Key Account Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

A multinational organization with operations in the region is looking to place a qualified and experienced Key Account Manager to take responsibility in leadership and profitable management of the client account.

Reporting to a Business Unit Manager, the candidate’s primary purpose will be to maximize the performance of the operation by directing the daily, weekly and monthly activities by providing leadership, motivation, training and development of work force making the work environment an ideal place to work.

General competency requirements include:
– Understanding business principles and language, including the fundamentals of finance and profitability, and using this to establish clear priorities for actions to increase performance.
– Developing and communicating strategies and goals that achieve competitive advantage.
Key deliverables for the position:
  • Translate analyse and deliver customer needs through effective operations
  • Effective leadership and management of the operational and administration of teams
  • Budget management for the business unit
  • Facilities management for the business unit
  • Ensuring continuous improvement of systems and processes
  • Managing the account by applying project management skills
  • Ensuring growth in revenue and profitability through acquisition of new business and maintaining relationships with existing clients
Education and Qualification
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or a similar field from an accredited university
  • A masters in Business Administration (or a related course) will be an added advantage
Specific Skills /Experience required for the role
  • At least 5 years experience in supply chain/logistics industry
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in senior management
  • Experience in managing a P&L account is required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Key performance indicator development
  • Commercial awareness and numeracy
  • Flexibility and able to manage change
Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements stated above need not apply.
If you meet the specifications, kindly send your cover letter and detailed resume’ as one document to on or before 19th July 2012. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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