General Manager (FMCG, Manufacturing) – Nairobi, Kenya.

Our client, a dynamic Beauty & Cosmetic Company, based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 5 product lines is looking to recruit a General Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all staff, budgets, and operations of the local business unit. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive while ensuring our profits are on the rise. He/she MUST have commercial experience in the Beauty and Cosmetic Industry Sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations.
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth.
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses.
  • Set policies and processes.
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally.
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of new employees.
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance.
  • Direct the employee assessment process.
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management.
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations.
  • Provide solutions to issues (e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitors).


  • BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus.
  • Must have a background in Beauty and Cosmetic Industry.
  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role.
  • Must come from a commercial background.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations, etc.).
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
  • Problem-solving aptitude.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Executive Level Management.
  • Salary:Competitive Renumeration depending on individual skills and experience.
  • Deadline:2nd May 2019.