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Country Head - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8974
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Retail
Job Role Country Head
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Executive
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to All

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Interviews Completed

Our Client, A Multi National retail organisation is seeking a Country Head to join their team as country head.

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Manage and lead the Operations function in Zambia
Development and implementation of a strategic plan for the country
Develop and Manage budgets for Group in Zambia
Establish new business opportunities
Develop and implement strategies to enhance the image and success of the the group Brand in Zambia
Provide leadership and support to retailers in new business development, store development, and current retail management best operating practices.
Provide leadership to and consult with the North Rand support team on Zambian, Operations, Marketing and Logistic issues
Provide leadership to and consult with the group North Rand Export team
Aggressively drive sales in new and existing stores while ensuring both corporate and independent profitability is achieved
Build and manage strong retailer relationships and be flexible and responsive to both corporate and independent customer needs, as well as all parties involved with the export process

Key Skills
At least 10 years’ retail experience
5 years’ retail management experience at senior level
In-depth understanding on the Export and Import process involved on the African continent
Excellent Business acumen and Operational financial skills
Demonstrate strategic thinking and outlook
Excellent track record of meeting operational objectives and custonner expectations
Have high energy, be a self-starter, be able to collaborate and have a strong work ethic
Be able to operate independently
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Be a strategic thinker
Be sociable and have the ability to build strategic relationships
Have high tolerance for stress
Be flexible and adaptable based on challenges faced
Extensive travelling to Zambia is an essential requirement for the position

  • Job Role: Country Head
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management

Additional Requirements

Country Head

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