Security Group Kenya Limited Country Manager Job Vacancy

Country Manager – Security Group Kenya Limited 
(Bachelors Degree or MBA level; preferably in a Business, Finance, Operations or Marketing discipline with senior level experience gained outside security services sector)

Job Ref. MN 5407

Our client, Security Group Kenya Limited is seeking for a results oriented Country Manager to drive the growth of their business in Kenya, which provides diversified security solutions including manned security services, electronic security systems and cash services.
The business was established in 1970 and currently employs over 12,000 employees in the East African region. 
Reporting to the Group Managing Director, and working with the country’s management team, the Country Manager will be responsible for strategic direction and driving profitability of the Kenya businesses. Specific focus will be on operational and financial growth of the business, PBITA, human resources management as well as sales, marketing and business development.

Job Profile

  • Identify, develop and direct implementation of business strategy.
  • Plan and direct the organization s activities to achieve targets and standards for financial and trading performance, service quality, culture and compliance with standards.
  • Plan, prepare and monitor the business plan and budget so as to maximize profitability.
  • Identify and initiate strategies that will add growth to the business to ensure its long term profitability and survival.
  • Recruitment, selection, and development of the management team and subordinate staff.
  • Direct functions and performance via the management team in an inclusive environment.
  • Maintain and develop organizational culture, values and reputation.
  • Maintain close contact with the workforce through key managers to ensure the maintenance of good morale and a high standard of staff integrity and honesty.
  • Direct report to Board of Directors of Security Group Kenya Limited, through the Group Managing Director.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor Degree or MBA level; preferably in a business, finance, or marketing discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing business of relevant size preferably within a seice industry of significant size and complexity.
  • Customer-facing and sales-orientated, allied to strong operational discipline, with responsibility for driving and developing the business to take advantage of new markets and technology.
  • An ability to develop long term strategic relationships with key account decision makers.
  • Experience in designing and developing growth strategies and operating mechanisms for improved performance.
  • Knowledge of the development of O&M structures.
  • Strong commitment, leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, marketing and negotiation skills.
  • Capable of working effectively and productively with team members.
  • Ability to maintain strong ethical and professional values.
  • Energetic and autonomous and self starting.
  • Results driven, with a clear determination to succeed.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number. 
Please also summarize yourself as follows:
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  • Year 2012 Benefits: If house state market rent, if car state cc
Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 16th July, 2012. 
Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachment. 
Mark Job Ref. No. on top of the envelope. 
Send to: 
Executive Selection Division
Manpower Services(K) Ltd, 
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza, 
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200, Nairobi. 

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