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Manager or Managing couple in Tanzania , Tanzania

More often we are searching for a manager or managing couple for a period of 3 months. If there is a match during the 3 months a longer term commitment is thinkable.

MamboViewPoint is a genuine Eco Lodge which is situated on the Northern edge of the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania close to the village Mambo. MamboViewPoint’s main goal is not the lodge or making profits but to improve economics in this mainly poor area. MamboViewPoint is a stable base and source of income, but the main goal is to support and promote all kind of projects, not by donations but by economics and empowerment. The projects are supported by the foundation MamboSteunPunt in the Netherlands and realized by the Tanzanian NGO JamiiSawa in Mambo.

For details see www.mamboviewpoint.org / www.MambosteunPunt.org / www.Jamiisawa.org

We think for example of people who wants a break from a hectic life or wants to take a well spent sabbatical. It will be on voluntary base, only visa will be refunded and there is a free stay and food.

Moreover we are looking for specialists in cooking to educate our staff.
This also will be on voluntary base for a period of max 3 months.

Tasks
The primary task will be the management of the lodge:
• Bookings and correspondence with guests
• Administration
• Staff management
• Guest management
• Secondary also facilitation the projects
• A small project which fits with the interest and skills is possible.

Requirements:
• Experience in or affinity with hotel management is a recommendation
• Experience with working in Africa or other third world countries is a recommendation
• Relevant education and skills
• Flexibility and perseverance are required
• Skills for cooperation are mandatory
• Affinity with development
• Language English, Swahili or willing to learn some Swahili recommended
• Computer skills
• An open mind and prepared to think out of the box

What we offer
• An inspiring environment and experience
• Free food and housing
• Costs for visa ($ 250 for 3 months)

Procedure
• A personal meeting with representatives or a tele conference will be organized
• The current local management will also give their opinion
• A month probation period will be a part of the deal.

If interested write an email to info@mamboviewpoint.org with your motivation and cv.

Are you interested in becoming a Manager in Tanzania? 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: Sep 23, 2018
Managing Director in Côte d'Ivoire , Ivory Coast

Job Title: Managing Director PAIX Côte d’Ivoire
Country: Côte d’Ivoire
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

About PAIX:
PAIX Data Centres is a Pan-African provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services and is headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PAIX was founded in 2016 by a team of data centre, telecom industry and investment professionals with a track record in the African market. In their data centre operations, they aim to offer a leading global quality service level to their national and international customer base across the African continent.

For their office in Abidjan they are looking for a Managing Director to drive their strategic expansion and grow their business in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

Scope of the position:
The Managing director Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is responsible for the local country P&L and country operation, inclusive but not limited to, finance, HR, Sales, Marketing and Operations with a view to achieving maximum return on investment and economic success that is in line with the overall company strategy. He/ She will work closely with the Senior Management Team in South Africa and Europe, and lead the local management team by providing strategic direction for the country office and ensuring it is aligned with PAIX’s overall business strategy.

Key responsibilities:
• Provide strategic direction for local country organization
• Manage effectiveness of local teams
• Manage financial and operational local country organisation
• Ensure optimal functioning of sales & marketing processes
• Maintain full overview of local operations
• Adherence to local regulations

Qualifications & Work experience:
• University degree in Business, Finance and/or Marketing.
• 6+ years of experience in Finance, Business Development and/ or Sales in a corporate organisation.
• Experience in supervising personnel and managing budgets is required.
• Management experience in a Director role is an asset.
• Experience in a telecommunications or technology company would be an advantage.
• Experience working in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is preferred.

Core competencies:
• Ability to develop effective & sustainable business strategies in order to grow the country organisation.
• Ability to provide leadership and direction to local teams and to build, motivate & develop individual team members to achieve business targets.
• Strong entrepreneurial and networking skills with a view to maximising results and building long-term customer relations.
• Ability to deliver the highest level of customer service.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly and convincingly.

Language skills:
Fluency in English and French is essential.

What we offer:
PAIX offers the right candidate a challenging role in a growing international organisation and the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to our growth and ambitions. We offer an excellent salary, benefits, bonus and equity participation.

Are you interested in becoming a Managing Director in Côte d'Ivoire? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.
For more information regarding this position contact Inez Willeboordse at JobnetAfrica on inez@jobnetafrica.com.

Expiring: Sep 30, 2018
Head of Commercial in Uganda , Uganda

Who we are
Motorcycle taxis are immensely popular and serve as the lifeblood of many cities in Africa, but they are extremely unsafe and disorganized. SafeBoda is on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers. We are on a fast track trajectory and expanding our operations in East Africa. We have an exciting team which includes ex-boda drivers, highly creative marketers and the best software engineers in the region - our diversity and open-mindness allows us to constantly innovate and build a beautiful product.

Head of Commercial
SafeBoda is seeking a Head of Commercial to find innovative ways to monetize the SafeBoda platform and build new business verticals. You will help ensure we're the most innovative company in the transportation space in East Africa. The ideal candidate will have both strong sales and customer acquisition experience and a start-up mentality. You will work closely with the senior leadership team of the company and will play a pivotal role in shaping the company's future.

Responsibilities
- Deliver new business verticals for SafeBoda - drive usage of new services and retention of customers using the SafeBoda platform, for example, errands, shop & delivery
- Proactively identify opportunities to grow SafeBoda's business
- Design and develop acquisition initiatives, both above and below the line, to improve activation, retention and loyalty of new verticals on the SafeBoda platform
- Lead the SafeBoda for Business Unit and find ways to acquire new customers and increase use by existing businesses
- Coordinate with C-level management on the strategy to acquire customers for new business and support in the building of a great brand in the city and across other geographies

Your KPIs
- Daily completed requests on the SafeBoda App across new verticals (errand, shop & delivery)
- Customer & Business Retention Rate
- SafeBoda for Business Daily Trips
- Number of SafeBoda for Business signed up and active

You should have
- Have at least 6 years professional experience, with strong knowledge of sales and customer acquisition. Start-up experience is a plus.
- Experience leading a team and motivating people.
- Highly proactive and creative in finding new business opportunities.
- Have a commercial mindset, 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 to collect, analyse and present sets of data. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders.
- Proven analytical, business planning, and management skills - exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve like a boss.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
- Become a SafeBoda super-user - love the product and be a passionate believer in our mission to modernise and professionalise the boda industry.
- Strong academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Commercial 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: Sep 15, 2018
Upcountry Accountant in Nigeria , Nigeria

Position: Upcountry Accountant
Country: Nigeria
Reporting to: Finance Manager

GENERAL WORK DESCRIPTION:
Working from our clients upcountry offices, successful candidates shall report to the Controller and will work closely with the traders and business managers on a daily basis as they rely on your information and analysis to determine future marketing activity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Recording and tracking of commodity mark-to-markets from Business Manager;
 Inventory reconciliations and reporting;
 Daily cost tracking/reporting in the various units
 Tracking of stock positions, movements and arrivals from different origins and linking them to contracts and original costing.
 Pre-finance Tracking and follow-up-Ensures all LBAs payments are done on time
 Inventory valuation and liasing with Lagos office ensure accuracy and entry in Sage
 Outturn tracking for all the commodity lots issued to processing enduring variances are within acceptable standards.
 Ensures all expenses are reported on weekly basis to the FC and Business managers
 Preparation of month end report (Stock position/reconciliation, expense report)
 other duties as instructed by management from time to time.

EXPERIENCE:
 1-3 years of general accounting experience
 Good Knowledge of excel

EDUCATION:
 Degree in Accounting Related Field
 BSc in Accounting-Part Qualified CA accepted

COMPETENCES:
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with customers and employees in a professional manner
 Strong attention to detail
 Strong work ethic
 Organization and planning
 Problem analysis and problem-solving
 Adaptable, Proactive, Innovative, Dependable
 Strong team player, works well in a collaborative environment
 Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, dynamic growth-oriented environment

Are you interested in becoming an Upcountry Accountant in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 13, 2018
Technical Manager in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Our client is a global feed company with business units in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Their business unit in Ethiopia is rapidly growing. They are going to expand our production capacity on the short term. In this position you are the local contact for our company's engineers and together with them and your local Ethiopian team you are responsible for the implementation of a project locally and to make sure our factory runs in the best possible way in order to deliver the right quality of feed to our customers in Ethiopia.

What does our client expect from a Technical Manager?
You negotiate with local contractors and you finalize contracts with them for the installation and civil work in the company's factory in order realize the expansion project as soon and smooth as possible. You are also the first responsible for curative and preventive maintenance. In close cooperation with the local production manager and together with your team of electricians and mechanics, you are responsible for planning, designing and executing preventive maintenance programs as well as trouble shooting and curative maintenance. One of your aims is to make the mechanics and electricians become better in their job by being more effective and efficient. Together with the company's engineers from the global technical department, you discuss about the scope of the project, product specifications, the implementation process etc. You will implement maintenance software with guidance and support from the company's global technical support team. You will make downtime visible and will minimize this downtime.

What does our client expect from a Technical Manager?
You have completed a relevant education in electro mechanics or mechanics or have experience in these fields. You have at least 2 years of experience in a technical / maintenance role, preferably within a manufacturing company. You have the ability to convince others and to adapt your professional approach to the local circumstances. Preferably you have project management skills and proven experience in leading technical projects. You are fluent in English, both orally and written. You consider it as a challenge to develop and motivate people within the Ethiopian culture in their job and you are not afraid to get your hands dirty.
You have the following personal characteristics: analytical, hands-on, decisive, energetic, honest, results-oriented and problem-solving. You are willing to live in Ethiopia for at least the next three years.

What does our client offer a Technical Manager?
You will work in an international environment where you will be able to develop yourself, both personally and professionally. Our client offers you a full time job with an attractive compensations and benefits package.

Are you interested in becoming a Technical Manager in Ethiopia and working in an international environment? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 04, 2018
COO (Chief Operating Officer) West Africa , Ghana

For our client with operations in West Africa, we are recruiting a Chief Operating Officer, that has to maintain control of all business operations, establish and implement clear policy in order to promote companies culture and vision. Optimize the financing of the business and set and monitor goals for performance, in order to expand the business.

Location: Accra, with 50% travel in West Africa
Reports to: CEO
Business: Agricultural, commodities, trade

Key requirements
• Excellent in English and French (preferably native speaker)
• Leader and communicator
• Outstanding organizational ability, (large organisations 800+)
• Good financial background
• Experience in Agriculture inputs and commodities business

Key tasks
• Work in close collaboration with the CEO
• Oversee daily operations activities
• Managing operating processes
• Implement effectiveness and efficiency in the operational processes
• Make sure the procedures and policies are in place and respected
• Assure that business targets will be achieved
• Responsible for co-defining and achievement of the financial targets (Budget)
• Insurance cove and risk management
• Debtors streamlining

Key skills
• Innovative entrepreneur
• Well-organised
• Open-minded and good in empowering teams
• Experience in the transformation of a business

Are you interested in becoming a COO West Africa in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 04, 2018
CFO in Mozambique , Mozambique

Our clients passion is to see people thriving in rural Mozambique and their calling is to do this through profitable business in the agricultural sector.
They have started looking for a CFO to be part of their dynamic executive team to take their client to the next level.

Chief financial Officer
Basic Function: The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Principal accountabilities are:

Planning
1. Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
1.1. Participation in daily / weekly / monthly scheduled meetings by Management
1.2. Decision making impacting finances
2. Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
2.1. Manage completion and monitoring of the budgets that align to these plans
2.2. Regular meetings of management – financial impact monitoring
3. Fiscal compliance monitoring
4. Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction – KPI’s
5. Regular – weekly Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment and manage accordingly within these parameters
6. Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements

Operations
1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
2. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
3. Manage the accounting, tax, and treasury functions within the company.
4. Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced (Eg. IT)
5. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
6. Implement operational/financial best practices

Financial Information
1. Oversee the issuance of financial information (management accounts)
2. Oversee the annual audit and issue the annual financial statements and any other financial statutory requirements.

Risk Management
1. Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
2. Construct and monitor reliable control systems
3. Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
4. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
5. Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
6. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
7. Determine appropriate risk mitigating instruments to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company's borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions

Funding
1. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
2. Arrange for or be involved in debt and equity financing

Third Parties
1. Maintain relationships with bankers and key suppliers
2. Represent the company with bankers and investors

IDEAL PROFILE SOUGHT

EDUCATION
- Suitable Financial Degrees (Bachelors & Honors)
- Chartered Accountant would be preferable but Financial Articles a minimum.

EXPERIENCE
- At least 7 years in a commercial environment
- Poultry industry or other relevant food processing/manufacturing would be preferable.
- Impeccable track record with strong business and operational acumen.

CULTURAL
- Christ centered life and thinking an imperative
- Portuguese speaking would be preferable but if not, willingness to learn the language is important.

REMUNERATION
- Compensation will be paid in Mozambican Meticals. Initial level will be equal to $5000 net a month and will thereafter be fixed at the appropriate MT level. The company does not take responsibility for exchange rate changes. Assuming the rate remains at the current MT60/$1 – this equals to MT300000 and is a gross amount of cost to company of approximately MT430000 a month or MT5,1mn annually excluding any bonuses. The latter will be paid at discretion of the directors when budgeted targets are met.

Are you interested in becoming a CFO in Mozambique? Apply now through the 'Apply Now' button.

Expiring: Sep 04, 2018

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