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We are currently looking to fill positions for clients in Africa. If you are interested or can recommend someone else, please let us


Job Title: General Manager – Administration, Location: Mombasa (Kenya)

Company Brief: Our client is the one of the largest salt producer in East Africa. They produce approximately 200,000 Metric Tonnes of Raw Salt annually, with 100% of the raw salt harvested from the warm Indian Ocean. They are recruiting and creating jobs in Africa for skilled and experienced professionals.

Designation: General Manager – Administration,

Location: Kenya

Brief Profile:  The right candidate will have 12 to 18 years exposure working with Similar Industry towards Business Development, Sales, Purchase and other admin activities. They will be Responsible for overall business development, manage the company policies and procedures, customer management, manpower management etc.

For more details please visit: http://www.datum-recruitment.com/jobs-in-africa  REQ-1052


Job Title: Marketing Manager, Kenya

Company Brief: Our renowned client is a leading manufacturer of flat and long steel products in various countries in Africa.  They offer a comprehensive range of roofing and allied building products and create attractive jobs in Africa.

Designation: Marketing Manager

Location: Kenya

Brief Profile: The desired candidate should be MBA/PGDM with 7 to 12 years’ experience in marketing in a related industry of which 3 years should have been on a managerial level.

For more details please visit: http://www.datum-recruitment.com/jobs-in-africa  REQ 0909


Job Title: Product Manager (Sheets / Tile Profile), Kenya

Company Brief: Our renowned client is a leading manufacturer of flat and long steel products in various countries in Africa.  They offer a comprehensive range of roofing and allied building products and create attractive jobs in Africa.

Designation: Product Manager (Sheets / Tile Profile)

Location: Kenya

Brief Profile: The ideal candidate will be BE-MBA with overall experience of 7-10 years in the Sales and Marketing domain with mandatory Experience in the Building Materials, Construction or related consumer industry. They will oversee the Product Management for a group of roofing products and be responsible for product launches, product extension, product profitability, MARCOM activity and increasing the product penetration in the defined markets for the product range being managed.

For more details please visit: http://www.datum-recruitment.com/jobs-in-africa   REQ-1025


Jobs out of Africa


Job Title:  General Manager / Business Head – Consumer Durables, Mumbai

Company Brief: Our esteemed client is a family managed Group that has operations in the manufacturing, packaging, plastics, trade/distribution, real estate and hospitality sectors.  It has marked its presence in Africa and also has presence in India.

Designation: General Manager / Business Head – Consumer Durables

Location: Mumbai

Brief Profile: The right candidate will be a Post graduate in Marketing/Business with 15-20 years relevant experience in international marketing and brand building. They will build the clients key house brands to sustainable and segment leadership positions in the targeted markets.

For more detail please visit:  http://www.datum-recruitment.com/jobs-in-africa   


  1. Mohammed Farjan Ali says:

    I have 14 years of internationally working experience in field of Subcontract and Contract Administration. I have been in Tanzania and Nigeria. If you have any opening for Contract/Subcontract Administrator please let me know.

    Thanks with regards,

    Farjan Ali

  2. Giuseppe Intoccia says:

    I worked for 28 year as manager for a manufacturing company in Italy in which the highest technologies where applied. I workerd ad Quality Mananagr, Chief od Thecnology, Chief of production an repair process, Responsible of Customer Service and marketing and sales manager. During the last year I worked a lot in Kenya and Tanzania as field rep. and as Seller in the role Area Manager getting expiriences about the way to manage the business in subsaraiana Africa. If my skill and expirences are interested, pls contant my by email or call me at +39 345 819 36 93.
    Best regards

  3. Yiannis Xirogiannopoulos says:

    Please check my linked In profile
    For the position
    General Management-Administration. Mombasa (kenya)REQ 1052
    General Manager-Business Head-Consumer Durables Mumbai

  4. Jagjit Singh says:

    Would be interested for post of General Manager/ Business Head – Consumer Durables – Mumbai.

  5. KISHORE KUMAR says:


    kishorekstvm@gmail.com Contact No : 97474075799

    Professional overview : HR Generalist Professional with 12 Years of experience in corporate organizations, across diverse business industries spanning from Aviation, IT and Construction. In addition to the above having work experience with Indian Air Force for 17.5 years. Expertise in handling the HR, Operations, Facilities and General Administrative functions.
    Key Skills and Expertise in handling:-
    ? HR Policies & Procedures. ? Performance Management ? HR Transformation
    ? Industrial Relations ? Succession Planning ? Employee Engagement
    ? Talent Planning, Acquisition ? Compensation Management ? Talent Development
    ? Statutory Audits & Compliance ? General Administration ? Process Enhancements
    ? Training and Development ? Career Planning ? Org Structure design
    ? Culture management ? MIS and Budgeting ? Facilities Management

    Academic Credentials

    ? Masters of Business Administration, Indira Gandhi National Open University (2003)-GPA 83%
    ? Master of Commerce, Kerala University (1995)- GPA 50%
    ? Bachelor of Commerce, Kerala University (1990) – GPA 48%
    ? Post Graduate Diploma in Management – IGNOU (2002) – GPA 83%
    ? Diploma in Multi Modal Transport (Containerization & Logistic Mgt) (2002) -GPA 66%
    ? Computer Skills: MS Office, ERP. Fully computer savvy.

    Professional Contour

    Al-Fowriya Trading & Contracting WLL, Doha Head HR & Administration Sep 2014 Present
    URC Constructions, Erode, Tami Nadu AGM HR & Admin Feb 2011 Jul 2014
    Hages Business Solutions Manager (HR & Administration) Sep 2008 Nov 2010
    Air Deccan-King Fisher, Bangalore Sr Manager–HR, Admin & Payroll Apr 2006 Aug 2008
    Accentia, Technopark, Trivandrum Dy Manager (Per & Admin) Mar 2004 Apr 2006
    Indian Air Force Sergeant Mar 1986 Aug 2003

    Key Achievements
    Indian Air Force :

    Handled crucial role all activities from Acquisition of land till construction of building and shifting of offices of Southern Air Command, Indian Air Force, Trivandrum. (1993-99).

    Accentia, Technopark, Trivandrum:

    Augmented manpower from 100 to 550 through regular organized recruitment activities. Acquired open space on lease and established entire facilities to start work stations for running BPO. Compliance with legal matters of Government departments, quasi government bodies, local self-government, etc… (P.F., ESIC, Labor, STPI, Customs & Excise, Service Tax, etc.). Implementation of Company policies in respect of HR, Information Security, Safety, etc.) Ensuring all licenses, permits, etc. are renewed in time. Managed Transport, Canteen, and other support services.

    Air Deccan-King Fisher, Trivandrum-Bangalore

    Started the office for the airline, established full-fledged base with all infrastructure facilities to station an Airbus and accommodate crew at Trivandrum airport. Finalized contracts with various vendors to provide service facilities like transportation, accommodation, catering, stationaries, computer accessories etc. for the airline. Prepared a new schedule for all inputs for the payroll and prepared the payroll on the last working day of the month for 3500 employees of Air Deccan.

    Hages Business Solutions, Technopark, Trivandrum

    Introduced systematic campus recruitment process for selecting candidates for SAP training. Planning the manpower requirement in consultation with the Project Managers and getting approval from the leadership. Monitor and supervise the execution of talent acquisition. Employee Engagement/Welfare/retention activities. Maintaining a close relationship with the project teams and resources to find out if they have any bottlenecks and take corrective steps, wherever required. Planning and executing employee welfare activities and events.

    URC Constructions, Erode, Tamil Nadu

    Prepared HR Manual for the company. Introduced ERP on HR Module and implemented the same. Started Training and development activities. Conducting Induction programme, organizing employee engagement activities, conducting appraisal, fixing compensation and benefits, prepared HR manual and suggesting changes/improvements in various policies to Leadership.

    Al-Fowriya Trading and Contracting WLL, Doha, Qatar

    Introduced ERP on HR Module and implemented the same.
    Talent Acquisition from different countries like India, Srilanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines,
    Providing guidance to all Departments in all Human Resource matters.
    receive and respond to queries from Department Heads regarding recruiting, salary adjustments, visas, RPs, employee performance, training, warnings, terminations… Supervising the processing/renewal of VISA, Air Ticket, Residence Permit, Istimara, Health card.etc
    Prepare reports and correspondence to keep management up-to-date on Human Resource and Administration issues.
    Supervision of accommodation, food and transportation for the staff.
    Monitoring Appraisal, Training and Development activities and General Administration.
    Liaise with the Travel Section responsible for booking management and personnel travel, hotels, airport pick-ups, etc…
    Administer all employees’ leave requests
    Administering a full range of Human Resource Policies and Programs, including, recruiting, compensation, performance management, manpower planning and control, employee training, etc…
    Respond to employee questions regarding leaves, medical benefits, termination benefits, and loans.
    Liaise with the Documentation Section responsible for obtaining all visas, RPs, driver’s licenses, medical cards and clearances.
    Maintain all personnel files and verify all time sheets and flash reports from the sites.

    Human Resources Generalist

    ? Evolve, Establish & Setup Generalist HR Shared Services Centre HR Transformation.
    ? Drive Business HR strategy, Leadership development, Organization Development Initiatives.
    ? HR Budget preparation. Talent Acquisition & Mgt., Learning & Development,
    ? Performance Management, Employee Relation & Communication, Employee Engagement,
    ? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Administration), Legal issues, Employee grievances,
    ? Training and Development activities,
    ? Payroll management and Full and final settlement.
    ? Conducting employee satisfaction survey and periodic HR audits.
    ? Planning employee retention activities, grievance handling and exit interviews.
    ? Public relations and General Administration. Updating organization structure.
    ? Workforce planning, staffing and recruiting processes and technology to enhance productivity.
    ? Employing methods of common manufacturing and distribution
    ? The major aim when implementing a human capital supply chain is to reduce labor costs.
    Talent Acquisition

    ? Manpower planning, forecasting, talent acquisition strategy, recruit and retain talents.
    ? HR policies for manpower planning, recruitment, selection and induction.
    ? Recruitments (all levels & all functional area) for various projects under tremendous deadlines.
    ? Expert in fixing up of compensation and benefits. Conducting ‘Induction’ for all new joinees.
    Training & Development

    ? Identifying training needs across levels through mapping of skills required for positions.
    ? Trainings like Lectures, GDs, Presentation, Audio Visuals, Seminars, Mgt Games & Simulations.
    ? Creating Training Calendars/Schedules by working closely with line managers.
    ? Content development and approval for Training activities. Prepare MIS on Training activities.
    ? Design, Customize and constantly upgrade of training processes for greater effectiveness.
    ? Ensure all training procedures meet quality and compliance standards.
    ? Evaluate Training effectiveness by continuous feedback to trainers from training batches.
    ? Evaluate training effectiveness from department heads on their post training performance.
    ? Creation of need based in-house training modules on technical and behavioral aspects.
    ? Conduct motivational & leadership training of people besides physical, general and specialized.
    ? Training, team building, positive attitude, technical skills, security & safety procedures, etc.
    ? Career development activities in tune with succession needs and Succession Planning.

    HR Policies

    ? Strategizing and formulating HR policies and procedures. Frame Job Responsibilities and KRA.
    ? Conducting Industry Study to map the HR Policy trends.
    ? Ensure that all HR activities are complete in accordance with policies and procedures.
    ? Ensure implementation of career development policies and career path for employees.
    ? Prepare HR Manual, policies like Leave, Travel, Promotion, C&B, & other general policies.
    Compensation & Benefits

    ? Monitor salary structures, review & analyze market benchmarking to ensure competitiveness.
    ? Design the basic compensation structures in the organization, Develop salary ranges.
    ? Design and review the sales incentive schemes for different business channels.
    ? Prepare data and analytics to facilitate compensation decision making.

    Performance Management

    ? Job Evaluation and Performance Management. Coordinating implementation of PMS.
    ? Facilitate employee’s appraisal. Periodic Reviews – Review Target vs. Performance
    ? Implementation of various Appraisal Systems/Appraisal based on Balance Score Card.

    Employee Welfare

    ? Implementing employee welfare activities to enhance employee motivation.
    ? Organizing events like Family day, Birthday, Intra-group get together, Children’s day, Outbound Learning Workshops, Sports activities, Yoga classes etc
    ? Conducting medical camps, running of transport & Canteen Services for Employee Relations.
    ? Contract staff and Contract labour management and Grievance handling.


    ? Prepare all necessary reports on HR Information.
    ? Monthly MIS /HRIS report on recruitment, attrition, absenteeism HR budget and discipline management.

    General Administration and Facilities Management:

    ? Work out entire administrative requirements by the company & prepare people to manage.
    ? Assessing the office space requirement, furniture, electrical & mechanical support.
    ? Organizing meetings/confs, prepare minutes of the meeting, SOPs, Ops Order & Directives.
    ? Arranging Accommodation, Transportation and facilities. Managing Transportation.
    ? Handle the Security, Cafeteria, General Administration, Vendor, Procurement, billing etc.
    ? Coordinating with various departments & corporate headquarters to ensure execution of work.
    ? Optimum utilization of funds to provide basic amenities at the work premises.
    ? Corporate image building through effective relationship management with guests & visitors.
    ? Liaise with Legal Authy/Adv for various legal cases of the company & conduct investigations.
    ? Overseeing office operations on a day-to-day basis, schedule repairs, maint of office furniture.
    ? Inventory management techniques to reduce waste, ensure cleanliness of the office space.
    ? Coordinating to ensure the proper function and maintenance of building facilities and utilities.
    ? Manage contracts, liaise with vendors, tracking delivery, quality, cleanliness of products & services.
    ? Maintaining the Assets Register, management of funds, maintenance of various registers.
    ? Overseeing all property & facilities management operations for maint of engineering services (DG Sets, UPS, Fire protection Systems, Security Systems).
    ? General repairs and maintenance, waste management, recycling, cleaning and housekeeping.
    Professional Development: Courses Attended

    ? Developing Leadership skills for Professional and Personal Effectiveness, FICCI & CC, TVM
    ? Managing Par Excellence, A learning intervention on Managerial Effectiveness, Chrysalis, Delhi
    ? Neuro Linguistic Programme, Dr A. Abraham MD, Trivandrum

    Professional Memberships & Awards

    ? Position: Hony Secy, NIPM, Trivandrum Chapter for the year 2010-2012 and received Best Chapter Award.
    ? Recipient of President’s Scout Medal.

    Personal Qualities

    ? Excellent Convincing & Communication skills, Excellent in Computers.
    ? Good Analytical and problem solving skills.
    ? Born Leader & Effective communicator, Self-dependent and Deadline driven.

    Permanent Address: Sreevalsam, T.C 19/18 (2), TBRA-52(A), Thirumala (PO), Trivandrum-695 006, Kerala, India.

    Present Address : No. 6 , Beach Camp, Al-Wakrah, Doha, Qatar.

    Date of Birth : 14th May, 1966.

    Language Proficiency: Malayalam, English, Hindi and Tamil.

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