There are several companies along Mombasa Road Nairobi where job seekers, especially fresh graduates can drop their CVs even when job vacancies are not advertised. Sometimes it’s wise to apply for a job in a company even if there is no open vacancy at the institution; we have seen a number of fresh graduates who secure good jobs from blind applications.
There are so many companies along Mombasa, new and old, which have always accepted CVs from any job seeker. The companies range from Telecommunications, hotels, research firms, motor industry, manufacturing and insurance companies.
The companies include
- Airtel Kenya
Airtel is a telecom company and Safaricom’s main rival. The company accepts blind applications from jobseekers seeking to work as Graduate Trainees, Business Analysts, Sales Executives and Interns.
Airtel pays fresh graduates very good salaries. With just a Bachelor’s Degree one can earn over Ksh100, 000.
- Eka Hotel/Ole Sereni Hotel
The two hotels are located just opposite Airtel Kenya. They always employ fresh graduates who are seeking opportunities as waiters/waitress, receptionists, accountants, sales executives, internships and graduate trainees positions.
- Vision Plaza
There are several companies in Vision Plaza. If you are looking for a job, you can visit the building and drop your CV in two or three companies within the building.
- Standard Media Group
The popular media house is situated along Mombasa Road. I know several people who have secured jobs in the institution through blind applications.
The company prefers hard copy applications and they always employ casuals as well as permanent employees.
- Sameer Business Park
The iconic building has several companies where graduates can seek employment. Some of the companies include Porsche East Africa, and Liquid Telecom
- Consumer Insight
Consumer Insight has its offices in Plaza 2000 Mombasa Road. This research company gives opportunities to several fresh graduates each year. Positions you can apply for in the firm include Research Intern, Field Officers, Sales Executives and Accounts Intern.
- Ramco Group
The company is also located along Mombasa Road. The manufacturing company is expanding; it is therefore recruiting graduates as well as experienced professionals.
- General Motors East Africa
General Motors specializes in selling of Isuzu and Chevrolet vehicles. It’s a big company which is always in need of employees. To drop a CV in this institution will increase chances of getting jobs as quickly as possible.
- AA Insurance
Not many Kenyans know the headquarter of this Insurance firm. It is located in Imara Daima, some metres from Mombasa Road.If you have a business degree, actuarial qualification or insurance degree then you can drop your CV here.
- Mabati Rolling Mills (MRM)
The company is located along Mombasa Road, some metres to Mlolongo.It specializes in manufacturing iron sheets. If you feel like working in a manufacturing firm, then drop your CV here
Bobmill is a company that produces mattresses.Most of the jobs available at the company include sales and marketing and customer care.
The company is located opposite Standard Media Group.
12.Tile and Carpet
Tile and carpet is a company that sells carpets,house tiles, and other home products.The company is big enough to recruit employees with sales and marketing background and accountants.They also recruit drivers and customer care executives.
Tata Kenya is a branch of Tata Group which is involved in selling TATA vehicles.If you have pursued a course in marketing or customer care,this is the place to drop your CV.
Nema is a government institution which regulates institutions dealing with environmental matters,as well as ensuring the environment is clean.The institution employs professionals with Environmental Science degree,Statistics,Ecology,GIS,Accounting as well as quantity survey.
Toyota Kenya is a giant motor company which employ graduates from all specializations.The company is located opposite Nyayo National Stadium and mostly recruits sales and marketing officers as well as engineers.
16.Nakumatt and Tuskys
The two giant supermarkets are located along Mombasa Road.If you want a quick job,simply drop your CV at Tuskys which is located just after Kabanas Stage and also Nakumatt which is located just behind Vision Plaza.
You can also apply for internship if need be.
Other companies where you can apply for jobs include Adopt A Light, Tuff Foam Kenya, Kapa Oil Refineries, Bollore Africa Logistics, Red Cross Kenya and Boma Hotel