General Manager, Purchasing & Sales, Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

Provides
overall leadership, strategic management, and day-to-day management of
Commercial Operations aimed at enhancing the Corporation’s profitability.

Duties and Responsibilities

Initiating
the development and implementation of the Corporation’s revenue generation
strategy through purchasing;

Initiating
the development and implementation of the Corporation’s revenue generation
strategy through sales;

Initiating
the development and implementation of the Corporation’s revenue generation
strategy through Key accounts management and customer relationship development;

Spearheading
Development and implementation of strategies for customer relationships and
service delivery;

Overseeing
formulation of strategies for the promotion of wholesale/retail business and
e-trade;


Responsible
directly for the performance of the department to ensure the overall target is
achieved;

Establishing,
improving, and strengthening route to market operations for the formal and
informal sectors;

Guiding
the development and implementation of strategies for government procurement
agency services;

Steering
development of strategies to stabilize and influence consumer commodity prices
and supplies;

Creating
partnerships and linkages to avail relevant products to the market;

Initiating
development and implementation of strategies for import and export trade;

Coaching
and mentoring staff in the department

Overseeing
the preparation of the budget, and annual work plans for the department;

Appraising
the managers office administrator and officers in the department

Guiding
development of effective public relations strategies, brand visibility, and
Corporate Social Responsibility programs to effectively communicate to
stakeholders and the general public.

Preparing
and presenting the departmental periodic reports.

Recognized qualifications

Have
a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Commerce or Business

Administration
(Marketing option) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;

Have
a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management,
entrepreneurship, or any other related field from a recognized institution ;

Have
a minimum period of twelve (12) years of relevant work experience, five (5) of
which should have been in a managerial role;

Have
work experience in commercial, sales, or purchasing operations in a senior role
in a large trading or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment

Be
a registered member of MSK, CIM, or any other relevant professional body;

Have
a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a
recognized institution.

Be
proficient in computer applications.

Fulfill
the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution 

How To Apply

Interested candidates are
at this moment called upon to apply to the address below via Post Office or
Hand Delivery by 12th February 2024 at 5.00 pm.
enclosing cover letter, and CV with full details of educational background,
professional qualifications, and relevant experience together with copies of
testimonials, academic certificates, and National Identity Card.

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interviews. Successful candidates will be
required to avail the following documents at the point of receiving job offers;

Clearance
from Higher Education Loans Board;

Clearance
from Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission;

Clearance
from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance certificate);

Certificate
of Good Conduct/Police Clearance from the Directorate of Criminal
Investigations.

BOARD CHAIRMAN
KENYA NATIONAL TRADING CORPORATION
KNTC HEAD OFFICE BUILDING
OFF NANYUKI ROAD, INDUSTRIAL AREA
P. O. BOX 30587 – 00100
NAIROBI.

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