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Market Development Manager - Envirofit Kenya , Kenya

Do you enjoy travelling and collaborating with individuals from different cultures? Do you enjoy defining go-to-market strategies based on how different markets work? Are you looking for an opportunity to earn a bi-annual management bonus tied to sales revenue targets?

Envirofit is looking to continue its market share expansion within East, Central, and Southern Africa. It is therefore looking for a Market Development Manager to identify, appoint and manage distributors/partners within these regions in line with a defined go-to-market strategy. A successful candidate will be accountable for driving profitability by meeting rolling bi-annual targets.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys travelling and collaborating with individuals from different cultures. One who enjoys understanding how different markets work and in turn defines appropriate go-to-market strategies. This role also provides a successful candidate with the opportunity to earn a bi-annual management bonus tied to sales revenue targets.

Please Note: Shortlist Professionals Ltd. has been hired by Envirofit to manage the recruitment process for this role.

Detailed Responsibilities:

Market development strategy
- Seek to understand the potential new markets to which Envirofit could penetrate; and existing markets it could expand into
- Define effective go-to-market strategies within the assigned territories
- Define forecasts, plans and budgets in line with the defined go-to-market strategies
- Critically evaluate and rank leads; to focus on those with high potential of closing

Market development execution
- Build strong a distribution network by appointing, training and guiding robust distributors within the assigned territories
- Execute market development strategies in line with the organisation’s capacity to deliver
- Manage the performance of the distributors in line with agreed KPIs, i.e. sales and market expansion targets
- Drive profitability by achieving rolling bi-annual targets

Collaborate
- Align and define a joint go-to-market strategies with distributors based on their business models
- Set-up distributors for success, i.e. provide marketing material, help recruit and train staff, attend conferences and trade shows they organised/are participating in, etc.
- Attend major trade shows to understand the market better and obtain consumer feedback on the product
- Collaborate and manage relationships with internal and external key stakeholders

Does this sound like you?
- Aligned to the company mission
- Have a minimum of 10 years experience designing and executing sales and marketing initiatives in rural and semi-urban environments
- Minimum of 5 years experience identifying, appointing and managing distributors
- Proven experience in the rapid distribution and sale of push products, e.g. renewable energy
- Have a bachelor’s degree
- Have an appreciation for a start-up environment and ‘roll-up your sleeves’ attitude
- Have strong project management, negotiation and interpersonal skills
- A critical thinker, curious, persistent, challenges boundaries and delivery focussed

Company Description: Envirofit is a social enterprise that seeks to provide products that positively impacts its consumers and the environment. As a result, it manufactures and distributes high quality cookstove products. These products are not only efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly but were also designed with developing markets in mind.

Location: Nairobi
Frequent travel within East, Central and Southern Africa

Are you interested in becoming a Market Development Manager in Kenya? Apply now at the top 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: 09/19/2017
Head of Economic Sustainability in Ghana , Ghana

Do you want to change the world? Are you Mim Technical Academy`s (MTA) next Head of Economic Sustainability?

MTA is a technical academy focused on sustainability, located in the tropical forest of Ghana. MTA is looking for a person who wants to come and join the team of MTA. We want you to commit to stay three years with a clear target of making MTA economically sustainable.

MTA Vision and Goal
MTA´s vision is to educate skilled and unskilled workers and entrepreneurs ready to produce, process, preserve the best organic food in Ghana and for the world. A technical
academy that make more and better organic food for Ghana and become a global exporter of quality organic food to generate money for the academy as well as being food sustainable itself?

MTA’s goal is to become the best technical academy within the field of sustainable organic agriculture and industrial electricity in the next 5 years competing in World Skills.

Vacancy at MTA
MTA is creating a position whose occupant´s target is to make MTA economically sustainable before 2020. MTA highly prioritizes this job which is vital for running and
developing MTA. MTA is providing free technical education which make it necessary to generate money for MTA. We are currently running electrical industrial education. Next academic year we will be offering agriculture education.

MTA mindset
Mim Technical Academy is inspired by the Stanford University’s psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck’s research of a growing mindset that focuses on self-discipline, passion/dedication, initiative/action, integrity, social/emotional intelligence. MTA considers learning to be complete when the staff and students start making changes in their community. So we have very high expectations for our staff and students. In other words the staff only succeeds when our students have succeeded.

MTA needs a passionate business oriented person with a big heart. You need to want to change other peoples lives and making MTA economically sustainable within the contract period.

Generating money
The Head of Economic Sustainability´s target will be generating $ 200,000 p/a. by 1/1 2020 and 50% of this target by 1/1 2019. You will be in change of generating money though internally generated funds, donations, fundraising and small-business-start-ups.

Below, you will see some ideas but it will be your responsibility to generate new ideas in addition to these, assess the viability of all potential ideas and implement the most promising ideas subject to MTA board´s approval:
1. MTA technical short courses: Bee keeping, Moringa production and processing etc.
2. MTA Food processing Training Centre (MTA FPTC) for the food processing industry in Ghana.
3. MTA bee pollination and honey processing. We are setting up 600 bee hives and creating a women bee keeping cooperative.
4. MTA Food Sustainable Farm. Feeding the academy, selling locally and for the academy to be food sustainable itself.
5. MTA Business: Setting up small-business-start-ups.
6. MTA Volunteer Program with focus on adventure and sustainability.
7. MTA Campus: Boarding, classroom, workshops, staff houses, business entrepreneurial houses etc.

Qualifications - Experiences - Required skills
• Degree level or above in areas pertaining to, internal development, small business start-up, sustainable development.
• Grant writing experience - you need to have excellent writing and communication skills.
• Travel experience in rural Africa/3rd world.
• Passionate and dedicated to the third world development/sustainability/agriculture.
• Strong grasp of social media savvy.
• Basic video production skills.
• Involvement in a start up
• Great social and networking skills.
• Your focus for generating money will be on fundraising, donations and small-business-start-ups.
• You will be promoting the vision, mission and values of MTA.
• You will be in change of MTA financial accounting, so you need accounting skills.
• Relevant experiences will be considered.
• We are currently a staff of 8 men and want within 5 years to have 50% of our staff to be women.
• Salary package $ 30,000 net + bonus. 3 years commitment. Negotiation possible for more experienced candidates.

Application deadline
Please send your application before 1st of September 2017.
Salary will be negotiated according to qualifications, experiences and required skills.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Economic Sustainability 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: 09/14/2017
Team Leader in Zambia , Zambia

WYG will be tendering for a DFID funded 5 year programme Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG), Lot2 - Zambia. CIG aims at enhancing economic growth leading to job creation and poverty reduction by building the enabling environment for investment into urban, energy and infrastructure sectors.

The programme will deliver demand driven Technical Assistance to government Ministries, Departments and Agencies at the national and sub-national levels. The aim of the support will be to strengthen management of urban and energy investment and develop an investable pipeline of projects.

We are seeking candidates for the Team Leader position, with the following qualifications and skills:
• At least 10 years experience of senior leadership of teams working in complex multi-sector, international development programme delivery, preferably on DFID programme
• Team leadership experience in at least one of CIG focal areas:
o Utility Sector Reform and Development (particularly in the energy sector)
o Urban development and planning, linked to wider economic development, including at regional level
o Infrastructure delivery and financing
• Demonstrated knowledge of country context and government
• Experienced in high level stakeholder relationship management
• Specialist in one of the following sectors:
o Urban planning
o Energy
o Infrastructure/civil engineering (roads/water/waste or similar)
o Project preparation
o Project structuring (Finance/PPP)

Are you interested in becoming a Team Leader 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: 09/14/2017
Executive Search Associate , Africa

JobnetAfrica is looking for an Executive Search Associate to join our team.

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Passion for Africa? Love traveling and working independently? Become part of our enthusiastic team of Africa specialists.

The new colleagues we are looking for:
* Must currently live in an African capital, preferably Nairobi, Lagos or Abidjan
* Must have a vast international network in (a part of) Africa
* Must be a sparkling personality, a master networker and be passionate about delivering
* Must be an independent worker and have self-drive
* Must be Fluent written and spoken in English (French, Portuguese or Arabic a plus)
* Preferably have (international) recruitment experience


JobnetAfrica offers:
* Goodwill, network and database JobnetAfrica (25.000+ international professionals)
* Website / IT (we constantly program new updates)
* Online marketing, social media, newsletters, LinkedIn headhunting techniques
* Content marketing, blogs
* Financial administration
* General administration
* Legal matters
* This is a remote working position, work from home and during travels
* Part time working optional
* Excellent financial structure (no cure no pay) and flexibility to work anytime anywhere

JobnetAfrica taking care of these aspects will give you the opportunity to fully focus on recruitment / headhunting / networking and rapidly build a sustainable income for yourself. You can hit the ground running.

Note we are collecting CV's trhoughout July and will get back to you latest July 31st.

Expiring: 09/08/2017
Responsable de project en Congo , Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)

Offre d'emploi - description
Pour l'un de nos clients nous recherchons actuellement un Responsable de project. Il s'agit d'une société qui gère une concession forestière de plusieurs hectares située en République du Congo. Nos client travaille toujours dans le respect de l'environnement tout en assurant une gestion légale et certifiée de la forêt et avec une attention particulière pour les populations locales.

Pour ce poste à pourvoir le candidat suivra le projet dans son entièreté en coopération directe avec le Directeur de site.

Le Responsable de project aura pour mission d'identifier les types de casse dans les grumes, d'analyser leurs conséquences sur la production et ainsi de proposer des solutions en élaborant en même temps un système de contrôle de qualité interne.

Ce poste est à pourvoir pour une durée de 8 mois et le candidat travaillera en forêt et sur site industriel. Le Responsable de Project sera sous la responsabilité directe du Directeur des Industries.

PROFIL, COMPETENCES ET EXPERIENCE :
Nous recherchons une personne dynamique, prête à prendre et assumer des responsabilités avec un fort esprit d'adaptation, qui vient d'obtenir un diplôme ou est en train de l'obtenir.
- Le candidat a une bonne capacité d'interaction et il/elle est apte à vivre sur un site isolé pour y mener un projet clairement définis.
- Le candidat est aussi capable de rassembler des données et les analyser afin d’identifier les axes de développement.

En particulier, le candidat possède les connaissances suivantes :
- Formation en techniques du bois (niveau ingénieur)
- Outils informatiques standards (Excel, Word)
- Langue française

Le contrat à durée déterminée de 8 mois avec très bonnes perspectives d'évolution de carrière et de travail sur autres projets au sein de l'entreprise suite au projet. Logement, transport, vols et assurances sont pris en charge par l'entreprise. Encadrement du responsable de project par l'équipe dirigeante qui soutiendra le candidat dans le projet et lui mettra les ressources nécessaires à disposition.
Poste à pourvoir le plus tôt possible.

Expiring: 09/07/2017
Country Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

Branch Overview
Branch.co delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. The spread of smartphones presents an incredible opportunity for the world’s emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility. Branch.co is revolutionizing banking in Kenya, and will soon expand to other countries in East Africa and in other regions across the globe.

What We Offer
You will be part of a talented, passionate team that is determined to make a positive impact on the lives of the mobile generation throughout the developing world. You will join a team with unmatched experience in financial technology and emerging markets. Since our launch in April 2015, we’ve disbursed hundreds of thousands of loans. Our success has led to investments from Silicon Valley’s leading VCs.

The Role
We are looking for an exceptional leader with an entrepreneurial mindset to build Branch West Africa from the ground up starting in Lagos. Specific responsibilities below.

Responsibilities
--Set and track progress against goals for Branch’s Nigerian portfolio
--Lead initiatives across various business functions including marketing, loan processing, servicing, finance, customer service, legal etc.
--Support recruiting, hiring, training and development of local Branch team
--Collaborate with product and engineering teams on 1/ new feature design and roll outs and 2/ resolution of difficult technical issues
--Coordinate and optimize online/offline marketing
--Explore local business development partnerships and fundraising opportunities

Requirements
--2-3 years of operations experience and/or MBA a plus
--Entrepreneurial, proactive, and 100% willing to get hands dirty
--Good communicator and highly collaborative
--Analytical - should have good excel skills, SQL skills a plus
--Excited about Branch’s mission
--Experience working for an international tech startup a big plus
--Nigerian Nationals preferred

Branch International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment on any basis prohibited by applicable law.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager in 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: 09/07/2017
Country Manager in Namibia , Namibia

Orange Babies Namibia (OBNAM) is a Welfare Organization registered with the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS). The organisation was established in 2006. The overall goal of the organization is to provide education, psychosocial and nutritional support to vulnerable groups whilst improving their health and social economic wellbeing. OBNAM operates mainly in Windhoek and Okahandja.

The mission of OBNAM is to provide the most vulnerable, in this case women and children, access to quality life. The foundation therefore provides a holistic service, which includes amongst others psycho-social support, education, counselling and skills training to uplift the social and economic standards of vulnerable women and children.

Position
OBNAM is seeking the services of a dedicated, passionate and experienced individual who will fill the role of the OBNAM Country Manager. The new Country Manager will be tasked with continuing the implementation of the 2016 operational plan, establishing Circles of Care around Otjomuise and 5 Rand Camp areas, coordinating a range of development projects, pursuing new project opportunities and funding as well as strengthening and /or establishing partnerships with local organisations.

In particular the Country Manager will be responsible for:

1. Project Management
 Project design, coordination and administration;
 Monitoring and evaluation of projects;
 Report writing, writing of funding proposals for new projects.

2. Partnering drive and public relations
 Liaison with the public;
 Conduct and coordinate fundraising activities for projects;
 Liaise with local and international donors and media;
 Host international guests visits of the projects;
 Represent OBNAM at nationally and internationally and make presentations to relevant audiences.

3. Financial Management
 Draw up and implement annual budgets for OBNAM office and projects;
 Liaise closely with the Financial Manager regarding payment authorisation and expenditure;
 Authorise payments through e-banking system;
 Submission of tri-monthly financial reports to OBNAM board.

4. People Management
 Manage and support project and office staff;
 Prepare and manage board meetings.

5. Office and Asset Management
 Supervise general office administration;
 Manage the OBNAM office;
 Manage responsibility of all OBNAM assets.

6. Any other responsibilities as assigned by the board of trustees and director of Orange Babies

Minimum requirements: an appropriate tertiary education and 5 years management experience.

Any proven experience working with (HIV/AIDS) donor organisations is considered an advantage.

Submission Deadline: 28 July 2017

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager in Namibia? Apply now at the top 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: 09/01/2017