Mike Holtham and Associates

A rapidly expanding privately owned group of industries in East Africa, with manufacturing operations in both Kenya and Ethiopia, has the following vacancies and applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals.

Previous experience in the steel industry would be advantageous.

1. Financial Controllers – Kenya

Vacancies exist both for a Group Financial Controller to be based at the company’s head office in Westlands and a Plant Financial Controller to be based at one of the group’s steel plants in Athi River.

The former will be responsible for consolidation of financial reports for the group, financial analysis, business planning and fiscal compliance.

The latter will be responsible for financial controls and reporting at the factory.

  • Applicants for both positions should be graduates with professional accountancy qualifications.
  • They should have had a minimum of ten years experience in equivalent roles, should be fully computer literate and should possess good interpersonal and communications skills.

    2. Factory HR Managers – Kenya and Ethiopia

    Vacancies exist for Plant HR Managers for two of the group’s steel plants, one at Athi River and the other in Ethiopia.

    Reporting to the respective Plant Managers and each leading a small team, the persons appointed will have responsibility for the full range of HR activities at factory level, including recruitment, payroll administration, appraisal and disciplinary processes, health and safety, security and staff welfare.

  • Applicants should be graduates in Human Resources or a related discipline and should already have had a minimum of five years experience in a generalist role in a challenging factory environment.
  • They should have the strength of character and communications skills to operate cross-functionally and at all levels in the organization.

    3. Internal Auditor – Ethiopia

    Based at the Group’s Ethiopian head office in Addis Ababa, a vacancy exists for an Internal Auditor to develop appropriate checks and balances for all the Group’s entities in Ethiopia as well as for investigating, reporting on and remedying any irregularities.

    The person appointed will also collect and monitor data for balanced scorecards used in the Group’s performance management process.

    Applicants should be graduates holding professional qualifications and should have had a minimum of five years experience in a recognized international auditing firm.

    Interested parties should send copies of their CVs to : mike.holtham{at}mwebbiz.co.za

    Or by post to:
    Mike Holtham and Associates
    PO Box 285,
    Cape Town 8000 South Africa

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