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General Manager – Hardware and Plastics Division Job in Kenya

Job Title: General Manager – Hardware and Plastics Division

Company Profile:

Our clients’ activities centre in manufacturing and trading of various items of steel, hardware, electrical, telecommunications and IT products.

Reports to:
 The Managing Director

Main Purpose of the Job

The main role of General Manager is to direct, promote, and coordinate the operations of the business in a manner that will optimize the market share, improve the efficiency, and help the company achieve its goals.

It also involves monitoring of the company performance, marketing, profitability and sales, service, reporting, capital requirements, and other duties as assigned by the Managing Director.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure decisions taken by the top management are implemented within business.
  • Ensures that the company and departments are functioning according to the plan which was determined by the top management.
  • Provide inputs to management regarding sales planning and setting targets for the departments.
  • Ensure that appropriate and integrated information is made available for smooth working of various departments.
  • Analyze the performance of the departments and find ways to maximize the efficiency and sales output of every department.
  • Assign sales targets on a monthly basis.
  • Ensures that sales target is achieved on every month in order to achieve maximum profitability.
  • Maintain good relations with customers to ensure that the loyalty of the customer increases.
  • Develop innovative business strategies and solutions towards enhancing the company services.
Operations/ Marketing
  • Review sales on a regular basis.
  • Develop and strategize yearly marketing plan and ensure timely implementation.
  • Ensures that various promotional activities are carried out as per the company directions.
  • Ensure that there is sufficient inventory maintained all the time in the in order to avoid any delays in processing an order.
  • Ensure that stock forecast is generated on a monthly basis.
  • Perform auditing of every department on monthly basis.
  • Ensure that a cumulative sales report and other departmental reports are send to management on daily/Weekly/ monthly basis.
  • Review the various miscellaneous expenses of the departments and crosscheck it against the budget allocated.
  • Develop and implement departmental and operational policies and procedures.
  • Perform auditing of the departments’ efficiency on monthly basis.
  • Review the performance of departmental managers and conduct appraisal on a yearly basis.
  • Identify the overheads and other cash requirements to achieve that sales target
  • Ensure that every department has adequate number of staff required.
Finance and Accounts
  • Plan for the future financing needs in areas where it is required and seek approval from management.
  • Ensures the departments follow the budgetary limits and cost control measures are implemented efficiently on regular basis.
  • Ensures the revenue related documents for each department is appropriate as per the company requirements.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in any business field preferably Marketing or equivalent qualification.
  • HP Certification required.
  • MCSE preferred
  • IT knowledge required
  • Business/ Accounting knowledge preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years experience 5 of which MUST have been in a managerial role.
  • 4 years work experience in a similar environment/organization/company.
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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