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Steel Manufacturers Jobs in Kenya

Our client is one of the largest Steel Manufacturers and Hardware Materials Suppliers in the country, having been in the market for more than Forty One (41 years). 

They are looking to recruit a Human Resources Manager and a Marketing Manager to join their team.

Marketing Manager 
The main purpose of this job is to provide leadership and direction in the sales & marketing department. 

This will involve Planning, directing and coordinating the marketing of the organizations products. 

This position reports to the Sales Director.

Key Responsibilities
  • Formulating, developing and reviewing sales and marketing strategies, policies and objectives in line with the organizational plans.
  • Determining and managing the marketing budget to ensure achievement of the set objectives within designated budgets and taking corrective action when necessary.
  • Developing and executing marketing plans and programs, both short and long term, to ensure profit growth and expansion of company products.
  • Reviewing and recommending changes in the basic structure and organization of the marketing function to ensure effective utilization of the human resources.
  • Researching, analyzing and monitoring financial, technological and demographic factors for capitalization of market opportunities in order to gain competitive advantage.
  • Executing brand management, including planning and overseeing the organization’s advertising and promotion activities and managing advertising agencies.
  • Developing and recommending pricing strategy for the organization which will result in the greatest market share in the long run.
  • Evaluating advertising programs, merchandising policy and product packaging to ensure timely adjustment of marketing strategy and plans to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
  • Conducting market surveys on current and new product concepts in order tomeet consumer expectations satisfactorily.
  • Managing the sales and marketing staff so as to effectively recruit, mentor, motivate, facilitate training and execute succession planning.
  • Coordinating and participating ¡n promotional activities and trade shows, working with developers, advertisers and production managers, to market the company’s products.
  • Conducting economic and commercial surveys to identify potential markets for products.
  • Conducting customer satisfaction surveys regularly to determine their satisfaction level and coming up with corrective actions on any anomalies noted.
  • Ensuring effective use of all relevant ICT and other systems within the sales and marketing function.
  • Developing reports to present to the Board of Directors.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Degree in Marketing or any other relevant field and professional Marketing certification. At least Eight (6) Years, relevant product and industry knowledge.
  • Commercial Awareness with demonstrated ability in strategy formulation. Team player with excellent managerial experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Persuasiveness, decision making with good negotiation skills.
  • Analytical and data interpretation skills, innovativeness and problem solving abilities. Ability to meet sales targets and willingness to travel as and when need arises.
Human Resources Manager
The main role of HR Manager is to direct and manage all areas of the human resources function of the Company, promoting a conducive working environment and a skilled and motivated workforce to ensure the achievement the company’s strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing a HR strategy based on the overall Company strategy to ensure that business needs are met.
  • Developing a HR budget based on the strategy and effectively managing it to ensure cost management goals are achieved.
  • Managing the recruitment process In a manner that ensures that right calibre of employees Is hired and that new employees receive proper Induction/orientation into the Company.
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures for the performance management process and all related functions including staff appraisal, training needs analysis.
  • Managing industrial relations matters and offering training, advice and general guidance to managers and supervisors on labour laws and related market practices so as to ensure a harmonious work environment.
  • Overseeing and coordinating employee welfare, devising and running welfare schemes.
  • Training managers and supervisors on basic staff management and disciplinary skills.
  • Continually reviewing and updating the terms and conditions of service of employees to ensure that the Company remains within common market practice.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Degree in Human Resources Management or business related field and a higher diploma in HR.
  • At least eight (6) years of experience.
  • Should have a sound knowledge of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and organizational development.
  • Experience and knowledge of labour relations management including CBA negotiations.
  • Experience managing disciplinary proceeding and managing employee welfare. 
  • Good business acumen, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills with sound leadership ability.
Your application must include a covering letter highlighting relevant experience and key achievements, a detailed CV, a daytime phone contact, valid email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees.
Closing date: Friday 31st August, 2012
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
Off Muthithi Road, along Tausi Road, 3rd Floor
P 0 Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

All applications and enquiries should be addressed to:

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