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Sales and Marketing Manager 1st Interviews completed new
Loss Prevention Manager Reviewing Applications new
Senior Accounts Officer – Payables Reviewing Applications new
Technical Manager 2nd Interviews completed new
Technology Operation Manager Post Filled  
Quality Assurance Manager Reviewing Applications  

Above or Beyond

Our client a Vibrant, dynamic manufacturing and Distribution Company seeks a similarly vibrant and energetic Sales & Marketing Manager with key networking skillsets. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting account executives across all pre-sale and post-sale client conversations. The Sales & Marketing Manager works cross-functionally to identify creative solutions for strategic marketing programs that mutually deliver against client objectives and align with company’s objectives. Reporting to the General Manager, this individual will collaborate with key internal teams to develop compelling brand packages leveraging the company’s products. 

Sales and Marketing Manager


Main Responsibilities:

  • Partner with account executives to develop growth strategies for distribution channels.
  • Work with sales leads to manage the Pre-Post sale process, from initial contact, execution and or renewal.
  • Develop brand proposals for all product lines, managing project timelines, following up on brand approvals and ensuring internal and external deadlines are met.
  • Consult with the account executive during the proposal process to ensure that all technical information and recommendations address customer requirements.
  • Arrange for training of channel partners on the technical aspects and market positioning of the company’s offers.
  • Prepare annual sales budget and develop strategies to achieve as main responsibility for achieving sales budget lies with incumbent.
  • Report monthly on sales trends and performance.
Job Qualification:
  • A graduate or first degree  in Business Administration, Sales and Marketing, Consumer ,Behavior and Market Research, Communication Methods and Technology, and Visual Arts.
  • Keen interest in Literature, Journalism, Sociology, Psychology, or Philosophy an asset.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Advertising, Management, Political Science, Creative and Technical Writing, Public Affairs and Public Speaking.
  • A working knowledge of a foreign language, i.e., Spanish, French or Portuguese.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and strong internet skills are imperative.
  • Should have a flair for Retail Sales and Marketing.
  • The Sales & Marketing Manager should be mature, creative, decisive, flexible, highly motivated, and resilient under stress. Solid interpersonal skills are vital. Tact, good judgment, and an outstanding ability to create and maintain effective personal relationships with supervisory and professional staff members and clients are essential.
  • The incumbent will be able to communicate persuasively, both orally and in writing, with other managers, staff, and the public.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in a Manufacturing, Distribution and or Retailing environment
  • Own Vehicle
  • Command of consultative selling skills
  • Solutions-driven and creative disposition
  • Passionate about brand marketing and can work in a fast paced environment.



Applications must be submitted to:

Above or Beyond(formerly The Job Bank)

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

no later than

Friday, October 28, 2016

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited






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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Above or Beyond

 

Our client, a member of a rapidly expanding multi-national group, is looking for a suitable candidate with a minimum 5 years of Loss Prevention Management experience in the security industry to fill the post of

 

Loss Prevention Manager

 

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

 

 

The ideal candidate will:

 

  • Have a Degree in Management Studies or other relevant discipline and or the successful completion of the Officer Training Programme at a recognised military, para military or security institution

  • Have five (5) years working experience in a managerial position in the security industry

  • Have working knowledge of electronic security systems.

     

  • Have the ability to complete risk analysis and develop contingency plans.

     

  • Have knowledge of modern trends and developments in Security equipment.

     

  • Have knowledge of the laws and regulations applicable to safety and security in the working environment.

     

  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with persons at all levels.

     

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

     

  • Formulating security policies, procedures, guidelines and controls for the protection of the company, its property, employees, customers and stock from theft and vandalism.

     

  • Developing, reviewing and monitoring operational measures required in enhancing physical security.

     

  • Evaluating the security risk potential of existing and proposed branch and warehouse activities and gathering intelligence on all security related matters.

     

  • Ensuring that plans and contingency planning measures are in place in order to minimize the hazards of natural and man-made disaster and emergencies.

     

     

  • Providing guidance and technical assistance on various security/safety concerns such as disaster and risk related factors, facility access and related security issues; coordinates enhancements or modifications to existing alarm, security systems and branch and warehouse layout.

     

  • Ensuring that all fire and emergency preparedness plan/measures are actively maintained and tested at all branches and warehouses on a regular basis or as directed by law.

     

     

  • The physical and electronic security program for all locations, which includes shutters, grills and perimeter fencing.

     

     

    Applications MUST be submitted to:

    Above or Beyond (formerly The JobBank)

     

    Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

     

    no later than

    Friday, October 21, 2016


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


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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The JobBank

 

Our client, a member of a rapidly expanding multi-national group, requires the services of a detail oriented, analytical, problem solving, and highly motivated individual with exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, to fill the post of

 

Senior Accounts Officer – Payables

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

 

The Senior Accounts Officer – Payables, provides monthly reconciliation of Payables sub-ledger on Oracle to control accounts in the General Ledger and any other accounts assigned.

 

Reports to: Assistant Accountant - Payables

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monthly reconciliation of local & foreign suppliers statements (including RF) to nominal ledger

  • Monthly reconciliation of the GRN accrual accounts

  • Monthly reconciliation of the RWT supplier account

  • Timely posting of costing for overseas suppliers (48 hours from receipt)

  • Timely payment and postings of local and overseas suppliers (48 hours)

  • Maintenance of  supplier loan accounts

  • All reconciliations must be agreed to the GL.

  • Any other tasks assigned that will assist in achieving the purpose stated above and or the company mission.

 

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.

  • Level 2 ACCA or equivalent

  • Three (3) years’ experience

  • Strong computer literacy and numeracy 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

  • Analytical and problem–solving skills

  • Experience in a retail environment

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative.

  • Highly motivated.

  • Tactful and discreet.

  • Strong work ethics and integrity.

  • Ability to manage stress.

  • Ability to manage heavy workload.

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, October 14, 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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The JobBank



Our client, a leader in the pharmaceutical and food processing industry, is looking for a suitable candidate with a minimum 3 years of  Quality Control and Quality Assurance Management experience in the preferable in the pharmaceutical or food industry. to fill the post of Technical Manager




  1. JOB TITLE:                   Technical Manager


  1. DEPARTMENT               Quality


  1. REPORTING TO:          Chief Executive Officer


  1. STAFF REPORTING:     Assistant Chemists & Microbiologist


  1. CO-ORDINATING RELATIONSHIPS:


INTERNAL                                             EXTERNAL


Factory Manager                                      Government Chemist

Pharmacist                                               Jamaica Bureau of Standards

Assistant Chemists                                   Ministry of Health

Production Manager                                Scientific Research Council       

Warehouse Supervisors                           Technological Solutions Limited

Commercial Manager                               Pesticide Research Laboratory

               Marketing Manager                                   Other external laboratories

Export Manager                                        Facey Commodity – Pharmaceutical Division

Financial Controller    

New Product Development Manager       

Production Supervisor

Production Staff

Personnel Officer                       

       

  1. JOB SUMMARY:

   

Responsible for:


    1. Ensure compliance with all quality statutory requirements

    2. Validation of processes, systems and formulations

    3. Auditing of GMP and other Quality Systems

    4. Provide training in GMP and other Quality Systems to all employees

    5. Quality Assurance for all aspects of Company operations

    6. Supervision of Documentation of Quality Systems

    7. Research, Formulation and Development of new products.

    8. Feasibility studies on products identified for development.

    9. Selection of processes, materials, and equipment for new products

    10. Pilot studies and scale up to commercial operation for new products



  1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Laboratory

      1. Review laboratory testing equipment and procedures and make recommendations for improvements and additions.

      2. Assess accreditation and effectiveness of external laboratories used by the Company.

      3. Participate in the investigation of customer complaints and take appropriate action.

      4. Develop new and improved laboratory procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of operations.


    1. Personnel

      1. Assist in ensuring that personnel execute their functions in accordance with Company Standards & Policies, GMP and statutory requirements.

      2. Assist in maintaining good team spirit in an effort to achieve targeted objectives.

      3. Develop and provide appropriate training programmes in GMP and other Quality Systems to all employees.

      4. Identify as appropriate external training programmes and recommend participants.


    1. Quality Compliance

      1. Ensure compliance with all GMP, ISO9001, HACCP and other quality systems.

      2. Validation of production processes, testing procedures, cleaning procedures, reformulations and new product methods.

      3. Audit and validate procedures for: batch formulation records; batch failure procedures; reprocessing procedures and sample retention sample testing.

      4. Audit and validation of production processes; laboratory procedures; batch yields; microbial profile and effectiveness of cleaning and fumigation.

      5. Auditing of GMP and other Quality Systems.

      6. Participate in and supervision of Documentation of Quality Systems.

      7. Review all documentation and processes and make recommendation for changes as appropriate.

      8. Review on a daily basis, the production and quality control records for the manufacture of each batch of finished products for accuracy and completeness.

      9. Submit reviewed production and packaging records to the Accounts Department for the release of finished products for sale.

      10. Ensure that the necessary chemicals and personal protective equipment (PPE) are available for the  efficient operation of the laboratory and factory.

      1. Play the leading role in the maintenance of the ISO9001 2008 system and report to top management on how the QMS is performing.

      2. Play the leading role in implementation of ISO9001 2015

      3. Play the leading role in the implementation of the HACCP system.


    1. Product Development & Improvement

      1. Play a role in the identification and development of new products.

      2. Actively participate in consumer insight through in-house and other market surveys.

      3. Feasibility studies on products identified for development.

      4. Selection of processes, materials, and equipment for new products

      5. Pilot studies and scale up to commercial operation for new products

      6. Research, formulate product and identify testing procedures.

      7. Make the required laboratory samples for consumer and statutory purposes.

      8. Do necessary stability and other tests to ensure product and process integrity.

      9. Reformulate/ adjust existing products based on stability test results, obsolescence of raw material and/ or market changes.

      10. Do costing for new products developed and reformulated products and assess feasibility.



  1. JOB REQUIREMENT/SPECIFICATIONS:


    1. Education:    Master’s Degree in Pharmacology, Chemistry or related areas.


8.2    Work Experience:    Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferable in the pharmaceutical or food processing industry.


Personal Attributes:   

Strong communication skills.

Innovativeness and creativity.

Ability to work with minimum supervision

Initiative

Results oriented

Flexible

Ethical

               

    1. Hours of Work:    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. May be required to work outside normal hours as the need arises.


8.4    Work Environment:    Noise. Exposure to dust and fumes from raw materials.

   



Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited


Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com


no later than

Friday, August 26, 2016


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


            



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!

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International Gaming Technology (IGT), 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
  • Analyse, 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)

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Ideal start date: September 1, 2016

no later than

Friday, August 5th, 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!

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Our client, a leader in the manufacturing industry, is looking for a suitable candidate with a minimum 7 years of Quality Assurance Management experience in the Food or Beverage Industry to fill the post of

 

Quality Assurance Manager

 

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Coach, lead and motivate the Quality Assurance team to develop and attain team and plant goals.

  • Develop action plans with Production, Engineering, and Procurement to ensure the product specifications, analytical procedures, sampling programs, and process controls are implemented and executed to deliver the plant's quality goals.

  • Initiate product and process improvement through the implementation and analysis of statistically designed experiments and capability studies.

  • Ensure development and execution of quality processes and continuous improvements, compliance with governmental regulatory quality, and partnership requirements.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a member of the Leadership Team and through that team assist in providing guidance and leadership to the facility.

  • Assure adherence to specifications with all processes at the facility through effective implementation of TQM principles.

  • Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes

  • Devise and review specifications for products and processes

  • Set requirements for raw material and monitor compliance

  • Manage a team of supervisors, technicians and other staff and provide guidance and feedback

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the HACCP/Food Safety Plan. Update and maintain Quality Manuals to include specification, formulation, and traceability manuals.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related fields, Masters preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of quality measures and management systems, such as Total Quality Management and ISO 9001.

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, July 29, 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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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.
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