General Manager Job in Kenya

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer and distributor.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position;

General Manager

The General Manager will be responsible for providing effective strategic leadership and direction to the management team with a view to effectively realizing the mandate of the organization.

Principal Accountabilities:

 

Strategic Business Leadership:

 

  • Providing leadership and vision to the organization through the development of long term and annual plans
  • Overseeing the formulation and evaluation of the long range and annual business plans to ensure they are effective in enabling the organization achieve its business objectives.
  • Providing mentorship, coaching and strategic guidance to members of the Key Management Team
  • Advising the Board on various matters affecting the organization and proposing solutions

 

Business Development:

 

  • Engaging in activities that strengthen ties and contact with existing and future stakeholders and potential business leads
  • Providing strategic guidance in the sourcing, negotiating and structuring of new deals
  • Approving new deals proposed by the Business Development Team
  • Propose the development of new services/products or the improvement of the existing ones in relation with market and results analysis

 

Human Resource Management:

 

  • Ensuring that the organizational structure and culture promotes achievement of the mission
  • Maintaining a conducive work environment, suitable for attracting, developing and retaining a dynamic and competent workforce

 

Stakeholder Management:

 

  • Optimizing returns to shareholders through operational growth and effective capital management
  • Undertaking regular and appropriate Financial/Investment management and reporting to the board of directors on the performance of the Company

 

Financial and Business Health:

 

  • Overseeing preparations and approval of budgets
  • Ensuring the business meets the set profitability and growth targets
  • To ensure prudent management of resources for the achievement of the Company’s mandate and strategic objectives

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years’ experience at executive management level within the FMCG industry in a large and complex organization;
  • Good financial management and reporting experience;
  • Demonstrated record of revenue and profit growth and new business development experience;
  • Strong commercial attitude with the ability to think strategically
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proven capability to provide useful insights and pragmatic solutions to business challenges

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 28th June 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “GENERAL MANAGER”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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Business Administration & Management

Updated: June 14, 2018 — 10:32 pm
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