July 2018 – Business Consultants KenyaBusiness Consultants Kenya
21
Jul

Front Office Administrator Job at East Africa Business Consultants

Front Office Administrator Job  – East Africa Business Consultants is a Subsidiary of Enticing Africa Group Limited Headquartered in Kenya and with Branch office in Branch Offices in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi and soon expanding to South Sudan, Zambia and Congo and with Business Associates in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. The Group of Companies is in the process of reviewing its strategic plan and consequently wishes to engage various professionals to enhance its capacity to implement the plan.

Location: Nairobi

Duties for the Front Office Administrator Job

  • Manage the reception area to ensure effective telephone and visitor handling to maintain professional image of the Group of Companies.
  • Making appointments and reservations both internally and externally for staff in the Group of companies
  • Receiving and assisting clients/visitors at the reception, greeting them in a courteous, warm, and professional manner Promoting a positive image of the Group of Companies
  • Receiving, sorting, registering and forwarding incoming mails to the relevant Departments for action.
  • Routinely perform basic typing, filing, and clerical work as requested
  • Performing basic office administrative and HR duties assigned.
  • Attending to all incoming and outgoing calls of the Group of Companies
  • Attending to all Social Media Queries for the group of companies
  • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners

Front Office Administrator Job Qualifications

  • Possess a Diploma in secretarial studies from a recognized institution preferably KNEC, or Degree in Human Resource/Business Administration.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Be excellent interpersonal skills and integrity
  • Good command of both English and Kiswahili languages
  • Have ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position in a busy organization with HR and administrative responsibilities.

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV to info@eastafricabusinessconsultants.com.

State your salary expectation in your email.

Application Deadline is 28/07/2018

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

12
Jul

Telecommunications licensing in Kenya

Telecommunications licensing in Kenya – The Communications Authority of Kenya is the Regulatory Authority for the communications sector in Kenya. The Authority is responsible for facilitating the development of the information and communications sectors including Broadcasting, Multimedia, Telecommunications, Electronic, Commerce, Postal and Courier Services.

In this blog we are going to talk about the whole process for Telecommunications licensing in Kenya

Telecommunications licensing in Kenya – Outline

The Telecommunication Market Structure is divided into 6 market segments under the unified licensing framework. The market segments include:

  1. National network facilities provides
    1. Tier 1
    2. Tier 2
    3. Tier 3
  2. International network facilities providers
    1. Submarine cable landing license
    2. International gateway license
  3. Non-infrastructure service providers
    1. Application service providers
    2. Content service providers
  4. Terminal equipment providers
    1. Telecommunication terminal equipment contractors
    2. Telecommunication technical personnel
  5. Private very small aperture terminals (VSAT)
    1. Operated through VSAT hub operators licensed in Kenya
    2. Operated through foreign VSAT hub operators
  6. On time authorisation
    1. GMPCS landing rights authorization
    2. Business process outsourcing

Requirements for Telecommunications licensing in Kenya

The licensing process commences with the submission of a duly completed application form available at the authorities website. The applicants must meet the following conditions:

  1. Be registered in Kenya with the Registrar of Companies as a Company, Sole Proprietor or a Partnership
  2. Have a duly registered office and permanent premises in Kenya
  3. Provide details of Shareholders and Directors
  4. Registered Companies are required to have at least 20% local shareholding on or before the end of three years after receiving a license
  5. Provide Evidence of Compliance

At the conclusion of the licensing process, the applicant is advised of the outcome in writing. If the application is approved, the applicant is given a maximum of six months within which to take up the offer, failing which he/she may be required to apply a fresh if still interested in the license. The license must be put into operation within 12 months from the date of issuance.

It is a requirement that all electronic communications systems be type approved by the authority before they are activated. The authority inspects all networks before they are out into operation.

We hope that this Blog answered all your questions about Telecommunications licensing in Kenya. Feel Free To Contact Us for any clarification on the same or for compliance.

All the Best 🙂

12
Jul

How to Register an Insurance Agency in Kenya

How to Register an Insurance Agency in Kenya – The insurance industry is licensed and regulated by the Insurance Regulatory Authority. The authority is guided by the Insurance Act. The Authority work is to practice regulation and supervision that enables the industry players to be innovative and entrepreneurial. The Authority deploys significant resources in monitoring market behaviors, compliance and solvency issues.

After a person has registered their company they then contact the Authority for licensing.

This is the Procedure on How to Register an Insurance Agency in Kenya

  1. The applicant or its principle officer must have passed or been exempted from Certificate of Proficiency (COP) examination for Insurance Agents. The examination is offered by the College of Insurance.
  2. Documents as proof of nationality. Note that all agents must be East African citizens.
  3. Confirmation by the principle officer of the insurer whom the applicant proposes to be an agent certifying that the applicant has the knowledge and experience necessary act as an agent.
  4. A certified copy of the certificate of registration of business name reflecting the kind of business applied for. In case of corporate agent the following also be required A certified copy of the certificate of registration of business name reflecting the kind of business that applied for or a certificate incorporation
    1. A copy of the articles of association or rules and regulation
    2. Details of the shareholders or partners
  5. A Statement of all the classes of business the proposer intends to transact
  6. All proposal and policy forms of all the classes of business the proposer intends to transact, including all endorsements and other written matter appertaining to the same
  7. The premium rates the proposer intends to use
  8. The reinsurance arrangements
  9. Location of office and branches if any

For more information on licensing you can visit the Insurance Regulatory Authority website or Contact us for help in Compliance.

All the Best  🙂

10
Jul

Investing and Doing Business in Kenya

Investing and Doing Business in Kenya – Are you looking to Expand your Business into East and Central Africa?

Then Kenya is the Best Option for you. Kenya is one of the key logistical conduits into the East and Central African Market consisting of Kenya, Burundi, Djibouti, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda with an average GDP Growth of about 6%.

Many foreign companies establish their regional headquarters in Kenya due to the numerous Business opportunities and also because of the improvement of the ease of doing Business over time.

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Reasons As To Why Investors Prefer Kenya Include The Following;

  • Qualified Work Force
  • Dynamic Private Sector
  • Harmonious industrial Relations
  • Preferential Market Access
  • High Returns
  • Convenient Time Zone

Available Investment Opportunities In Kenya Are Spread Across The Following Industries

  • Energy Sector
  • Information and Information and Communication Technology
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Tourism Sector
  • Transport and Infrastructure Sector
  • Agricultural Sector
  • Trade Sector
  • Water and irrigation Sector
  • Building& Construction
  • Mining Sector

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The Incentives Granted to Foreign Investors by the Government of Kenya include the following;

  • Manufacture Under bond programs
  • 100% investment allowance
  • Duty and VAT exemption on machinery, Equipment’s and Raw materials.
  • Export processing zones
  • Special Economic Zones

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