General Manager Job in Kenya

General Manager
( Gross Salary 300k-450k)

Our client  an innovative solar power and lighting company that provide a range of solar products to local businesses, Non Governmental organization and microfinance organizations and based in Nairobi is looking for  a General Manager to oversee the various operations of the company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Director, the general manager will be responsible for initiating and enforcing policies and governance in the operation of the business.
  • He will be directly authorized to implement policies to maximize revenues and minimize operational costs, which generally translates into direct Profit and Loss responsibility.
  • The General Manager will be responsible for effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing and decision making to attain desirable profit making results for the company.
  • He will also be the communication link between the Director and staff of the company. His roles will also include reviewing and monitoring performance of the employees and directing them to the goals and targets of the company.
The successful candidates will:
  • Devise and spearhead company strategy and ensure that it is implemented in the given timeline and within budget.
  • Lead and guide the annual planning and budgeting process in the company.
  • Ensure that all processes and practices are working in a proper manner. He will discuss with other members of management and devise any specific goals, which are to be accomplished within a certain time period.
  • Oversees all processes;  pay minute attention to monthly or quarterly functioning of each individual practices and report on the same to the directors.
  • Hire well-experienced and efficient staff to handle the operations of the business; he will need to train, guide and assist the newly hired staff, regarding the business
  • Conduct presentations to the directors pertaining to business, marketing, and advertising strategies, and all other necessary aspects of the company processes; that will lead to a better working culture and increase in profitability.
  • Communicate with clients and attract new projects to the company for execution and finalization
  • Ensure that every individual department is giving their best possible outputs, recommend and devise any new policies that are likely to prove beneficial to the goodwill of the organization.
  • In consultation with other managers, conduct quarterly, semi-annual and yearly general meetings for presenting the profits, gains and achievements of the company.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • They should be able to demonstrate how they have been able to grow business from inception.
  • They should have been able to manage a business unit.
  • Ability to sell technical products especially solar/ energy saving related products will be an added advantage.
  • Should have a minimum of a degree , a technical degree highly preffered.
  • Should also have experience with a technical products
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title General Manager (Gross salary 300k-450k) on the email subject to

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