Chief Executive Officer

Human Capital Synergies Africa Limited

Nairobi, Kenya


Jul 16

Our client in the FMCG sector seeks to recruit a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He/she will be tasked to lead the organization in determining the strategic direction and guiding the execution while ensuring that it maintains profitability with objective of improving customer experience, maintaining great staff experience, and meeting market demands and market expectations.Reports to: Executive Director, Board of DirectorsDirects Reports: Head of Sales & Marketing, Production Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Finance Manager, Human Resource Manager, Distribution, Logistics & Operations Manager, New Product Development Executive, Business Analyst, Project and Strategy Implementation Manager, Legal Officer. Strategy and Leadership: Lead the development of the strategic direction of the company in liaison with the Board of Directors. Act as the vision carrier for the organization and translate it to executable plans for the organization. Serve as bridge on guidance and execution to foster effective teamwork between the Board & management and management & staff.Leadership, Management & Administration: To constantly assess the moving parts of the company and remove/address any obstacles and hindrances that may prevent the team members from achieving the company objectives. To ensure effective collaboration, coordinate and connection of the different departments within the organization. Provide general oversight of all projects and activities, and assure a smoothly functioning, stable and efficient organization through development, implementation and regular evaluation of standards and controls, systems and procedures.Stakeholder management for Business Growth: To promote and advance the Companys reputation by developing, retaining and growing the stakeholder relationships and partnerships. Initiate, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) and oversee the development, implementation and monitoring of an effective business communication process internally and externally, to help grow business by finding new clients and expanding relationships with existing clients.Innovation: To keep abreast with global, regional, and local trends to lead the creation, development and execution of ideas and innovations within the company. To look out for risks and pitfalls that could be detrimental to the business for management and mitigation.Reporting: Provide regular, accurate and quality information to aid Board and shareholders decision making. Review information and insights provided by management team and provide approval on key decision on final approvalTalent management: To oversee the development and implementation of sound people strategies that ensure effective attraction ,recruitment ,development and retention of the right talent and culture to help achieve strategic priorities and secure its profitable future, while complying with all relevant legislation. To constantly ensure that the talent and skills pipeline is adequate to meet the companys current and future objectivesEnsure Business Continuity by:a) Ensuring the financial health of the company is maintainedb) Identify and evaluate applicable risks, develop, implement and continually review appropriate interventions to mitigate such risks and ensure business continuity

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