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General Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Ascribe is a leading supplier of clinically focused IT solutions in Healthcare with markets in the UK, and Asia Pacific. 

Our focus is on solutions that directly improve patient care.

We are looking for an exceptional General Manager for our Nairobi Office.

The General Manager will work closely with the Nairobi team to ensure that the Group’s strategy is delivered in a coordinated manner, and assist in the co-ordination and management of the Nairobi office.  

This is a key liaison role between the UK and the Nairobi team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of programme of work agreed with the UK teams through service level agreements.

This will include allocating project resources and motivating and managing team members.

Other duties include issuing progress reports and ensuring deadlines are met in a timely and efficient fashion.

Highlights of the role include;
  • Supervising work execution
  • Providing resolutions for problems
  • Maintaining programme schedules
  • Reporting on project status
  • Managing project teams
  • Accounting for project cost, time and budget
  • Seeking approval from executive and senior managers
  • Mitigating programme risks

The key skills will be a blend of the following:
  • Being flexible
  • Being analytical
  • Being collaborative
  • Creative thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Negotiating
  • Project management
  • Planning
  • Multitasking
  • Being persistent
  • Being confident
  • Stress management
  • Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Being open minded
  • Being willing and helpful
  • Being approachable
  • Being commercially aware

Qualifications and Experience
  • Familiarity with accounting and spreadsheet applications is required
  • Knowledge of the legal aspects of the Kenyan environment including, employment law, H&S and HR.
  • Ability to work in a team and the ability to work independently.
  • Relevant Master’s degree level qualifications  


Applicants should submit their CV to hrdepartment@ascribe.com by 14th August 2013 with the reasons they believe they can deliver this role to the business.

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