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06Nov

Our client is looking for a Country Manager for their Gabon operations to Manage, develop and expand the express business, providing direction and leadership, ensuring profitable growth, satisfactory cash flow, enhance market leadership and be acknowledged as the provider of industry leading seRead More

Key Responsibilities:
Enable and manage the achievement of service performance that exceeds customer expectations and differentiates the company from the competitors.
Liaise with key and strategically important customers at the appropriate level to ensure customer retention, development and growth of new business.
Create, maintain and develop a favourable company image with its various influential audiences such as customers, business partners, industry bodies, trade bodies, trade unions and government/ regulatory bodies to facilitate the company’s growth and development.
Ensure that the annual business plan including revenue, cash flow, profit and service levels are met and corrective action is taken to rectify any negative variance.
Determine local tactical plans, aligned with regional and global strategy and market approach within overall regional and global context.
Provide strong leadership to ensure agreed strategies and goals are communicated and effectively implemented.
Contribute to the regional direction, ensuring that local environment factors are taken into consideration in the setting of strategies and policies.
Ensure revenue yield enhancement and market share growth through development.
Actively monitor the market, ensuring full awareness of competitor strategies and actions.
Continually review and improve business processes to improve productivity and add value to the company services.
Ensure the financial well being of the company from a legal, statutory and company management perspective.
Improve liquidity through good capital and debtor management.
Plan and implement corrective actions to improve service and transit time performance whilst managing costs.
Determine country organization structure, roles and responsibility and performance targets and goals.
Manage the allocation of appropriate resources and commitment of staff to the achievement of Global, Regional cluster and Country objectives and targets.

  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
University degree and relevant commercial / business qualifications.<br> Significant experience in Senior management or General management experience in the express / logistics / aviation industry or within similar service related businesses.<br> Must be fluent in French and English written and Spoken<br>
Key Skills
Broad understanding of all functional aspects of the business and sound experience managing a complete Profit and Loss entity of relatively similar size.<br> High degree of business acumen and understanding of the external economic environment and how this may affect the companies short and long term planning.<br> Exceptional leader and motivator of people that displays exceptional leadership attributes.<br>

Additional Requirements

Provide support to the Country Manager and Country Senior Management Team by significantly contribute to the overall effectiveness of the business.
Administer the financial and cash affairs of the company so that adverse exposure to interest rates and exchange rates are minimized.
Analyse and interpret the monthly revenue trends and cost reports and provide relevant information to the Senior Management Team.
Review monthly spread to ensure proper investigations are done before ledger closes for financial reporting. Review findings of these investigations.
Review and approve the monthly financial package, checking for accuracy and completeness.
Meeting all month end deadlines with regards to financial reporting.
Review monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations for accuracy and completeness.
Review forecasts and budgets as prepared by Functional Departments.
Prepare forecasts and budgets for Finance and Management
Liaise with auditors and handle any matters of principle raised by them.
Review annual tax returns for the company, including all the required schedules so as to ensure that adverse exposure to taxation is limited
Monitor that cash funds are properly managed and safely secured.
Ensure that monthly capital expenditure is reviewed and funded in the most effective and cost efficient manner
Review all BCA’s received by HOD’s.
Check status of all assets and make recommendations to Country Manager and/ or Regional Office.
Full management and supervision of both direct and indirect staff reports with regards to work performance.
Ensure that all staff is made aware of company disciplinary code and procedure and ensure that correct disciplinary actions are taken as and when required
Participate in the recruitment and selection of new staff.
Develop IKOs/KPIs with team members and monitor individual performance.
Conduct and maintain performance appraisals as per company Standards.
Implement and maintain all necessary internal control measures
Ensure controls are documented and periodically reviewed to test whether they are adhered to by all functional departments

  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Business Administration / Accounting or equivalent<br> Minimum 5 years previous financial experience as Accountant in a recognized institution, preferably multinational Companies<br> Fluent in French and English<br>
Key Skills
Good Knowledge of local GAAP and Corporate Tax.<br> PC literacy (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sun System, Email).<br> Strong leadership skills.<br> Excellent communication skills in English<br> Ability to work under pressure.<br> Good customer service skills.<br> Proven ability to plan, organize, lead and control.<br> People Management skills.<br> Financial and budget experience<br>

Additional Requirements