Farsight Africa Group Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

Farsight Africa Group Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya


Job Summary / Purpose:

  • Analyse and improve organisational processes, and work to improve quality, productivity and efficiency. Provide leadership for operations in the organisation for all lines of business.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Project Management:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects. Establish, develop and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.

  • Oversee acquisition of resources and materials as needed before and during projects by talking with customers, team members, team heads and in-house accountants and negotiating price and payment agreements with third parties/vendors.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within the scope and budget.

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various heads and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques. Ensure resource availability and location.

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.

  • Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions and implement efficiency improvements.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.

  • Analyse the economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost-benefit and return on investment standards.

  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels.

  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long term goals.

    Operations:

  • Provide inspired leadership for the organisation.

  • Make important policy, planning
    and strategy decisions.

  • Develop, implement, and review operational policies and procedures.

  • Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.

  • Work with senior stakeholders.

  • Ensure all legal, regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.

  • Work with the CEO to determine values and mission, and plan for long term as well as short term goals.

  • Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.

  • Build alliances and partnerships with relevant organisations.

  • Support worker communication with the management team.

  • Any other duties assigned by management.

    Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Operations / Project Management or related field.

  • Minimum three (3) years experience in management, operations, projects and leadership.

  • Understanding general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management.

  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners and employees.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment.

  • Demonstrated understanding of project management processes, strategies and methods.

  • Solid understanding of financial management, development and tracking budgets.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, innovative and solutions-oriented.

    How to Apply

  • Send your application to

  • jobs@farsightafrica.com - applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis.


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