General Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client, a young and growing company is a leading Risk Management, Private Investigations and Market Research company in Africa.


They aim to be the global reference centre for business intelligence and risk management. There values are Diligence, Integrity, Honesty and Accountability.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Responsibilities


  • Coordinate and oversee the efforts of various departments such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Operations to meet company goals.
  • Develop strategic marketing and sales plans to boost profits and efficiency.
  • Bring new and innovative ideas to the business and looks for opportunities to expand and create a goodwill in the market.
  • Supervises the progress of individual departments of the company and the overall progress of the company.
  • Sets business goals and assigns targets to the employees and makes sure that the employees are providing productive results for the company.
  • Network with potential clients and competitors in the market and get business tactics and ideas from them.
  • Develop strategies to boost sales and profits of the company and plan the future prospects of the company.
  • Provide strategic advice to the Board and Chairperson so that they will have accurate view of the market and the company’s future.
  • Oversee the company’s financial performance, investments and other business ventures.
  • Delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance.
  • Read all submitted reports by lower rank managers to reward performance, prevent issues and resolve problems
  • Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile.
  • Analyze problematic situations and
    occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth.
  • Creating a positive and motivating atmosphere in the company and providing better growth opportunities for the employees
  • Encourages innovative ideas from the employees and implement them for the benefit of the company
  • Plans attractive strategies to retain skilled, hardworking and fruitful employees making sure that they are satisfied with the company.
  • Attends meetings with the Board of Directors’ and discusses business issues with them.


    Qualifications & Experience


  • Proven experience as General Manager or other managerial position.
  • Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company.
  • Familiarity with corporate law and management best practices
  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Enthusiastic and ability to create motivation amongst the employees
  • Ready to take challenges and deal with difficult situation
  • Should believe in team work and effectively interact with the clients and the employees
  • Bachelor of Science/Business Administration/ Diploma in Business
  • Administration or relevant field with relevant experience
  • 6-8 years work experience


    How to Apply:

    Send CV in MS Word format to: [email protected]

    Closing Date: Tuesday 21st August, 2018


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