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General Manager - Healthcare Manufacturer - Ethiopia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12199
Job Location Ethiopia
Company Type Healthcare Manufacturing
Job Role General Manager - Healthcare Manufacturer
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location Ethiopia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any
Degree Relevant Business and Engineering Degrees

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our client a Medical and Healthcare Supplies Manufacturer is seeking an experienced General Manager to oversee the production and delivery of all products from its facility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Role Summary:
The General Manager will oversee the day-to-day responsibility of production and order delivery of all sales of the business
Review corporate objectives and guidance on how to meet (or adjust) objectives based on operations
Review and evaluate present and future opportunities, threats and risks in the external environment and current and future strengths, weaknesses, and risks to the Company, based on industry knowledge
Market presence/partnerships:
Make introductions to relevant networks and contacts that will assist the Company’s sales activities, e.g., potential buyers abroad
Assist CEO and Sales team on sales opportunities as required
Feasibility / planning:
Advise on equipment vendor and equipment specifications
Advise on factory layout and installation of equipment
Advise on permitting process (in conjunction with team and local experts)
Review business plan to ensure alignment with equipment specifications and operational expectations
Implementation / operations:
Provide recommendations and references on polypropylene procurement
Achieve operations performance targets, in terms of volumes and quality
Recruit, manage, and retain junior operations staff (30-40 people); assist in troubleshooting and problem resolution
Provide advice on recruiting and developing senior leadership, interview candidates at Board request
Attend at Board meetings at Board’s invitation
Assisting the Board and Finance Director in Risk Management: identifying, quantifying and mitigating operational and people risks
Assist in answering technical questions for finance, joint venture, government/regulator, development sector, and other partners in feasibility, due diligence, and compliance conversations
Direct and have oversight of regulatory and safety compliance efforts in plant environment
Promote and emulate the highest standards of corporate and clinical governance in compliance with Country’s Code of Governance and other regulatory requirements and best practice, where appropriate
Ensure that quality controls and systems of risk management are robust and implemented

Key Skills
Strong ability to communicate in written and oral English
Ability to move to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ability to speak, read, and write Amharic is advantageous (inability is not disqualifying)

  • Job Role: General Manager - Healthcare Manufacturer
  • Industry: Social Services / Health / Medical
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Over 10 years of experience running the industrial floor operations of a textile and garment fabric production line required
At least 5 years in industrial senior leadership roles required, e.g., General Manager, Production Manager
At least 5 years of experience on meltblown, any other nonwoven/hygiene production, plastics extrusion operations recommended
At least 5 years of experience running operations in emerging markets recommended (e.g., Africa, India), with experience working on/with projects in Ethiopia
Considerable experience of setting up and ensuring regulatory compliance of an industrials business in emerging markets

Additional Requirements

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