CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Afex Group, a Lonrho company, provides camp construction, catering, management and logistics support to the Oil and Gas, Mining, UN and NGO sectors in some of the most remote and hostile corners of Africa. With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, AFEX Group provides international standard service delivery combined with 30 years of regional operational experience. The AFEX Team is dedicated to ensuring clients have peace of mind that their projects will run on schedule and to budget with their personnel being cared for to the international standard. The company wishes to recruit a competent, innovative and self-driven person to fill the following positions: CAMP MANAGER The Camp Manager will be responsible for the entire camp management that includes coordinating and overseeing the day to day operations, maintenance, personnel and services at assigned camp ensuring quality to the customer. The Camp Manager will directly report to the Country Head. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ensure that the camp activities are carried out optimally and safely within the set standards. • Ensure company policies are properly implemented. • Ensure that the company meets its short and long term business objectives through implementation and review of appropriate strategies and objectives. • Interact closely with the company’s clients, regulators and government bodies. • Attend to issues brought up by clients and resolve them. • Oversee equipment and material within assigned area of responsibility and ensure facilities are well maintained. • Overall supervision of camp staff by monitoring their schedules and daily assignments. • Ensure personal hygiene standards, uniform code and code of behaviour among all camp staff. • Provide leadership and direction to Department/Section Managers/Supervisors • Implement training programs. • Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: • A minimum of a first degree in relevant field. • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position with good organizational skills. • Good knowledge of HACCP Food Handling procedures and QHSE standards. • General knowledge of some of the following areas is highly desired: operations and maintenance, food service, logistics and inventory management, waste management, and/or contracts. • Sound management background displaying ability to staff, organize, lead and manage a diverse work force larger than 100 people. • Willingness to travel and work in various locations. • Willingness to work extended hours in support of 24 X 7 operations. • Good computer skills. • Excellent team player with the ability to work with minimum supervision. • Ability to demonstrate leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.