Construction Industry Operations Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (150K)

Our Client in the construction industry dealing with the manufacturing and sale of concrete products seeks to hire a manager who will be responsible for generating sales and income to assure profitable and sustainable growth and general operations of the business.

Position Title: Business Development & Operations Manager

Reports to: Board

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Ksh. 150,000.00 Per month

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership, Strategy & Compliance

  • Set the ambition – define the roadmap – Follow up achievement and Profit and Loss statements impacts and propose adaptation to the board accordingly.
  • Propose and deploy a commercial and marketing plan – understand client need to adapt the offer – create a route to market the offer at a bigger scale.
  • Ensure the fundamentals are met: compliance with government regulations, reporting and financials.
  • Identify areas of improvement in the company and assist in creating and implementing solutions.
  • Manage the accountant, tender assistant and other operations staff in the team

Business Growth and Development

  • Identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services.
  • Develop marketing plans that effectively execute the product development.
  • Ensuring participants involved in process adhere to agreed timelines and company’s Tender SOP is complied with.
  • Ensure that business development documents used by the company are well organized and easily auditable.
  • React to system inefficiencies and resolve issues quickly to ensure seamless service operations.
  • Manage relationship with external vendors. Liaise with vendors and businesses to manage contracts and services.

Financial Management and Reporting

  • Managing the accountant and ensuring taxes and other deductions are done on time
  • Manage the budget and ensure all expenses are according to budget, including accountability and good governance.
  • Develop appropriate and supportive communication structures with relevant stakeholders (e.g. customers, county and government officials, and other organizations).
  • Participate in coordination meetings, internal trainings, and other working groups and feeding back on relevant issues.


  • Project Management skills
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • The ability to self-motivate and motivate a team
  • Experience working to and exceeding targets
  • Experience with design and implementation of business development strategy
  • Business intelligence


  • A bachelor’s degree in business management with a specialty in marketing
  • At least above 30 years
  • 2 to 5 years’ hands on working experience in a closely related role
  • Significant experience in leading a start up to profitable growth
  • Business management: income generation, organizational growth, managing budget, finance (forecasting, budget, Profit and Loss statements), business entity/law/contracts, sales capacity, strategic planning.
  • Team management (leadership, motivation, team efficiencies & development)

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover letter to clearly quoting ‘Business Development & Operations Manager’ on the email subject not later than 1st March 2020

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Career Management is a proud equal opportunity and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

We don’t charge any fee.

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Updated: February 22, 2020 — 10:51 am