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CLOSED | Job Vacancy - General Manager (2 Positions)

Updated: Jun 5, 2020

General Manager - Foods & General Manager - Non Food Products

Tropikal Brands East Africa is a leading manufacturer of quality and innovative brands that include Tropikal Air-freshener, Bolt Insecticides, Nutri-Pro Porridge, Tunda Juice and distributor of global brands that include Danone Baby Milk, Ovaltine, Schick among others. We pride ourselves in offering quality and innovation brands that transform lives in Africa.

We are looking for two entrepreneurial self-motivated and results driven General Managers to fill two new positions that have been established to grow our business. Based in Nairobi and reporting to the Managing Director, the overall responsibility is to develop and implement effective business strategies and programs for each business unit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement a business strategy to grow each business unit’s revenue and profitability.

  • Prepare budgets and allocate financial resources, formulate policies and coordinate business operations of each unit.

  • Review and improve workflow and administration processes including planning, cost management sourcing and delivery.

  • Build key relations with all stakeholders and identify opportunities to grow the business in alignment to the Company’s strategic plan.

  • Set clear goals for assigned employees, lead and inspire them to high performance.

  • Evaluate and decide on key investments in equipment, infrastructure and talent.

  • Present business strategy and performance updates to the Board.

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • A degree in any field but with genuine interest in consumers and customers.

  • 7 years experience in sales, marketing or business with at least 2 years in general management.

  • Visionary with entrepreneurial spirit, adaptable, business acumen with good communications and influencing skills.

  • Good people management skills with ability to lead, inspire and create alignment.


If you qualify and would like to be considered for any of these roles please send your CV and capability statement to before 13th September 2019.

We will only contact shortlisted candidates.



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