General Manager Job in Kenya

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General Manager Job in Kenya

Joyfreto Creative Solutions

Job Title: General Manager

Job Title Reports To: Group Managing Director

Main Purpose of the Job

Responsible for profitably managing the day-to-day operations of the company via new business generation, managing current clients and projects, staff and cost management.

Principal Responsibilities

Overall achievement of company business objectives and financial targets
Overall quality control
  • Developing, writing and reviewing proposals/ creative work/ presentations
  • Presenting proposals and creative work
  • Handling client enquiries and issues
  • Reviewing new client briefs, developing or approving internal creative briefs and allocating work to the relevant teams
  • Marketing and selling the company’s services to existing and prospective clients
  • Reviewing progress & job updates with the client service and creative teams
  • Resolving project and/or staff conflicts, problems or issues
  • Identifying and attracting talented staff
  • Conducting training programmes for staff

Evaluating staff
  • Motivating and coaching staff
  • Reviewing business performance and development, organization structure, and staff development strategy with the senior management team
  • Recommending appropriate business strategy changes to senior management
  • Implementation of agreed business strategy
  • Creating, maintaining and developing close business relationship with clients and suppliers
  • Monitoring competitive activity and recommending strategies and tactics to safe guard the company’s business

Cost control
  • Reviewing and recommending ways to improve operational efficiency
  • Dealing with all third party publics in a manner that develops and enhances our relationship with them
  • Any other task that may be assigned to GM by the Group Managing Director

Person Specification

Education Qualification and Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Mean KCSE Grade of C+ with at least C+ in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

  • 8 years’ experience;
  • At least 3 years as a senior level management in a Client Service role, preferably in an advertising house or agency

  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team building and team leadership skills
  • Good organisation
  • Good organization skills
  • Good mentoring skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent  communication skills

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Deadline: 19th August, 2013

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