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Position: Senior Manager – Business Administration  

Reports To: Country Manager 

Contract Type: Permanent  

Work Location: Mombasa 

Role Summary: We are seeking a skilled, reliable, efficient, and experienced Senior Manager Business  Administration. He /She will manage all Finance and Accounting, legal and Compliance responsibility for  Hapag-Lloyd Kenya Limited.  

Key Functions/ Accountabilities 

  • Budgeting (Budget adjustment and quarterly Forecasts) of Overhead Costs and Operational  Expenses  
  • Produce monthly trend analysis and maintenance of costs standards  
  • Manage the Business Administration and Controlling function of Kenya 
  • Assist with Performance Management of the various business units in Kenya (presentation of  KPI’s and support with alignment) 
  • Manage Finance Closure Administration (Month/Quarter/Year End) within the company  guidelines 
  • Manage and oversee external and internal audits and ensure unqualified reports received. 
  • Manage the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Accounts and reconciliation thereof. 
  • Manage Accounts Receivables and Payables within the company guidelines  
  • Review and develop business processes in line with Hapag Lloyd guidelines, maintaining  process excellence and digitization/automation 
  • Responsible for cost saving initiatives and procurement (Operational and Overhead costs) and  provide feedback and proposals to the procurement committee 
  • Responsible for the Risk management of the Kenya office.  
  • Responsible for credit policy to minimize the risk of bad debt loss  
  • Manage the Cash Flow of the Country within the company guidelines  
  • Supervision of Country level Business Systems group  
  • Management of Country ITC Support and Facilities functions  
  • Management of Country HR and Payroll functions  
  • Maintain a feedback channel to Area Africa BU heads, ensuring alignment with strategic  objectives and goals of the Kenya office. 
  • Management of Country Statutory Records and Reporting.  
  • Ensure total Compliance to Hapag Lloyd global standards and policies as well as local  regulatory laws.  
  • Support the Kenya Managing Director in the implementation of policies and day to day activities 
  • Provide reports and analyze key data to drive improvements  
  • Responsible for setting targets and goals for individual departments within Business  Administration and supporting with appropriate training and development. 
  • Resolution of high level concerns  
  • Create and maintain an open communication channel within Department, Area and Region 
  • Work closely with other area Directors on process improvement and communication flow
  •  Liaise with Area Africa Office for all Controlling related matters

Qualifications for this Position are; 

  • University degree or equivalent with at least 8 years of experience in Finance or Accounting or the  equivalent combination of education and experience Shipping and Logistics background is required.
  • SAP experience will be advantageous. 
  • Strong communications and organization skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and stay organized 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Organization Awareness/Commercial acumen 
  • Relevant working experience will be an added advantage 
  • MS Office Proficient 

Core Competencies 


  • Financial Foresight 
  • Excellent Communication Skills 
  • Confidence 
  • Vision and Foresight 
  • Accounting & Financial Competence 
  • Deep Understanding of Business 
  • Integrity and Ethical Standards 
  • Perspective on Risk 
  • Result Oriented Nature 
  • Leadership skills 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and CV to [email protected] not later than 18th July  2022. Please indicate “BA Manager” as the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be  contacted.

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