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Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Our client a Waste Management Company in Kenya is seeking to fill the position of an Operations Manager urgently.

Duties:

1. Through subordinates: supervises the safe and efficient transport and disposal of solid waste, including household, industrial, infectious, medical, and household hazardous materials; supervises ancillary solid waste field operations, including equipment operations and repair, recycling, and enforcement of refuse disposal laws.

2. Coordinates solid waste processing operations with planning and engineering staff to ensure the success of new programs and facilities; analyzes field operations and formulates improvements to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations; performs long-range planning for staffing needs, equipment replacement, and other operational requirements.

3. Manages the development, revision, and implementation of policies and procedures for solid waste field operations; drafts budget for transfer station and landfill operations; prepares Requests for Proposal (RFPs) for equipment and services; represents the division in negotiations with vendors and service contractors, and participates in contract administration in disputed contractual matters; prepares Board letters for renewal of contracts; prepares staff reports, including reports for presentation to Board of Supervisors; prepares tonnage reports and makes recommendations regarding change in fees.

4. Selects and trains operations staff; assists supervisory staff in resolving the most difficult operational or supervisory problems; establishes standards, prepares annual performance plans, evaluates performance, and reviews performance evaluations prepared by subordinate supervisors; takes and approves disciplinary actions.

5. Represents the division to the public in matters related to solid waste field operations and to private waste haulers regarding safety and operational issues; directly or through subordinates, responds to complaints from transfer station and landfill users by explaining and enforcing applicable laws and regulations; participates in public workshops to explain and generate support for proposed projects and facilities; may address the Board of Supervisors to answer questions about issues or proposals related to solid waste operations.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years in related position in a waste management/garbage collection company is an added advantage.
  • Leadership skills.
  • A diploma in any field.
Email the CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com by 31st October, 2016 clearly indicating ‘Operations Manager ‘on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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