate and an offer has been made and accepted.

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