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GSK Jobs in Kenya

GSK is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. We offer exciting career opportunities for highly motivated and enterprising individuals.

If you are interested in joining us, apply for the following positions:

I) Projects & Facilities Manager

The job holder will be responsible for managing all engineering capital projects at the Nairobi site using GSK best practices, tools and techniques in the company’s project management standards.

Reporting directly to the Site Engineer, the job holder’s key focus, are as follows:
  • Project Management
  • Project Accounting
  • People management
  • Safety and compliance
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Progress the project plans within the constraints of time, budget and quality in order to support and enhance overall product flow.
  • Ensure appropriate upkeep of site facilities in order to provide a habitable and pleasant working environment and coordinate the teams in achievement of the project objectives.
  • Convert planned projects into tasks for ease in implementation.
  • Serve as the designated point of contact for project procedural issues.
  • Provide visibility of task progress and update the Site’s facility master plan.
  • Propose the creation of cross functional project teams.
Qualifications & Knowledge:
  • A degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Process).
  • At least 5 years Project Management experience.
  • Must have a good track record of Capital Project Delivery (including design management, construction management, contract management, commissioning & handover.
  • Experience in developing business cases for capital investment.
  • Experience of working in a consumer Healthcare, food factory or pharmaceutical environment would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices Validation, Good Engineering Practices and commissioning, preferably in a Consumer Healthcare or pharmaceutical environment.
  • Understanding of process plant and equipment (mechanical and electrical).
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, on a day to day basis.
  • Experience in managing cross functional teams.
  • Excellent communication skills (presentations and written).
  • Understanding of construction safety.
  • Strong planning & organisational skills required.
II) Maintenance & Site Services Manager

Reporting directly to the Site Engineer, the job holder’s key focus areas are:
  • Manage the repair and maintenance of all the product manufacturing equipment.
  • Manage the operation and running of the Site’s utilities.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage planned preventive maintenance programs on site
  • Manage all unplanned equipment and facility breakdowns.
  • Maintain the operation and running of all utilities, keep an updated risk register for all utility related risks.
  • Ensure calibration is carried out across the Site and maintain updated records in line with relevant SOPs
  • Ensure appropriate upkeep of site facilities in order to provide a habitable and pleasant working environment.
  • Manage the Engineering stores
  • Ensure correct engineering standards are applied across the site.
  • Provide engineering support for all new equipment on site.
Qualifications & Knowledge:
  • Bsc / BEng in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
  • At least 5 years experience in a maintenance department of an FMCG / Pharmaceutical manufacturing site.
  • Process Engineering knowledge will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices Validation, Good Engineering Practices and commissioning, preferably in a Consumer Healthcare or pharmaceutical environment.
  • Understanding of process plant and equipment (mechanical and electrical).
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, on a day to day basis.
  • Experience in managing cross functional teams.
  • Excellent communication skills (presentations and written).
  • Understanding of OHS Act, EHS, SABA, QMS, OE
  • Strong planning & organisational skills required.
Interested candidates should apply stating their overall suitability for the position together with a detailed CV that clearly addresses the ability to perform the key responsibilities to: QYZ72406@gsk.com

The application deadline is 2nd December 2011

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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