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Due to some corrections, this advertisement supercedes an earlier version that appeared on 7thMarch, 2012.

Our client, Chemelil Sugar Company Limited is a leading player in the sugar sub-sector in the East and Central African region. The company wishes to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer I Managing Director that is currently vacant with a strong. Experienced and innovative leader. The successful candidate shall among others conform to the following:

The Job:
  • Review and implement as necessary, the Corporate Policies, Strategic Objectives, Strategies and relevant activities in Chemelil Sugar Company to ensure that the Corporate Vision and Mission are realised.
  • Support operations and administration of Board by advising and informing Board members, interfacing between Board and staff, and supporting Board’s performance evaluation.
  • Oversees design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programmes, products and services
  • Formulate and implement effective financial and procurement policies, plans and procedure to spur profitability in the company in accordance with current laws and regulations
  • Formulate and implement best practice human resources management policies and ensure provision of friendly environment in the Company to build a positive corporate image and good relations with the stakeholders by managing the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws, regulations and policies.
  • Oversees resource mobilization planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders.
  • Formulate and implement best practice management principles and effective communication between Management and the Board of Directors as well as between different levels of management of the Company so as to promote ethical practices and good corporate citizenship. Act as the principal spokesperson for the organisation and ensure that the organization and its mission, programmes, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Agri-business or relevant Engineering or Analytical science from a recognized University
  • Masters Degree in Strategic Management, Finance, Economics, Agricultural Economics or a related field from a recognized university.
  • High Level Management Training;
  • Membership of Professional Body
Other Considerations
  • HELB Clearance Certificate where applicable;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct;
  • Tax Compliance;
Skills and Experience:
  • At least ten (10) years of proven experience in Agri-business industry or related fields at senior management level.
  • Demonstrated experience in change management and innovation.
  • A proven track record of high integrity and ethical practice with proven experience in human resource management, networking and resource mobilization.
  • Skills and experience in Strategic thinking, planning and management as well as team player with excellent managerial, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good communicator with good report writing skills, interpretation and understanding of financial issues, legal documents, customer needs & negotiation skills
  • Computer literacy and proficiency
  • Experience in sugar sub-sector will be an added advantage
  • Age between 40 and 55 years
If you fit the above criteria, are interested, then access and submit an application using the facility located on our website: The registration / application should reach us on or before 22nd March 2012

Information and Queries:

Osano & Associates
AMREF Building (KCO), Wilson Airport Road
P.O. Box 6090 Ronald Ngala Street 00300, Nairobi, Kenya
(O&A) Osano 8 Associates - Consultants for Africa, Empowering Africa

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