Unity Makers Limited

Head of Design / General Manager - Furniture Company

Job Summary

As General Manager you will also be responsible overall operations including procurement, sales and marketing and generally be the face of the company to the public.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Founded in 2014, Unity Makers is a bespoke furniture company based in Nairobi, Kenya that is renown for its contemporary minimalist design but with stunning detail and response to function. We also deliver first class customer care which has been central to our growth. Our mission is to become the leading furniture design and production house in Kenya and the region.


Your primary function will be to manage the design and production teams and processes and ensure delivery of high quality products, within budget and agreed timelines. As General Manager you will also be responsible overall operations including procurement, sales and marketing and generally be the face of the company to the public.

Key Responsibilities:
  1. Lead the design team in helping clients realize their ideas into beautiful furniture pieces for our custom orders;
  2. Supervise the production team to ensure the delivery of high quality products within budget and deadlines;
  3. Initiate partnerships that will help build greater brand recognition, market share and profitability;

Key qualifications and competencies:
  • Must have an educational background in design (architecture, interior design, industrial or product design);
  • Demonstrated experience working in a production/manufacturing setting;
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate both design and production teams;
  • Ready and willing to get down and dirty on the production floor to ensure production team is meeting our high quality standards;
  • Ready and willing to have fun;
  • Experience Minimum of 5 years in project management. 

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