Brites Management Kenya - Operations & Administration Manager - Jobs in Kenya

Brites Management Kenya - Operations & Administration Manager - Jobs in Kenya

  • Operations & Administration Manager

  • Nairobi


    Our client distributes clean water in trucks.

    They are seeking to hire an Operations & Administration Manager with a strong background in marketing and Fleet management.

    Under general directions the incumbent supervises and coordinates companies activities and operations (water sales to client’s/water point sales to other vendors/suppliers, tank cleaning services & exhauster services); coordinates assigned activities; and provides highly responsible staff assistance to the company.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • General business development.
  • This entails prospecting for new business, plan persuasive approaches that will convince potential clients to deliver growth in the company’s three main product offerings through a structured comprehensive marketing & advertising strategy. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods, client satisfaction and operating procedures; identify resource needs and implement these improvements.
  • Coordinate the organization’s staffing requirements, shifts and operational activities and maximize all available resources (water trucks & equipment, staff) at all times.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities; recommend and ensure implementation of these results-driven policies and procedures in a timely fashion.
  • Direct, coordinate and review the work plan for the company; assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; sub contractors’ and other service providers’, review and evaluate work deliverables, methods and procedures; meet with staff bi-weekly to discuss performance to identify and resolve problems.
  • Oversee company’s maintenance functions for the water point, borehole equipment, trucks, motor bike and other equipment.
  • The incumbent must have a sound technical know-how and experience to ensure proper maintenance and service knowledge and hands on experience/competencies to ensure all infrastructure, pumps, trucks & related operational equipment are in good working condition at all times
  • Ensure all statutory compliance is adhered to – in areas of inspections, licenses and insurance
  • Maintain and update service & maintenance records to include a file for each truck/crew
  • Routine updating of the maintenance checklists
    for all vehicles.
  • Manage & Control by checking mileage, mean consumption rates, routes, travel logbooks vs. the tracking systems and update for approval re-fueling vouchers/LPO’s
  • Prepare and present the daily, weekly & monthly operations reports. Present the Quarterly Performance Reviews.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate/appraise performance of personnel; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and effect termination procedures as necessary.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the company’s annual PLAN budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, training, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and implement approved expenditures; recommend adjustments as necessary.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors for periodic accounting and operational systems examination.

  • 3-4 years ‘prior experience working in truck & logistics fleet management with strong operational management skills
  • Previous experience in Sales and marketing will be an added advantage
  • A business degree and a professional course CPA will be an added advantage.
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills.
  • The ideal candidate must be honest, hardworking & committed.
  • Have good analytical skills and have good situational awareness at all times.
  • Must be able to deliver and exceed expectations in a challenging environment.
  • Ability to attain growth targets semi-independently/autonomously.

    How to Apply:
  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills and experience to by 31st May 2019
  • Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Brites Management Kenya - Operations & Administration Manager - Jobs in Kenya

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