Chief Executive Officer at Armada

On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
JOB TITLE: Chief Executive Officer JOB CODE: CEO/BE/131114
NUMBER OF POSITIONS OPEN: 1 REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
LOCATION:  Nairobi, Kenya CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled

SUMMARY:

Our client is a Pharmaceutical Company whose primary business is the production of high quality Artemisinin, a key ingredient in the production of anti-malarial treatments.

 

Education

  • Relevant degree (general science, agriculture, chemical engineer, food science, herbal sciences, etc) or a professional qualification (business)
  • Evidence of management development over the last few years

Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience of organizational leadership and management within the manufacturing sector preferably agro/chemical based
  • Evidence of experience in developing and implementing business strategies to effect change and add value
  • Evidence of knowledge of agricultural processes including working with outgrowers and other such communities
  • Evidence of experience with chemical extractions and purification technologies preferred
  • Proven track record of working collaboratively, building productive relationships with the Board of Directors and other stakeholders to achieve agreed targets/objectives
  • Experience of working within a multi-cultured international organization
  • Understanding of financial planning and management at a senior level

Skills/Competencies

  • Ability to lead, manage, motivate and develop staff within a constructive culture
  • Ability to innovate and to find creative, practical solutions to complex issues and ensure delivery of results as planned (good implementer)
  • Ability to think critically and to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Excellent communications skills at all levels including internal and external stakeholders

Attitude/Personality

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Collaborative working style that empowers others and develops and sustains productive relationships with management, the Board of Directors and other stakeholders
  • Enthusiasm with a “can do” attitude
  • A team builder

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Chief Executive Officer

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