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 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

Kajiado County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: April 16, 2018 — 10:15 am