General Manager - , Kenya

  • Kenya
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: Package (competitive salary + accommodation + flights + medical)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018
  • Reference: 1484403
  • Apply before Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 8 Days left

Vacancy Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a General Manager to join a large international food, beverage and ingredients company based in one of their factories in Kenya. This company have been operating for over 250 years making this a great chance be part of a company which is an established leading food, beverage and ingredients producer.

The ideal General Manager will have an extremely strong engineering background and also have experience working with continuous improvement and continuous engineering strategies. They will possess management experience in a food, beverage, or FMCG manufacturing business and will believe in leading by example.

The successful General Manager will be responsible for:

  • Leading the organisation to provide a high-quality service to the customers
  • Implementing and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement
  • Monitoring compliance with food factory standards, health and safety standards and policies across the organisation to ensure the organisation is operating at a world class manufacturing standard
  • Negotiating with workforce representatives
  • Inspiring and empowering the organisation to develop skills and monitoring service levels to ensure performance

Candidate Requirements

The requirements of the successful General Manager:

  • Strong engineering background
  • Understanding of continuous improvement and continuous engineering strategies
  • Managerial experience in a food, beverage, or FMCG manufacturing business
  • Experience of a manufacturing operation in less economically developed countries (ideally within Africa)
  • Experience taking responsibility for the P&L of a factory
  • Ability to lead, inspire and empower people within a large organisation
  • Articulate with strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent relationship building skills


To apply please include an up to date copy of your CV and details of 2 professional references

Apply before Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 8 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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