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Monday, December 13, 2010

Managing Director Job in Kenya - Ground Handling Service Provider

We are one of the leading Ground Handling Service Providers in Kenya (JKIA, Moi International Airport, Mombasa and Eldoret International Airport) with great potential of going regional (East African Community).

Our vision and mission is grounded on being a market leader and offering high quality service to our esteemed customers at all times respectively.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Managing Director / CEO reporting to the Board of Directors.

Duties and responsibilities

    * Create and direct the vision of the company.
    * Manage the effective and efficient day-to-day operations of the company in accordance with the strategy, business plans and policies of the Board.
    * Translate the strategic plans of the Board into action (timely implementation of Board decisions).
    * Ensure the Company’s organizational functions are effective. These include financial management, human resource management, information systems management, risk management, communications, marketing, fund raising, asset management and reporting.
    * Keep Board members informed about existing and amendments to legislation, and other such critical information relating to the Board’s functions and powers.
    * Maintain effective communication and co-operation with stakeholders.
    * Oversee the employment and management of staff.
    * Provide advice and information to the Board on any material issues concerning strategy, finance, reporting obligations and any other mailers that may affect smooth running of the business.
    * Prepare the annual strategic plan, set organizational performance targets for Board approval, monitor and update them continuously.


    * Ability to build/foster teamwork.
    * Ability to think strategically
    * Ability to motivate colleagues
    * Ability to communicate effectively & inspiringly
    * Ability to develop leaders at all levels

Education, Knowledge & Experience: Knowledge and requirements

    * University degree in Business Management, Commerce, Marketing or related field from a reputable institution.
    * A postgraduate degree preferably MBA would be an added advantage.
    * Professional qualification in relevant field.
    * More than 5 years experience in aviation industry and at a senior position/level.
    * Thorough knowledge of the aviation industry worldwide.
    * Deep knowledge of the competition.

If you believe that you qualify for the above position, please send us your cover letter, latest copy of CV, day time telephone contacts and current remuneration to or post to:

Executive Selection
P.O. Box 75194 —00200
Nairobi, Kenya

Successful candidate will be offered a competitive package commensurate with industry practice.

The position is on 3 years renewable contract.

Deadline for receiving applications is 16th December 2010.

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