Senior Rail Operations Manager Job in Kajiado, Kenya (600K)

Career Opportunity

Job Title: Senior Manager, Rail Operations

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Kajiado County

Salary: 500K – 600K gross

Our client and Industrial Chemicals Manufacturer wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual for the above position based at Lake Magadi.

The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of providing cost-effective and efficient Rail Operations & Logistics services to agreed standards, budgets and timelines.

Key responsibilities of the job holder will be:

  • Coordinating activities of teams engaged in permanent way maintenance, rolling stock maintenance, locomotive maintenance and train operations to ensure reliable, efficient and safe railway operations.
  • Optimizing utilization of human resources, equipment and infrastructure.
  • Ensuring that TCML requirements for evacuation of all products and supply of fuel are satisfied.
  • Maintaining high safety awareness and communication amongst the teams.
  • Liaison with other TCML Managers on production and sales to ensure that the Company’s Annual Business Plan is delivered.
  • Development of short-term, medium-term and long-term programmes aimed at achieving Departmental objectives synchronized with overall Company business plans.
  • Identifying personnel training and development needs, and liaising with Human Resources Department for training and development of individuals.
  • Maintaining harmonious industrial relations.
  • Liaison with the Kenya Railways and Kenya Ports Authority on issues pertaining to train operations between Konza, Mombasa and TCML Terminal at the Port.
  • Administration of existing Agreements/Contracts with Kenya Railways.
  • Management of third party services (contractors) engaged on various activities within Rail Operations & Logistics Department to ensure quality service in line with Service Level Agreements.
  • Prudent management of Departmental budget to meet financial performance targets.

Minimum Requirements

  • 15 years’ work experience in positions of increasing responsibility, the last 10 years must have been at managerial level.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Master’s Degree in the Engineering disciplines listed above, Business Administration or other relevant field.
  • Must be an Engineer registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya with current Annual Practicing License.
  • Membership of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of workshop and fleet management systems.
  • Proficiency in IT skills including Micro Soft Office packages.
  • Well-developed commercial, managerial and administrative skills that include effective leadership, communication, interpersonal, organisation and planning skills.
  • Unquestionable integrity.
  • Certification in Project Management, Finance for Non-Finance Managers and Logistics/Supply Chain will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you possess the experience and qualifications required to succeed in this role, kindly send your CV to Beth.Mwaniki@humantalentrecruit.com before 24th April 2018.

Kindly quote the job title on the subject line.

Only successful candidates will be contacted



Job Summary:
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Lake Magadi

Magadi, Kenya
N/A

Kajiado County

Kenya

Engineering and Technical

Updated: April 16, 2018 — 10:15 am
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