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Assistant Regional Manager - West Africa - International

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13372
Job Location International
Company Type Logistics, Freight, Transport
Job Role Assistant Regional Manager - West Africa
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location International
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to nationals from Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire and Cameroon
Degree Tertiary qualification and relevant commercial / business qualifications essential

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

To assist the Regional Director West & Central Africa to Lead, develop and control the business and operations for the multiple countries to achieve short and long-term financial and operating objectives (profitability, revenue, productivity, market share) in line with division and company strategy.

Provides marked contribution to defining the business strategy of the division, but not predominant authority.
Assist the Regional Manager in managing business and operations on the Regional level
Continually review and improve business processes to improve productivity and add value to company services.
Help ensure the financial well being of the company from a legal, statutory and management perspective.
Ensure that cost control programs are effectively implemented and monitored to manage unit costs.
Support the region to improve liquidity through good capital and debtor management.
Plan and implement corrective actions to improve service and transit time performance whilst managing costs.
To drive and implement local integration.
Enable the achievement of service performance that meets or exceeds customer expectations and differentiates the company from the competitors.
Extensively analyses complex multi-dimensional issues and significantly improves, changes or adapts existing methods and techniques.
Explores and exploits growth opportunities.
Builds, develops and maintains effective working relationships with important internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure regional and global service standards are met or exceeded.
Liaise with key and strategically important customers at the appropriate level to ensure customer retention, development and growth of new business.
Ensure improvement of Customer Satisfaction over time through customer service initiatives and strategies delivering service.
Create, maintain and develop a favourable company image with its various influential audiences such as NGOs, partners, industry bodies and governments to facilitate the company's growth and development.

Key Skills

  • Job Role: Assistant Regional Manager - West Africa
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Tertiary qualification and relevant commercial / business qualifications essential
5 years experience in Senior Management or General Management experience in the freight / logistics / aviation industry or within similar business experience
Broad understanding of all functional aspects of the business and prior experience managing a complete Profit and Loss entity
High degree of business acumen and understanding of the external economic environment and how this may affect the company's short and long term planning
Budgeting and Cost controlling skills
Willingness to do extensive travel
Fluent in English , Portuguese and French

Additional Requirements

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