Marketing Manager in South Africa , South Africa

We are recruiting for one of South Africa's best-loved e-commerce destinations. Almost 20 years ago they launces and is South Africa’s leading e-commerce FMCG store, selling the widest range of their products across South Africa.

They are in need of a dynamic Marketing Manager to join the team.

The incumbent will be responsible for driving sales through effective management of all marketing channels; strategizing and execution of campaigns to drive customer acquisition and increased brand awareness. This individual will need to have an understanding of the customer requirements in order to define the goals for user experience; and work closely with merchandise and customer service to ensure customer satisfaction goals are met to ultimately improve brand loyalty.

The company is owned by a company that builds and invests in Internet-enabled businesses targeting South African and African consumers. We focus on rapid, disciplined and number-driven execution, with a strong operational focus, and implement global-proven business models that take advantage of technology.

About the Role
The role will include the following deliverables:

Plan and co-ordinate email marketing
• Manage the email marketing calendar and brief merchandisers on the offers required to drive sufficient revenue and desired brand perception
• Direct and oversee the design and coding of emailers
• Schedule emailers and manage the email database wrt list size and segmentation

Budgeting & Channel reporting
• Monitor margins and identify problems to relate to merchandise, operations, customer service or marketing spend
• Assess and Manage the efficiency of marketing spend per channel
• Monthly revision of marketing budget

Customer acquisition and retention
• Source new partnerships and campaigns to drive brand awareness and generate new leads
• Monitor email database size and interactions - list size, open rates, clicks and related customer service tickets
• Manage the wine club and curate monthly selections
• Soft marketing efforts to improve brand positioning, brand awareness and retain the various customer segments
Website Manage banners and promotions on the homepage
• Monitor sold out products, basket reservations and mixed cases and relate to merchandise to manage
• Creating and managing new campaign and category landing pages for promotions
• Front-end features to improve UX: Research, design & brief dev on long-term new front-end features & improvements.

Staff Management
• Manage the team/pool as to achieve set performance goals and effectively contribute to team performance
• Actively identify problem areas within workflow and improve processes where necessary
• Transfer knowledge and skill and encourage design-related learning outside the company

Key qualifications and skills:
• Relevant degree, qualification or recognition of prior learning based on minimum of 3-5 years in a Marketing or Brand manager role, in retail, beverages, FMCG or similar consumer-facing environment.
• Exceptional skills in the Digital Marketing space as well as in Traditional Marketing.
• Previous experience in an online/ecommerce environment highly beneficial.
• Understanding of South African retail consumers, and preferably an understanding of online consumers.
• Business acumen, data driven and numeric.
• Passion and interest in the wine industry.
• Initiative, enthusiasm, commitment to the role, and pro-activity.
• Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Our Offer:
• Salary will be market-related and will depend on the candidate’s profile

Expiring: Dec 28, 2017
Mill Manager in Sri Lanka , Sri Lanka

Our client, based in Sri-Lanka, owns a large, modern feed mill in the country. It can produce up to 20.000 mt per month, A brand new innovative set up, and with state of the art equipment: We are looking to fill the position of:

The mill manager:
• Will oversee the DAY TO DAY running of the entire milling operation from the technical side, feed quality, management of the mill, admin, and ensure good financial results.
• This position calls for extensive experience, someone who is on the ball, on the job and assertive.
• He / she manages 65-70 people, thus strong LEADERSHIP skills are essential
• The mill is almost fully automated, and the job is technical.
• The candidate is also responsible stock control, quality.
• Proficiency in the field is necessary and hands-on work dynamic with industry experience with a track record.
• Manage at all levels and get stuck in where necessary to assist with cleaning/mechanical/technical duties.
• The candidate should be familiar with European brand machinery in large automated mills.
• an eye for detail, cleanliness and overall accountability is required.
• A self-motivated and energetic individual
• Relevant academia proficiencies

Conditions: (neg.)
• 6-day week, Sundays off
• # days a year holiday to be discussed
• Salary is to be determined based on candidate and proficiencies
• Accommodation + car
• Phone, tickets,
• Medical considered

Single status / couples are encouraged to apply.

Expiring: Dec 28, 2017
Reporter in Nigeria , Nigeria

Reporter (Pidgin)

Job Introduction
Africas media landscape is changing. It is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivity increasing, the radio market remaining relatively strong and Television migrating from analogue to digital.

The BBC World Service remains the leading international broadcaster in Africa, reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million across all platforms and Social Media.Globally, the BBC reaches a weekly audience of 320 million weekly across various platforms.

Over the next four years, the BBC World Service will be expanding its multimedia operations in Africa by doubling the number of language services from 6 to 12.

Three of the new language services, Pidgin, Yoruba and Igbo, will serve our audiences in Nigeria and West Africa. You will be based in Kano, working alongside our operation in Abuja from where the BBC currently produces its Hausa service output. There is a strong emphasis on reaching and connecting with young audiences.

We are now looking for a reporter with strong digital journalism and language skills (Pidgin, Yoruba and Igbo, as well as English) to work in Kano.

This role involves working irregular hours including weekends and public holidays.

Role Responsibility
The BBC is looking for an excellent reporter to produce a dynamic range of digital content - audio and video - which will appeal to a young audience. The successful candidate will have some experience of reporting for a digital media organization. Fluent in Pidgin and English (written and spoken), you will have experience of field reporting, delivering creative output for digital and social media platforms. An excellent knowledge of local, regional and international news and current affairs is essential, including a good understanding of a broad editorial agenda. You will have knowledge of and recent experience of living in the target area, including a good understanding of the complexities of Nigeria. You will have good local contacts. Ability to work under pressure and react to breaking news is essential. You must be a self-starter, with a strong ability to work independently.

You must have work authorization for Nigeria.

The Ideal Candidate
- A full command of Pidgin as first (or equivalent) language is essential. An additional language Hausa, Yoruba, or Igbo is desirable.
- An excellent understanding of written and spoken English for journalism and the ability to communicate effectively.
- A digital media background and social media journalism experience preferable, you will ideally have a strong screen presence for coverage online and on social media.
- A good broadcasting voice and presence and the ability to acquire the appropriate presentation style to communicate effectively with listeners in Pidgin and English.
- Experience of field reporting on political, economic and trending social issues is desirable. So is the ability to demonstrate a good range of contacts for interview purposes.
- Knowledge of wider regional or international affairs will be an advantage.
- A good understanding of the needs of a young digitally-savvy audience in the region and an empathy with them is essential.
- Ability to convey story and programme ideas in an exciting way and to contribute fully to the planning process.
- A knowledge of and aptitude for, using modern broadcast and recording (audio & video) digital technology.
- A record of demonstrating good interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of working as a part of a team, especially at a distance, as well as working independently.
- Ability to remain calm under pressure, apply sensible work priorities and pace him/herself through the assignment.

Package Description
Contract: continuing
Location: Kano, Nigeria
Local terms and conditions apply

About the Company
We dont focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure youve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Youll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Are you interested in becoming a Reporter in Nairobi? 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: Dec 22, 2017
Sales Manager in Ghana , Ghana

Our client is a large distributor of food commodities that is expanding into the West African market. They are looking for an independent and self-motivated person to become their Sales Manager in Ghana.

• Secure continuity and expansion of the company’s position on the Ghanaian market linked to the annual business and the companies long term plan for Africa and more specific Ghana
• Acquire new customers -in close cooperation with the local distributors/agents- and grow our business with existing customers
• Scout opportunities with larger customers and (international) chains like hotels, restaurants, retail, convenience
• Launch new products -together with the distributor/agent- on the market, support and promote the products and brands and scout opportunities in the market for new concepts and products
• Build local networks
• Make optimal use of assigned marketing budgets for brand communication and visibility in the market
• Support our distributor’s/agents in the market regarding logistic affairs, managing information and communication to and from the head office in Europe
• Support the Area Manager Africa on a day to day base in the local market and report on a weekly basis e.g. results, opportunities.
• Competences: can convince and influence, relation/network manager, entrepreneurial, commercial and promotional skills
• Price and trade term negotiation is NOT the responsibility of the sales manager
• Activation, Initiation and out roll promotions

What we are looking for:
• Local employee - Ghana based an National
• ‘Neutral’ attitude and background with respect to religion, tribes, politics.
• International attitude - with respect for being able to work locally for a European company
• Should have experience in FMCG sales and business development, preferably for a larger company
• Somebody that can work around and be accepted by the local distributors and agents
• Should have sales/promotion/market execution experience and a sales/customer network in the Ghanaian market
• Should have experience with working with agents/distributors
• Next to local language(s)/dialect(s) should be sufficient in English (both written and oral), French is a nice extra.

What is on offer:
• One-year contract, with possible extension
• Standalone job with loads of traveling
• Competitive package

Expiring: Dec 21, 2017
Maritime Agency Manager in Sierra Leone or Liberia , Sierra Leone

Do you have solid international experience, and would you like the full expat package?

This is a great way to build your international career within operations management. You get to develop and explore your personal and professional abilities as you manage a team of people from different countries in a growing international company where new career opportunities arise continuously. Doing so, you collaborate closely with our senior management, while you have numerous employees to support you on the daily operation.

Drive our daily operations and local relations
As agency manager, you manage a young team of manual workers with little or no formal education located at the local ports as well as maintain relations with our customers. Doing so, you truly get to apply your leadership skills as you motivate and explain the daily tasks to your team. Your responsibilities include:

• Providing operational feedback and reporting to clients while ensuring that all deadlines are met.
• Developing solutions for existing and new clients in collaboration with the rest of the Group, contractors, counterparts and chartering desk.
• Briefing your team daily on tasks and challenges as you prioritise tasks while guiding and motivating the team.
• Interaction with authorities and clients on management level when required.

You get direct access to our senior management as you discuss the daily tasks with our CEO, CFO and regional manager. To assist you in your day-to-day work, your team coordinates the activities with our collaborators, approves documents and updates customers.

Solid operation and management experience
• You have solid experience as an operations or agency manager.
• You have 5+ years of experience working in West- and/or Central Africa.
• You have demonstrated an ability to lead and manage staff.
• You are fluent in English / French.
• It is an advantage if you have experience within mining and project cargo.

Personally, you thrive when engaging with people of different cultures. Also, you are creative allowing you to come up with new solutions that make us stand out from our competitors. Most importantly, you know how to be a good team player and manager/leader for your team because interpersonal relations are your forte.

Are you interested in becoming a Maritime Agency Manager in Sierra Leone or Liberia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Dec 21, 2017
Program Manager in Tunisia , Tunisia

Job Purpose
Contribute to delivering the Oxfam Country Strategy (OCS) for Tunisia within the one program approach in close co-operation with the local partners and in accordance with Oxfam 2020 vision. With the support of the Country Director, lead in designing, developing and delivering effective strategies and development programs to improve governance, gender justice and civil society space in Tunisia as well as potential new areas of work. Ensure quality delivery of externally funded programs. Foster co-operation between Oxfam affiliates. Be an active member of the country Senior Management Team (SMT).

Post conditions
Type of contract: Fixed term contract (1 year)
Contract Duration: One year renewable
Working hours: Full time (40 hours/week)
Location: Based in Tunis, Tunisia
Salary & Conditions: According to Oxfam Salary scale and HR policy and conditions in Tunisia
Reporting line: Country Director
Staff reporting to this post: Program Officer(s), Project Coordinator(s), MEAL Officer(s)
Internal Job Grading: C1
Starting date: As soon as possible

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Program design, planning and Delivery
 Ensure and be accountable for the quality design, implementation, management and monitoring of the Oxfam program in Tunisia. This includes accomplishing program and project objectives, monitoring the progress of the Tunisia strategy and annual plan including the planning and monitoring, evaluation and learning aspects, related to both the management of Oxfam budget for partner support, and the development and management of externally funded programs and managing potential constraints such as: costs, time, scope and quality.
 In coordination and with the support of the CD, access and use shared services as well as knowledge networks for program support.
 Contribute to the strategic reflections on Oxfam’s program work in Tunisia and in relation to the region and to global dynamics and enhance cross-regional dynamics.
 Contribute to the sign-off process when relevant of media and advocacy statements, and contribute as appropriate to the policy lines as per the country influencing strategy.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
 Lead and coordinate support to MEAL strategies and plans: Proactively lead and coordinate support for Oxfam and partner teams in designing and ensuring the operationalization and implementation of effective and participatory MEAL strategies and plans at all levels in line with Oxfam standards.
 Assure quality of program and projects: Provide assurance and control of the quality in terms of MEAL of program and project that is appropriate to the context and in line with Oxfam standards.
 Manage the Oxfam program team in Tunisia, and in general be responsible for HR tasks in relation to the team (etc). This includes having work meetings with program staff, teambuilding, staff coaching & development, day to day line-management, performance interviews, being responsible for the recruitment and selection processes for new program staff, etc.).
 Empower and provide a steer to Program Officers on their respective programs and ensure linking and learning happens between the members of the team, and within the organization. Also promote linking & learning between counterparts and key stakeholders.
 Actively participate in the Tunisia Senior Management Team.

Resource Mobilization
 In close coordination with the Country Director and the Business Development and Funding Coordinator, actively seek and participate in fundraising initiatives and negotiate funding opportunities for the Tunisia program. Develop and implement projects and programs that potential back-donors could finance.
 Provide support in planning for participatory programme/project design: In close collaboration with funding team, guide and support CMT and program teams in planning for programme, project, and proposal design. This includes promoting and supporting early engagement and active participation of partners, primary change agents, and of Oxfam and partner PQ staff in program and project identification and design.
 Actively engage in discussions with partners and other stakeholders on fostering external funding opportunities.

Institutional Responsibilities
 Ensure adherence and compliance of the country program to agreed Oxfam policies and management standards.
 Ensure adherence to the Oxfam code of conduct, security guidelines and health & safety.
 As needed and by delegation from the Country Director, represent Oxfam in relevant fora and meetings with donors, partners or other stakeholders in relation to the Tunisia program.

Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge
The Program Manager is a dynamic and strong personality with high standards on norms and values. He/she is an inspiring coach for his/her team, knows his/her way with budget steering and has experience in running an office day to day. He/she has excellent networking skills and knows how to build and maintain relationships with donors. He/she is also able to work in a political environment.

 A university level education in a relevant field
 At least 8 years experience in international development, program management and participatory strategy development
 Proven experience in leading teams, people management and creative human resource management as well as change management. Specific experience in line management, facilitation and coaching.
 Proven analytical skills and the capacity to think strategically
 Familiarity with management in a complex organizational structures and multi-country programming
 Knowledge of the Tunisia specific context or experience in working in countries in transition as well as a significant knowledge of the thematic areas of work of Oxfam in Tunisia
 Experience in representing an organization at senior level to civil society organizations, government, donors, etc
 Experience in policy and advocacy work at local, national and international levels
 Financial management skills to monitor the operational budget and the ability to identify relevant investment area
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, French and Arabic, to motivate, influence and negotiate
 Experience in fundraising and in contract management of donor funded projects
 Human rights-based approach – Gender sensitivity
 Commitment to Oxfam’s values and ways of working and to Oxfam's objectives to promote

Application procedure
If interested, please send your application (motivation letter & curriculum vitae) no later than Wednesday 15th November, 2017. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will have their application acknowledged.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity Organization.

Are you interested in becoming a Program Manager in Tunisia? 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: Nov 15, 2017