Automotive Industry Manager Jobs in Kenya

Automotive Industry Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our Client, in the Automotive Industry seeks to recruit a Manager.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

He/she will be required to manage the Company as per the set standards & procedures.To achieve the targets set by Top Management in terms of sales, profitability, production, administration, strategies and future development.

To plan, direct, and/or coordinate the operations of the Company.

Duties and responsibilities include

  • formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources.

    Internal Relationships:

  • Top Management
  • Senior Manager and Finance Manager
  • Sales/Marketing Team
  • Production Team
  • Admin
  • Finance Team
  • Specification
  • Ensure that all production activities are well managed
  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions.
  • Ensure quality control by conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
  • Coordinate with the sales team to plan & implement objectives for the achievement of sales and gross profits targets
  • Use best practices and methods for promoting and selling products or services which include PR strategy and tactics, product demonstration and sales techniques
  • Provide and give accurate and timely feedback to the Senior Manager through:
  • Daily reporting on quotation monitoring/negotiations/closing of deals.
  • Reporting in weekly meeting about progress of prospects/negotiations.
  • Utilizing effectively and continuously the Sales Funnel for weekly analysis (to improve handling of customers).
  • Managing salesperson’s follow up during closing and updating customer’s information database
  • Monitoring and approving quotations
  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Manage marketing activity and expenses, and ensure they are being used effectively
  • Identify and present marketing plan to activate sales
  • Document & analyze variance in sales results
  • Ensure that standards and procedures are being followed by the team
  • Produce management report for Top Management monthly covering Finance, Sales, Marketing and Operations and HR issues
  • Prepare and monitor Business and Action Plan
  • Liaise with the Finance department to prepare budgeted Finance Plan
  • Manage revenue budget
  • Ensure the
    Company budgeted Profit is achieved
  • Create a workplace culture that is consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values.
  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the different departments in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper manpower planning
  • Recruit staff as per departmental requirements and as per company values, by conducting recruitment interviews with the Hiring agent.
  • Identify training needs, plan trainings and ensure that training plan is implemented Coach, mentor and develop staff Motivate staff
  • Conduct staff performance appraisals
  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary actions
  • Implement the regulations concerning general health and safety as per the legislation
  • Any other cognate duties as assigned by Management


    Key Competencies(Behavioral)

  • Dynamic and proactive
  • Outgoing personality
  • Communication(written/verbal)
  • Collaboration and follow up
  • Initiative and adaptability
  • Work Standards
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivated and committed
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Positive customer service

    Key Competencies-technical

  • Knowledge of work planning
  • Knowledge of technical specifications in a coach
  • Knowledge of Financial Management

    Job Specifications – Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business related field
  • Valid Driving License
  • Knowledge about vehicles and coach building
  • A minimum of five years in a management or supervisory position

    How to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email by 28th October 2018with Manager – Automotive Industry on the Subject line.

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