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CEO Career Opportunity in Kenya

CEO Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job

Our client in the manufacturing industry is looking for an individual to provide overall leadership, oversight and policy direction to ensure that the business achieves its vision, objectives and strategies.

Field of Responsibilities
  • Oversee company personnel to ensure a well motivated, high performance work force.

  • Develop a strategic-management framework to advance the company's mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability, and growth.
  • Oversee company operations to ensure production efficiency, quality, outstanding customer service, cost-effective management of resources, and ensuring compliance with the laws of the country
  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies for generating robust and growing revenues and profitability for the company.
  • Identify acquisition and merger opportunities and direct implementation activities.
  • Design and approve company operational procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Review activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.
  • Evaluate performance of direct management reports for compliance with established policies and objectives of the company and contributions in attaining objectives.
  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices while building a pool of outstanding talent.
  • Promote the company as well as build network through personal contacts, marketing promotions and industry events.
  • Represent the company at trade and industry meetings, and other formal regulatory functions.
  • Promote the company to local, national, regional and international markets and related constituencies.
  • Co-ordinate communication with stakeholders
  • Monitor and enforce service regulations as well as establishing proper internal control systems and procedures
  • Present company reports and outcomes at shareholder and Board of Director meetings.
  • Direct company planning and policy-making committees.
  • Oversee foreign operations to include evaluating operating and financial performance.
  • Serve as an alternate spokesperson for the Company, working with the Chairman as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned
Key Performance Areas

Grow the various businesses profitably & build long-term shareholder value
  • Business revenue targets & market share growth
  • Overall profitability and of each business unit
  • Returns on investments
  • Cash flow growth and efficient management
Develop and implement smooth-running business processes to underpin strategic objectives
  • Customer relations and feedback
  • Process efficiency
  • Product development time
  • Working capital investment
Identify & deliver customer expectations
  • Customer satisfaction via feedback questionnaires
  • Growth in key customer uptake
  • Growth in key market shares
  • East Africa brand awareness
Develop skills necessary to deliver long-term & sustainable success. 
  • Ensure appropriate reward & recognition structure.
  • Attraction, retention & career development of key management team members and other staff.
  • Staff turnover levels
  • Staff skills and development index
  • Staff satisfaction and succession planning
Work together with the Chairman to Cordial stakeholder relations and in their absence communicate with and manage all stakeholders complaints and litigation suits.

Identify and enable business solutions to deliver


a) Academic and professionals
  • Undergraduate degree in commerce, business administration or engineering, masters degree in business administration added advantage.
b) Experience 
  • At least 10 years progressive experience in the field of general management
c) Key skills and qualities 
  • Leadership, customer relationships and support decision making, innovation
d) Strategic Planning Company Strategic Plan

e) Annual revenue budget Company budget

f) Annual expense budget Company budget

g) Number of reports

Direct: 4

Please send your CV and remuneration details:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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