Retail Business Regional General Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Regional General Manager – Retail Business

Industry: Retail

Location: Within East Africa

Salary: Competitive based on experience

Our client is in retail business and they seek to hire a Regional General Manager who will have the overall responsibility for one of their East Africa subsidiary offices.

He/She should be willing to work outside Kenya but within East Africa.

She/he will be responsible for meeting the company’s ambitious growth plans and maximizing its profits.

Role Summary: We are looking for a General Manager who is capable of delivering high quality service in a consistent and a consultative manner to all levels of staff and departments. He/She will be responsible for overseeing and improving the overall processes and policies e.g. procurement and delivery of the goods to the various outlets.

He/She should be familiar with KPIs from Retail business and experienced in implementing the necessary control mechanisms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the further development of the company’s business model and ensure sustainability and growth
  • Responsible for the company’s strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Building and maintaining an effective management team
  • Direct the activities and productivity of the organization
  • Successful implementation of company policies
  • Set strategic priorities for all departments
  • Ensure smooth and efficient operations of the organization
  • Assume full responsibility for budgets and tracking expenditures
  • Develop, establish and regularly adapt the company’s strategy and business plan in coordination with the department heads and in accordance with the holding


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics or related field of study. An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years work experience, preferable in a renown wholesale/retail company
  • Experience in analyzing retail relevant data and setting up relevant KPIs for a retail business
  • Familiar with inventory controls and other control mechanisms for managing multiple outlets and warehouses
  • Outstanding management skills
  • Experience in developing/emerging markets; preferable a high level of intercultural competence
  • Dynamic personality with ability to take initiative to make a difference and eager to achieve high targets
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate and coach teams
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English. Knowledge of a second language will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Regional General Manager) to on or before Monday 11th March 2019

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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Updated: March 9, 2019 — 8:40 am