Mitchellcotts General Manager Job in Kenya

General Manager Nairobi Operations

Our vision is ‘to become a regional leader in cargo logistics and be your preferred partner in our business’.

About Us

We are currently the market leader in the logistic industry boasting of total logistic solutions for the movements of goods in and out of East Africa and through our network of selected international business partners. 
This has been achieved through continuous investments in our products and services which have seen the company put up massive investments in two new state of the art facilities both in Mombasa and Nairobi. 
In Mombasa we boast of having the best Inland Container Station in the region while in Nairobi we are soon opening a new state of the art model distribution and logistics centre. 
All our investments are backed by a very professional and robust workforce that are motivated and highly trained to offer world class service.

We are looking for a go getter who is energetic with a proven track record in initiating and executing business strategies tojoin and lead our Nairobi Distribution and Logistics centre as the General Manager.

Job Profile

Reporting to the Managing Director the GM will be responsible for leading and managing a vibrant team, driving our ambitious growth plans, providing excellent customer service and maximising on profitability and shareholder value.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity and will involve the following;
  • Engaging and proposing the development of new marketing and sales propositions.
  • Devising our go to market plan for our services and driving and coordinating the pace of execution.
  • Drive the revenue streams by working with stakeholders and customers.
  • Achieving target levels of new business through effective management of a team of sales professionals.
  • Initiation and execution of business strategy that addresses various business streams.
  • Taking charge and responsibility of the P&L.
  • Driving and coordinating operations activities to achieve operation excellence.
  • Ensuring that there is continuous development of new and innovative profitable products.
Person Profile
  1. A holder of a university degree with distinguished leadership and management track record at senior management level.
  2. Successful track record of delivering on business plans in line with financial and non-financial objectives.
  3. You have hands on management style and proven experience of managing and motivating a team and must demonstrate;
  • Knowledge of distribution and logistics.
  • Excellent high levels of customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Proven track record in product development and execution.
  • Strong organisational, time management, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years relevant experience at very senior level in management.
  • Passion for results.
If you are the person we are interested in and you are looking forward to a rewarding and exciting career please send your application in strict confidence by email to recruitment@mitchellcotts.co.ke so as to reach us by 31st October 2012.


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