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We are looking for a motivated person, who is dedicated to social impact, to lead our clients Rwanda Finance & Strategy department. The team is made up of 10 professionals offering financial and strategic program support to country leadership across all business units.
You will sit on the Rwanda program steering committee, report to the Country Director, and directly manage ~3 team members.
When not focused on team management, or steering committee work, you will spend time on strategic and financial projects of the highest importance to the program.
Team management and coaching to ensure team and program goals are met. The Finance & Strategy Team is split into the following responsibilities which you will manage:
Strategic Projects: Strategic projects to support the program to increase farmer impact and efficiency, solve complex operational and strategic issues, and support in scoping out new ventures (5-6 full-time staff)
Specific projects depend on program priorities but range from quantitative modeling to primary research.
Recent examples include running a partnership trial for market access services, building financial models for new products, or creating a new farmer communication strategy.
Financial Strategy: Budgeting, financial reporting, strategic finance projects such as financial modeling, creating investment proposals, tax efficiency projects (2 full-time staff)
Product Strategy & Management: A new team dedicated to maximizing sales and farmer impact, ensuring strong supply chains and partnerships, and improving customer service for each product we sell (3 full-time staff)
Full oversight of the country budget and investments
Program-wide strategic project prioritization (and sometimes new project creation and scoping)
Coordinate resource allocation for strategic projects
Create Rwanda program annual goals and monitor results
Run at least one strategic or financial project yourself at any one time.
Sit on the Rwanda program steering committee, to present and give feedback on wider program strategies and challenges.
Train employees and evaluate their performances.
Create strategies to ensure that sales targets are met.
Prepare reports on sales.
Create and maintain relationships with clients.
Liaise with other branches to share strategies.
Provide support and input into the development design of best practice service level agreements.
Ensure up to date service level agreements are in place for all service stations in the allocated area, ensuring adherence and compliance to the agreements at all times.
Monitor, manage and improve service levels at service stations to ensure customer satisfaction, volume growth, and economies of scale.
Monitor, manage and improve input costs at stations to improve profitability and competitiveness.
Corridor and Business Development and Corporate Affairs:
Provide support and input into the development design of the initial new corridor development, if required.
Support the finalization, optimization and fast pace of corridor developments post the initial set-up.
Identify and actively pursue new business (products and service) development opportunities prioritized by the calculated Return On Investment within both new and existing corridors.
Support the identification, conversion, and rollout of both new and existing products to be fully automated financial technology/online payment solutions to minimize manual/physical intervention/work required.
Actively identify, grow and leverage key stakeholder and/or government relationships to enable and speed up all the above-identified objectives.
Provide support and input into the development and design of the sales (including calling) and/or marketing plan/s.
Participate in high-quality engagement and maintain strict adherence to sales calling plans.
Demonstrate commercial competence and increase customer utilization of both existing and new corridors, products, and services by ensuring their own understanding of performance by product and service by customer, service point, branch, diesel truck park, and country.
Drive and increase new customers sign-ups.
Finance, Regulatory, Compliance, Governance, and Legal:
Ensure delivery, performance, and adherence against cost savings and/or budget plans and/or spend plans/policies.
Execute with an example of integrity, honesty, transparency and openness.
Actively identify, grow and leverage key regulatory/licensing relationships and knowledge to ensure compliance and governance according to company policy and local legislation as a minimum.
Ensure great care, attention to detail, due diligence and the necessary approval from the CEO or designate is received for all new agreements prior to authorized signature.
Ensure timely and effective communications of key regulatory, licensing, strategic developments and/or risks to the CEO.
Monitor and stay in touch with the origination and evolution of all existing and new competitors to ensure that the Company stays ahead.