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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Job in Kenya

Our client seeks to recruit a dynamic and result oriented Chief Operating Officer (COO) who can lead the company through rapid growth and the implementation and execution of the Company’s 5 year Strategic Plan.
The Position: The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and staffing to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
The COO will be in charge of executing and giving strategic leadership in the Operational Framework of the Company’s 5 years strategic plan through achieving Market leadership; High performance culture; Effective Governance; Customer focus; Innovation and Knowledge; and Leadership and co-ordination of all Heads of Departments and chairing their meetings.
Key Responsibilities
  • Developing new business strategies;
  • The position will be key in the Implementation of the Company’s 5 year strategy;
  • Creating and maintaining company policies;
  • Constantly working to improve bottom line and meeting of sales targets;
  • Analyzing financial performance;
  • Implementing new product development;
  • Training and developing employees;
  • Management of leads;
  • Implementation of Board directives, strategy and vision;
  • Leads new implementations;
  • Driving financial, operational, and marketing executions;
  • Staying up to date with legal compliance;
  • Leading key projects as necessary;
  • Develop and maintain robust and conducive for high performance;
  • Oversee the preparation and review of annual company budgets and quarterly forecasts preparation, monitoring and reporting;
  • Provides adequate written communication to keep all company employees and stakeholders appropriately informed; and
  • Oversee the purchasing of all office supplies, computers and equipment upon approval by CEO.
Key Qualifications, Skills and Competencies Required
  • Bachelor’s degree and MBA;
  • More than 10 years’ of experience in a similar role;
  • An executor with a very good eye to detail;
  • Experience in the real estate industry or construction industry;
  • At least 6 years’ managerial experience developing and maintaining business growth with tangible results and managing senior level staff;
  • Thorough understanding of budgeting, accounting and financial reporting and analysis;
  • Ability to work at both the strategic and tactical levels;
  • Experience with overseeing multiple business products and locations even internationally;
  • Strong leadership skills and focused, charismatic, confident individual with high level of integrity;
  • An entrepreneurial mindset is a MUST.
Applicants should send their application letter, a detailed CV and day time contact to cvs@afribusiness.co.ke before close of business 22nd February 2017, quoting the job ref Chief Operating Officer in the subject line of the email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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