Office Manager

Office Manager


Office Manager

Details of the offer

The EAC Office Manager plays a key role in the set-up and ongoing management of Cepheid’s first office location in East Africa. This function will oversee various admin and operational tasks and will work closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the daily operations run smoothly

The EAC Office Manager also performs key Customer Service tasks (managing customer orders, responding to customer enquiries, maintaining excellent relationships with customers, supporting the commercial team) and maintains customer satisfaction at high level.
Education or Experience (in years):

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a fast-paced Order Management role, preferably in the Medical Diagnostics or related industry

Experience with ERP systems such as SAP and CRM systems such as as well as MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook


Assist Management in the search of appropriate office space in Nairobi and lead the set-up of the office

Facilities Management including phones, IT, building, equipment

Responsibility for ensuring safety of employees working in the Nairobi office and ensuring office operations are compliant with all local and corporate EH&S legislation/procedures

Procuring and organizing contracts for local services (eg: Mobile Phones, Insurance)

New employee orientation into Cepheid Kenya

Act as the link with the European Headquarters located in France and with other Danaher opcos who will host staff in the office

Assist with contract management

Assist with the set-up of the local ERP, in collaboration with the European team and the local Accounting firm

Proactively and quickly resolve customers issues and enquiries, escalating to other relevant teams where required, maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction

Process customer orders in compliance with company policies and standard operating procedures

Manage customer returns and credit notes

Support the commercial team by creating quotes and responding to various requests

Maintain customer pricing (documentation and in the ERP)

Maintain the customer and product master data within the ERP

Ensure compliance to internal policies, quality procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

Act as the East Africa representative on European or global projects
Embrace the Danaher and Cepheid core values, and ensure strict compliance to all company policies and Danaher code of conduct
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 3 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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