General Manager at Hygiene & Safety Systems Limited

On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Hygiene & Safety Systems Limited is a Kenyan company which is involved in the importation of cleaning equipment and materials and retail selling of the same. Located off Enterprise Road on Bamburi Road, Hygiene and Safety Systems Limited was founded and incorporated in 2007 to provide modern, state of the art, environmentally friendly, efficient hygiene and safety products for commercial, industrial and domestic use.

Our clients include Hotels, Hospitals, Schools and Tertiary Institutions, Cleaning and Allied support solutions companies to mention but a few and we provide them with a wide range of Cleaning Care Range of Products, Health and Safety and Personal Protective Equipment, Housekeeping products, Washroom products of course with the backing of our global support network drawn mainly from South Africa, Asia and Europe.



The General Manager is responsible for effectively managing the operations of HSS so as to ensure the set performance goals are met. The GM is expected to build market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships to ensure operating and revenue targets are met, ensuring company profitability and the attainment of product quality and service standards.

REPORTING TO:  Group Chief Executive Officer


Key Areas of Responsibilities

A description of the key responsibilities incumbent in this key post is provided below;

  1. Business Development & Customer Relationship
  • Develop in-depth market understanding and use this knowledge to support new product development so as to enable the company to attain an edge against competitors.
  • Identify and execute potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Work closely with the business development team to ensure that the company is well positioned to compete effectively in respect to its product range, quality and service standards.
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with clients and monitor their needs and those of the market to identify growth opportunities.
  1. Leadership & Strategic Planning
  • Provide strategic leadership to company operations, working with the stakeholders and employees to deliver excellent value to clients and enable the company to maximize its revenue and market share.
  • Develop a dynamic business strategy that is able to deliver sustained growth in respect to both turnover and profitability as envisioned in the strategic plan.
  • In liaison with your team develop the company budget with the approval of the Board and continuously monitor discipline in adhering to the budget.
  1. Human Resources Management
  • Recruitment of requisite employees, managing the employees in compliance of the company policies ensuring productivity.
  1. Financial Management
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of company resources including finances, assets etc.
  • Set, manage and monitor the operational budget in consultation with the Group CEO.
  1. Procurement systems
  • Develop and implement sound procurement systems that ensure transparency and competitive procurement of quality goods. This will be coordinated in liaison with the Group Head of Procurement.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in business related field from a recognized institution.
  • A master’s degree in any related field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 4 years in a relevant experience two of which should be in a senior position.
  • A person having worked in a related field in a supply chain of hygiene and safety equipment’s and items will be an added advantage.

All applications should be received on or before:  Friday 29th November 2013.


HOW TO APPLY: For all the positions indicated above, you may submit your application by:-

  • Uploading a detailed copy of your updated CV and Cover Letter in MS Word format in the careers section of
  • Include a daytime contact that we can reach you on
  • 3 referees
  • Current and expected salary package
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