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Head Transport & Forwarding Division in Zambia , Zambia

Alistair Group is seeking a strong Leader for our Transport & Forwarding division, our biggest revenue generator and our largest service line. We are looking for a people leader as well as a problem solver and strategist to run this service and grow our business to double its size in record time.

Are you someone who likes to mentor and develop people? Do you want to do things differently?

If this sounds like you, please have a look at the description below, we’d love to hear from you about your experiences and how you brought innovation, growth to a business.

Reports to - Board
Hours - Monday to Friday with alternate Saturday mornings - that said the business runs 24/7
Travel - Minimum of 50% into the region.
Based - Zambia to start with regular travel to Tanzania / Namibia / Mozambique / South Africa.

What you need to have (these are essential for the success of this role):-
- Work experience in a developing country
- Advanced degree: MBA / Equivalent work experience plus degree
- Minimum of 5 years as a senior manager of a transport, freight forwarding or other related technology-driven business
- Successful track record in leading a growing business

What you will be able to do:-
- Manages P&L, annual budget, best practices and subject matter including analysis of costs, competitive trends and technology
- Evaluates the organizational strengths and challenges, driving sales and process improvement through a collaborative, transparent management style

Key objectives include:-
- Identifying and driving opportunities for growth and revenue improvement throughout the regions and implementation of cost and process optimization opportunities.
- Interfacing with key stakeholders internally and with customers within the regions.
- Improving financial and operational performance
- Advocating and implementing standard operating procedures; standardizing workflows across the network, directing an aggressive business development and operating plan.
- Acting as a change agent to instill collaboration, communication, vision and problem-solving capabilities throughout the organization.
- Working in collaboration with the organization to strategically and tactically develop, align and implement sales growth initiatives and operational efficiencies, SOP’s, capabilities and systems to support short and long-term EBITDA improvement, delivery performance, asset effectiveness, supply flexibility and availability all the while improving the company’s bottom line results
- Reducing costs, increasing service levels, and achieving operational excellence as a Best in Class organization

Providing the leadership for continued aggressive growth and building the organization to be the best in the industry.

Are you interested in becoming a Head Transport & Forwarding Division in Zambia? 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: Jun 29, 2020
Expat Finance Manager 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 streamline local financial control and accounting out of HQ in Abuja, the company is hiring an experienced and excellent :

Expat Finance Manager Nigeria
Oil & Gas - Energy - Process Industry - Logistics

Your Mission :

• As Senior Finance Manager you will be in charge of the local finance and accounting department.
• You are responsible for preparing IFRS reporting to Europe and for local IFRS accounts to be published in Nigeria.
• You will prepare (CAPEX & OPEX) budgets and forecasts based on input from Operational and Commercial departments and
from General Management.
• You will follow up on all Tax, VAT and local Legal requirements as well as on Insurance and other contractual obligations (e.g. Rent and Leasing contracts, Cooperation agreements).
• You will oversee all cash and bank transactions and you will maintain good contacts with local Nigerian banks (e.g. concerning Letters of Credit with customers and vendors).
• You will ensure timely delivery of accurate financial management reporting and analysis and you will provide professional input to the Group Cash Flow Model prepared in Belgium.
• You will monitor the implementation and use of Financial SAP modules.
• You will implement best practices in your department in order to achieve higher efficiency and administrative excellence.
• You will report directly to the Group CFO in Europe as well as to the General Manager/CEO in Nigeria.

Your Profile :

To qualify for this position you have a higher degree in Finance, Accounting or related field of competence with a proven successful expatriate senior management experience in the capacity of e.g. Accounting or Finance & Administration Manager.

• You preferably have experience in an (international) industrial (manufacturing, production) or logistics environment work environment.
• You have solid IFRS accounting and reporting skills and a strong expertise in budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, controlling and analysis
• As a manager you distinguish yourself by a methodic and systematic approach, a co-operative leadership style and distinct presentation, communication and organizational skills.
• You are a punctual, conscientious and highly dedicated person with a strong sense of ownership and the ability to prioritize your workload and respect tight deadlines.
• You have a strong multicultural awareness with the capacity to liaise efficiently with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
• You are familiar with working in an ERP environment with knowledge of SAP and experience in SAP implementation as real assets.
• 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 (Abuja) and to operate out of HQ in Abuja with occasional travel to Europe.

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.


Interested ? 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: Jun 26, 2020
Vendor Sales Lead in Kenya , Kenya

Job Summary

Who we are
At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Currently based in Nairobi, Barcelona, Kampala, and Mombasa, we are a venture funded company that is already having huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.
We are looking for Vendor Sales Lead who will help us scale the number of businesses listed on our Shop platform. You will be responsible for identifying and securing strategic partnerships with vendors in the greater Nairobi metropolitan region as well as ensuring an ideal mix of local businesses for SafeBoda’s customers to purchase from.

Responsibilities
- Identify & onboard strategic partners onto SafeBoda’s innovative Shop platform that provides first-class convenience for customers and empowers local businesses
- Build a pipeline of leads and be accountable for hitting targets around number of meetings each day and conversion
- Identify and implement strategies to create high value partnerships with partner businesses
- Working closely with business owners to deliver the best product value for SafeBoda’s Shop customers

You should have:
- 3+ years experience in B2B sales, partnerships, business development or a similar area.
- Great communication and negotiation skills
- Familiarity with on-demand services and innovations in the space
- Built and managed a sales pipeline of potential partnerships
- Creativity and passion for building something that is innovative and has an impact.
- You have a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma

Benefits
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with lots of opportunity for growth
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch every day

Job Requirements
- Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
- Required relevant work experience: 3 years
- Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Are you interested in becoming a Vendor Sales Lead in Kenya? 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: Jun 01, 2020
Head of Marketing in Uganda , Uganda

Job Summary

Who we are
At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers, and passengers, with additional financial services, payments, and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward.
Based in Nairobi, Kampala, Lagos, and Barcelona, we are a venture-funded company that is already having a huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.
SafeBoda is looking for a Head of Marketing to help ensure SafeBoda is the most innovative company in the transportation space in Uganda. The ideal candidate will have both strong marketing and customer acquisition experience and a start-up mentality. You will work closely with the senior management of the company and will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s future.

Responsibilities
- Deliver SafeBoda’s marketing strategy in Uganda – help us grow!
- Proactively identify opportunities to grow SafeBoda’s brand awareness, both online and offline. Be present with media outlets, and assist in telling our story, working to enhance and build SafeBoda presence and appeal in Uganda.
- Design and develop cross-channel customer growth programs to improve activation, retention, and loyalty. Specifically: ATL Media, Digital channels, PR & influencer marketing & events
- Coordinate with the country management team and C-level on the marketing strategy to acquire customers and build a great brand in the country.

You should have
- Have at least +5 years of professional experience, with strong knowledge of marketing, growth hacking, and branding.
- Expert in marketing (all aspects) and managing multiple campaigns, understanding ROI and other key metrics. Understand the leading industry acquisition methods.
- Proven analytical, business planning, and management skills - exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve like a boss.
- Excellent storytelling skills - you’re a gifted writer with a strong creative eye - you’re able to tell the stories and create ads that you know will appeal to our customers and partners, and you do so in a compelling way to build our brand.
- Analytical - be able to analyse data and marketing analytics to make informed investment decisions and to report on the effectiveness and efficiency of growth drivers - be confident using Excel or other tools to collect, analyse and present sets of data. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders and being open to new ideas and feedback.
- Strong academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.
- Be well connected, you know who the cool cats are and how to get our app in their hands.
- Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag.

Benefits
- Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact
- Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Free SafeBoda transport
- Free lunch every day

Job Requirements
- Required education: Bachelor's degree
- Required relevant work experience: 5 years
- Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Marketing in Uganda? 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: Jun 01, 2020
Expat Human Resources Manager 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 develop strategic and operational Human Resources out of HQ in Abuja, the company is hiring an experienced and excellent :

Expat Human Resources Manager Nigeria
Oil & Gas - Energy - Process Industry - Logistics

Your Mission :

• As Senior HR Business Partner you will provide overall HR support and high-level strategic guidance and leadership to Senior Management regarding e.g. recruitment and staffing, talent management, performance reviews, change management processes, succession planning, compensation & benefits etc.
• You and your team will act as first point of contact for local management, employees and workers regarding all employment related questions and operational HR tasks. This includes : payroll, labor relations, employment laws and regulations, local policies, hirings, workforce planning, training, diversity, contracts etc.
• As Human Resources Manager you have a key role in planning and driving strategic growth. You will implement best practices across units and lead standardization and continuous improvements in order to achieve operational, organizational and administrative HR excellence in line with the group's goals and policies.
• You will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Your Profile :

To qualify for this position you have a higher degree in Human Resources or related fields of expertise with a proven successful expatriate senior management experience in the capacity of e.g. Human Resources Manager or Human Resources Business Partner.

• You preferably have experience in an industrial/technical (manufacturing, production) or logistics environment, ideally in Africa.
• You preferably have experience in larger organizations (headcount of min. 250-500) with a mixture of white/blue collars, locals as well as expatriates.
• You have a strong multicultural awareness with the ability to manage, support and develop human capital.
• You are a high-impact, self-driven and open-minded manager and change agent with the ability to establish and develop efficient relations with stakeholders at all levels in the organization.
• You have strong problemsolving, planning, communication and interpersonal skills.
• You have sound judgement on human issues with high ethical standards and personal integrity.
• 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 (Abuja) and to operate out of HQ in Abuja with regular travel 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.

Are you interested in becoming an Expat Human Resources Manager Nigeria? 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 16, 2020
Expat Operations Manager Nigeria, Oil&Gas Industry , Nigeria

Search & Selection Antwerpen's 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, build, expand and develop the company's infrastructure, installations and operations at the different customer sites, the company is hiring an experienced and excellent :
Expat Operations & Installations Manager Nigeria
Oil & Gas - Energy - Process Industry

Your Mission :
In this position you will be responsible for managing, building and developing the company's storage facilities and processing installations at the different customer sites all over Nigeria.
• You will be leading and coordinating a diverse and qualified own staff and subcontractors in different fields of expertise : Engineering (Civil, Construction, Mechanical, E&I, Automation, Design), Maintenance, Project Management, Operations, HSE.
• You will carry P&L and budget responsibility for the department and for all external installations, including cost and inventory control, forecasting, replenishment planning.
• You will ensure optimal efficiency, profitability, operational excellence and safety of the customer site operations.
• You will liaise with customers in close collaboration with the Sales Department regarding operations of existing facilities and requirements for new projects and installations.
• You will coordinate efficiently with other departments and maintain good relations with staff, clients, vendors, peers, authorities and regulatory agencies.
• You will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Your Profile :
To qualify for this position you have an Engineering (or similar higher technical degree) with a proven successful expatriate senior management experience in the capacity of e.g. Operations Manager, Technical Manager, Plant/Terminal Manager, Construction Manager or Project Director, ideally in the Oil & Gas, Process or related industries.
• You preferably have experience in a multi-site industrial environment including both production facilities as well as large-scale logistic operations with external installations under own management.
• Specific knowledge of loading operations, storage and processing infrastructure for liquefied gases or other (hazardous) liquids is considered an advantage.
• You are a high-impact, entrepreneurial and customer focused manager with a strong experience in elevating effectiveness and efficiency in the areas of staffing, equipment, methods and processes.
• You have excellent organizational and leadership skills for a demanding, multicultural work environment.
• 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 (Abuja) and to operate out of HQ in Abuja and the plant in Rivers State with regular travel in Nigeria and West-Africa.

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.

Interested ?
Send your application letter and CV to Search & Selection for the attention of Mr. M. Van Beethoven : m.vanbeethoven@searchselection.com.
You can also register on-line on www.searchselection.com and apply directly for this vacancy by following reference number : 12285.
Interviews and meetings will be organised on different locations in Europe & Africa.

Are you interested in becoming an Expat Operations & Installations Manager Nigeria ? 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 29, 2020
Expat Logistics Manager Nigeria Oil & Gas Industry , Nigeria

Search & Selection Antwerpen's 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 develop the Logistics organization & Road Transport operations in Nigeria, the company is hiring an experienced and high-impact :
Expat Logistics & Road Transport Manager Nigeria
Oil & Gas - Energy - Process Industry

Your Mission :
In this position you will be in charge of the Logistics department with a strong focus on managing, expanding and developing the road transport organization.
• You will be responsible for optimal delivery management and ensuring all KPI's and customer satisfaction goals are met.
• Other key responsibilities include : Fleet & Truck Operations Management, Maintenance & Spare Parts Management, Roads Survey and Routing Management, Drivers Management, Inventory and Filling Stations Management.
• You will ensure compliance with local and state regulatory agencies and maintain good working relationships with staff, clients, vendors and peers.
• Based on analysis of fleet operations and profitability you will be making reports and recommendations for continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives.
• You will establish and develop efficient relations with stakeholders at all levels in the organization : e.g. Production Plant, Operations Customer Sites, Purchasing.
• You will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Your Profile :
To qualify for this position you have a relevant and successful experience as expatriate Logistics, Supply Chain or Road Transport Manager, preferably in Africa.
• You have experience in Logistics and Fleet Management for a large fleet of trucks in an industrial and technical environment, ideally in the Oil & Gas, Process or related industries.
• Experience with tank trucks for liquefied gases or other liquids is considered an asset, including expertise in loading and unloading and refilling operations, especially for hazardous products.
• You have a solid background in Drivers and Truck Operations Management with experience in HSE management systems and policies.
• You are an excellent, determined and result oriented peoplemanager with strong decisionmaking skills, multi-cultural awareness and the ability to steer and control a large and diverse workforce.
• 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 (Abuja) and to operate out of HQ in Abuja and the plant in Rivers State with regular travel in Nigeria and West-Africa.

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.

Interested ?
Send your application letter and CV to Search & Selection for the attention of Mr. M. Van Beethoven : m.vanbeethoven@searchselection.com.
You can also register on-line on www.searchselection.com and apply directly for this vacancy by following reference number : 12284.
Interviews and meetings will be organised on different locations in Europe & Africa.

Are you interested in becoming an Expat Logistics & Road Transport Manager Nigeria? 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 29, 2020
Project Director in Ghana , Ghana

The Project Director, is a first member of the project implementation team for the port project and serves as a strategic partner and advisor to the client’s management and Director – Global Investments, and shall be responsible for the successful delivery of the project concession, the transaction and partnership structure, the relevant approval processes and then the successful implementation of the project after taking handover of the concession area including but not limited to construction, financial, operational, administrative and customer creation and service.
The Project Director position will liaise with the Director – Global Investments on matters pertaining to stakeholder management with respect to the concession negotiations, signing and approval processes, partnership structures, concession area handover, construction tender and management, community relations, and political sensitivities that may or will impact the successful delivery of the project concession and its post-handover implementation. Based on the candidate, his experience and his delivery during the early phase of the project implementation process, the position has an opportunity to morph into one of the top roles at the operating organization including possibly CEO, CFO, COO or similar.

THE CANDIDATE:
 A high-caliber Head of Project Delivery with substantial prior accomplishments in successfully leading concession negotiations and securing, approval processes and initiatives leading to the successful achievement of a valid concession agreement leading on to concession area handover, construction implementation and the ultimate operationalization of the project.
 An engaging and focused leader who leverages best practice management skills to maximize team performance.
 An individual that is highly adaptive and can excel in a dynamic environment.
 Exercises a credible and value-creating style of business partnering.
 Driven, grounded and progressive person who is robust and hands-on.
 Commercial acumen coupled with analytical and strategic thinking capacity.
 Understanding of financial concepts, financial models and hands-on with the financial implications of the project implementation processes.
 Stakeholder management experience and dealing with senior authorities, bureaucrats and ministry level individuals.
 Experience with offshore services port industry (or in other words, oil and gas port services industry) is an advantage.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES AND BEHAVIORS
 Minimum of fifteen plus (15+) years of relevant and applicable professional experience.
 Extensive experience working as a Project Implementation and/or Business Development Manager and successfully managing high-value projects with “Marine Construction”.
 Experience with managing FIDIC contracts.
 Good understanding of business operations (business acumen) including project management
 skills.
 Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
 Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, public speaking, presentations and managing through influence. Must have exceptional skills in building interpersonal relationships, including high degree of tact, diplomacy and ability to influence.
 Strong bias for action and ability to energize others to work toward the achievement of
 organizational goals and objectives.
 Strong relationship management skills including negotiations and conflict resolution capabilities
 Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with key stakeholders and colleagues.
 Ability to identify potential risks and corrective actions. Sound analytical and reasoning skills – focus on “root cause” identification and remediation and/or mitigation.
 Significant experience writing effective reports which clearly and concisely describe risk assessment; reports are easily accessible to the technical and non-technical professional.
 Fluency in English Language (written & spoken) is essential.

All applicants are required to submit to a complete background check and medical examination as a condition of employment. Only candidates that have successfully passed both checks will be eligible for employment.

If you’re interested in the position of Project Director apply through the apply button.


Expiring: Nov 28, 2019

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