Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

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Our client, Kenya Seed Company Ltd, is a commercially managed State Corporation started.

The company produces, imports, processes and markets certified seeds and is a market leader in the region.

The company's mandate together with its three subsidiaries in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda is to avail top quality certified seeds for increased productivity and food security.

They are ISO 9001:2000 Certified Seed Company.

Job Title & Job Ref

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer.

Job. Ref. MN4188

Job Profile

  • The Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director is answerable to the Board.
  • As the corporation's Executive Officer, he/she will be responsible for the implementation of the Board's decisions in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the Corporation's goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.


  • Carrying out the day to day business of the Corporation.
  • Developing and recommending to the Board the long - term strategy, business plans and annual operating budgets; and establishing proper internal monitoring, evaluation and control systems and procedures.
  • Coordinating and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submission for consideration by the Board.
  • Ensuring that there is effective communication between the management and the Board as well as between different levels of management.
  • Providing leadership and fostering teamwork among all employees.
  • Managing personnel matters including organizational structures, appointments, welfare, training, industrial relations and effective knowledge management.
  • Generally managing in a prudent and business like manner all the activities and functions of the corporation so as to ensure growth and sustainability.
  • Performing any other responsibilities and duties as may be directed by the Board from time to time.

    Person Profile

  • A degree from a reputable university preferably in a relevant field.
  • A Masters degree in Business Administration.
  • A member of any professional group e.g. MSK, CPS (K), CPA (K), etc.
  • Good understanding of agriculture, processing, finance sectors.
  • Excellent track record of demonstrable leadership and management skills at a senior level.
  • Highly proficient in ICT.
  • Self-driven person of impeccable integrity and honesty.
  • Experience in nurturing corporate business relationships and establishing long term partnerships with stake holders.
  • Have at least 10 years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior management level in a busy commercial concern.
  • At least 35 years old and not more than 50 years old. . .
  • Must have led or participated in the preparation of business strategic plans.

    Send your application with a daytime telephone number. Please also summarize yourself as follows:-

    Job Ref. No.

    Your Name

    Current/Past Salary

    Year p.m

    Year Benefits: If house, state market rent, If car state cc.

    Application Deadline; 30th October

    To Apply

    Send your application by hand, courier, post or email .

    Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachments.

    Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

    Executive Selections Division

    Manpower Services (K) Ltd

    3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza

    Directly Opp. Nairobi Hospital Entrance

    P.O. Box 50736-00200, Nairobi

    Email: recruit @

    Bus route No. 46 from Kencom

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