Chief Operating Officer – Limuru, Kenya.

Our Client, a leading agricultural service Company with a Sub-Saharan reach based near Nairobi, is looking to recruit a Chief Operations Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the growth agenda, by building a vibrant company culture and leading the Senior Management Team (SMT) to effectively manage resources with a focus on the realization of key strategic objectives of the company. The ideal candidate must have a track record of delivering substantial regional revenue growth within a related agribusiness organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the senior management team to develop strategic plans.
  • Assist the CEO in developing the strategic plan by assessing the business environment.
  • In liaison with the MD, develop the short-term and the long-term strategic plans for the company.
  • Cascade the company’s strategic objectives to the senior management team.
  • Ensure the departmental objectives are in line with the company’s objectives for organizational success.
  • Develop high-level performance metrics linked to the company strategic objectives.
  • Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning.
  • Manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves set targets relative to growth and profitability.
  • Support the CEO in the grow the group business plans to deliver quality laboratory testing & advisory services to all segments within the agricultural, environmental and food safety sectors across Africa.
  • Lead the SMT to achieve company objectives and key results (OKRs).
  • Successful roll-out of Zambia and Nigeria subsidiary operations.
  • Developing strategies that will help in Reaching Group Sales Targets.
  • Work with the CEO to determine the Company Mission, Vision and Core Values of the organization and ensure they are in tandem with the organizational culture.
  • Ensure business legal and regulatory requirements are complied to.


  • Strong background in Business Administration, MBA is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business Course or related field.
  • 10+ years’ experience in management, operations, and leadership in a large corporate organization.
  • Experience in growing the business.
  • Strong Organizational Skills, Strong Coaching & Performance Management Skills.
  • Strong Teamwork & Communication Skills.
  • Quality Management and Process Improvement.
  • Advanced Problem-Solving Capabilities.
  • Excellent Financial, Planning and Strategy skills.
  • Detail-Oriented, Negotiating Talent, Superb with Deadlines.

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  • Education:Bachelor's.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Limuru, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Executive Level.
  • Salary:Monthly gross salary: Negotiable depending on skills and experience.
  • Deadline:08th February 2021.