Title: General Manager,

Industry: Tool & Machinery,

Location: Nairobi,

Salary: Kshs 500k – 600K

Our client is a multi-national company, a leader in the world market in assembly and fastening materials. They are seeking to hire a General Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that assigned sales targets for its business unit in Kenya are attained and improved. The position requires a candidate with competencies in being a team player, motivate, inspire, mentor, coach and grow the sales team accordingly.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement sales strategies across the Company in Kenya and accomplish said targets.
  • Drive growth of customer base development according to set targets.
  • Recruit suitable candidates in vacant positions in Kenya and other recruitment and/or selection support.
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities.
  • Participating in developmental opportunities, staying up to date with publications and build professional networks.
  • Development of Divisions within Kenya in line with Company requirements.
  • Development of customer contact points in line with Company requirements.
  • Manage, coach and motivate both internal and external staff and be able to lead by example.
  • Implementation of a growth strategy to realize the growth of the company in line with the objectives as outlined in the company strategy.
  • Succession planning within the Company.
  • Manage the Sales Teams, address and identify and grievances by clients and/or staff.
  • Evaluate, review and monitor sales performance of staff and communicate job expectations.
  • Conduct quarterly performance meetings with Managers, Internal Staff and CSC’s (sales reps).
  • Generate sales reports daily, monitor and report on same.
  • Research business development opportunities within Kenya.
  • Initiate disciplinary processes where and when required.


Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Business Administration and/or Management; Sales related qualification;
  • Minimum 5 years managerial experience in a similar role.
  • Must have Sales experience.
  • Industry knowledge.
  • Business planning, Integrity, People-Orientated & Financial Administration;
  • General Management Stakeholder Engagement &Analytical Skills;
  • Strategic Leadership; Team Player; Detailed Orientated;
  • Good decision maker; Emotional and Cultural Intelligence;
  • Deductive and Interpretive Reasoning;
  • Able to travel; and clean disciplinary and criminal record.
  • Kenyan citizen/ Domicile;
  • Driving License


How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (General Manager- Tools & Machinery) to [email protected] on or before 15th February 2023

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