Recruitment in AMSOL, Kenya

Engineering Manager

Our client an oil and gas company is desirous of recruiting an experienced and self-driven Manager- Engineering, with strong business acumen and a strategic mind-set with the ability to lead in the development of long term plans to oversee its operations.
Job Purpose
Reporting to the General Manager, Downstream Operations, the ideal candidate will take overall charge of planning, developing and implementation of efficient engineering services to effectively support corporate initiatives.

Key Responsibilities And Tasks

·         Carrying out strategic reviews and aligning business plans in order to translate the company strategy into medium and short term implementation plans and objectives;
·         Approving Bill of Quantities (BQ) for tendering purposes for works;
·         Providing leadership and ensure efficient and effective utilization of resources in the department;
·         Designing and implementing maintenance strategies;
·         Ensuring that the business gets optimal value for services offered by third parties;
·         Ensuring that all projects are carried out within the given timelines and in accordance with the Terms of Reference/Bill of Quantities;
·         Ensuring legal compliance in all operational activities and adherence to the company’s policies and standards;
·         Employing adequate maintenance and repair programs to optimize assets/facilities availability and productivity across the Organization;
·         Providing projects engineering support for new facilities and upgrades;
·         Overseeing and supervising the administration of all maintenance contracts;
·         Mentoring and Coaching staff; and
·         Preparing and monitoring the departmental budget;

Academic Qualifications

·         Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK);
Experience
·         At least 10 years’ experience in engineering, 5 years of which must be at management level;
·         Intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial resources;
·         Ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
·         Organization and coordination skills;
·         Good communication skills both written and oral;
·         Good negotiation skills;
·         Analytical skills; and
·         Interpersonal skills.


Retail Manager
Our client an oil and gas company is desirous of recruiting an experienced and self-driven Manager- Retail, with strong business acumen and a strategic mind-set with the ability to lead in the development of long term plans to oversee its operations.
Job Purpose
Reporting to the General Manager, Downstream Operations, the ideal candidate will take overall charge of growing the retail network in sales volumes to meet corporate objectives and strategic targets

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

·         Growing the retail network by enlisting new channels for development;
·         Maximizing retail revenue through timely completion of new retail development;
·         Effectively managing the retail assets, equipment maintenance, brand visibility and standards;
·         Carrying out industry analysis on new strategies for retail development;
·         Enforcing safety policy in the network on new development projects;
·         Working closely with strategic team to re-define the models for growth for the Organization;
·         Following up that new retail development are carried out as per requirements.
·         Mentoring and Coaching staff; and
·         Preparing and monitoring the departmental budget

Academic Qualifications

·         Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management or any other related field;
·         Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business Administration or other relevant field;
Professional Qualifications
Diploma in Sales and Marketing will be an added advantage
Experience
·         At least 10 years relevant experience in sales, 5 of which must be at managerial level overseeing retail operations;
·         Proven intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial resources;
·         Proven ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
·         People skills
·         Leadership skills
·         Negotiation skills
·         Conflict resolution skills
·         Communication skills


LPG Manager
Our client an oil and gas company is desirous of recruiting an experienced and self-driven Manager- LPG,with strong business acumen and a strategic mind-set with the ability to lead in the development of long term plans to oversee its operations.
Job Purpose
Reporting to the General Manager, Downstream Operations, the ideal candidate will take overall charge of growing and managing the LPG business.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

·         Developing and implementing strategies for growing the LPG business;
·         Planning and implementing sales, customer retention and development strategies;
·         Identifying high potential outlets and other business development opportunities;
·         Overseeing the process of carrying out market research, gathering market intelligence and customer surveys;
·         Ensuring compliance to SHEQ standards and compliance to ISO procedures related to LPG section;
·         Preparing reports on LPG business including sales volumes, margins and regional analysis; and
·         Mentoring and Coaching staff; and
·         Preparing and monitoring the departmental budget;

Academic Qualifications

·         Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management or any other related field;
·         Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business Administration or other relevant field;
Professional Qualifications
·         Diploma in Sales and Marketing will be an added advantage ;
Experience
·         At least 10 years relevant experience in sales, 5 of which must be at managerial level.
·         Experience in logistics
·         Experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) will be an added advantage
·         Proven intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial resources;
·         Proven ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
·         Strong organisational skills;
·         Superior Communication skills both written and oral;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Strong negotiation skills; and
·         Strong interpersonal skills
How to Apply
Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and are thus required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:
·         Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
·         Higher Education Loans Board
·         Ethics & Anti – Corruption Commission
·         Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
·         Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Evidence of on-going clearance is admissible subject to satisfactory results (presentation of a clearance certificate from the above institutions) before the selection process.
Applicants should either email to recruitment@amsol.co.ke, explicitly indicating the position in the email subject line.
OR
Send their application and detailed CV with copies of certificates, indicating current position, qualifications, working experience, current remuneration, names of at least three (3) professional referees, and daytime telephone number to:-
Africa Management Solutions Limited
Vision Plaza 3rd Floor, Unit 12A, Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 10639 – 00100 NAIROBI
Applications should reach us not later than 17.00 hours on Friday 02nd March 2018.
Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.
Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer.

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