Our client is a well established organization in the agriculture sector. The Board is seeking to recruit a suitable self-driven, result oriented and visionary Managing Director / CEO with good professional standing to oversee overall operations.
The Managing Director / CEO shall be responsible to the Board of Directors in providing strategic leadership and implementation of the organization’s strategic goals. The specific duties shall entail the following:-
Providing strategic direction and leadership to the Company in order to achieve corporate goals.
Overseeing implementation of the corporate plans and strategies based on Company’s business philosophy, mission, vision, and core values.
Overseeing effective management and investment undertakings by ensuring sound policies and practices are adopted for optimal returns.
Ensuring that there is effective communication between Management and the Board as well as between different levels of Management.
Act as a link between the Board, Management and Staff, while ensuring implementation of Board directives.
Provide regular, thorough and prompt communication to the Board on key technical, financial and administrative matters.
Responsible for the administration and management of the Company including all human resource management matters.
Providing strategic linkages with the corporate world, business community, government agencies and other stakeholders for the benefit of the Company.
Providing leadership in business growth and customer service in line with corporate business plan and strategy.
Ensuring corporate compliance with all statutory legal, social and regulatory requirements in the execution of its business strategies.
Overseeing development and implementation of corporate social responsibility initiatives and ensuring that the company’s image is well projected and protected.
Ensuring that the Company adheres to the requirements of all Quality Standards it has subscribed to such as ISO, ISTA, OECD protocols, among others.
A Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Management Science, Social Science, Public Policy or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
A Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Management Science, Social Science, Public Policy or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
A member of any professional group e.g. MSK, ICPAK, KIM, IHRM etc. is a requirement.
At least ten (10) years knowledge and experience in agricultural sector, eight (8) of which should be at Senior Management position in a large organization.
Broad knowledge and understanding of finance, corporate governance, national, regional and international goals and policies.
Demonstrate a clear understanding of strategic leadership and management skills.
Be able to develop and implement performance management systems, giving candid performance feedback, rewarding exemplary performance and providing support to professional development efforts linked to strategic objectives.
Post graduate qualification in seed technology/processes will be an added advantage.
Compliance to Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Proficiency in computer applications.
All applicants should submit certified copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions:-
Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Certificate
If your career profile meets the requirements of the position, submit your application with a detailed CV indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, email address and mobile telephone contact with copies of certificates and testimonials. You should also indicate your current or past monthly salary. Submit your application to [email protected] on or before 24th September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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