JOB SCAMMERS IN KENYA

by Excellentdan

It is with great sorrow that i type this post. I feel that it is my obligation to create awareness about the ongoing scams in Kenya.

For lack of sufficient time, I would like to warn job applicants that the following jobs are but a few cases of scams that have reached my desk.

  1. INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE JOB-GRADUATE MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

This job was advertised in one of the most re-known recruitment agencies. The recruiter was seeking for graduate trainees/management trainees for various jobs in the sectors of:

  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Research & development
  • Customer development
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Information technology

All who replied to the job advert got the following reply (directly copied):

        

                                                  

               ANGELIC AGENCIES LIMITED

             FOR ALL YOUR HUMAN RESOURCE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONALLY.

 

Dear Applicant,

We are human resource recruitment company based in Nairobi with our head office based in the UK and on behalf of our client a reputable international airline with their Africa regional offices based at Nairobi,we are glad to inform you that you have been selected for a graduate internship programme/job placement and you hereby requested to appear for interview which will be conducted countrywide at the nearest venue to where you reside as follows on 14th August 2015 at our head office located at Jubilee Business Centre near Catholic University entrance,take matatu number 24 at bus station in town,15th August 2015 at Hotel Kunste off Nairobi highway,14th August 2015 at Kisumu Hotel off Jomo Kenyatta road near Maseno University Kisumu Campus,15th August 2015 in  Kakamega at Golf Hotel conference room situated  opposite Golf hotel,15th August 2015 in Eldoret at  Sirikwa Hotel off Uganda road,14th August 2015 in Mombasa at Sapphire Hotel conference room off Mwembe Tayari road near railway station,15th August 2015 in Nyeri at Batian Grand hotel near Kamukunji grounds.The job details are as follows:

INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE JOB-GRADUATE MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

Trainee opportunities will be offered in the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Research & development
  • Customer development
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Information technology

 

Criteria for eligibility

Those eligible to apply to participate in the internship program shall be Kenyan citizens who meet the following criteria:

  • Graduates from Kenyan universities/reputable colleges
  • Must have completed studies in a relevant field of study.
  • Graduates who are below 28 years old.
  • Demonstrated good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude and ability to learn
  • Graduates who fully computer literate.

Place of work: Nairobi,Kisumu,Mombasa and Eldoret

Positions Available-20

Starting Salary – Ksh 50,000

Selected applicants to start working on immediately after the interview.

More information and finer details about the job will be relyed to the successful applicants during the job assesment/interview exercise.

TIME FOR THE INTERVIEWS/ASSESMENT IS 10AM ALL VENUES.

For you to be considered for the job assesment you shall be required to send a PARTIAL REFUNDABLE MEDICAL/AGENCY fee of Kshs 527 to be sent via MPESA number 0713722923 latest by 14th August 2015 the remaining balance of ksh 1,000 will be deducted from your first salary for all those who will pass the assesment.

 

Avail yourself with the following during the Job Assesment/Interview exercise with the following;

-Copy of academic certificates

-a copy of your ID or Passport.

-Your CV

-Save your MPESA transaction number e.g FE22HA629 in your phone to be verified during the job assesment exercise.

TAKE NOTE THE RECIPIENT FOR MPESA IS OUR ACCOUNTANT MR VINCENT ONYANGO AND ALSO NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT HANDLING ANY CASH AT OUR OFFICE OR AT THE INTERVIEW/ASSESMENT VENUES.

Thanks

Mrs Abigael Muganda

Recruitment Manager

Angelic Agencies Limited                

P.O.Box 54367-00100

Nairobi Kenya

TEL020897654,0713722923

angelic_agencies@angelic.com

The reply was later followed by a text message saying:

“interviews are still on tomorrow and monday 17th august all venues  at 10 am. Send your fee now and attend either tomorrow or monday”

Please comment on the job offer and its validity

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