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The Kenya Railways, a statutory Corporation managed in accordance with the provisions of the Kenya Railways Corporation Act Cap 397 and the State Corporation Act Cap 446 of the Laws of Kenya is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced strategist and leader to join and lead a vibrant team that is committed to achieving the Corporation’s vision "To be the Premium Provider of Rail Transport Services".
The Managing Director’s responsibilities include among others the following:-
Provide strong and strategic leadership to the Corporation and facilitate achievement of set objectives and goals.
Control and manage the day to day business of the Corporation.
Ensure that the Concession is efficiently and effectively managed.
Ensure that Rail Transport Services are profitably run and that the corporation realizes the planned rate of return on investment assets.
Develop and submit to the Board of Directors proposal business plans and annual operating budgets for approval.
Take leadership to ensure that all the Corporation held assets and facilities are properly maintained, improved and re-developed in order to realize better returns, highest level of operations, safety and efficiency.
Establish proper internal monitoring systems, procedures and processes for optimal utilization and management of the financial, human and physical assets in order to meet operational, social and economic objectives of the Corporation.
Implement Government and Board’s directives in a result oriented and timely manner.
Provide linkages between the Government, the Board of Directors and the Management.
Assist the Board to formulate and implement strategic framework that is consistent with overall growth objectives of the Corporation, the Vision 2030 national development goals and railway network development in the country.
Engage stakeholders in the railway sector including the County Governments for purposes of delivering the railway strategic plan.
Provide and cultivate a strong people oriented work environment that promotes productivity and result oriented culture in the Corporation.
Should be a person of high integrity and should meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution 2010.
The ideal candidate must be a holder of a Bachelors degree from a recognized university in the field of Engineering, Management, Social Sciences, Economics, Business or Public Administration, Law, Finance or other related fields.
A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage. Where applicable, the applicant must be a registered member of the relevant professional body.
A minimum of 10 years broad professional experience at senior management level in a large organization.
Should have undergone Corporate Governance training from a recognized institution.
Outstanding track record of performance and achievement.
Proven excellent leadership skills.
Strong strategic thinking competencies and visionary skills.
Highly developed business and commercial acumen.
Strong interpersonal relations and networking.
Excellent people management skills and ability to lead, motivate and build result oriented workplace teams.
Proven ability in implementing and managing change.
Excellent ability to influence and possess good negotiation skills.
Good knowledge of public procurement procedures.
Should have experience and capacity to mobilize resources for project implementation.
Sound knowledge of transportation and logistics business.
Terms of offer
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.
If you can clearly demonstrate the ability to meet the above criteria please submit your application along with testimonials, certificates, a detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contact to reach us on or before 29th August, 2013.
Kenya Railways Corporation Workshops Road off Haile Selassie
Avenue Opposite Kenya Polytechnic University College
P.0. Box 30121 – 00100
E-mail: recruit [at] krc.co.ke
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Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Kenya Railways Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
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