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Country Manager - Botswana

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #11434
Job Location Botswana
Company Type Agricultural
Job Role Country Manager
Joining Date Negotiable
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary 2.2Million p/a

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Botswana
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open
Degree Relevant Degree or Dipolma

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

A market leading pan-African business is seeking a Country Manager to lead its Botswana operations.

The primary role of a Country Manager is to oversee the full operations in Botswana.
Driving the overall engagement with all customers, suppliers, partners and team members.
Critical to the success of this role is an ability to be highly operational, hands on, and drive tangible actions and outcomes in a time sensitive manner.
Build a highly effective team across the core functions of the business being Technical, Financial, Commercial and HR.
This Executive leadership role will require the individual to connect effectively with employees at all levels.
Responsible for achieving Financial KPI’s as set out in the Budget & for Managing expenditure and costs.
Responsible for producing budgeted volumes of Day-Old Chicks and Feed as per KPIs & company strategy.
Responsible for leading, managing & developing a high performing country team aligned with Company HR Policy, Values & Behaviours.
Must identify and utilize data and analytics to drive effective decision making at all levels of the organization.
Ensures all operational divisions comply with company QA, SHE, GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practice), GHPs (Good Hygiene Practice) and all other company SOPs & deadlines.
Together with Operational divisions take responsibility for all maintenance, upkeep, security and general appearance of company infrastructure, assets, equipment & stocks.
Responsible for the company corporate risk controls & ensuring compliance with legal & company requirements.
Understand Macro and Micro environment affecting the Agricultural/Poultry Business and to set out a plan to take advantage of opportunities and identify threats.
Work Environment: Working in a structured and metric based environment.

Key Skills
Effective Communication: Highly effective communication (English) both verbally (presenting to all levels) and in writing, with the ability to adjust style according to the population.
Learning Agility: Capable of learning new things easily, taking on new concepts and implementing with the team.
Highly Organised: structured, documented, and detailed way of working ensuring that responsibilities are achieved within the agreed time frame.
Highest Ethical Standards and professional conduct is always displayed.
Data Driven Decision Making: Proven ability and track record of using data to drive insights and inform effective decisions at all levels of the organisation.
Financial Acumen: Proven ability and track record of understanding what drives company revenue, and how financial metrics provide insight as to how the company is performing, and what actions need to be taken to drive business growth.
Leadership: Proven ability and track record leading authent

  • Job Role: Country Manager
  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: 2.2Million p/a

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Experience in FMCG specifically; Route to Market, Merchandising and Logistics.
Experience in Managing a business which should include Finance, Operations and commercial.

Additional Requirements

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