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Job Vacancies at General Motors Kenya

General Motors East Africa, the leading Automotive Company in the East Africa Region assembling and distributing Global brands, Isuzu & Chevrolet has the following employment opportunities:

 

Stores Supervisor
Ref: SCN/HRBP/10

Reporting to the Supervisor, Production Planning & Supply Chain, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:
  • Organizing and establishing systems for inventory control to minimize shortages, overstocking and obsolescence
  • Generate, process and follow-up on all orders for tools, machine parts, stationary and all other MRO (non-productive) materials
  • Ensuring that all materials are properly stored and arranged ¡n the store area for ease of handling and to avoid damage & pilferage
  • Timely updating and maintenance of all inventory Records and Systems to reflect actual inventory movements and levels at every point in time
  • Setting up and maintaining necessary controls to determine future inventory requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining processes for identification and removal of obsolete/excess materials from cribs and recommend/request write off
  • Preparation for and coordination of physical inventory (stock take) activities, both cyclic and annual in the Technical and Local content stores
  • Maintaining safety and good housekeeping standards in line with General Motors Health and Safety policy
  • Ensuring compliance with Quality and Environmental requirements ¡n line with General Motors East Africa QMS and EMS policies and ISO 9001 & 1 4001 standards.
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Procurement & Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, or a related field
  • Diploma in Stores Management & Stock Control or Purchasing & Supply Management (CIPS) will be an added advantage
  • Minimum three years’ experience ¡n a similar position
  • Working knowledge of computerized inventory control systems (Knowledge of SAP will be a distinct advantage)
  • High level of interpersonal, IT, Planning and Organizational skills.

Business Development Executive - Emerging Segments
Ref: SSM/HRBP/08

Reporting to the Feet & Corporate Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:
  • Proactively plan and develop emerging Business segments
  • Monitor market trends/economic activities and opportunities
  • Business growth through superior customer service and product knowledge for effective selling, consultation and presentation of the products to the target market
  • Participate in Tenders both in the Central Government and Devolved systems
  • Leasing and Customer Financing Programs
  • Participating ¡n Brand promotional activities and developing innovative ways of Business Development in the assigned segment
  • Develop and enhance a working relationship with Dealers to explore opportunities and value addition
  • Supporting the Credit control management process in the assigned segment.
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:


  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing or related fields
  • Minimum five years experience in related field
  • Communication and Negotiation skills
  • Drive for results
  • Professional Marketing certificate will be an added advantage.

Senior Financial Risks & Controls Analyst 
Ref: FIN/HRBP/06
 
The role will be primarily responsible for assisting the Finance team’s management of Business and Systems Risk & Controls. 

This involves administering and tracking the compliance activities, formalising the risk assessment process for significant changes in systems and processes as well as ad-hoc projects relating to improving risk and controls within GM East Africa.

Reporting to the Controller, Finance, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following:
  • Conducting risk assessments to determine what processes are in scope for Internal Controls over Financial Reporting
  • Work with process owners to assemble, maintain process maps and identify risks and control gaps
  • Examine existing baseline processes, approving new processes and /or changes to existing processes
  • Provide interpretation and guidance to process owners regarding key risks and key controls
  • Interface the Finance process owners to ensure policies and procedures are appropriately documented and compliant with the company requirements
  • Develop and prescribe regularly key control testing to ensure that key risks are mitigated
  • Review results of control testing with Finance management and discuss viable solutions to close gaps
  • Track any corrective action plans that come from the control testing.
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Technology
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA(K) or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years’ experience, preferably in Internal Controls or audit function
  • Experience in SAP environment preferred
  • Attention to detail, strong organization, written and oral communication skills.

Field Sales Manager

Ref: SSM/HRBP/09
 
Reporting to the General Manager, Sales & Marketing, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:
  • Develop, set monthly sales target and review annual business plan for each dealer in his/her region
  • Formulate monthly vehicle ordering forecasts with dealer participation
  • Work out sales related marketing initiatives aimed at growing Vehicle sales, service and parts
  • Implement policies and procedures developed by General Motors East Africa to uphold brand reputation
  • Standards for dealership facilities
  • Build and nurture strong dealership teams and help dealer management in Talent acquisition and retention
  • Monitor and provide monthly reports for assigned dealerships, territory on market information and Dealer performance
  • Develop and sustain customer loyalty and retention programs within the assigned territory.
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Mean grade of B+ in high school
  • Bachelors Degree (second class upper division) in any business related field
  • Minimum seven years experience in either regional/territory sales management or dealer/distributor management
  • Business acumen, analytical and excellent communication skills
  • Professional qualifications in Marketing & experience in Market Research will be an added advantage.
Please send your application and CV quoting the position reference on both letter and envelope to:

The HR Business Partner, 
General Motors East Africa Ltd, Enterprise / Mombasa road,
P.O. Box 30527 - 00100, 
Nairobi

or at careers.kenya@gm.com

Only qualified candidates will be contacted


Deadline:
 16th March, 2015

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