Furniture/Interior Design Company: 2019 General Manager Job

By | May 14, 2019

Furniture/Interior Design Company: 2019 General Manager Job

General Manager for a Furniture/Interior Design company in Nairobi

Our client, a Furniture and Interior Design company, is seeking a highly motivated General Manager for its offices in Nairobi. The successful candidate will be responsible to lead sales, operations and marketing, with the aim of supporting the Board of Directors with the organization’s profitability and product/service quality goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets are tracked and achieved
  • Plan and implement critical marketing initiatives to support the timely achievement of sales objecti
  • Plan and implement strategic annual product and process plans in the organization
  • Prepare policies and operational procedures based on the Board’s approved strategy
  • Actively and effectively manage the day to day operations of the business
  • Recruit and train staff with the human resource coordinator
  • Responsible for trade events, trainings and workshops for architects
  • Develop, build and manage stakeholder relationships both internal and external including suppliers
  • Ensure product, people and processes compliance with respective statutory and quality control bodies
  • Actively explore and help realize products and opportunities with interior finishing projects
  • Mitigating risks and financial planning where foreseeable in a timely manner


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business Management
  • 6+ yrs in Senior Management in the construction/interior finishes industry in Kenya
  • Financial Planning & Strategy experience
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent decision-making and communication skills
  • Ability to handle challenging situations, different team personalities
  • Good problem solver
  • Experience in building and leading an organization’s performance management culture

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi City Kenya

Career Level: Executive

Deadline: June 16, 2019


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.