Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd Managing Director Jobs in Kenya


Job Details

  • Our client, a company supplying quality livestock and crop products as well as training farmers and pastoralists across Kenya, is seeking a highly motivated and hands-on Managing Director for its offices in Nairobi.

  • The successful candidate’s main responsibility will be to lead the growth and profitability and that the company achieves the commercial and social objectives set by the Board.

  • It is essential that the Managing Director is committed to wealth creation among farmers and pastoralists, is goal-orientated and has the ability to find innovative ways of growing the company.

  • The Managing Director is expected to have a proven track record of running a successful business /business unit in East Africa.

  • Knowledge of the crop and livestock sectors in Kenya highly desirable. .

    Responsibilities

    • Track developments in the market and advise the board on major developments and opportunities.

    • Ensure the company’s risk matrix is up to date and risk mitigation measures are in place.

    • Ensure that the company fulfills its constitutional, regulatory and legal obligations.

    • Ensure that best practice HR policies are in place and followed throughout the organization.

    • Lead in preparing and monitoring annual and quarterly operational plans and budgets including key performance indicators.

    • Lead, monitor and track key financial indicators and take action necessary to achieve financial targets.

    • Ensure that day to day operations are effective in the use of resources and produce maximum impact.

    • Ensure that the Company has efficient and effective procurement and distribution systems

    • Ensure that the Company has excellent financial & IT systems in place.

    • Develop the brand to become a recognized, respected and trusted brand among target customers and partners in Kenya.

    • Develop appropriate marketing and communication
    strategies for the business at the national and local level.

    • Actively look for new business development opportunities for the company.

    • Maintain good relations with the bankers, major suppliers and other key external stakeholders

    • Represent the Company in local, national and international events.

    • Work with the Chairman to ensure the company develops an excellent working relationship with the donor partners and meets its contractual obligations to all stakeholders.

    • Work with the Chairman to ensure that the Company understands and supports the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the grants delivers information in a timely manner.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.

    • Over 10 years’ experience in senior management positions and has achieved significant sales growth and profitability.

    • Experience in business management, sales and marketing in a relevant industry.

    • An understanding of rural development issues and how commercial activity can contribute to that

    • Proficiency in Ms. Office, Ms. Word, Ms. Excel, Ms. Power Point.

    • An innovative approach to business with strong problem-solving abilities.

    • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead high-performance teams.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills.

    • A strong empathy with rural people.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

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