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    Dorbe-Leit Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management based services. We become involved with our clients in their transformation, providing services that are value-adding and measurable in their contribution to our clients’ success. Catapulting your business to success is our purpose.

    General Manager - Laboratory Services


    Job Purpose/Summary

    • The General Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day performance and operations of the laboratory delivering a cost effective, process efficient and timely output in support of clients while adhering to quality standards.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Developing, monitoring and evaluating the mechanism for ensuring the implementation of the company’s strategic plan and achievement of laboratory’s performances targets in terms of profitability, cost management and revenue generation.
    • Evaluates, develops and implements laboratory process and system improvement initiatives to
    • include industry best practices.
    • Responsible for the development and monitoring the performance of the laboratory personnel by providing leadership towards achieving team goals and financial targets.
    • Responsible for developing effective, professional work relationship, integration and utilization of the laboratory team with the sales team.
    • Manages the planning and scheduling of the laboratory operations and output through staff and equipment utilization and operational excellence for quality output.
    • Manage laboratory productivity and performance achieving operating expense budget targets and other KPI’s as assigned.
    • Conducts one-on- one review with all staff to build more effective communications to understand the training and development needs.
    • Responsible for preparation and distribution of consolidated monthly and weekly reporting process for management, financial reporting and any other company communications processes as required.
    • Ensure compliance with safety initiatives and enforcement, calibration program, internal quality audits, preventative maintenance, KPI metrics, purchasing and any other projects.
    • Developing and facilitating capacity building of staff to achieve optimal performance and motivational levels.
    • Determining and coordinating the reporting and communication requirements and review the financial and operational reports.
    • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking for best practices and standards in business management.
    • Responsible for developing, maintaining and updating strategy plans with senior management.
    • Manage the implementation of multi laboratory operations guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations, and monitors compliance.
    • Researching and analysing new business opportunities and managing the development of these opportunities with stakeholders while keeping abreast with the market trends.
    • Managing key external stakeholders and business relationships that relate to company’s strategy and growth.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Post graduate studies in Biology, Chemistry or its equivalent from a recognized university.
    • 7- 10 years of commercial or scientific laboratory experience in a multinational organization or a research center.
    • Technical qualification in biotechnology will be an added advantage.
    • A recognized authority in research, ground breaking scientific theories and solutions
    • Has extensively undertaken broad scientific research and publication.
    • Proven experience in wet chemistry, bacteriology, virology, food and dairy hygiene.
    • Extensive experience in laboratory testing of food and milk samples.
    • Proficient in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook)

    Required skills and key competencies

    • Financial Management skills.
    • Strong analytical skills to identify trends in laboratory proficiencies and competencies.
    • Strong people leadership skills to develop and drive performance teams.
    • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.
    • Strong qualitative and analytical skills, logical and objective.
    • High level of business intelligence and technical skills.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

    Transport Manager


    Job Purpose/Summary
    The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Managing Director, family and employees by providing safe competent driving services locally and on frequent fieldwork.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Provide transport to the Managing Director and MD’s family members
    • Transportation of colleagues on work related business
    • Ensuring the team vehicle is safe and complies with all safety regulations of the country
    • Undertake routine checks on the vehicle including cooling, oil, electrical, brake systems and tyre pressure
    • Advising of any repairs and upkeep to the vehicle, e.g. tyres, servicing, etc
    • Ensuring that passengers in the vehicle adhere to safety precautions, e.g. use of seatbelts
    • Delivery of equipment, material to respective sites countrywide as assigned when MD’s schedule allows
    • If necessary, carrying out general office duties, e.g. filing, photocopying, printing, post, typing reports and leaflets etc.
    • Responsible for working in a safe manner adhering to local and legal requirements
    • Flexible enough to work on weekends
    • Any other duty assigned from time to time by the Managing Director

    Minimum Requirements
    • KCSE Certificate
    • Kenya driving license
    • 2 – 3 years’ solid experience driving in Nairobi as a personal driver
    • Experience of working with people from different national backgrounds
    • Knowledge of the driving safety laws and regulations of Kenya
    • Good geographical knowledge of Nairobi and the wider country
    • Demonstrate a confident, enthusiastic, positive and energetic approach, with a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the project
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • Willing to work long hours
    • Ability to multi task
    • Flexible

    Stewards - 14 positions


    Job Purpose/Summary
    The incumbent will be responsible for carrying out general cleaning duties to the agreed standards and work schedules and maintaining a flexible, quality service to the standards and frequency within the cleaning specification.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Provide high standards of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the office.
    • To vacuum, dust, polish furniture, fixtures and fittings (this may include light fittings, blinds etc.)
    • Develop routines to ensure that the assigned areas maintained to high standards of cleanliness.
    • Clean windows and walls as required
    • Wash dishes in the kitchen
    • Empty and wash out bins in designated areas.
    • Tidy, dust and wash the office and storage areas.
    • Vacuum the carpets.
    • Prepare tea/coffee for the office staff
    • To sweep, mop and floor polish designated areas
    • Clean the staff toilets and washroom basins.
    • Maintain and sweep the company compound
    • To replenish towels, soap and toilet rolls as and when required
    • Keep a check on the cleaning material and re-order via the supervisor.
    • Track the office cleaning supplies
    • Maintain stock of kitchen items and consumables
    • To daily clean all sanitary appliances, fittings and areas
    • To ensure the safe use of all equipment and safety precaution times at all times
    • Dusting and cleaning office desks and furniture that are not cluttered
    • Deliver documents among departments on request
    • To report all faults to the supervisor
    • To provide cover for colleagues as may be occasionally required
    • To promote and comply with company policies on equal opportunities and health and safety both in the delivery of services and the treatment of others
    • Undertake any other duties assigned from time to time by the Managing Director

    Minimum Requirements
    • At least a form 4 KCSE Certificate.
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in general office assistance
    • Previous experience working in a manufacturing industry.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to contribute to the team’s success through a positive attitude to work.
    • Self-driven and motivated.
    • Quick in execution of tasks.
    • Fluency in English and Swahili languages (both written and spoken).
    • People living in Thika and its environs are encouraged to apply.

    Supervisor - Cleaning Services


    Job Purpose/Summary
    The incumbent will be responsible for accomplishing department objectives by supervising staff; organizing and monitoring work process

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing and enforcing organization standards; adhering to legal regulations.
    • Completes operations by developing schedules; assigning and monitoring work; gathering resources; implementing productivity standards; resolving operations problems; maintaining reference manuals; implementing new procedures.
    • Reporting to the Operational Manager in cases of shortage of material at the work station or replacements
    • Advise on the replenishment and control of materials
    • Controls expenses by gathering and submitting budget information; scheduling expenditures; monitoring variances; implementing corrective actions.
    • Reporting to the Human Resource Manager in cases of disciplinary issues among the employees.
    • Assist in replacing of the employees/ Relievers where there is shortage of stewards and conducting orientation to the new employees joining the stations.
    • Provides quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards.
    • Give accurate feedback to the Head office of the happenings of different stations
    • Prepare reports and coordinate projects with other department leaders.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Any other duty assigned from time to time by the Managing Director

    Minimum Requirements
    • Minimum ‘O’ level certificate.
    • Certificate in housekeeping and laundry form reputable institution
    • 3 Years’ experience working in a manufacturing industry
    • Possess a valid certificate of good conduct
    • Effective written and verbal communication
    • A keen eye for detail
    • Strong time management and organisational skills
    • Ability to delegate and also oversee work in a supervisory capacity
    • Effective communications skills (including IT skills and report writing
    • People living in Thika and its environs are encouraged to apply

    Project Manager


    Job Purpose/Summary
    The incumbent will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project and ensuring safety

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Ensure that quality, safety, health and environment issues are properly managed and addressed according to the clients and Cityscape Trends ltd policies and procedures
    • Establish and co-ordinate the formal and informal communication structure and procedures for the construction process.
    • Establish effective project governance, including establishing procedures in accordance with quality guidelines, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project delivery stage
    • Project planning, including monitoring and review
    • Advising on project resourcing requirements and the procurement of resources
    • Co-ordinating, controlling and directing the activities of all staff and project team members to ensure the project success criteria are met
    • Monitoring and applying performance management techniques
    • Respond promptly and efficiently to the clients’ needs, changes and requests within the context of the project
    • Managing the change control process, including the implementation of change control procedures
    • Monitoring and advising upon project finances
    • Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications
    • Ensuring the project team complies with these agreed systems and procedures
    • Preparing formal project progress and other reports in order to provide timely and accurate project information.
    • Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other team members
    • Coordinate and monitor the project completion process, including the issue of all relevant completion certificates, manuals, completion of defects and formal hand-over to the client
    • Carry out safety and health inspections for identification of hazards, unsafe acts, unsafe conditions and suggest actions for improvement;
    • Carry out safety and health audits;
    • Undertake incident investigations and compile reports;
    • Maintain data base of all safety incidents reported;
    • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual safety and health reports
    • Coordinate and monitor the preparation and agreement of the final account and review and adjudicate any contractual claims
    • Any other duty assigned from time to time by the Managing Director

    Minimum Requirements
    • Degree in project management or related field
    • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health or a higher safety and health qualification will be an added advantage
    • Min 4 years’ experience in delivering successful projects in the manufacturing sector
    • An additional qualification in ISO 22000, HACCP or any recognized food safety management system will be an added advantage.
    • Experience in implementing and monitoring of a food safety management systems in a large and busy organization will be a distinct advantage.
    • Experience in workplace safety and health audits will be an added advantage
    • Proven ability to analyse complex problems, interpret operational needs and develop integrated, creative solutions
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage effectively in a team environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Travel to site will be required

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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