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Dec 12, 2008

Nation Media Group Jobs and Careers

Nation Media Group Ltd. The leading Multi-Media House in East & Central Africa has challenging and unique career opportunities in Advertising and Finance Departments.

COMMERCIAL MANAGER
JOB REF: HR-CM-12-08
[email protected]

Reporting to Group Advertising Director and supervising Account Managers, the position will provide a multimedia platform of convenience/convergence to our clients. We invite applications from qualified professionals with proven track records and attributes to excel in a complex and highly competitive multi-media commercial environment.

Overall responsibility will be to formulate and coordinate advertising plans and implement them to ensure achievements of the revenue objectives for the Group, by providing total advertising solutions to our customers that cuts across our media platforms namely; print in all our publications, radio,TV and digital.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following key result areas:
  • Plans and coordinates advertising sales strategies for all brands and products, to meet the Division's and the Group's business objectives;
  • Grow revenue market shares across the sectors for all brands and products;
  • Negotiates annual advertising contracts with representatives of major advertising clients for approval by Group Advertising Director;
  • Identifies manpower requirements and liaises with HR tor recruitment;
  • Reviews staff performance regularly identify and identify training needs and develop their potential;
  • Develops incentive schemes to motivate staff through dynamic commission schemes and recognition programmes;
  • Develops innovative ideas for existing and new products in close liaison with Group
  • Advertising Director for approval and implementation;
  • Assists the Account Managers and Sales Team in resolving clients issues/complaints;
  • Determines the contribution of each Account Manager, plans for the delivery of agreed targets and closely monitors performance by holding regular meetings with the team to review and plan performance and to provide guidance;
  • Provides regular reports as required by senior management on sales performance, market intelligence and trends;
  • Reviews debt status of the client's accounts to determine credit worthiness and to recommend way forward;
  • Evaluates NMG's products performance against competition through research data, with a view to increasing market shares; and
  • Reviews the pricing structure in liaison with the Group Advertising Director and recommends appropriate changes.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Graduate in business related degree. An MBA will be an added advantage;
  • Expert demonstrated knowledge with over 5 years' experience in Sales & Marketing at a
  • Senior level in FMCG, Advertising agency, media house or relevant business
  • Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven record in managing profit targets in a commercially-oriented environment and experience in leading change management initiatives;
  • Demonstrable ability to grow a profitable business with drive and commercial acumen in an organization embracing change; and
  • Leadership, analytical and commercial skill.
BUSINESS ANALYST
JOB REF: HR-BA-12-08
[email protected]

Reporting to the Group Finance Director, the Business Analyst will analyze financial data and help coordinate office administration duties. We invite applicants who are performance driven and possess excellent transferable skills with demonstrable records of achievement in past roles.

Key result areas will include:
  • Effective presentation of financial data in a concise, timely and easy to understand form;
  • Design and support accurate and value-added management reports;
  • Responsibility for data analysis required to support the various business units;
  • Provide top-line summaries of the business performance of NMG products;
  • To monitor and provide regular management reports on business performance;
  • To provide Business Planning support during the Budgeting process; and
  • Provide administrative support to the Group Finance Director office.
Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:
  • Business related university degree;
  • CPA (K) or equivalent;
  • 2 years relevant working experience; and
  • Excellent computer skills
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may send their applications, enclosing detailed CV's, copies of academic testimonials, and names of three referees, daytime telephone contacts, quoting the Job Ref. and publication of your interest on the envelope to:

The Group Human Resources Director
Nation Media Group
P.O.Box 49010,00100
NAIROBI

OR Emails provided above

To reach us not later than 24th December, 2008.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I have never seen jobs advertisements for drivers in your company.what normally happens when employing drivers?

anko said...

My name is Evans.I completed form 4 2009 and know am a student in college undertaking CPA in K.C.A.U.So do you think i can't get anything to do.I only attend lessons part time so if you can find anything for me please send me a text to [email protected]

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