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Numerical Machining Complex Ltd (NMC) is an Engineering Firm incorporated under the Companies Act as a Limited Liability Company established in 1994 by the Kenya Government. 

The Company aims at becoming the regional market leader in steel production, and manufacture of high quality machinery, machine tools and components through employing appropriate state of the art technology and highly skilled manpower.

The Company’s Head Quarters is located in the industrial area, Nairobi and now seeks to appoint suitable candidates for the following positions.

A: REF. NMC/MD/2012- 
Managing Director

The appointed Managing Director will be a dynamic, visionary and result oriented person of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism with the overall mandate of managing strong commercial and administrative functions of the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Board of Directors and being the Chief Executive of the Company, the Managing Director will have the following duties and responsibilities;
  • Accountable for the overall performance of the company and for the day-to-day running and management of the company’s business;
  • Steer the Company to higher business growth and profitability;
  • Develop and present the strategic and annual business plans;
  • Implementing the Board’s policy decisions in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the company’s vision, mission, goals, objectives and agreed performance targets;
  • 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;
  • Provide innovative and creative leadership;
  • Play a key role in the facilitation and maintenance of linkages with government and regulatory agencies;
  • Staff motivation and development to ensure retention of highly motivated and committed human capital;
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors from time to time.
Applicants must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, technology, science, business or any other related degree from a recognized University;
  • At least ten (10) years of proven experience in manufacturing 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 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, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Good communicator with good report writing skills, interpretation and understanding of financial issues, legal documents, customer needs and negotiation skills;
  • Familiarity with the government financial operations and the country’s development plans particularly Kenya Vision 2030 and
  • Membership to a professional body
Candidates with high level management training, Masters Degree in Strategic Management, Finance, Economics, or a related field from a recognized university will have an added advantage. 

In addition, applicants must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Terms & Conditions of Service

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the job and the experience of the individual will be negotiated with the right candidate. 

The position is on a three (3) year renewable contract based on performance appraisal by the Board of Directors in accordance with Government’s Guidelines for appointment of CEOs of State Corporations.

B: REF. NMC/FM/2012- 
Finance Manager

Reports to: Managing Director
Responsible for administration of the company’s accounting, financial, planning and tax functions.

Key Tasks

Duties responsibilities will entail:
  • Supervising Finance and Accounts functions
  • Developing and implementing effective financial management systems and procedures
  • Report on the Company’s performance and prepare quarterly financial reports covering areas such as operational effectiveness, budget trends and variances as well as cost control initiatives for the Managing Director and the Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the Company’s budget estimates
  • Preparing financial reports, statements and accounting records.
  • Maintaining and updating records on the Company’s assets and liabilities
  • Coordinating the preparation of tax returns and compliance with other statutory obligations
  • Interpreting and implementing Government policies relating to the financial management of the Company
  • Preparing and presenting proposed budgets to the finance committee for Treasury approval
  • Preparing statutory financial reports including that appropriation accounts.
Qualifications and Key Competencies

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
  • Have served in senior management for at least five (5) years in the area of accounting.
  • Have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:
  • Commerce, Economics, Accounting, Finance from a recognized institution.
  • A Masters degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Have a professional qualification such as CPA(K),ACCA.
  • Be a member of a professional accounting body.
  • Have proven leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills and
  • Meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution.
C: REF. NMC/AM/2012- Head of Internal Audit

Reporting to: The Managing Director

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Managing the Company’s Internal Audit Unit.
  • Examining and inspecting activity records, accounting systems and procedures to determine their efficiency.
  • Ensuring the Company’s policies are complied with.
  • Providing leadership in the conducting of special audits.
  • Evaluating progress and status of steps taken to address any current and past recommendations by external Auditors.
  • Participating and guiding the various internal audit committees.
  • Advising the management on risk management.
Qualifications and Key Competencies

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
  • Strong analytical, written, oral communications, strong interpersonal and relationship skills.
  • Have served for at least eight (8) years in senior management position in auditing or accounting.
  • Have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:
  • Commerce, Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution.
  • A Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or
  • Commerce will be an added advantage
  • Have a professional qualification such as CPA(K),ACCA
  • Be a member of a professional auditing or accounting body
  • Have proven leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills and
  • Meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution.
D:REF. NMC/SM/2012-Head Of Sales & Marketing

Reporting to: The Managing Director

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement sales and marketing plans and strategies for local and export markets;
  • Ensure high levels of company visibility in the market;
  • Set targets and sales forecasts and ensure they are achieved;
  • Device and support the company’s distribution strategies;
  • Establish and maintain good corporate relations and implement a customer care management program;
  • Steer market research, intelligence and conceptualize new products for the market;
  • Ensure brand profitability through correct pricing policies and product costing.
Qualifications and key competencies
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field.
  • Professional qualifications from Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
  • Demonstrate excellent people management skills.
  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience in Sales and Marketing, 3 of which must be in a Brand Manager position and 4 in a senior position in Sales and Marketing in the manufacturing industry.
  • Meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution; and
  • Be a citizen of Kenya
E:REF. NMC/AP/2012- Head Of Procurement

Reporting to: The Managing Director

Key Responsibilities
  • Overall Planning and Coordination of Procurement Departmental functions by delivering, storage and ensuring timely distribution of goods and services to user departments.
  • Advice Management and the Board on procurement and stores policy formulation and reviews.
  • Implementing procurement policies and procedures for effective management of procurement services in the organization.
  • Providing Technical support on matters relating to procurement in accordance with statutory requirements and procedures.
  • Developing strategies to improve Supplier performance and continuous appraisal
  • Ensuring goods and services are ordered as per the required specifications and within the acceptable lead – time.
  • Integrate market trends and changes in procurement regulations in procurement processes and advising management accordingly.
  • Conduct periodic market surveys to aid development of an effective procurement function.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement statutory regulations.
Qualifications and key competencies
  • Degree in business or related field with at least five years relevant work experience which must have been gained at managerial level in a large and busy industrial or manufacturing concern.
  • In – depth understanding of Public Procurement Procedures and regulations 2006 as contained in the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 and international tendering/supplies management practice.
  • Post graduate diploma in purchasing and supplies.
  • Have professional membership with institution such as CIPS or KISM.
  • Have proven leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution.
Applicants should submit detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and telephone and email contacts of three referees to the address below quoting the Reference number so as to reach him on or before 22ndOctober, 2012.

The Chairman Board of Directors
Numerical Machining Complex Ltd
Workshop Road
P.O. Box 70660 - 00400
Nairobi – Kenya.

Numerical Machining Complex is an equal opportunity employer.

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