Country Manager/Managing Director - Lusaka Zambia - Lusaka, Zambia
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Lusaka, Zambia|
|Job Role||Country Manager/Managing Director - Lusaka Zambia|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||Negotiable Depending on Candidate|
|Years of Experience||8|
|Residence Location||Lusaka, Zambia|
|Nationality||Open to All|
The purpose of the job is to manage the business through maintaining a strong commercial focus and steering of the team in an integrative manner, demonstrating sound general management and leadership skills. Key accountabilities include:
Strategy development and operational implementation:
Develop and strengthen strategies and operational plans to ensure the commercial success and sustainable business growth;
Implement and monitor the strategy and operational plans towards achieving stated business goals and financial targets;
Focus should be on optimizing marketing and sales investments and managing the costs in an effective way;
Governance: Ensure that the company complies with all appropriate and applicable local and international legislation, governance and good practices of a general and company nature as well as to ensure compliance to internal processes, procedures and monitoring of key controls;
Stakeholder management: Actively and successfully represent the company in its dealings with internal and external stakeholders including clients, customers and Government Institutions;
Human Capital Management: Provide leadership and guidance to subordinates and the business as a whole. Ensure adequate skills availability for the sustainability of the business through effective succession planning and skills development.
At least 8 years Executive or Senior Management experience within the FMCG or Agricultural Manufacturing sector;
Experience in Local trade and retail businesses – preference will be given to Local Nationals;
General management experience in a manufacturing and logistics environment;
Proven track record in building strong business relationships; leading a team and demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit;
Strong commercial and financial acumen with a general management background;
High level of corporate governance;
Must embrace diversity and demonstrate understanding of an appreciation of local culture and traditions;
Must be able to develop talent within the country;
Have in-depth understanding of and assume accountability for steering the main KPI’s in each function.
Professional training in Leadership is an added advantage
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