2014 April, IPS Technical Manager Career kenya in Kenya


Technical Manager
Summary: This is an exciting opportunity based in Nairobi, Kenya, with activities around East Africa, working in the food sector of Industrial Promotion Services (Kenya) Ltd (IPS).

IPS is an affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development. Our companies in the food sector are among the leading food manufacturers and processors in East and Central Africa.

Our products may be found in all leading supermarkets in the region as well as in the Middle East and Europe, we are keen to grow our existing business and expand into new markets.

We require a proactive, rigorous and innovative, Technical Manager, working as part of a senior management team, who will play a vital role in the future processes and procedures on site.

The Role

  • Overseeing all technical and quality issues for the business.
  • Ensuring strong relationships with the technical departments of key retail customers.
  • Ensuring the technical teams work closely and effectively with other functions within the business, including production, NPD and procurement.
  • Carrying out audits effectively to ensure required standards are maintained or improved.
  • Deliver continuous improvement throughout the business.
The right person
  • Shall demonstrate technical experience within a food manufacturing environment and ability to lead and develop teams, working with high standards.
  • Good people management skills with the ability to work as a member of the senior management team.
  • A “can do” attitude, hardworking, innovative and commercially astute.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with commitment to first rate customer service.
  • Strengthen and maintain relations between our international customers, and technical teams at the site.
  • Sound Knowledge in the implementation and certification of Internationally recognized Food and Health Standards as relevant to each individual processing plant.
  • Should have held a similar position at Senior Management level.
How to apply:
In return we offer a competitive remuneration package and an opportunity to join our group at this exciting moment of development.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your application to the address below by close of business Monday 21st April 2014.
Your application should include a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees.
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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