Regional CEO Job Vacancy for an Engineering Firm in Kenya

 Our client is a major player in the provision of large-bore diesel engines and turbo-machinery for marine and stationary applications with a product range that includes but is not limited to gas and steam turbines, compressors and turbo chargers. 
With presence spread across 100 international sites, she is seeking to employ a dynamic, experienced and business focused Chief Executive Officer. 
He/ She would serve the Africa region and oversee Managing Directors within the regions.

Job Title: Regional CEO

Reports to: The Company Board

Job Purpose: To direct, coordinate and manage the company’s operations, business drive and brand within the region adequately representing/ protecting the interests of key stakeholders/ shareholders.

Key Result Areas

  • Coordination with MDs in the Region
  • Strategy & market focus / Giving input for strategy and sales in coordination with BUs
  • Showing and enhancing local synergy potentials for different business areas / Alignment of region specific activities on the Group level, act as an umbrella function
  • In coordination with BUs, design and execute the strategy with air space control for the region
  • Facing customers & authorities with local Managing Directors / General Managers
  • Promotion of the company’s sustainable growth, profitability, revenue in cooperation with the related BUs
  • Responsibility for the company’s operations in the region with regards to investments, efficiency, quality, service and cost-effective management of resources
  • Responsibility for and direction of local top management in the region / HSE responsibility
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Educational level: Bachelors Degree with an MBA/ Masters Degree
Working experience required: Minimum of 10 years’ experience.
  • Economic or / and engineering background
  • Strategic and tactical mindset / Business developer
  • Market and customer knowledge in the region
  • Knowledge of regional culture / intercultural skills
  • Promote matrix organization working
  • Cost awareness, profit oriented
Skills required:
  • Leadership skills, Big picture thinking, clear and direct communication,
  • Change management ability
  • Excellent English (spoken and written), additional languages are an advantage
Other certifications: Membership of professional association/body is an added advantage
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Applications are welcome from anywhere in the world.

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