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Almasi Beverages Ltd is a company which was born out of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottling companies of Rift Valley Bottlers, Kisii Bottlers and Mount Kenya Bottlers. 

Almasi’s purpose is to increase shareholder value by manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling Coca-Cola products.
 
We have an innovative Change strategy which focuses on strong distribution & manufacturing, selling and building a strong and capable workforce. 

Our new business architecture is that of a centralized Commercial function, devolved manufacturing and distribution for revenue generation and a strong centralized support function of HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Risk; for the purpose of creating sharper focus, efficiency and effectiveness to enable us achieve a double digit growth in 2014 and beyond. 

We shall deliver all these through close collaboration with Coca-Cola, our shareholders and other key stakeholders both externally and internally, including our people. 

We believe to achieve this we shall need capable people to deliver on the following role:

Plant Finance Manager
 
The Role: Based in Eldoret and reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the role is responsible for reporting, business control and safeguarding the internal control environment at the Bottling Plant. 

You will lead the finance team and ensure continuing confidence in the service offered by the finance department through accurate, timely internal and statutory financial reporting with the resultant impact of a strong viable and stable plant. 

The role will enforce financial integrity and internal controls/governance as well as drive effective budget planning process, ensuring achievement of current year and longer term financial goals. 

The role will be an engaged business partner and constructive challenger to the management team with robust business analysis to support financial reports, investment decisions and cost to serve.

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

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

Group ICT Manager
 
The Role: Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to Almasi bottling plants in Eldoret, Kisii and Nyeri, the role will lead the development of Almasi ICT strategy to support rapid expansion. 

The position will ensure effective overall planning, organizing, design and execution of all ICT group policies and plans. 

These include provision of technical support (hardware & software) for the ICT infrastructure, communication and mobilizing systems, including architectural design, functionality and security as well as Disaster Risk Recovery for business continuity and risk management.

The roles’ leadership is, but not limited to; ICT investments for maximum ROI, Applications and Services, Budget, ICT capacity building, analyzing business processes to identify opportunities for innovative technology solutions, Compliance of licensing, Operation Excellence, ICT vendor relations to ensure prudent use of ICT resources and other business related projects eg. ERP and shared services center for the group.

The Person
: The suitable Candidate must have a 1st Degree in ICT, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent. A Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or Technology or equivalent qualification is mandatory. 

The person must possess 8 years minimum experience 5 of which should be in leadership (multiple sites); Implementation of ERP, CM5 CSS is critical as well as SQL Server and windows server experience. 

Exposure in networking and leading in multiple site environment, project management, internet technology and social media application is a must.

Chief Operating Officer
 
The Role: Based in Nairobi and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role will provide strategic leadership in the design and development of our Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Procurement infrastructure as key pillars to the groups ambitious profitability equation. 

This shall be, but not limited to the building of Distribution and Manufacturing Models, Processes and Controls to enable Almasi Group grow and fulfill its mission through the maximization of its Supply Chain, Production and Procurement Investments and virtual teams. 

Overall, Business Risk  Frameworks and Operational Excellence will be one of the roles’ key success drivers across the whole group. Cost containment shall be one of the roles key expected impact.

The Person: We are seeking a resilient, results driven, committed-to-success individual who can influence and deliver in a multilocation change environment. 

He/She will have ten years Supply Chain experience in FMCG or in a busy manufacturing environment. 

The person will have demonstrable ability in distribution and supply channel design and management as well as exposure in the business functions of procurement and stores management. 

He/She must be ready to travel to the three bottler locations (Nyeri, Rift Valley & Kisii). 

He/She will be a Bachelor degree holder with exposure in leading virtual teams. 

Experience in the beverage industry will be an added advantage.

Chief Commercial Officer
 
The Role: Based in Nairobi and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role will support the organization’s growth strategy by developing and driving an integrated commercialization vision aimed at increasing our market share as a growth strategy.

The role will be accountable for the strengthening of our volume and revenue growth as a key pillar to our ambitious profitability intent. 

The role is charged with key stakeholder relationship building and partnerships as well as providing strategic leadership to a diverse, multicultural and virtual team.

The Person: We are seeking an accomplished change leader who is committed-to-business transformation, tenacious, resilient and results driven who can influence and deliver in a multi-location environment. 

He/She will have over ten years commercial leadership experience in dynamic FMCG with proven track record of successfully driving productivity across sales force and building highly profitable route to market models. 

He/She must be ready to travel to the three bottler locations (Nyeri, Rift Valley & Kisii). 

He/She will be a bachelor degree holder with a Sales & Marketing bias.



Experience in the beverage industry will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Email your CV to careerjobs@almasibeverages.co.ke no later than Thursday 11th December 2014.

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