Summit: General Manager (FMCG, Manufacturing) Job 2019
Job Category: Manufacturing | FMCG
Our client, a dynamic Beauty & Cosmetic Company, based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 5 product lines is looking to recruit a General Manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all staff, budgets and operations of the local business unit.
To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive while ensuring our profits are on the rise. He/she MUST have commercial experience in the Beauty and Cosmetic Industry Sector.
Formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies
Oversee day-to-day operations
Design strategy and set goals for growth
Maintain budgets and optimise expenses
Set policies and processes
Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
Oversee the recruitment and training of new employees
Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
Direct the employee assessment process
Prepare regular reports for upper management
Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations
Provide solutions to issues (e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitor
BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus
Must have a background in Beauty and Cosmetic Industry
Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role
Must come from a commercial background
Experience in planning and budgeting
Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
Strong analytical ability
Excellent communication skills
Outstanding organisational and leadership skills
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nairobi City Kenya
Career Level: Senior Management
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.