General Manager - Tiles Manufacturing Jobs in Kenya

General Manager - Tiles Manufacturing Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • Our client is a leading franchisor retailer and manufacturer of tiles, bathroom ware and related products. They seek to hire a growth oriented General Manager tasked with growing the revenues of the company by overseeing business development, operations and profitability of the company.

    Key Responsibilities

  • The General Manager will play an active role in the hiring process for salaried staff

  • Negotiate contracts on behalf of the company and visit existing clients

  • Review the company’s marketing strategy and create a suitable budget plan

  • Managing overall operations and facility, leading direct reports and total employee count

  • Lead and mentor staff to deliver and exceed performance metrics in areas of Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Cost, Inventory Management and Production.

  • Manage the production process of all products in an efficient, safe manner while meeting all quality and cost expectations.

  • Lead in forecast product needs to maintain productivity; ensuring proper procedures are in place regarding quality, safety and all regulatory guidelines.

  • Full P&L responsibility; accounting, auditing and finance.

  • Analyze cost performance data to make decisions which will improve productivity and profitability.

  • Effectively communicate all pertinent management information to leadership teams and juniors to ensure team success.

  • Develop, implement and monitor continuous improvement methodologies and metrics to continually optimize performance.

  • Review all service providers’ contracts, ensure that standard procedures are
    followed when third parties are hired to offer products or services to the company

  • Full control over procurement and raw material forecasts.


  • A Business related degree preferably in Strategic Management or Marketing

  • A Master’s Degree will be a plus

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role (Manufacturing environment).

  • Tenacious, forward-thinking and aggressive in identifying new business opportunities

  • Confident with high level of initiative and good interpersonal skills.

  • Highly motivated.

  • Process oriented and result-driven, with the ability to work in a team and independently as a self-starter

  • Enthusiastic and committed approach with a track record of building strong, trust based relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject

  • (General Manager – Tile Manufacturing) on or before 6th July 2021

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