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Regional Sales Manager in Ghana , Ghana

Our client is a large European distributor of food commodities that is expanding into the Ghanaian market. They are looking for an independent and self-motivated person to become their Regional Sales Manager in Ghana.

Objective:
• Secure continuity and expansion of the company’s position on the Ghanaian market linked to the annual business and the companies long term plan for Africa and more specific Ghana.
• Acquire new customers -in close cooperation with the local distributors/agents- and grow our business with existing customers
• Scout opportunities with larger customers and (international) chains like hotels, restaurants, retail, convenience
• Launch new products -together with the distributor/agent- on the market, support and promote the products and brands and scout opportunities in the market for new concepts and products
• Build local networks
• Make optimal use of assigned marketing budgets for brand communication and visibility in the market
• Support our distributor’s/agents in the market regarding logistic affairs, managing information and communication to and from the head office in Europe
• Support the Area Manager Africa on a day to day base in the local market and report on a weekly basis e.g. results, opportunities.
• Competences: can convince and influence, relation/network manager, entrepreneurial, commercial and promotional skills
• Price and trade term negotiation is NOT the responsibility of the sales manager
• Activation, Initiation and out roll promotions

What we are looking for:
• Local employee - Ghana based
• International attitude - with respect for being able to work locally for a European company
• Should have experience in sales and business development, preferably for a larger company in food manufacturing
• Somebody that can work around and be accepted by the local distributors and agents
• Should have sales/promotion/market execution experience and a sales/customer network in the Ghanaian market.
• Should have experience with working with agents/distributors
• Next to local language(s) should be sufficient in English (both written and oral), French is a nice extra.

What is on offer:
• One-year contract, with possible extension
• Standalone job with loads of traveling
• Competitive package with sales related bonus

Are you interested in becoming a Sales Manager in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Mar 29, 2019
Business Consultant Southern and Eastern Africa , Angola

Tampico Beverages, a growing multi-national company with corporate offices in Chicago, has an immediate opportunity for Business Consultant-Southern and Eastern Africa

ABOUT US: Bottling Irresistible
Besides being one of the top selling brands of Refrigerated Juice Drinks available in groceries across America and around the world, we are a team of dedicated people focused on bringing our consumers the best tasting, highest quality products at the best value. Please visit our website at www.tampico.com for more information.

Our employees are some of the best and brightest individuals in the food and beverage industry!

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Business Consultant Southern and Eastern Africa is responsible for creating and leading strategies for the company’s business in the assigned territory and managing existing business and new markets. This position will focus on accelerating volume growth and market share through the creation and implementation of sales and marketing initiatives. The Business Consultant will directly manage relationships with Board of Directors, CEO’s, General Managers and Brand Managers of bottlers, licensees including their distributors, Wholesalers, Key accounts operating in the assigned region. This position will report to the International Sales Director of Africa & Middle East.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage strategic partnerships/relations with our bottlers/licensees and their distributors, Key accounts, Wholesalers and work closely with the licensee to expand distribution and reach through an Advantaged Route-To-Market
• Negotiate and establish annual performance criteria including volume and distribution goals, retail pricing, and sales and marketing initiatives with each bottler in the assigned region
• Develop long term strategic objectives, including planning accurate forecasts and focusing on executing value driving initiatives, particularly at retail
• Lead and coordinate with the bottlers, the development of new packaging, distribution routes, flavor extensions and other innovative initiatives that will strengthen the brand’s market presence and increase volume and market share growth
• Analyze national market data reports (Nielson/Euromonitor) and the competitive set to assist the bottlers in setting retail pricing and develop sales and marketing plans to stay competitive in market
• Manage sales promotional budget and work with the Marketing Department to establish a marketing budget for the region
• Coordinate with the bottler’s sales and marketing teams to develop action plans designed to achieve the company’s volume and market share objectives in the different trade channels

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 3-5 years’ experience in the FMCG, specially food and beverage industry, Direct Store Delivery (DSD), Sales and Business development in Eastern and Southern Africa Region
• Bachelors Degree Required; Master’s Preferred
• Advanced Microsoft Office Experience
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Ability to work independently
• Financial and analytical abilities
• Broad understanding and ability to interpret syndicated data (Nielsen, IRI, CCR)
• Bilingual in English and French / English and Portuguese
• Ability to travel 50% of time
• Must currently reside in Kenya or Angola

Are you interested in becoming a Business Consultant Southern and Eastern Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Mar 24, 2019
Programme Manager Yemen

ZOA’s Programme in Yemen
In May 2012, ZOA decided to respond to the developing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, which started initially as an emergency response, but was extended given the continued severe situation. The main focus of the programme is to support conflict affected communities in their WASH, Food Security, livelihoods, Health, Nutrition, and NFI needs. Target areas are Hajjah, Hodeidah, al Mahwit, Sana’a, Aden, Lahj, and Shabwah governorates.

ZOA works alongside local partners. Creating and strengthening of local capacity is an important element of the programme.

Your challenge
The Programme Manager is responsible for the realisation of project and programmatic goals within the organisational setting determined by internal and external preconditions in Yemen.

Your main tasks and responsibilities
Overall leadership and integral management responsibility to the area managers for at least two programme areas in the North of Yemen.

Leadership and management
- Responsible for all ZOA activities within programme areas;
- Member of country management team;
- Gender and conflict sensitive approach to team management and project activities under her/his responsibility;
- Capacity building and supervision of implementing partners.

Programme Management
- Development of the Programme plan for the respective programme areas, with annual review of needs for changes,
based on ongoing context analysis and results of annual programme review;
- Project Cycle management, including needs assessments, formulation of concept notes and proposals and budget;
- Reporting - monthly and quarterly activity and financial reporting, including realization of activities versus budget
utilisation;
- (Providing input to) narrative and financial donor reporting.

HR/admin/finance
- Budget owner for projects implemented in programme areas;
- Human Resource Management (at individual- and team level) for programme staff;
- Implementation and monitoring of financial, personnel and security policies and procedures.

Your profile

Identity
- The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge
- Bachelor or Master degree in a humanitarian, development or other relevant field;
- Three to five years field experience in a development country;
- Familiar with Project Cycle Management;
- Good spoken and written command of English.

Skills
- Command of operations;
- Analytical & writing skills.

Attitude
- Flexibility and adaptability;
- Interpersonal and cross cultural sensitivity;
- Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines.

Special conditions
- This is not a family or accompanied post;
- Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post;
- Duty station is Sana’a. Field visits only upon permission of the country director.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Nienke Maris, HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.ngo.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via our website: https://www.zoa-international.com/vacancy/programme-manager-yemen/.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform all other candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Expiring: Mar 01, 2019
Manager of Operations Syria Response

Since the beginning of the crisis, nearly 5 million Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries and more than 6 million people have been internally displaced in Syria. Since 2014, ZOA has provided emergency relief to Syrian refugees. In 2018 started operating from Damascus, aiming to expand its activities in livelihoods, water, sanitation and hygiene, primary education, and emergency relief. ZOA works alongside local partners. Creating and strengthening of local capacity is an important element of the programme.

The Manager of Operations (MoO) will be based in Damascus with frequent travel in the region and elsewhere.

Your challenge (purpose of the position)
This is an exciting opportunity to lead an expanding team responsible for dynamic and efficient management and control of all supportive processes in the country organisation. This includes Finances, HR, Logistics and IT.

Your main tasks and responsibilities
The MoO contributes to the strategic enhancement of Financial, HR, Logistics and IT processes and management. The MoO has a key role on the Country Management Team and is often asked to deputise for the Country Director position. The MoO has been assigned with responsibility and holds delegated authority for:

Finance
- Contribute to the Country Annual Plan (CAP), with a specific task in preparing the corresponding annual budget and financial
sections;
- Developing monthly, quarterly and annual financial management information at country level;
- Oversee the preparation of country annual accounts, in accordance with relevant legislation and regulations;
- Monitor finance compliance with internal and external (donor and government) rules and regulations;
- Prepare and process the allocation of indirect costs to project budgets;
- Advise and support the Country Director and Programme Manager in the development of budgets of funding proposals;
- Manage financial audits and respond to audit reports.

HR
- Translate ZOA’s worldwide HR policies and procedures into the local cultural setting and the implementation of HR
policies and procedures;
- Monitor HR compliance with internal and external (donor and government) rules and regulations;
- Advise and support the Country Director and Programme Manager in the development of HR components of
funding proposals;
- Supervise staff recruitment and contracting processes (including for external consultants);
- Supervise annual and mid-year staff evaluations;
- Ensure Terms & Conditions of employment comply with local legal requirements;
- Ensure gender sensitivity in staffing and policies.

Logistics
- Ensure Terms & Conditions of supplier contracts comply with local legal requirements and ZOA policies.
- Implement IT policies and procedures in compliance with ZOA’s worldwide framework;
- Implement logistical policies and procedures in compliance with ZOA’s worldwide framework;
- Monitoring and evaluation of logistical policies and procedures.

Administration
- Develop and maintain country specific policies and procedures in the fields of finance, HR management, security, logistics and
procurement in compliance with ZOA global quality management framework;
- Maintain Country administrative manual (finance, HR, procurement) and ensure compliance;
- Monitoring of and support to programmes on processes and procedures related to finance, HR management, security, logistics
and procurement.

The MoO supervises and periodically appraises the performance of staff reporting to the MoO.

Your profile
Identity
- Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA;
- The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA.

Knowledge
- Bachelor degree in financial management, auditing and/or HR;
- Command of English is essential;
- Experience in general management;
- Preferably cross cultural experience in a development setting.

Skills/Attitude
- Result-oriented approach, initiates but also makes sure that initiatives come to a satisfactory result;
- Takes initiative to improve processes and procedures;
- Knows how to prioritize;
- Alerts the CD and Finance Director at ZOA Netherlands when financial problems, issues, risks arise;
- Analytical;
- Flexible conduct;
- Customer-friendly attitude;
- Accuracy;
- Initiative;
- Good communicator.

Special conditions
- Duty station is Damascus, Syria.
- Regular travel is required.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via: https://www.zoa-international.com/vacancy/manager-of-operations-syria-response/.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform all other candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered.

Expiring: Mar 23, 2019

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