GENERAL MANAGER- NEW RETAIL LENDING COMPANY

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GENERAL MANAGER- NEW RETAIL LENDING COMPANY

Background Information

Our client is a conglomerate business with interests in office furniture, office equipment leasing and asset financing. The company plans to expand its business portfolio to retail lending starting with credit products targeting employed persons in partnership with employers.

The Client would like to recruit a General Manager to lead the new company. The Client is seeking an experienced General Manager who is a born leader with previous managerial experience in financial institution with salary-based lending products targeting employees in private and public sector. He/she should have proven experience overseeing marketing, operations, human resources, finance, and communications functions.

The Job

The objectives for this role are:

  1. Develop strategic plans for targeted business growth and overall corporate performance.
  2. Continuously review and improve organizational effectiveness through sound processes, competent and motivated human resource and edge cutting technologies
  3. Seek out and optimizing new opportunities for expansion and growth
  4. Provide sound guidance to the CEO and directors

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

  • Build the last-kilometer distribution and service points through sound partnerships and collaborations
  • to understand customer needs and user pain points to inform service and product improvement
  • Works closely with investment, quality control, payment, operation, R&D and other departments to promote the rapid improvement of services quality.

QUALIFICATIONS

The job holder should have the following qualifications:

  1. Master’s /Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance Management or related field
  2. At least two years’ experience in a senior role in a micro lending company with responsibility for business development, continuous improvement, individual and corporate performance and strategic planning
  3. Working knowledge of human resources processes
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THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies.

  1. Proven experience in a managerial role
  2. Strong decision-making capabilities
  3. Above-average communication, collaboration, and delegation skills
  4. Proven ability to develop and maintain financial plans
  5. Ability to motivate and lead people, and hold employees accountable
  6. Strong working knowledge of operational procedures

WHAT WE ARE OFFERING THE RIGHT PERSON

We are offering a competitive remuneration package for the successful candidate.

 HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.careeroptionsafricagroup.com and www.hreastafrica.com for more details on this position.

Send CV only to recruitment@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke by 15th July 2021 subject heading, as GENERAL MANAGER. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and qualified candidates called for interview as soon as their CVs are received. Kindly indicate current, last or expected salary in the CV.

Candidates who do not hear from us by this date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO?

Career Options Africa is a Human Resource Consultancy firm with branches in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda;

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