South Africa

General Manager

Company Human Capital Synergies Africa Limited
Reference # 13
Published 20/02/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Our Client in the FMCG Industry seeks to recruit a General Manager who will be responsible for East African Sales and Distribution footprint covering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Group Finance, Group Supply Chain, and HR led from Nairobi base with warehousing sales points across several Cities and Towns in East Africa. Sales and Distribution management coordinated at country level.
Job Functions Management,Marketing,Sales,Senior Management
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Sales
•Board administration and support. - Support operations and administration of Board by advising and informing Board members, interfacing between Board and staff.
•Program, product and Service Delivery – design product offerings, marketing, promotion,sales, delivery and quality of support services.
•Strategy development, planning and reporting -Taking a proactive role in the formulation of future strategic objectives and bringing them to the Board for input, discussion and decision as to ratification. Ensure that strong strategic and annual planning processes are in place to produce effective plans for approval by the Board. Ensuring that all financial and non financial reporting requirements are met on a timely and regular basis.
•Operational Management - Ensuring that the day to day operations of the organization are effectively and efficiently coordinated and implemented and conducted within the framework agreed to by the Board. Ensure implementation of stringent project management processes to ensure the timely and cost effective development of the key projects undertaken by the company.
•Personnel - ensure the development and maintenance of equitable personnel policies which are consistent with corporate policies, industry and markets in which the company operates. Overall responsibility for protecting the interest and welfare of employees and establishment of suitable communication lines with them or their representatives. Direct and determine promotions, demotions, dismissals and other actions needed. Ensure the recruitment of appropriately skilled staff to positions, and establish appropriate remuneration levels and performance based conditions for staff within the framework agreed by the Board.
•Financial, Tax risk and facilities management- recommend yearly budget for Board approval and prudent management of the organization’s resources within those budget guidelines.
•Community and public relations - Assure the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
•Responsibility for ensuring consistent & acceptable returns to the shareholders
Academic qualification/s:BSc (Hons)
Relevant professional qualification:MBA ( Added advantage)
Good working knowledge of Alcoholic Drinks, Tobacco sectors
Relevant experience of 5 – 10 years experience in Industry at Senior Management Level
General computer skills:MS office applications
Proven experience in the sales & marketing of FMCG
Job Closing Date 20/03/2018
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