FMCG Operating Officer Jobs in Kenya

FMCG Operating Officer Jobs in Kenya

Our client is one of the largest FMCG manufacturing companies in Kenya with distribution channels across key markets in East Africa.

As they align for growth and driving operational efficiencies, they seek to hire a smart, strategic and high energy person to take over the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Reporting directly to the CEO, the COO will be one of the key support person for the CEO.


  • Translating the Board of Directors’ vision and strategy into organizational policies, directives, and procedures, driving execution and managing functional staff.
  • As the key driver for execution, s/he will also oversee, monitor and evaluate work plans, resourcing and quality control for corporate deliverables.
  • Take a leadership position over operations, logistics, warehousing, distribution, marketing, Sales and customer service will report to the COO.
  • Manage and direct company operations to meet budget and other financial goals.
  • Develop, establish, and direct the execution of operating policies to support overall company objectives.
  • Work hand-in-hand with the management team to develop strategic plans, performance metrics, and business models.
  • Oversee all administrative functions, ensuring smooth daily operations.
  • Take charge of the profit and loss responsibility for quarterly results
  • Take lead in budgeting, costing, resourcing and reporting, systems and procedures,
    regulatory compliance and relations, product development and delivery, customer service, procurement, data management, technology, HR, and brand compliance
    Buck-stopping the Chief Executive and Board of Directors

  • An MBA holder or equivalent professional achievements
  • A business strategist with refined and working experience within East Africa market
  • Expert understanding of the evolving FMCG and commodity market within East Africa
  • Sound professional judgment, personal drive, integrity, initiative, resourcefulness and cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Attention to detail, time-keeping, patience, dependability, willingness to travel, enthusiasm and a sense of urgency
  • Leadership, team-building and motivational skills
  • Vision, personal ambition and confidence in own ability to achieve measurable results

    How to Apply
  • Send your application to clearly quoting “Chief Operating Officer” on the email subject line.
  • You application should reach us before 26th April 2019.
  • Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

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