General Manager Job Opportunity in Kenya

Job Title: General Manager
 
Reports to: Board Of Directors
 
Manages: Directly – Heads of Departments
 
Role Purpose
  • Overall responsibility for day-to-day running of the business ensuring both long term sustainability and profitability and achieving the company’s financial and non-financial goal
  • Provide leadership and direction and co-ordinate all activities of the company in accordance with the goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Safeguard and grow the assets of the organization while providing sound returns to the shareholders

 

Job Description
  • Advising and informing the Board and interfacing between Board and staff.
  • Overseeing design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of services and after sales support.
  • Taking a proactive role in the formulation of future strategic objectives and bringing them to the Board for input, discussion and decision.
  • Ensuring that all financial and non financial reporting requirements are met on a timely and regular basis.
  • Ensuring that the day to day operations of the company are effectively and efficiently co-ordinated and implemented and conducted within the framework agreed to by the Board.
  • Ensuring the development and maintenance of equitable personnel policies with the overall responsibility for protecting the interest and welfare of employees and establishment of suitable communication lines with them.
  • Direct and determine staff promotions, demotions, dismissals and other actions as needed in consultation with the Board.
  • Recommendation of remuneration changes for staff to the Board for approval.
  • Ensure the recruitment of appropriately skilled staff to positions, and establishing appropriate remuneration levels and performance based management within the framework agreed by the Board.
  • Preparation of annual budget for Board approval and prudent management of the organization’s resources within those budget guidelines.
  • Ensuring the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring consistent& acceptable returns to the shareholders.
Competencies & Personal Attributes
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Well proven problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity.
  • Strong commitment to organizational excellence.
  • Highly developed sense of responsibility.
Qualifications, Knowledge And Experience

Academic qualification: Degree
 

Relevant professional qualification: MBA (Added advantage)
 
Relevant experience: 5 years’ experience in senior management positions
 
Good working knowledge of MS office applications

We invite qualified candidates to email a cover letter and resume with job title as subject on email and stating current and expected remuneration to recruitment@firstafrica.org by 22nd June 2016.



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