Plenser Limited General Manager Job in Kenya

Plenser Limited is a Kenya top 100 SME based in Nairobi, specialized
in modern technologies for Waste Incineration, Commercial and Industrial
Heating, and Interior Designs and Finishes to buildings.

The company seeks to fill the following position:
Position: General Manager
Reports To: C.E.O
Principal role: To oversee all the functions of the Plenser Group of Companies, in order to safeguard the future viability and sustainability of the Group.


Duties and Responsibilities
A. Strategic Planning
  • Gives oversight to the strategic planning process, by bringing together all stakeholders for action
  • Champions and advocates for the implementation of the strategic plan by articulating strategic objectives to the staff and MAB, while ensuring appropriate resources are available for its execution
  • Plans for and oversees monitoring and evaluation of the strategic plan, including review when necessary
  • Promotes a culture that honors the values of the organization and encourages good following from all employees
  • Articulates the mission of the organization in a clear and crisp way, while living out a culture that supports it
  • Oversees the preparation of Annual Operating Plans in support of the strategic plan, and ensures their adherence
B. Governance and Leadership
  • Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of existing governance structures and business processes, policies and procedures of the Plenser Group and ensures they are continuously reviewed for relevance for business continuity
  • Oversees and leads all Plenser Group’s companies and supervises function heads (Sales and Marketing, Finance and Administration, Technical, Operations, Research & Development) in order to achieve optimum value from all
  • Motivates and guides all function heads and all employees, carefully supporting them in personal and career development
  • Identifies and nurtures talent by ensuring that the organization attracts, identifies, retains and rewards highly talented and motivated employees
  • Coaches, mentors and develops existing and upcoming talent
  • Oversees the implementation of a succession planning strategy, thereby ensuring the future leadership of the Plenser Group is secured
  • Motivates all employees for achievement of the Plenser Group’s goals and objectives
C. Financial Management
  • Supervises the financial function of the Plenser Group
  • Oversees prudent management of financial resources of the Group by leading the budgeting process and presenting the same to the Board for approval, while ensuring long term financial stability of the business through continuous review of business financial position
  • Leads the formulation, implementation and continuous review of the standard operating procedures.
  • Keeps the Board informed of the financial performance of the Business and seeks guidance as appropriate and for business sustainability
D. Sales & Markets Management
  • Continuously reviews current markets and existing products and services for relevance to customer needs
  • Leads the identification of, and secures new markets (Local and International), and builds supply chain relationships and partnerships with manufacturers, suppliers and customers (Supply and market side)
  • Continuously promotes, nurtures and rewards innovation and creativity in products and service development, and ensures that the organization continuously offers innovative revolutionary products and services to customers
  • Ensures that appropriate marketing strategies are funded and are rolled out in a timely and efficient manner
E. Corporate Image and PR
  • Acts as the public face of the Plenser Group and represents it in media and other public fora
  • Builds the organization’s public image and continuously safeguards it
  • Represents Plenser Group to the community and supports community initiatives
  • Identifies the organization’s appropriate community responsibilities and oversees Plenser Group’s participation
  • Ensures compliance to all legal and statutory obligations in accordance with prevailing government laws and regulations and industry regulations
  • Participates in industry fora and ensures appropriate representation of the Plenser Group in all value adding representation bodies
  • Bachelor’s Degree – (Finance Option desired)
  • 7 Yrs Business Management Experience with 5yrs in senior Management position
  • Leadership skills
  • Coaching & mentoring skills
  • Business Acumen
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications attaching current C.V to:

All applications should be received not later than 15th February, 2016.

Limited is an equal – opportunity employer and welcomes applications
from appropriately qualified persons from all sections of the community.

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