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Head of Sales in East Africa , East Africa

Our client is a large organization active in business services in the health sector around the world.
As a Head of sales you own your region, develop your strategy and execute this. For this role the region is defined as East-Africa. You can imagine, two days hardly ever look the same. A typical day might include the following:
 Building relations within your markets to develop concrete business opportunities and create new sales leads
 Set everything aside to close a deal.
 prepare presentations & proposals
 building a healthy pipeline and execute on it in order to close your deals
 Broker events
 Review and adapt your regional strategy to maximize results
 Finish a quote before the deadline while following internal processes

What skills do you need?
 Do you have 5 years of experience in sales and you have strong commercial, networking and negotiation skills? Great start! That’s essential for the role.
 Do you also have an international and/or healthcare background?
 Finally if you are a driven by closing business and get excited by exceeding your sales, you might just be the perfect fit.

You will love this job if you…
 Love sales and get motivated by working with targets
 Are well-organised in following up on your sales leads
 Nurture relations and enjoy developing them
 Are triggered by the opportunity to map and adapt our sales strategy
 Feel in your natural habitat at networking events and in presentation rooms
 Have a strong sense of accountability and like to be empowered
 Like to work independently, but also value the input of others
 Can cope with the stress of deadlines and taking decisions in unexpected situations
 Are agile and enjoy adapting to an ever changing environment

Our client can offer you…
 A challenging job in an international and diverse context
 Trust to fill in this position in your personal way and to the best of your abilities
 A dynamic team and sounding board, a director who will mentor and coach you
 An attractive salary and extra-legal benefits
 A challenging job in an international and growing enterprise
 Market-related salary conditions
 A dynamic, young and entrepreneurial company culture that values and stimulates initiative, thrives on success and truly understands the concept of the lifetime value of a client

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Sales in East Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jun 28, 2020
Production Manager in East Africa , East Africa

Do you already see yourself working at a large, professional farm in East Africa? Where you will work with a great team every day to produce a quality product? And to ensure that this product reaches the entire world? Then you might be the new production manager we are looking for.

What kind of job is it?
The company we are recruiting for is one the largest breeding and cutting horticultural companies in the world. You will start with some training in Europe. This so that you learn what processes the various sites go through and what role the production locations in East Africa play in this. With this knowledge you will leave for East Africa. You will manage the (production) processes and cultivation technology around the cutting products and you identify opportunities for improvement. You will work closely with a few other production managers, the local Management team and the production staff and you will report to the local Operations Manager.

What are we looking for?
You are a true pioneer. You want to be challenged to find creative solutions. Flexibility is an important feature of you. You are intensively involved in the cultivation processes of our cutting material. It is nice if you have a college education (horticulture related) or experience in which you can demonstrate this knowledge. And of course you see it as a challenge to get started on an African farm.

What makes you happy?
An adventurous job where no day is the same. Working in a nice team to deliver a top product together every day gives you energy. Excellent employment conditions and room to develop your talents are self-evident.

Are you interested in becoming a Production Manager in East Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Aug 15, 2019
Head Grower in East Africa , East Africa

The Head Grower is responsible for good quality mother stock and cuttings

• Ensures that department has up to date information on the growing process and aligns processes accordingly.
• Ensures that the mother stock is ready according to plan and in good quality and that it has the agreed factor to harvest.
• Effective and efficient labour management.
• Accountable for (cost) control on growing processes.

His or her key Contacts are the Managing Director, Operations Manager, Human Resource manager, Planners, Export & logistics, Quality Assurance Manager, irrigation Team leader, Crop supervisors and production manager. Personnel reporting to the Trainee Grower are Irrigators and sprayers.

Manages the following fields
• Growing processes
• Meet delivery performance
• Elite & Propagation success rate to be obtained as set and how to increase / improve the higher the percentage the lower costs / space etc
• Disease and Pest Management.
• Ensure good housekeeping standards (6S)
• Labour Management
• Managing Departmental Costs

Education / Professional Experience
• Graduate or Diploma in Horticulture, floriculture, Agriculture or Crop Protection.
• Experience in a flower farm in the same capacity.
• Project management skills.
• Excellent leadership skills and management skills
• Languages: English skills & preferably Kiswahili skills

Are you interested in becoming a Trainee Grower in East Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Aug 01, 2019
Team Leader / Change manager , East Africa

For an upcoming programme in Somaliland, Mott MacDonald is looking for an experienced TEAM LEADER.

Background of the programme
The public servants in Somaliland are supported by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service Institute. These organisations provide services in the field of HR and Personal Development. The Government of Somaliland is currently preparing a Civil Service Strengthening Project with support from the World Bank. The project has the following objectives:
- Review and improve HR policies, processes and procedures for recruitment, HR management and evaluation of performance.
- Support the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on HR related tasks for all positions under the Talent Management Programme (TMP), including support for preparation of TOR for consultants on HR related assignments, job descriptions for TMP and project related positions, recruitment, selection, contracting, on-boarding and performance appraisal.
- Support development and implementation of an institutional development strategy for strengthening HR capacity in line ministries.
- Support Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and CSC to establish and operate a Graduate Recruitment and Talent Management Program (GRTMP).

Job Description

Tasks of the Team Leader
- Lead the development and implementation of the HR firm work plan.
- Responsible for meeting the outputs in the TOR.
- Responsible for reporting on the TMP performance.
- Assisting the recruitment process to establish the TMP in the CSC.
- Assist to identify priority positions within key ministries and agencies.
- Lead on the strategic aspects of the HR firm work plan, such as advising and assisting the CSC with appropriate processes to source, recruit, select, place and maintain suitable TMP recruits into priority positions and the development of a strategy for strengthening of HR line units, assist in building teams in the civil service and establishing professional cadres.
- The specialist will be responsible for overall transfer of knowledge to the counterpart.

Candidate Specification

Requirements
- A minimum of Master’s Degree with specialization on HR/public administration or relevant field; minimum experience of 10 years in government HR processes including in similar environments.
- Shall be responsible for timely submission of the reports.
- Experience working in a post conflict environment.

Expiring: Oct 03, 2016
HR Business Process Expert , East Africa

For an upcoming programme in Somaliland, Mott MacDonald is looking for an experienced HR Business Process Expert.

Background of the programme
The public servants in Somaliland are supported by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service Institute. These organisations provide services in the field of HR and Personal Development. The Government of Somaliland is currently preparing a Civil Service Strengthening Project with support from the World Bank. The project has the following objectives:
- Review and improve HR policies, processes and procedures for recruitment, HR management and evaluation of performance.
- Support the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on HR related tasks for all positions under the Talent Management Programme (TMP), including support for preparation of TOR for consultants on HR related assignments, job descriptions for TMP and project related positions, recruitment, selection, contracting, on-boarding and performance appraisal.
- Support development and implementation of an institutional development strategy for strengthening HR capacity in line ministries.
- Support Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and CSC to establish and operate a Graduate Recruitment and Talent Management Program (GRTMP).

Job Description

Tasks of the HR Business Process Expert
- Lead support in the areas of HR policies, systems, processes and practices as stated in the terms of reference.
- Ensure that all fields relevant to HR policies and processes are delivered including recruitment and promotion policies and procedures, performance management policies and procedures, training policy and programs, compensation and benefits, personnel welfare and leave, occupational health and safety, civil service legal framework issues, and grievance management in the civil service, etc.

Candidate Specification

Requirements
- Master’s Degree in HRM/public administration or relevant field; minimum experience of 7 years in HRM practice.
- Experience working in a post conflict environment.

Expiring: Oct 03, 2016
Talent Management & Recruitment Specialist a.i. , East Africa

For an upcoming programme in Somaliland, Mott MacDonald is looking for an experienced TALENT MANAGEMENT AND RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST a.i.

Background of the programme
The public servants in Somaliland are supported by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service Institute. These organisations provide services in the field of HR and Personal Development. The Government of Somaliland is currently preparing a Civil Service Strengthening Project with support from the World Bank. The project has the following objectives:
- Review and improve HR policies, processes and procedures for recruitment, HR management and evaluation of performance.
- Support the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on HR related tasks for all positions under the Talent Management Programme (TMP), including support for preparation of TOR for consultants on HR related assignments, job descriptions for TMP and project related positions, recruitment, selection, contracting, on-boarding and performance appraisal.
- Support development and implementation of an institutional development strategy for strengthening HR capacity in line ministries.
- Support Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and CSC to establish and operate a Graduate Recruitment and Talent Management Program (GRTMP).

Job Description

Tasks of the Talent Management and Recruitment Specialist
- Assist and advise the CSC team in the identification, shortlisting, selection, onboarding, training, coaching and support to TMP recruits in ministries and agencies and assist in the establishment of the overall graduate recruitment and talent management program.
- Lead performance appraisal of TMP staff and their teams;
- Support development of HR units in line ministries. The specialist(s) will be responsible for transfer of knowledge in this area to CSC counterparts.
- Support the CSC to manage career trajectories of TMP staff and their teams including appropriate training, on-the-job coaching and mentoring.

Candidate Specification

Requirements
- Master’s Degree in HR/public administration or related field;
- At least 7 years of experience in public sector organizational learning, development and coaching programs;
- Knowledge and experience in implementing graduate recruitment/internship programs in the public sector;
- Experience working in a post conflict environment

Expiring: Oct 02, 2016
Country Manager East & Central Africa , East Africa

Our company is well established in the GCC region having unparalleled expertise in implementing Electrical, Mechanical & Instrumentation projects on turnkey basis, right from Design Development to Erection, Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance services for various Industrial / Infrastructure projects across the Gulf region. The company has it’s own registered offices in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Oman and has a long and enviable history of delivering projects in “Power and Desalination plants, Airports, Aluminium Smelters, Paper Mills, Water Transmission System & Pumping Stations, Petroleum products, Tank Terminals, Refineries and High Voltage Substations” domains.

COUNTRY MANAGER – EAST & CENTRAL AFRICAN REGIONS
• The selected candidate will be responsible for business development and overall operations in the projects like Solar PV, Wind Energy and Energy storage sectors covering roles in consulting, research, design, engineering and project operations and development with a strong understanding of international IPP processes, policies and procedures.
• Identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services.
• Should have experience in closing large capacity projects in emerging economies and developing across Africa brining in technical, commercial, legal and financial value.
• Always on the look out to learn and stay up to date with market trends covering solar PV, onshore wind, storage and gas-to-power.
• Get in touch to explore synergies and collaborate on originating, developing, co-owning and operating multi megawatt independent power projects across East & Central African regions.
• He/she will be responsible for managing all operations within a country. This involves taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets.
• Agreeing annual budgets and producing a detailed annual business operating plan and also have to deliver monthly, quarterly or annual targets for revenue and profits.
• Produce business performance reports, which could be on a monthly or quarterly basis.
• Recruit and manage staff, including performance monitoring, and possibly mentoring and training.
• The role is client facing and so daily contact with clients is a big part of his / her job, therefore the ability to communicate effectively is essential.
• He will be required to be based and operate from the Uganda Office

Required Qualification & Skills
• Must be educated to Engineering Master degree level or equivalent, preferably with some financial qualifications or training – a solid understanding of budgeting and financial planning is essential as this role involves agreeing annual budgets as well as producing financial reports.
• Requires a strong understanding of how a business operates and successful candidates will have a proven track record demonstrating his/her understanding and business acumen.
• General management experience is essential for working in this job.
• Should have excellent networking skills and able to deliver the highest standards of customer service.
• The ability to recruit staff and monitor performance.
• Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, including people-management, leadership and both written and verbal communication skills.
• To effectively manage operations, a Country Manager needs to have knowledge and experience of the sector his/her company operates within and must fully understand the products and services provided by the company.
• Must be familiar with computer software programs e.g. Word, Excel, power point etc.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager East & Central 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: May 12, 2020

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