Virtual HR Jobs in Kenya

Virtual Commercial Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our client is a leading outdoor advertising company in Kenya with over 200 billboard faces across the country. The business is known for having good quality locations and for its customer service.

They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

The Commercial Manager will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day activities of the business, to grow its sales and manage costs as per the budgets approved by the Board of Directors.

Job Accountabilities


  • Responsibility for developing and executing the strategic direction of the Company
  • Providing proactive leadership to the teams
  • Attracting and retaining high quality effective staff
  • Set KPIs for all staff, and appraise them effectively
  • Responsible for overall staff motivation

    Sales and business development:

  • Actively managing the sales team to set achievable daily, weekly and monthly KPIs and ensure that they are met
  • Ensuring the sales team has effective incentive structures
  • Have a handle on direct costs to enable the sales team to give discounts and promotions, while ensuring that the average gross profits are maintained within the signed budget.
  • Use innovative methods to increase number of faces occupied by each client


  • Have overall responsibility of the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow for the business
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly management accounts are shared with the Board Provides overall direction to the Finance Manager with respect to the budget


  • Responsible for ensuring a pipeline of good quality billboard locations, which will achieve over 80% occupancy
  • Ensure that billboard installation, flighting, deflighting, transportation and other critical operational aspects of the company are working efficiently
  • Responsible for the smooth running of all departments


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably augmented with a post-graduate diploma or MBA
  • Has 5 – 10 years of commercial experience, of which 3 years must be in a senior management role
  • Track record in selling billboard space or other real estate space
  • Should have a solid network within the advertising agencies and key marketing players in Kenya

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 7th September 2017 stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Virtual HR Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

    Reporting to: General Manager

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Understands and communicates the company's mission and objectives.
  • Implementation, follow up and review of new as well as changed procedures and documentation thereof.
  • Conducts regular audits for all our client’s restaurants to ensure that restaurants meet with the current operational standards as well as all applicable local laws and regulations, and keeps track of all the restaurant scores monthly with detailed action plans for non-compliance.
  • Monitoring day to day operations for the restaurants including sales, guest averages, equipment and supplies.
  • Consolidates monthly data requirements for reporting purposes.
  • Performs a competitor analysis including pricing, menu items, locations, and promotions review and update on a monthly basis
  • Manage and supervise staffing and management to ensure optimum efficiency of human resources.
  • Works closely with management in stores, ensuring all management tools are utilized
  • Responsible for customer service, quality control, staff development and training.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all relevant Hygiene and Safety legislation
  • Stays abreast of current trends in the industry and anticipates future trends likely to have an impact on the organization.
  • Assist where necessary in the setup of new stores, including staff recruitment, training and project management of new sites.
  • Continually monitoring and improving the overall performance of the company’s operation

    Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of kitchen practices, protocols and procedures
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with staff, coworkers, and general public
  • The ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve set objectives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Point of Sale (POS) systems
  • Possess self-motivational skills in order to achieve goals without close supervision
  • Hands-on management approach Drive impeccable service standards with attention to detail
  • Strong organization with good time management and planning skills
  • Must be able to handle multiple duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Manages with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and mission of the organization.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business-related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a senior managerial position, in a dining/restaurant setting as well as experience in handling multiple units
  • Proven work experience as operations manager
  • Knowledge of food hygiene and Health and Safety requirements
  • A good understanding of quality assurance, procedures and protocols

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents we are looking for, please send a copy of your updated resume, salary expectation and benefits to with the job title Operations Manager as the subject before close of business 15th September 2017.

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