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Inventory & Purchasing Manager , Malawi

Our client, active in technical installations across Sub-Sahara Africa, is looking for an Inventory & Purchasing Manager to be based at their location in Malawi.

We are looking for a result driven Inventory & Purchasing Manager, who is responsible for overall Store management, Dispatching, Inventory & Purchasing processes, as well as for fleet, spare parts, and training.

• Ability to read and understand Bill of Material;
• To implement, operate and maintain online procurement system and stock management system
• Supplier liaising to get best rates
• Inventory management: cleaning up slow moving stock, maintain good inventory levels
• Work with parties to resolve issues such as minimizing stock returns by developing, implementing and improving operational procedures
• Effectively handle Purchase Order and Stock Management Queries
• Compile weekly and monthly reports for Management
• Liaise with staff members regarding various stock requirements
• Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed

• Bcom in Business Administration, Finance, Supply chain management or similar
• Experience in implementation, operation and maintaining online procurement and stock management systems
• Solid knowledge of data analysis, inventory management software, and forecasting techniques.
• 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role
• Strong communication skills – Excellent command of the English language
• Leadership comes natural to you
• Excellent skills in MS Office
• Strong (project) management and interpersonal skills

Expiring: Sep 14, 2021
Operations & Maintenance Manager Oil & Gas Nigeria , Nigeria

Our client (HQ in Abuja, Nigeria) is part of a European group of investors with a strong expertise in logistics for semi-solid and liquefied hydrocarbon products in Africa.

The company operates state-of-the-art production facilities and is building and developing a large transportation fleet and a highly specialized logistic network and infrastructure to service demanding industrial customers all over Nigeria and West-Africa.

To further manage and improve operational integrity, reliability and performance of the company's LNG Plant and installations, we are hiring and experienced and excellent (expatriate) :

LNG Operations & Maintenance Manager
Oil & Gas Industry - Nigeria

Your Mission :

• In this position you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation, production and maintenance of the plant, including i.e. feed gas, liquefaction, tanker loading, storage and all other related equipment and installations.
• Together with your department heads you will assist the Site Manager in managing the technical performance and reliability of the plant, in supporting efficient production on a 24-hour continuous basis and in optimizing the revenue of all assets.
• In line with the company's requirements you will oversee hiring, training and qualification programs for plant personnel.
• You will develop, implement and continuously improve long-term processes and procedures in all operations, including spare parts management and CMMS.
• You will coordinate with senior leadership and internal/external stakeholders on planned capital expenditure and on design, engineering and construction as required for operational excellence.
• You will establish and maintain good relationships with site staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, unions , local communities, authorities and regulatory agencies.
• You will report directly to the Site Manager and the COO of the company.

Your Profile :

• To qualify for this position you have a relevant technical degree in e.g. Chemical, Mechanical or Process Engineering with a demonstrated experience in operations and maintenance management in an LNG plant or in related oil & gas production or processing facilities and infrastructure
• Natural gas processing and liquefaction experience is an asset but not mandatory.
• You are a high-impact technical manager with a strong knowledge of budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources.
• You excel in elevating effectiveness and efficiency in the areas of staffing, equipment, methods and processes.
• You have a solid understanding of HSSE concepts, risk management, hazard identification and emergency response functionality.
• You have excellent organizational and leadership skills for a demanding, multicultural work environment.
• You are capable of communicating efficiently with corporate, technical and non-technical internal and external stakeholders.
• You are passionate about a global work environment and willing and able to adapt to another culture.
• You are prepared to live and work in Nigeria and to operate out of the plant in Rumuji (Rivers State) with regular travel to the HQ in Abuja and elsewhere in Nigeria.

Offer :

Our client expects a long-term engagement to be expatriated.

In return the group offers an attractive income package with expatriate benefits and incentives according to your contribution to the ongoing development and success of the company.

Expiring: Apr 11, 2021
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.

• 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
Directeur Technique en RDC , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

ABC SODIMEL est une société en pleine croissance dont les activités principales sont :
Contracting/ Gestion de projet : grands projets d’infrastructures en République Démocratique du Congo. Etude, gestion & réalisation de projets clés sur porte, principalement dans les domaines de l'énergie, de la distribution MT et BT, des centrales hydroélectriques, de l’électricité courant faible...

Dans le cadre du développement de nos activités, nous recherchons un / une Directeur Technique dont la position pourrait évoluer vers un poste de Direction Générale et pour un poste basé à Kinshasa (République Démocratique du Congo).

Rapportant aux Administrateurs, et en relation directe avec les autres sociétés du groupe, vous êtes en charge de l’organisation et la gestion quotidienne de la société et des activités du groupe dans le domaine de l’énergie en RDC.

Véritable moteur, tant du point de vue technique, qu’organisationnel et commercial, vous apportez par vos connaissances et votre motivation de nouvelles idées pour améliorer la gestion technique et financière des projets et de la société. Vous établissez également la stratégie commerciale en collaboration avec les autres sociétés du groupe.

Vous possédez par votre formation d’Ingénieur les bases techniques. Votre expérience professionnelle vous permet de proposer des solutions rapides et efficaces aux problèmes rencontrés sur les différents projets, ainsi que de confirmer la planification et la gestion des coûts.

Vous fédérez votre équipe composée de 60 personnes pour unir les efforts dans le sens de l’intérêt commun.

Les domaines d'activité principaux pour les projets sont :
◌ Distribution d'électricité : réseaux moyenne et haute tension, réseaux basse tension, postes de transformation, postes de distribution.
◌ Production d'électricité : centrale thermique, centrale hydroélectrique, centrale hybride.

Taille moyenne des projets :
◌ de 0,5 à 5M€ par projet avec en moyenne 5 projets en cours simultanément.

Tâches Principales
◌ Gestion des équipes projets, administratives et commerciales
◌ Organisation et suivi des procédures
◌ Apport de solutions techniques
◌ Suivi des Achats et de la logistique
◌ Négociations et suivi des sous-traitants
◌ Suivi budgétaire et financier des projets
◌ Prospection commerciale
◌ Analyse des cahiers des charges
◌ Etablissement des dossiers d'offres
◌ Gestion du planning à moyen et long terme

◌ Relais avec les autres sociétés du groupe
◌ Ingénieur civil ou industriel (connaissances techniques en turbines, électricité, électromécanique)
◌ Capacités rédactionnelles
◌ Fédérateur, moteur de la société (leadership et gestion d’équipe)
◌ Orienté résultat (planning et budget) et solution
◌ Esprit entrepreneurial
◌ Négociation, sens commercial et orienté client
◌ Organisation, gestion multiple (multi projets et multi tâches), rigueur
◌ Français et Anglais. Le Néerlandais est un plus.

Are you interested in becoming a 'Directeur Technique en RDC'? 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 08, 2020
Country Business Development Manager , Ivory Coast

Our client produces, processes and distributes glass for the construction sector.

Role / Job
Background: in line with the Division strategy to expand its geographical footprint, our client is looking for a Country Business Development Manager to take the lead of the market development in Ivory Coast and Senegal.

1. Build an in depth understanding of the countries glass market and business environment
2. Promote the company's products on the local and regional market (architects, general constructors, distributors, etc.) and establish the brand as a leading glass player.
3. Develop high level contacts with local key stakeholders.
4. Together with the management, envision the company's next steps of development in the area.

Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Scope: Ivory-Coast & Senegal

Mission: The Country Business Development Manager will be in charge of
• In depth glass market understanding including trends, economic indicators, direct and indirect customers, supply chain, logistics, product range, market prices,
• Business strategy propositions including value proposition, business model and logistic,
• Promotion of the company's products & support to architects, general constructors, distributors, processors, etc.,
• Cooperation with the company's agent and commercial office in Europe whenever necessary,
• Development of a broad and relevant network of local contacts, including key decision makers,
• Organization of exploration missions for the company's members in his area of responsibility,
• Functional report to the Strategy Office in Belgium, with regular reporting, exchange & alignment.

The candidate must have a solid entrepreneurial profile with strong commercial skills in BtoB environments, and ideally have a relevant experience in the construction industry and a proven experience in developing business in French-speaking West-Africa. He is able to manage his daily work in a very autonomous and proactive way, while easily detecting situations where approval by management is required. He ensures the Compliances Rules and maintains a high quality service and brand image at all levels of his activity. Creative, ambitious, comfortable with uncertainty, he is a highly trustable and reliable person. Skilled at building partnerships, and politically savvy, he is able to initiate long term business relationships.

• Master Degree in Engineering/Business/other to be evaluated.
• Minimum 4 years of relevant experience (ideally in a similar job).
• Relevant background in BtoB environment (ideally construction industry, ideally sales or marketing).
• Proven experience in developing business in French-speaking west-Africa.
• Sales & marketing oriented, strong commercial skills and ability to compile business proposals.
• Result-driven with excellent communication & networking skills.
• Trustworthy and reliable, good work ethic.
• Fast learner/dynamic/agile/self-started and ambitious.
• Fluent in French and in English, any other language is a plus.
• Valid driver license.
• Willingness to travel all over his area of responsibility.

We offer
• A key “initiator” role in the new representative office in a vibrant region, which offers amazing opportunities in the coming years.
• Autonomy on the daily work with strong support from the European HQ whenever needed.
• The opportunity to make the function and role growing along with the business strategy.
• Attractive package.
• Extensive glass training in Europe.
• Personal development & learnings opportunities.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Business Development Manager in Côte D'Ivoire? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 25, 2019
Regional Sales Manager in Morocco , Morocco

Honeywell Aerospace Trading (HAT) is an exciting and growing business servicing the commercial aviation aftermarket by providing reconditioned products at competitive prices, short lead times, and exceptional quality. The business buys and sells used products on the open market, purchases air-frames and dismantles them for sell-able products, and markets excess and surplus Honeywell material.
You will drive revenue growth for pre-owned aerospace equipment in Africa.

You will report to EMEAI HAT Director. You will be performing the following activities:
- Driving ATR, B&GA and D&S revenue growth in Africa selling pre-owned Line Replaceable Units (LRU’s)
- Developing and deploying the sales strategy with airlines, MROs and dealers in the region
- Continuously following up on market trends
- Building and maintaining relationships across whole organization, with Customer Business Managers & Area Sales Managers
- Close cooperation with procurement team and HAT business management teams to achieve the expected growth
- Formulating and improving processes – champion for change

- 3 years’ sales experience in a related field
- 5 years’ experience communicating with customers and building strong customer relationships
- Excellent negotiation and cross-cultural communication skills
- Ability to work independently complex deals with unknown and often changing factors
- Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a fast-moving environment
- Language: Proficient English is a must, other languages desirable

- Ability to act with urgency
- Ensure customer/supplier satisfaction
- Experience in aviation & trading
- Breadth of experience across services, products and customers to identify growth opportunities
- Demonstrated influencing skills across functions in a matrixed organization
- Strong business skills including analytical abilities
- Process improvement experience
- Knowledge of the SAP ERP system (or an ability to learn it quickly)
- Proficient with a variety of computer-based tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- Six sigma certification (Green Belt, Black Belt or lean manufacturing)

Are you interested in becoming a Regional Sales Manager in Morocco? 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: Feb 23, 2019
Sales Representative / Supervisor in Ghana , Ghana

Our company, established in The Netherlands, has developed into a professional refrigeration business with an excellent market position and reputation in the sector. We have four branches worldwide in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and Kazakhstan.

For representing our products and projects to clients in the West African Region, we are looking for a sales representative responsible for advertising and introducing our company to new clients, specifically in the French speaking countries in West Africa.

The role involves:
- Communication with our project- and service clients in West Africa (mainly French speaking countries)
- Assisting in project- / services approach and execution and overseeing the team responsible for installation
- working closely with the client during the installation phase and after this the whole duration of the project
- reporting and administration and making sure that quotations for clients are professionally translated from English into French
- willingness to travel throughout West Africa

Applicant should have following;
- Experience in report writing
- Bilingual English and French (will have to translate Quotes and other documents )
- Technical- background (preferably with refrigeration, freezer installations, air conditioning systems)
- Experience as Supervisor and leading technical teams during an installation and/or turnkey project
- Experience in building sustainable relationships with clients
- Sales-oriented and good representative

For this role we are open for national jobseekers only.
Are you interested in becoming a Sales Representative / Supervisor in Ghana? 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: Apr 05, 2018

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