Operations Manager Job Vacancy

Operations Manager

Job Description: Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of the organization

Duties and responsibilities: Include but not limited to formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources

Skills / Character Traits

  • Leadership – Willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
  • Dependability – Being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Initiative – Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Stress Tolerance – Accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Self Control – Maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Integrity – Being honest and ethical.
  • Attention to Detail – Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Achievement/Effort – Establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Cooperation – Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Empathy – Being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
  • Persistence – Persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Analytical Thinking – Analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Independence – Developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Innovation – Creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  • Social Orientation – Preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.

Other Core Skills Required: Communication Skills, Self Confidence, Decisiveness & Problem Solving Ability


  • A Minimum of a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering  or related courses.
  • A minimum experience of 3 years in  management.
  • Managerial qualifications are an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Basic Computer Packages

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to ‘vacancies@jantakenya.com’ indicating the job title “Operations Manager ” on the subject line by 2nd April 2017.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: March 29, 2017 — 1:35 am