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Assistant General Manager – Engineering, Stores and Services at Rose Avenue Group

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE and KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning

  • Participate in the strategic decision-making process of Executive Management
  • Be the custodian of all Engineering operations
  • Develop improved courses of action
  • Plan all Engineering/Maintenance activities

Financial

  • Ensure effective management of the division budget.
  • All Monthly returns must be reviewed to ensure compliance with budget procedures at all times.

Administration

  • Prepare and finalize monthly reports.
  • Ensure administrative procedural policies are implemented and carried out.
  • Authorize staff annual leave, sick leave and other allowances.
  • Represent the company at different meetings/committees etc. where required
  • Secure Company assets

Maintenance/Engineering Projects

  • Ensure cost effective maintenance and repairs
  • Control quality of work
  • Ensure Avocado Packhouse Maintenance
  • Assume responsibility as the main Engineering resource in Macadamia Factory maintenance and Infrastructure development
  • Oversee existing and new Irrigation developments and operations
  • Oversee implementation of vehicle/tractor maintenance programs
  • Assume overall responsibility for applicable legislation
  • Safe guard water supply
  • Manage and control Consulting Engineers and or Contractors
  • Visit operations i.e. ensure that engineering, machinery and electricity issues are managed cost effectively and efficiently

Capital Projects

  • Plan machine requirements for product processing
  • Plan machine installations
  • Manage suppliers
  • Consult concerned parties
  • Manage purchase of machines/material
  • Prepare final plans for installations
  • Manage and oversee delivery and installation of machines/material
  • Commission projects

Human Resources

  • Ensure sound relations in the division
  • Ensure all Union matters are address appropriately.
  • Plan Utilization of Labour
  • Monitor staff activities on the estate
  • Maintain communication with estate staff
  • Manage training programs of subordinate estate staff
  • Maintain staff discipline
  • Measure subordinate staff performance
  • Carrying out Village improvement schemes and Village Environmental Committee (VEC) meetings

Research

  • Innovative application of Engineering research and development

Security

  • Oversee and monitor security within designated areas of the farm

Community Support & Projects

  • Promote and run community projects as agreed with the Corporate Affairs Manager
  • Maintain good community relations

Health, Safety & Environment

  • Continuously by ensuring compliance to all relevant safety procedures and legislation by all staff and labour on the estate.
  • Adhere and maintain Environmental & NEMA legislation & company policies
  • Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of BSc. Engineering (Mechanical or Civil Engineering)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in; Engineering and Stores services, with at least 3 years in Senior Management role
  • Ideal candidate should have experience in Agricultural/Horticultural Engineering, Stores and Services operations.
  • All aspects of mechanical/electrical/irrigation/civil engineering
  • Setting up financial budgets, financial management and control
  • Report writing skills and excellent inter personal relationship skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Rose Avenue Group on www.racg.co.ke to apply
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