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Coca-Cola Jobs in Kenya

We are looking to fill two positions as below for one of the Coca-Cola Bottling Companies in East Africa.


General Manager

The Role

This position, which reports to the Group Managing Director and shall be based in Kenya or Uganda or Tanzania to run a bottling plant, and to drive excellence in manufacturing and distribution.

The role requires a dynamic individual to provide strong management & strategic leadership, to ensure quality in our manufacturing and effectiveness in resource management.

The role holder will drive a successful and focused organization transformation; support continuous change impact and learning within the dynamic and increasingly competitive environment and in line with the Company’s strategic vision.

The Person

This is an opportunity for a dedicated, energetic and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Company’s values and beliefs.

As our most senior representative in the business operation, the person will be an innovative, decisive and inspirational leader with excellent influencing, negotiation, representation and people management skills that will help turn ideas into positive impact to our customers, business and shareholder value.

The position holder will bring on board, proven experience of managing a manufacturing plant including strategic distribution delivery.

Significant exposure in managing change and leading people through it is critical, coupled with
a strong track record in challenging status quo and leading teams in a unionised environment.

As a member of the Company’s leadership team and reporting to the Group Managing Director with dotted line to local board, you will contribute to building the Company as a model business empire.

Finance Manager

The role

Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, you will lead the Bottler management team to ensure the continuing confidence in the financial viability and stability of the organization by ensuring accurate and timely internal and statutory financial reporting; enforcing the financial integrity and internal financial controls of the organization.

You will be responsible for the business planning process, ensuring achievement of current year and longer term financial goals.

You will be an engaged business partner and constructive challenger to the management team.

You will ensure tax compliance and manage treasury within the objectives of the organization.

You will provide robust business analysis to support financial reports, investment decisions and cost to serve.

You will lead the management team in continuously improving governance.

You will be required to develop and build a strong financial team.

The Person

We are looking for an energetic, business focused, results driven manager who can work in high performance change environment.

The role requires a versatile, quick learner and adaptable team player.

The person will have at least 5 years’ experience in financial management in a manufacturing environment.

A Bachelor degree, CPA (K) and proficiency in MS office is mandatory.

Experience working with ERP systems in an FMCG environment will be an added advantage.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application letter and a CV to GM_EastAfrica@pedersenandpartners.com quoting REF: GMEA.

Kindly indicate your Nationality.


The closing date: 17th April 2014.

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