Lean Management Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya (600K)

Lean Management Officer

Our client, a major Producer and Exporter of fresh vegetables, flowers and fruits, based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Lean Management Officer. 

The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of 5 years working experience in lean management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for guiding the adoption & integration of lean management processes.
  • Formulate robust business cases for lean management across the organisation.
  • Integrating lean thinking into core processes and decision-making.
  • Define and deliver cost-saving benefits arising from lean initiatives.
  • Ensure effective internal controls, as well as measuring and reporting systems.
  • Facilitate internal and external communications and visibility.
  • Promote broad awareness of lean initiatives, both internally and externally.
  • Build effective partnerships with external organisations e.g. service providers.
  • Develop Expense and Capital budgets for lean initiatives.
  • Provide project management oversight to ensure budgets are adhered to.
  • Keep the whole business informed of lean initiatives, events and issues.
  • Must have a degree and/or masters in a relevant field.
  • Must have a minimum 5 years relevant lean management expertise.
  • Must have knowledge of Kaizen, CI, Six Sigma, TQM approaches.
  • Must have evidence of successful adoption of lean practices in prior employment.
  • Must have experience in dealing with UK businesses, retailers in particular.
  • Must have experience of developing, managing and delivering lean initiatives essential.
  • Must have a clear understanding of global supply chain challenges.
  • International business and commercial exposure would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of key company business practices and processes.
  • Fresh produce industry understanding would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 400,000 – 600,000/= (Approx. 4,000 – 6,000 USD) depending on experience
Deadline: 31st March 2016   
To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/1VNXyb2
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Summit Recruitment & Training,
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