Construction Company Chief Executive Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, a leading construction firm with operations in Kenya, Somalia and Eritrea is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer
The position is based in Nairobi and will report to the company’s board of Directors.

General Role Description: The CEO’s position is the highest executive position in the company. The CEO is charged with implementing the vision set by the board of Directors. 

The CEO will formulate the company’s strategic planning to achieve the objectives of the business plan with the aim of maximizing return and minimizing risk for the company.


Core Function & Responsibilities: The CEO is responsible for setting up measurable standards of performance for each department and measuring that performance against established goals. 
In conjunction with his staff, he will establish companywide systems and procedures for reporting, project controls, financial controls, and employee relations. 
He/she must display the highest level of organizational and communication skills. 
He/she must be thoroughly versed in the operations of a construction company, general contractor or design-build firm. He or she must have a solid background in operations and sales and be able to clearly communicate the company’s status and direction to staff.

Required Skills and Experience:  
  • Vast experience with construction firms with at least 3 years as CEO or Divisional/Projects Manager level positions managing large construction projects
  • Demonstrated ability to maximize company profitability. 
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, motivational skills and strong analytical skills. 
  • Be an innovative leader in marketing and operations, corporate growth strategies and positioning company to excel in its marketplace.  
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree preferably in a relevant field, MBA will be an added advantage. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead company during changes in financial cycles. 
  • Demonstrate ability to create a company cultural consistent with the vision of the owners 
  • Ability to comfortably communicate, both verbally and in written correspondence, to senior executives, project team members, consultants, and partners
Suitable candidates should email an application letter and Curriculum Vitae with three referees to kaliil@yahoo.com and cc recruiteramity@gmail.com by Close of Business on Tuesday, 21st January 2014. 
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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