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Administration Manager Job in Kenya

Our client a leading Supplier of Premium Home Furnishings and Accessories in Kenya is looking to recruit an Administration Manager

The ideal candidate MUST have experience working in the retail industry. 

Previous office admin / office manager experience is a MUST.

Key Responsibilities

  • Completes store operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains store staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains store staff job results by coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Identifies current and future customer requirements by establishing rapport with potential and actual customers.
  • Ensures availability of merchandise and services by approving contracts; maintaining inventories.
  • Formulates pricing policies by reviewing merchandising activities; determining additional needed sales promotion; authorizing clearance sales; studying trends.
  • Markets merchandise by studying advertising, sales promotion, and display plans; analysing operating and financial statements for profitability ratios.
  • Secures merchandise by implementing security systems and measures.
  • Protects employees and customers by providing a safe and clean store environment.
  • Maintains the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements.
  • Determines marketing strategy changes by reviewing operating and financial statements and departmental sales records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing the program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree/diploma in a business related course.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in an administrative role.
  • A highly organized individual able to multitask with ease.
  • Excellent command of English and a clear communicator.
  • Should have strong staff management/supervisory skills
  • An eye for detail and the ability to manage with minimal supervision is key.
  • Strong Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook and report writing skills are essential.
  • Basic IT skills as well as basic accounting skills would be an added advantage.
  • A class E driver’s license would be an added advantage.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 60,000 - 75,000/= (Approx. 600 - 750 USD) depending on experience

 30th June 2016    


To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles, so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience. 

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