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Job Vacancies at a Multi-National Company in Kenya

Senior Management Positions

Are you results driven?

Do you have what it takes to drive company growth initiatives?

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Our client, a leading brand in fast-moving consumer goods and operating in the region and selected emerging markets, is seeking to recruit the following positions to join its senior management team.

Finance Director

Reporting to the Managing Director, Finance Director will provide strategic leadership in developing the business financial strategy; safeguarding organization’s asset and managing financial performance, reporting and internal controls to achieve operational efficiency and financial sustainability.

S/he will be responsible for systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, company payroll, ongoing financial modelling and annual business plans.

The successful candidate will be experienced in financial budgeting and strategy; business evaluation and advice, risk management and corporate governance, managed statutory requirements¸ financial accounting and reporting.

S/he will also have the ability to optimize operations, reduce costs, improve service quality, build new business and forge loyalty with clients, vendors and external business partners.

Key Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Masters degree in Business field such as accounting, finance, strategic management etc.;
  • CPA (K) / ACCA and a member of a professional body in good standing;
  • 10 years with at least 6 years at senior management level in driving finance and strategy function;
  • Strong financial management, Corporate risks management and Capital project appraisal skills;
  • Sound knowledge compliance regulations for organizations working within the FMCG sector;
  • Exceptional customer focus, Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels;
  • Knowledge of Financial and ERP systems;
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints;
  • Strategy formulation and deployment skills;
  • Budgeting skills and Resource mobilization skills;
  • Leadership and people management skills

Head of HR and Administration

Reporting to the Managing Director, Head of HR & Administration will manage the human resource and administration function to optimize the utilization of human resource capacities.

S/he will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of HR strategy, policies and procedures and ensure that the organization attracts, develops and retains the required talent pool to meet business objectives.

The successful candidate will be experienced in all aspects of human resource development, performance management, human resource administration, employee relations, talent acquisition & retention and remuneration & benefits administration.

S/he will provide demonstrated leadership in workplace improvement initiatives, collective bargaining and dispute resolution and ensure a safe working environment for all staff.

Key Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Degree in Human Resource Management or Social Science and a Postgraduate diploma in Human resource field;
  • A member of a professional body in good standing;
  • MBA Degree is an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 5 years at senior management within a manufacturing environment;
  • Knowledge and proven track record in implementation of workplace improvement initiatives such as employee relations, employment equity and occupational health and safety;
  • A detailed understanding, knowledge and experience in the HR functional areas;
  • Conversant with Kenyan labor laws, international labor laws, statutory compliance requirements and understanding of best practices;
  • Experience in CBA negotiations in a strong union environment;
  • Excellent leadership, people management, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Conversant with HRMIS particularly in an ERP environment.

Marketing Manager

Reporting to the Marketing Director, Marketing Manager manage and control the consistent profitable growth of the designated portfolio by taking full charge of the portfolio or categories; guiding the category long term strategy; championing operational relations/communication at all levels and ensuring yearly plans are developed, implemented and achieved both in Kenya and Export countries.

S/he will focus on increasing designated portfolio in store presence in target market, strengthening the company’s brands, optimizing product assortment and promotional strategy and translating brand marketing actions into winning customer marketing actions across all channels of trade.

Key Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Degree in business field with a bias in marketing;
  • MBA or relevant post-graduate qualifications is an added advantage;
  • At least 7 years of experience, 3 years of which must be in an FMCG environment;
  • Demonstrated experienced in brand management with strong business acumen;
  • Strong negotiator with good understanding of market trends;
  • Project Management and basic financial skills;
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills;
  • Strategic thinker with excellent computer skills

How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current and expected remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts to reach us not later than December 13, 2013 and addressed to

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