Branch Manager (U127)

Closing Date

Oct 17, 2017


Our client is a leading security company. They are looking to recruit a Branch Manager to head their operations in one of the upcountry regions. The individual will be responsible for the operational and financial controls at the branch level; revenue generation and profitability; and business development and growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct all operational aspects of the branch including client relations and customer service, technical services, sales functions and administration ensuring a smooth running of the business
  • Prepare and manage budget for the branch in line with the overall strategy
  • Assess market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities and develop business growth forecasts, financial objectives and business plans to meet goals and metrics
  • Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company in the region.
  • Share knowledge with other branches on effective practices, competitive intelligence, business opportunities and needs unique within the region.
  • Address customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly  in adherence to high ethical standards and regulations/applicable laws of the land
  • Effectively manage service providers in the branch to ensure that the branch is provided with optimal services and value for money
  • Provide training, coaching and development of staff to foster employee motivation and ensure a positive environment in which employees thrive
  • Manage disciplinary issues in line with the provisions of the Employment Act and company policy and ensure fairness and transparency

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related course
  • Eight (8) years in an operational role in the service industry operations with a minimum of 3 years’ in a  managerial position; experience from the security sector will be an added advantage
  • Strong leadership skills with hands-on capability and management style and experience in leading administration staff and unionised staff
  • Tech savvy with good IT skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, results oriented with excellent interpersonal, communication and social skills.
  • Have impeccable business negotiation skills.
  • Business acumen, strategic thinker with ability to make sound decisions for the business
  • Have good numeracy, problem analysis and reporting skills
  • High moral standing with impeccable integrity
  • Ability to grow, support and develop talent within the Branch

How to apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by Tuesday 17th October 2017.
Adept Systems
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

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