British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya is hiring an Engineering Manager for their Operations function in Nairobi. BAT is a leading global company evolving and transforming their business.

Role Overview:

  • – Manage the Nairobi factory facilities, infrastructure, and engineering activities cost-effectively
  • – Oversee contractor companies providing facility-related services
  • – Lead project management for CAPEX, infrastructure and utility projects
  • – Enforce EHS standards and ensure ISO compliance across areas of responsibility
  • – Develop and implement procedures, policies and long-term master plans
  • – Participate in cross-functional initiatives to mitigate operational risks
  • – Support and achieve strategic plans and objectives for the Operations function


  • – B.Eng. in Mechanical, Industrial or Process Engineering OR B.Tech diploma
  • – 5-6 years of engineering experience
  • – Project management experience/certification preferred
  • – Systems and IT skills (MS Office, SAP – Timekeeping, SRM etc.)
  • – Knowledge of IWS standards and qualifications
  • – Strong communication, problem-solving and prioritization abilities
  • – People leadership and strategic management skills
  • – Understanding of EHS regulations and standards
  • – Excellent interpersonal skills with attention to detail

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Manage facilities, infrastructure, contractors and CAPEX projects
  • – Enforce EHS and ISO standards, develop policies/procedures
  • – Build long-term master plans and align with stakeholders
  • – Lead Integrated Work System (IWS) pillar, ensure qualifications
  • – Identify and mitigate operational risks through cross-functional collaboration
  • – Effectively communicate across functions to find solutions
  • – Support Operations strategic plans and drive new initiatives
  • – Continuous professional development
  • – Build stakeholder relationships and optimize systems/processes
  • – Model servant leadership and embed company values/behaviors
  • BAT offers a dynamic global workplace as a top employer across 180+ markets. They are recognized for diversity, sustainability and innovation. Apply now for this mid-level management opportunity in Nairobi.
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