Sunday, January 6, 2013

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

 Our client, the Cotton Development Authority (CODA) Board, is looking to recruit a strong. experienced,
transformative and innovative leader to take up the position of Managing Director / Chief Executive Officerand be responsible for the overall direction, management and administration of the Authority.

Reporting to the Cotton Development Authority (CODA) Board, the Managing Director will be responsible for the implementation of the strategic goals and objectives of the Authority, with a clear focus on the expansion of the cotton industry, in consultation with the Ministry of Agriculture.

The CEO will further be required to liaise with external and internal regulatory government agencies on guidelines for production and marketing of cotton and cotton products.

Reporting to the Board, the CEO’s Role will include:

    Review, Formulate and implement as necessary, the CODA Corporate Policies, Strategic Plan, Operational Plans and Budgets while ensuring adherence to Government corporate policies, Ministry of Agriculture strategic plan, Agriculture Sector Development Strategies and the Kenya vision 2030 policy guidelines.
    Ensuring implementation of sound management policies, procedures and systems for effective and efficient operations of the Authority and monitor decisions of the Board of Directors and appraising the Board on the progress.
    Initiating the development of procurement plans, business related proposals and policies and undertaking resource mobilization and management to ensure that the Authority’s annual plans and estimates are effectively managed in accordance with all government rules;
    Formulating and implementing effective communication between Management and the Board as well as between different levels of management to promote effective management and good governance.
    Manage good relations with external stakeholders in order to build a strong but friendly corporate image.

The Person Required must have:

    Good understanding of the Agriculture, Processing, and or Marketing with special emphasis on Cotton and cotton products as well as the Ministry of Agriculture strategic plan, Agriculture Sector Development Strategies and the Kenya vision 2030 policy guidelines.
    Notable success in leading a successful team through creativity, innovation and team leadership
    Experience in nurturing corporate business relationships and establishment of long-term symbiotic partnerships with external stakeholders;
    Outstanding record of leadership in a corporate setting and or litigation setup and be of impeccable honesty and integrity;
    Ability to think and act strategically while managing a diverse group of managers and people as well as a mixture of mission based and financial performance targets;
    Strong influential and executive leadership style, articulate and confident personality able to instill public confidence in dealing with the Authority;
    Excellent communication, writing, documentation and interpersonal skills

If you are interested and fit the above bill, with over 10 years relevant experience with 5 in senior management position, a holder of a Masters Degree in a Agricultural Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field from a recognized institution with a post graduate qualification in management, marketing. entrepreneurship, strategic leadership or related area being an added advantage, between 35 and 50 years old, then access further information in: from where you may submit a complete registration, application and Curriculum Vitae according to the format specified on or before 21January 2013..

Information and Queries

Osano & Associates,
AMREF Building (KCO), Wilson Airport Road, Off Langata Road
P.O. Box 6090 00300,
Nairobi, Kenya

Tel. +254-20-6005821/31/0721-930944

Whereas our client is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates are encouraged to apply

Canvassing is strictly forbidden and will lead to automatic disqualification


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