DHL General Manager Jobs in Kenya

DHL General Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • We’re looking for top-notch General Managers to run distribution centers all over the country.
  • We need people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, who are looking for a good challenge, and who are dedicated to creating and developing great customer relationships.
  • You’ve got to be sharp, and you must be on your game every day… because you will be an essential part of everyday life.
  • DHL Supply Chain is a world-class company, and we hire only world-class people.
  • People who aren’t afraid to work hard – in fact, people who want to work hard.
  • No matter where we are, we’re part of their team; we’re invested in their success, and our operation is fully transparent.
  • If you're an active leader with a can-do attitude, who's passionate about doing things the right way the first time, join us – the world is waiting for you.


    In this General Manager role:

  • You’ll lead the customer relationship through close daily contact, taking the pulse of the relationship and making sure that the heartbeat is strong.
  • Develops, delivers, and maintains site logistics improvement programs to achieve progressive cost reductions, service improvements, people capability, and site safety improvements.
  • You’ll be held accountable for your site’s P&L – a direct result of the customer relationships you have.
  • Drives process, compliance, metrics, and reporting standardization across all sites.
  • You’ll lead managers who are well-trained, motivated, and ready to support your direction.
  • Ensures accurate and consistent reporting and metrics.
  • You’ll set the tone for your leadership team and everyone on the floor.
  • Your voice will be heard loud and clear in management circles.
  • Participate in the development and execution of the business unit's strategic business plan.
  • You’ll build a team that supports your passion for an outstanding operation.
  • Be Leading and coaching a team of
    people to build operational competency and capability across the business unit.
  • Builds internal relationships with stakeholders to identify opportunities, address issues, and implement solutions.
  • Develop or recruits capabilities to ensure skills are at levels for best-in-class performance.
  • Performs a lead role in managing industrial relations and operational disputes or issues.

    Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • Graduate qualification, preferably a master's degree in Business Management or related areas preferred.
  • Any Graduate qualification with management or Leadership experience.
  • 2-3 years’ logistics industry experience, required.
  • 5-7 years experience in supervisory/management role, required.
  • P/L, Project and Staff management skills required.
  • Inspiring leadership skills: has managed operational teams and built high-performance cultures.
  • Delivered successful strategic and tactical improvements in safety, service, people, and cost.
  • Strategic thought leader with an active, hands-on execution approach and capability to lead effective and sustainable change.
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative backed by taking accountability and delivering on commitments.
  • Exceptional planning and prioritization skills supported by strong commercial and analytical acumen.
  • A passion to solve the root cause of problems and using data and facts to drive pragmatic solutions and decisions.
  • Strong ability to build relationships internally and externally in conjunction with excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Advanced negotiation and influencing techniques with a high level of integrity.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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