Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited Assistant Manager, Planning & Projects Management Jobs in Kenya

Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited Assistant Manager, Planning & Projects Management Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Spirits, Bakers’ Yeast and CO2 located in Muhoroni in Western Kenya.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualization of Projects by assessing need and envisaged improvement

  • Preparation of project proposals in liaison with other relevant departments/sections

  • Approve project design and BOQ prepared by Department Engineers

  • Carry out project viability and evaluation of proposed projects to ascertain payback and justify capital investment

  • Prepare Contract documents

  • Prepare Tender Documents in liaison with Supply Chain Department

  • Asses requirements of new projects with respect to existing infrastructure to ensure smooth hook-up and compatibility to existing process

  • Prepare Payment Certificates for contractors

  • Monitor project performance over defect liability period and correcting any process challenges observed

  • Propose Projects for inclusion on Capital Budgets

  • Carry out professional technical evaluation of all proposed modifications to generate efficiency, cost effectiveness and timely completion

  • Prepare root cause analysis report with technical challenges description, proposed solution, and requirement

  • Propose for further consultancy complex challenges which require specialized expertise.

  • Participate in selection and evaluation of consultancy services in liaison with Supply Chain Department

  • Carry out plant Technical Audit to check efficiency and utilities consumption

  • Carry out Research and Development on new technologies and plant improvements

    Person Specification

  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience three (3) of which must have been in supervisory level.

  • Masters’ Degree in Civil Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering; Building Engineering
    or Industrial Technology, Project management, Risk Management, Business Studies Finance or Economics or its equivalent from recognized institution;

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering; Building Engineering or Industrial Technology, Project management, Risk Management, Business Studies Finance or Economics or its equivalent from recognized institution;

  • Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Membership to Engineering Board.(Where Applicable);

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strategic and innovative thinking.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to mobilize resources.

  • Negotiation skills.

    How to Apply

  • Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names, and addresses of at least three referees, two coloured passport size photos and a copy of National Identity Card should be sent to the undersigned on or before October 15, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Resident Director & Chief Executive
    Agro Chemical & Food Company Limited
    P.O Box 18-40107
    Muhoroni-Kenya

  • Acfc Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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