General Manager Job in Kenya

General Manager

Purpose of
the Role

The General Manager is
responsible for providing strategic leadership in all facets of the
organization, overseeing day to day running of the business and ensuring
strategic goals are at operational and budgetary levels are met.

Role Accountabilities

q  Develop business plans
and tactical action plans to support the achievement of the strategic plan.

q  Champion the strategic
planning process

q  Implement sales
strategies across the Company and accomplish said targets while driving growth
of customer base.

q  Thorough understanding
of the competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets,
new industry developments, and standards.

q  Overseeing the
implementation of the company’s short- and long-term strategies and plans

q  Lead the annual
budgeting process to ensure accurate income projections and provisioning of

q  Closely monitor costs
to minimize wastage and guard against possible embezzlement.

q  Take immediate
necessary action to promote a culture of efficiency, honesty, integrity and
placing the customer front and center of all company actions.

q  High levels of customer
awareness – their imports and exports habits. Understand their needs and
challenges and use this knowledge for product refinement and growth.

q  Establish an
appropriate leadership system that will attract, inspire, develop, and retain a
highly skilled motivated, and disciplined staff to enhance the performance of
the institution

q  Liquidity Management:
Optimize company liquidity by ensuring timely collection of debts and
management of expenses.

q  Appraise the Board
quarterly on the company’s financial status, explaining current performance
compared with the past period, actual performance compared with the budgets,
and explanations for the variances.

q  Proactively recommends
changes or improvements to the overall direction, policies, and strategy of the
organization; solicits advice and seeks guidance, when appropriate, from the

q  Develop strategies to
manage credit and operational risks of the business.

Requirements and Qualifications

o   Master degree in
a business related course.

o   Bachelor’s degree
in Sales, Marketing or related fields

o   At least 8 years
of experience in managing a team, managing multiple operational functions.

o   Knowledge in
Clearing and Forwarding will be an added advantage

o   Experience in
planning and budgeting

o   Problem-solving

o   Outstanding
organizational and leadership skills

o   General
Management Stakeholder Engagement & Analytical Skills;

o   Good
communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation and analytical

Salary Range – Kes 450,000 to 550,000 depending on

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to on
or before 5th  January 2024.

Kindly indicate the job title
in the subject line:  MANAGING

(Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.)

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