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Dealer Director, Branch Manager - Ghana , Ghana

The main responsibility of the Dealer Director is to proactively manage, lead and develop the Dealership through a strong customer- and business focus. This entails managing daily operations, maximize customer satisfaction and developing motivated teams in order to achieve financial and businesses performance targets. And thereby, contributing to the company's profitability.

Dealership Management

Create profitability by managing the dealership to meet current and future customer needs and business targets in accordance with plans and strategies.

- Drive a strong commercial focus on EBIT, ensuring a clear business mind-set and strong customer focus throughout the Dealership
- Communicate defined strategies and targets
- Follow up results and create action plans
- Coordinate sales; negotiate prices, terms and discounts on products, parts and services
- Ensure alignment across the operations
- Manage the business planning process considering market situation and the future vision of the Dealer as well as the company in general
- Develop the business together with the management team, in close collaboration with the distributor, through market
development and promotion of the companies products and services offerings
- Participate in development and implementation of new services and market activities
- Work with the Customer & Driver Satisfaction Index and surveys, generate action plans when necessary
- Seek for new business opportunities by networking, benchmarking and investigating future trends
- Optimize resources over the workshops and other Regions
- Secure an harmonized approach & processes in each workshop
- Encourage entrepreneurship

Dealership Operations

Run the daily operations in a safe and profitable way by setting and following up clear targets, enabling and engaging teams and implementing a continuous improvement approach

- Plan and organize daily operations
- Ensure and follow up on SHE compliance
- Ensure that operations targets and objectives are followed up, create action plans and take action
- Foster a result and customer oriented mind-set in the teams
- Enable and engage teams to reach targets
- Participate in key deals
- Focus on increasing productivity by continuous improvements encouraging an SRS approach
- Ensure and follow up operations according to routines, procedures and policies
- Ensure compliance with DOS, policies and local laws and regulations
- Conduct management/department meetings
- Participate in the sales and services meetings
- Administration, approval of expenditures
- Make commercial Goodwill decisions within set limits
- Challenge current ways of working when needed
- Multitasking to support colleagues and get the job done

Dealership Sales and Marketing

Act as a broad external representative for the Dealership and the company in general, showcasing the companies presence, interacting with customers, business associations, unions, schools etc.

- Proactively develop new and maintain existing customer relationships within the region
- Participate in managing key customers
- Foster the companies brand
- Strengthen collaboration and interaction with educational bodies in the region
- Work with Corporate Social Responsibility for the Dealership and the company in the region
- Manage the O2D process and guarantee a minimum lead time
- Manage the Rental activity : fleet & occupation rate
- Directly Manage the Used Trucks business

General knowledge and skills

- Business Perspective
- Managing People
- Managing Resources
- Products and services
- SHE (Safety and Health and Environment)
- Workshop business process
- Sales to Delivery
- Services to Delivery

Personal Competencies

- Communication
- Ensuring Accountability
- Fostering Learning and Development
- Leading change
- Result orientated

Experience

• High school education, further education in relevant field a strong advantage
• Relevant business knowledge and experience in a similar role
• Extensive managerial and leadership experience preferably in the heavy vehicle or a related B2B industry
• Experience from a position with a large number of direct reports with a P&L responsibility
• Driver’s license (B, C,)

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

Expiring: Mar 18, 2023

Specialist -Interreligious dialogue & trauma work , Kenya

Specialist for interreligious dialogue and trauma work (m/f/x), Nairobi, Kenya

AGIAMONDO e.V. is the personnel service of German Catholics for development cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (ZFD), we offer professionals the opportunity for meaningful service in cooperation with local development actors. The ZFD is a personnel program for violence prevention and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. It works for a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Together with church and civil society partner organizations in Kenya, AGIAMONDO aims to contribute to civil conflict transformation there through peacebuilding measures.

To support the interreligious peace work, we are looking for the Missionaries of Africa (Mafr) and the Institute for Interreligious Dialogue and Islamic Studies (IRDIS) for the next possible date a

Specialist for interreligious dialogue and trauma work (m/f/x), Nairobi, Kenya

Your new role:

In Kenya, religious tensions and mutual loss of trust are increasingly becoming a reality. Along religious lines, Kenyan society is increasingly experiencing division. These developments can become the breeding ground for violence with a religious character.

Here, the Catholic Church has the mission to create a peaceful relationship with the followers of other religions.

IRDIS stands for the formation of religious leaders and clergy through academic programs at Tangaza University College that focus on the need for peace between religions. In addition, IRDIS implements outreach programs to advance practical work in IRD and peacebuilding.

In the continuation of the cooperation, the priority will be to strengthen the capacities of IRDIS internally as well as in outreach programs in the areas of trauma work and transitional justice. Likewise, previously developed content in the areas of gender and IRD will be consolidated.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

- Development of didactic materials in the areas of interreligious dialogue, trauma work and transitional justice and implementation of trainings in these areas.
- Collaboration in the field of further training of staff and multipliers in the areas of trauma work and transitional justice as well as gender and peacebuilding.
- Expansion of training capacities for outreach programs in the field of IRD and peacebuilding.
- Consolidation of knowledge management and quality assurance of interventions (APM&E).
- Properly disburse and manage funds in the field according to donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO requirements. In doing so, they work in partnership with Mafr and IRDIS.

Your profile:

- You have a Master's degree in a relevant field e.g. peace and conflict studies, religious studies, psychology or social sciences.
- You bring experience in international IRD work and have already worked in a university context. Previous experience with gender-specific programs is desirable.
- You have practical experience in trauma and peace work and are familiar with methods of peace-oriented education and the development of teaching, educational and communication
materials.
- You possess a Class B driver's license and are business fluent in English. Knowledge of French is desirable.
- You are a citizen of the EU or Switzerland, belong to a Christian church and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.

What AGIAMONDO offers:

Individual and comprehensive preparation

- Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)
- Further training in the country, language or other specialist areas, as well as coaching and supervision services, individual advice
- We look forward to receiving your meaningful application in *pdf format (Europass cover letter, resume, references) by 26/02/23 at the latest via our job portal.

Are you interested in becoming a Specialist for interreligious dialogue and trauma work in Nairobi, 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: Feb 26, 2023

Trainer for Conflict Transformation- Uganda , Uganda

Trainer for Conflict Transformation & Mediation of Land Conflicts (m/f/d), Soroti, Uganda

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for development cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (ZFD), we offer professionals the opportunity for meaningful service in cooperation with local development actors. The ZFD is a personnel program for violence prevention and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. It works for a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Together with church and civil society partner organizations in Uganda, AGIAMONDO wants to contribute to civil conflict management there and to the sustainable just development of the country through peacebuilding measures.

In order to strengthen our partner organization Teso Religious Leaders' Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation (TERELEPAR) we are looking for a

Trainer for Conflict Transformation & Mediation of Land Conflicts (m/f/x), Soroti, Uganda

Your new role:
TERELEPAR was founded in 2001 by religious leaders of different faith communities in the then Teso region to contribute to peacekeeping in the region and to promote peaceful coexistence. TERELEPAR educates people about their rights in the area of land use and ownership and tries to contribute to non-violent mediation in acute cases of land expropriation and conflict. The partner organization aims to strengthen capacities for nonviolent management of land conflicts and to build appropriate spaces for dialogue that facilitate a shift in thinking toward nonviolence and create pathways for reconciliation. Through the organization's network, there are many opportunities for exchange and cooperation with other peace actors.

Conflicts in Uganda are often related to pastoralist lifestyles of the people. Cattle rustling among neighboring peoples and disputes over land use and ownership are among the most pressing causes of conflict. You will support the partner organization in developing non-violent solutions and train multipliers in civil conflict management and non-violent communication

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

- You will support TERELEPAR in establishing a mediation center:
- Supporting the network work with the aim of generating financial means for the project work.
- Preparation and implementation of trainings in the field of peace work with the aim of building the capacity of the team.
- Together with the partner organization, develop strategies to resolve land conflicts and actively participate in their implementation.
- You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds in the field according to donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO's requirements. In doing so, you will work in partnership with the partner organization.

Your profile:
- You have a university degree in peace and conflict studies, political science or a related field and have already gained professional experience in non-European countries, preferably in Africa.
- You have experience in mediation and/or knowledge of peacebuilding methods and are able to communicate these well.
- You have very good English language skills.
- A driver's license and driving experience are mandatory.
- You are a citizen of the EU or Switzerland and as a member of a Christian church you convincingly support the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.

What AGIAMONDO offer:
- Individual and comprehensive preparation
- Three-year contract, social security and remuneration according to the Development Aid Act
- Further training in the country, language or other specialist areas, as well as coaching and supervision, individual counseling.

We are looking forward to receiving your complete online application in *pdf format (cover letter, Europass CV, certificates) by 12.02.2023 at the latest via our job portal.

Are you interested in becoming a Trainer for Conflict Transformation & Mediation of Land Conflicts in Soroti, 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: Feb 12, 2023

HRBP (Talent Acquisition) in Benin , Benin

Job Description:

We're seeking a HRBP (Talent Acquisition) to work closely with management and employees "on the front line" in a fast-growing, multinational business. This role needs to have a basic understanding of core textile and integrated functions. The core focus of the HRBP (Talent Acquisition) is to source, attract, interview & identify prospective employee in a scaling business in strict timelines (both technical and functional roles), while always ensuring they align with the company's business objectives.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs
- Determine selection criteria
- Source and screen potential candidates through various channels (e.g. social platforms, professional networks and referrals)
- Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments and in-person interviews
- Design job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position’s requirements
- Lead employer branding initiatives
- Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events
- Forecast quarterly and annual hiring needs by department
- Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates

What we are looking for:

- At least 6 years’ experience in HRBP (Talent Acquisition) with a core focus on Talent Acquisition
- Experience of recruiting in the textile industry
- Experience working in an international environment
- A background of working and living in Africa
- Fluent in English. Familiarity with French is highly advantageous.
- A hands-on approach and operational capabilities
- A candidate with strong ethics and personality

What is on offer:

- Being part of an organisation that is a frontrunner when it comes to achieve greater income equality in Africa
- Being part of an inspirational team that is supportive and drives you forward
- Great growth potential in a fast-scaling business
- A competitive package including expat housing, schooling fees, transport, travel and living allowance plus much more

Are you interested in becoming a HRBP (Talent Acquisition) Specialist in Benin ? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 26, 2023

HR Business Partner in Benin , Benin

Job Description:

We're seeking an HR Business Partner to work closely with management and employees "on the front line" in a fast-growing, multinational business. This role is responsible for providing hands-on and strategic input, insight, and advice on people-related issues: talent management, employee relations, coaching/development, compensation, conflict management, organizational development, and training. The HR Business Partner plays an essential role in establishing and driving HR initiatives in a scaling business, while always ensuring they align with the company's business objectives.



Responsibilities:

- Partner with senior leadership to develop and implement effective HR policies and practices that will support the strategic growth of a business.
- Provide HR expertise in the areas of feedback, employee relations, development and coaching, compensation, PMS and organizational development.
- Participate in the continual development of HR programs including recruiting, retention, compensation, benefits, and training.
- Inspire and engage people to deliver top business results.
- Analyze and interpret various types of employee reports (e.g., compensation, job levels, and attrition) to guide decision making and provide proactive solutions to their client group.
- Educate team members on compensation practices, including compensation, performance feedback, performance calibration, and career transitions.

What we are looking for:

- At least 6 years’ experience in HR
- Experience working in an international environment
- Experience managing a headcount of minimum 400 people
- A background of working and living in Africa
- Fluent in English and French
- A hands-on approach and operational capabilities
- A candidate with strong ethics and personality

What is on offer:

- Being part of an organisation that is a frontrunner when it comes to achieve greater income equality in Africa
- Being part of an inspirational team that is supportive and drives you forward
- Great growth potential in a fast-scaling business
- A competitive package including expat housing, schooling fees, transport, travel and living allowance plus much more

Are you interested in becoming a HR Business Partner in Benin? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 26, 2023

Head of HR (Textile Business) in Benin , Benin

Job Description:

Our client designs, finances, conceives, and operates industrial ecosystems across Africa. All of their industrial ecosystems include world-class integrated logistics services ensuring greater competitiveness. Through their industrial hubs, they seek to contribute to the development of more competitive economies and more equitable societies for tomorrow, helping achieve greater income equality in Africa. They are working on multiple ongoing activities across Africa through strategic partnerships with African governments.


For one of their investments in the textile supply chain, in Benin, we are looking to onboard a Head of HR, to manage several textile and garmin factories.

Are you a strong HR professional that has experience of working in multicultural environment, building teams, putting the right people in the right places, pushing growth, culture, and communication, implementing processes and procedures whilst rolling out in several African locations? Then this could be for you.


Responsibilities:

- Design, develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy including but not limited to:
- An onboarding process to scale
- Compensation and Benefits
- Recruitment and Selection
- Performance Management and Employee Relations
- Talent Management and Organizational Development
- HR software and Processes
- Data Management and Reporting
- Legal Compliance

Other HR Related Projects

What we are looking for:

- At least 15 years’ experience in HR
- A candidate that has at least 10 years’ experience in managerial roles
- Experience handling a headcount of 1000+
- Experience working in an international environment (managing expats) and that rolled out into several countries or regions
- A background of working and living in Africa
- Fluent in English and French
- Strong presentation skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
- Strong ethics and personality


What is on offer:

- Being part of an organisation that is a frontrunner when it comes to achieve greater income equality in Africa
- Being part of an inspirational team that is supportive and drives you forward
- Great growth potential in a fast-scaling business
- A competitive package including expat housing, schooling fees, transport, travel and living allowance plus much more

Are you interested in becoming a Head of HR (Textile Business) in Benin? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 26, 2023

Head of HR (E-Mobility) in Benin , Benin

Job Description

Our client designs, finances, conceives, and operates industrial ecosystems across Africa. All of their industrial ecosystems include world-class integrated logistics services ensuring greater competitiveness. Through their industrial hubs, they seek to contribute to the development of more competitive economies and more equitable societies for tomorrow, helping achieve greater income equality in Africa. They are working on multiple ongoing activities across Africa through strategic partnerships with African governments.

For one of their flagship sustainability investments in Electric Mobility, in Benin, we are looking to onboard a Head of HR.

Are you a strong HR professional that has experience of working in multicultural environment, building teams, putting the right people in the right places, pushing growth, culture, and communication, implementing processes and procedures whilst rolling out in several African countries? Then this could be for you.

Responsibilities:

Design, develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy including but not limited to:

- An onboarding process to scale
- Compensation and Benefits
- Recruitment and Selection
- Performance Management and Employee Relations
- Talent Management and Organizational Development
- HR software and Processes
- Data Management and Reporting
- Legal Compliance

Other HR Related Projects

What we are looking for:

- At least 15 years’ experience in HR
- A candidate that has at least 10 years’ experience in managerial roles
- Experience handling a headcount of 1000+
- Experience working in an international environment (managing expats) and that rolled out into several countries or regions
- A background of working and living in Africa
- Fluent in English and French
- Strong presentation skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
- Strong ethics and personality


What is on offer:

- Being part of an organisation that is a frontrunner when it comes to achieve greater income equality in Africa
- Being part of an inspirational team that is supportive and drives you forward
- Great growth potential in a fast-scaling business
- A competitive package including expat housing, schooling fees, transport, travel and living allowance plus much more

Are you interested in becoming a Head of HR (E-Mobility) in Benin? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 26, 2023

Director Construction & Engineering - Cape Town , South Africa

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Workstation: Nairobi, Kenya / Cape Town, South Africa

Job Purpose
The overall purpose of this job is to oversee and direct construction projects from design conception until completion, including responsibility for project execution planning and implementation, and delivery of project according to agreed schedule and approved project budgets. Job purpose includes review of all design layout drawings at key stages of design, development and execution to ensure compliance with authorities’ and company requirements. The position is also responsible for ensuring the construction of new power plants that operate safely and efficiently.

Key duties and responsibilities
a) Work closely with the Development Team to optimise new projects from a design and construction standpoint, to ensure that:
o the plant design being proposed is the most appropriate
o the procurement strategy adequately balances risk and price
o Adequate technical expertise is mobilised when appropriate to support design & procurement
b) Lead the procurement process of specialist contractors that will participate in completion of the project work.
o Recruit Engineering firm that will support the tendering process
o Advise on the selection of materials used and other aspects of procurement.
c) Lead the Project Implementation Teams in the construction phase to support project delivery on time and budget and at required quality, as well as ensuring a smooth handover / transition of projects from the construction into the O&M phase.
o Recruit and organise the Project Implementation Team, including selection of the project site construction manager and an H&S manager
o Support the construction manager and regularly visit the construction site
o Coordinate with the O&M manager to make sure there is a smooth handover
d) Inculcate a safety culture in the offices, construction sites and during operation and maintenance of the plants.
o Ensure there are zero fatalities and no accidents in projects under construction
e) Review and manage all contracts relating to the sites under construction to ensure compliance by the company's obligations and the other contract parties respectively.
f) Day-to-day client management of internal and external stakeholders and clients for the portfolio of projects under construction.
g) Oversee conduct of financial, technical and operational risk assessments and advising on risks, opportunities and potential hazards.
h) Liaise with the Safety, Health, Environment and Community (SHEC) team to ensure relevant business activities such as land acquisition and processing of permits, licences, and approvals through government offices within the project jurisdictions are undertaken within the parameters of our business/company ethics.
i) Coordinate with the SHEC Director to ensure the goodwill to operate is secured from local community/stakeholders for each project.
j) Responsible for monthly progress reports to the Management Team, and quarterly and annual reporting to the Board and the Shareholders.
k) Interface with the company site construction manager (and if needed with staff/contractors on site) on the challenges, designs, progress etc.
l) Liaise with SHEC and site construction manager to ensure timely and procedural delivery of relevant Permits, Licences and Approvals including the Environmental permits.
m) Keep up to date with changing building legislation and codes of practice relating to design and construction.
n) Ensure structural drawings and designs are produced on time, to a high quality, and are easy to decipher.

Occasional duties:
 Technical lead on specifics of the project

Working relationships
Internal Relationships: Strong Relations with the Development Team, Country Management, Executive Management Committee, and the larger Team.
External Relationships: Contractors, Suppliers, Project partners, Developers, Government Officials and Community Liaison Officers
Knowledge, experience, and qualifications required
 Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Civil)
 At least 20 years relevant experience in the construction industry drawn from EPC delivery, project management consultancy.
 Must possess construction experience in construction of renewable energy plants, including from Sub-Saharan African countries
 Extensive travel is required
 Current Registration or membership with relevant regulatory body

Competencies

Technical Skills
 Understanding of Construction techniques; with ability to oversee 4-6 construction projects at various stages simultaneously;
 Strong project management skills;
 Competent in the use of Microsoft Office suite of software;
 Supervisory skills;
 Excellent report writing and presentation skills;
 Clear thinker with strong quantitative and qualitative skills in the preparation of concise risk analysis;
 Budgeting skills;
 Safety skills; and
 Commercial awareness including EPC contract management.

Behavioural Skills
 Excellent communicator who is clear and fluent in English, both written and spoken;
 Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated stakeholder management capabilities;
 Effective collaborator and positive influencer;
 Strong facilitation and organisational capabilities;
 Strong work ethic coupled with a pragmatic, flexible and inclusive approach;
 Highly motivated individual with a pro-active and hands-on approach to problem solving;
 Able to travel up to 70% of the time to domestic and international locations;
 Ability to build confidence and credibility within the stakeholders; and
 Problem solver

Responsibility for finances and physical assets
 The job holder has responsibility for preparing and overseeing the construction budget.

Decision making
 The job holder has final authority on key decisions in the department

Information
 The job holder has access to confidential information relating to the company
Working Conditions

Working Environment: The job is exposed to heat, cold, noise and fumes but PPE is provided.
Job Hazards: The job has noticeable construction hazards.

Are you interested in becoming a Director Construction & Engineering in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 23, 2023

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