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Career Opportunities and Internship at KAM

Career Opportunities and Internship at KAM

Career Opportunities and Internship at KAM

Career Opportunities and Internship at KAM

Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses. KAM provides an essential link

Regional Intern

Job Purpose: 

To provide support to the county business agenda, membership recruitment and retention within Lower Eastern Region.

Key objectives

  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Database management
  • Information dissemination
  • Timely and accurate reports
  • County Level lobbying and advocacy

Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following: –

  • Support in membership recruitment, retention and to ensure Vibrant and Active Network.
  • Support in follow up on outstanding subscription from members.
  • Address Members’ advocacy issues and where necessary, escalate to the Secretariat.
  • Assisting the Regional Coordinator as the Secretary to Regional Committees and any meeting that are of interest to manufacturers.
  • Assist in liaising with County government and other government agencies (Kenya Power, KEBS, NEMA, etc.) on issues of concern to region members.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating chapter activities – meetings, seminars, workshops and other functions in consultation with the chairman and /or Secretariat.
  • Representing the Association in various local forums; County Budget, County Assembly legislation meetings on Bills that are of interest to KAM Members.
  • Assist in sharing of information relevant to members.
  • Assist in coordination of Regional & County Business Agenda activities at chapter / Coordination of BMOs Coalition activities.
  • Assist in administering policy formulation tools to ensure ease of doing business for members.
  • Support the Regional Coordinator in Capacity Building Trainings for chapter members.
  • Database Development, updating and maintenance for key contacts in region to enhance KAM services and network.
  • Support interlinkage with the KAM sectors.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Economics , Public Policy or PR /Marketing or Business Administration/Development/Management or their equivalent
  • Volunteer experience in event management and client support is an added advantage, Attachment experience preferably in sales and marketing, busy customer help desk /relevant work is desirable.

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent relationship management and networking skills
  • Knowledge of devolution affairs and role of Counties in enhancing local trade.
  • Knowledge of the industrial sector in Kenya and willingness to learn global trends.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills and ability to multitask.
  • Team player and enthusiastic.
  • Keen attention to detail

Skills: 

  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • customer service
  • stakeholder communication
  • account management
  • trade
  • policy and marketing

Assistant Regional Coordinator

Job Purpose: 

To provide support to the county business agenda, membership recruitment and retention within Nairobi Region.

Key objectives

  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Database management
  • Information dissemination
  • Timely and accurate reports

Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following: –

  • Membership recruitment, retention and to ensure Vibrant and Active Network.
  • Follow up on outstanding subscription from members.
  • Address Members’ advocacy issues and where necessary, escalate to the Secretariat.
  • Assisting the Regional Coordinator as the Secretary to Nairobi Industrial Area Region Committee and any meeting that are of interest to manufacturers.
  • Assist in liaising with County government and other government agencies (Kenya Power, KEBs, NEMA, etc.) on issues of concern to region members.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating chapter activities – meetings, seminars, workshops, and other functions in consultation with the chairman and /or Secretariat.
  • Representing the Association in various local forums; County Budget, County Assembly legislation meetings on Bills that are of interest to KAM Members.
  • Assist in publishing monthly chapter newsletter with information relevant to members.
  • Assist in coordination of Regional & County Business Agenda activities at chapter / Coordination of BMOs Coalition activities.
  • Assist in administering policy formulation to ensure ease of doing business for members.
  • Support the Regional Coordinator in Capacity Building Trainings for chapter members.
  • Database Development, updating and maintenance for key contacts in region to enhance KAM services and network.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Economics or PR /Marketing or Business Administration/Development /Management or their equivalent,
  • Good experience in event management and client support is an added advantage,
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferably in sales and marketing, busy customer help desk/relevant work. Experience with a Professional or Business Membership Organization is an added advantage.

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent relationship management and networking skills
  • Excellent Marketing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the industrial sector in Kenya and willingness to learn global trends.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills and ability to multitask.
  • Team player and enthusiastic.
  • Keen attention to detail

Skills: 

  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • customer service
  • stakeholder communication
  • account management
  • trade
  • policy and marketing

 

 

How to apply

Interested and qualifying candidates should complete the online application and submit their CV and Application letter only to hr@kam.co.ke indicating the words “Regional Intern” in the email subject line to reach us not later than 11th March 2023

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Association of Manufacturers on forms.office.com to apply

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