Summit: General Manager (FMCG, Manufacturing) Job 2019

By | April 17, 2019

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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

Problem-solving aptitude

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.