17 Feb 2013
Full-Time General Manager/Chief Operating Officer Job Vacancy in Mombasa Kenya
The Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd operates the regions only Petroleum refinery, located in Mombasa, Kenya.
It is a private limited company whose main activity is to refine crude oil into the various petroleum products that drive the economies of the country and East African region as a whole.
KPRL is a center of technical excellence boasting of world class standards in engineering, process, safety and environmental preservation.
While looking towards a horizon of significant growth in its business in the coming months KPRL is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position at its Changamwe plant:
General Manager / Chief Operating Officer
Reporting to the Chief Executive officer the General Manger/Chief Operating officer occupies a key management and leadership position at KPRL.
With overall operational control his key role will be to manage and conduct the business of the refinery and ensure that the company meets its short and long term business objectives through the development, implementation and review of appropriate strategies and objectives.
He will also be responsible for the coordination of feasibility studies for various ongoing projects and prepare the annual business plan which includes both the capital and operating expenditure proposals.
The General Manager will ensure that production is carried out optimally and safely within the set standards and ensure that the plant is mechanically sound.
He will oversee all the commercial aspects of the companies operations including merchant operations and other revenue generating initiatives and deputize for the Chief Executive Officer.
Externally he will interact closely with the company’s customers, regulators and government bodies.
- University graduate in an Engineering discipline.
- A minimum of 20 years’ refinery technical and operations experience, with at least 10 years at Senior Leadership level with people and budgetary responsibilities.
- Firm understanding of HSE, Asset Management systems, Hydrocarbons Management systems and oil products supply chain dynamics.
- Awareness of Finance, and IT systems.
If you meet the above criteria and are seriously interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity in a particularly vibrant and challenging business environment, please send your application with detailed curriculum vitae with three references and day time telephone contact preferably cell phone to the email address below not later than 29th February 2013.
For detailed job specification visit… www.kprl.co.ke/careers
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