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Head of Sales in East Africa , East Africa

Our client is a large organization active in business services in the health sector around the world.
As a Head of sales you own your region, develop your strategy and execute this. For this role the region is defined as East-Africa. You can imagine, two days hardly ever look the same. A typical day might include the following:
 Building relations within your markets to develop concrete business opportunities and create new sales leads
 Set everything aside to close a deal.
 prepare presentations & proposals
 building a healthy pipeline and execute on it in order to close your deals
 Broker events
 Review and adapt your regional strategy to maximize results
 Finish a quote before the deadline while following internal processes

What skills do you need?
 Do you have 5 years of experience in sales and you have strong commercial, networking and negotiation skills? Great start! That’s essential for the role.
 Do you also have a healthcare background?
 Finally if you are a driven by closing business and get excited by exceeding your sales, you might just be the perfect fit.

You will love this job if you…
 Love sales and get motivated by working with targets
 Are well-organised in following up on your sales leads
 Nurture relations and enjoy developing them
 Are triggered by the opportunity to map and adapt our sales strategy
 Feel in your natural habitat at networking events and in presentation rooms
 Have a strong sense of accountability and like to be empowered
 Like to work independently, but also value the input of others
 Can cope with the stress of deadlines and taking decisions in unexpected situations
 Are agile and enjoy adapting to an ever changing environment

Our client can offer you…
 A challenging job in an international and diverse context
 Trust to fill in this position in your personal way and to the best of your abilities
 A dynamic team and sounding board, a director who will mentor and coach you
 An attractive salary and extra-legal benefits
 A challenging job in an international and growing enterprise
 Market-related salary conditions
 A dynamic, young and entrepreneurial company culture that values and stimulates initiative, thrives on success and truly understands the concept of the lifetime value of a client

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Sales in East Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 24, 2020

CEO in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Our client is a leading food producing company in Ethiopia. The Company has been growing rapidly over the last 10 years and is poised to enter its next phase of growth supported by a significant private equity investment. Based in Addis Ababa, the Company is seeking a CEO to lead it through its next growth phase.

Summary:
The Executive will be responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s operations and growth plans. The Executive shall report directly to the Board of Directors of the Company and shall actively lead and participate in strategic, operational and financial discussions and presentations to the Board. The Executive will be responsible for designing and executing on an operational improvement and growth plan.

Through the management of the Company and its employees, the Executive’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Ensure the overall coordination of the flow of tasks in the organization and the proper implementation of the action plans
2. Responsible for managing company-wide manufacturing process including the launch of new production lines
3. Design and execution of the growth plan including overseeing multiple new products / segments development at the same time
4. Drive operational and profitability improvement initiatives
5. Monitor closely the raw material sourcing process in view of Ethiopia’s current FX shortage issue
6. Promote quality achievement throughout the organization
7. Lead and motivate the senior management of the company and employees to achieve their goals and targets
8. Develop the mission, vision, strategic plan, annual action plan and budget of the company and ensure their implementation;
9. Prepare quarterly and annual performance reports regarding financial and non-financial performance of the company and submit to the Board of Directors
10. Ensure the implementation of good corporate governance in line with best practices
11. Manage all relationships on behalf of the Company and shareholders including those with the Company’s staff, clients, suppliers, government & regulatory bodies and strategic partners

Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Proven experience as CEO, COO or other senior managerial position in the FMCG sector
• Previous experience in the food sector is preferred
• Entrepreneurial mindset with strong leadership skills
• Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
• 10-15 years of relevant experience
• BSc/BA degree in the food industry, engineering or business preferred

Are you interested in becoming a CEO in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 25, 2020

Strategic Information Advisor in Malawi , Malawi

SUSTAINING TECHNICAL AND ANALYTIC RESOURCES

FELLOWSHIP TITLE: Strategic Information Advisor

HOST ORGANIZATION: Health, Population, and Nutrition Office, United States Agency for International Development

LOCATION: Lilongwe, Malawi

POSITION LEVEL: Mid- Career Advisor

STAR-P2-105

TRAVEL: 10% estimated travel


STAR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) is a project of the Public Health Institute (PHI) supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health (GH) Bureau. Its purpose is twofold: (1) Through individual fellowships, STAR will help strengthen the capacity of diverse American and low-and-middle-income country (LMIC) health professionals at all levels to make innovative contributions to global health (GH); and (2) STAR will create ground-breaking opportunities for both US and LMIC GH academic institutions and other groups, including professional associations, to create systems for open-access knowledge sharing, resulting in effective partnerships. STAR’s individual and institutional participants are contributing to the development of self-sustaining systems and tools that will produce global citizens with the full spectrum of relevant health competencies. STAR is managed by the Public Health Institute and implement in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).

ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP

The STAR Fellowship is a two-year global health and learning opportunity with:

Individualized, tailored support to enhance the fellow’s achievement personal and professional goals
Personalized learning plans and access to learning resources (courses, conferences, mentoring) based on fellow’s learning style and preferences.
Access to broad professional networks to enhance peer learning and knowledge sharing

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Background:
In 2009, Malawi became the first country to sign the PEPFAR Partnership Framework that harmonizes U.S. Government and host country government HIV/AIDS programs. USAID uses PEPFAR resources to invest in systems strengthening; promote a broad range of HIV prevention, treatment, and care activities; and mitigate the social and economic impact of the disease.

USAID participates in national technical working groups where key programmatic and technical decisions are made. USAID also maintains a close working relationship with national and district governance structures by contributing to district implementation planning, strengthening financial accountability, encouraging supportive supervision and program reviews, and engaging in targeted capacity building interventions. The Strategic Information Advisor will be a member of the HIV/AIDS Team in the Health, Population and Nutrition (HPN) office at USAID/Malawi. The HIV/AIDS team is comprised of 25 staff members with an approximate annual PEPFAR budget of $63 million/year managed by 25 implementing partners.

Introduction:
The Strategic Information Advisor (Advisor) will play a critical role in two areas that are key for achieving, measuring, and documenting progress towards HIV epidemic control: 1) provides technical leadership in the use of epidemiological and research data for decision making and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the USAID/PEPFAR portfolio, and 2) supports local partner transition through mentoring and advising M&E units in local partners, including key government ministries and other local institutions on building sustainable data collection and analysis systems. The Advisor will provide technical guidance to ensure that USAID's Implementing Partners (IPs) employ sound data management and analysis techniques to enable the US Government (USG) and the Government of Malawi (GOM) to effectively measure progress toward HIV epidemic control. The Advisor will apply data analysis and visualization techniques to enable the USG, GOM, IPs and other stakeholders to monitor progress and evaluate the impact and reach of USAID's work. The Advisor will also participate significantly in the process of target setting for USAID IPs during the Country Operational Plan (COP) development process. As a member of the USAID/Malawi HIV/AIDS team, they will participate in technical, policy, and strategic planning meetings with the GOM, interagency, other donors, civil society, the private sector, and other stakeholders.

Reporting structure:
The Advisor will be based at USAID/Malawi and will work closely with the HIV/AIDS Team, receiving technical direction from the HIV/AIDS Team Leader, who will serve as their Onsite Manager.

Essential Duties and Outcomes:
A standardized M&E system and process for documentation of progress toward achieving goals and objectives established across all USAID PEPFAR IPs:

Provide technical advice to support all USAID IPs to deploy strong M&E systems that enable a standardized documentation of progress toward achieving goals and objectives.
Assist in planning, designing, and managing the SI and data visualization components of the annual PEPFAR COP and quarterly PEPFAR interagency data review calls.
Generate program results reports for the USAID team as per agency and PEPFAR schedules (weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual).

State-of-the-art data analysis and visualization techniques developed and employed to guide the USAID HIV/AIDS team in activity adjustments and partner management, and teams trained on the use of data visualization systems and software:

Provide technical advice to ensure rigorous performance management in all USAID/PEPFAR funded activities, starting from target setting through results reporting, data analysis, and data use.
Provide technical advice to ensure USAID IPs deploy strong M&E systems that enable a standardized documentation of progress toward achieving goals and objectives.
Advise on SI and HIV/AIDS epidemiology issues at technical, policy, and strategic planning meetings.

USAID/PEPFAR's local partners trained on PEPFAR Data systems (DATIM) and standard MEL Plans are developed:
Spearhead capacity strengthening of new local partners in improving their M&E systems, including developing comprehensive Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plans (MEL) describing results framework, data collection and analysis, indicator narratives, and performance measures.
Play a key role in managing the PEPFAR data system (Data for Accountability, Transparency, and Impact / DATIM), generating reports and analysis for USAID activity managers and senior PEPFAR leadership.
Lead in the design, implementation, and development of new processes in information management as they relate to PEPFAR and GOM results reporting.

PEPFAR IPs trained and supported on Point of Care (POC) Electronic Medical Records and eMastercard use:
Plan, develop, and deliver training on the use of the two electronic patient tracking systems.
Develop support systems to ensure a high level of availability and use of the electronic patient data capturing systems.
In collaboration with the entities tasked with developing and deploying the systems, lead the effort to develop end-user trouble logging systems to minimize downtime and disruptions.

Anticipated learning outcomes: * Required 10% time

Demonstrate proficiency across the core global health competencies defined as development practice, cross cultural awareness, communication, capacity strengthening, ethics of public health, health equity, gender equality and global burden of disease that is necessary for persons practicing in global health.
Apply Strategic Information and HIV/AIDS knowledge to strengthen program.
Apply and distinguish international standards within technical/content area to support programming.
Cultivate leadership skills based on the STAR GH mentorship curriculum to effectively facilitate capacity building and knowledge sharing activities amongst staff and peers.
Expand access to knowledge and resources through networking and collaborative practice within global health.

FELLOWSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Required:
Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in data analysis, health information systems, Electronic Medical Records, epidemiology, management of strategic information, using advanced monitoring and evaluation systems, oversight and/or implementation of activity evaluations with a master’s degree or a minimum 9 years of relevant experience with a bachelor’s degree.
Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in health/HIV-AIDS programs is required.
Knowledge of epidemiologic methods and biostatistics, health information systems, GIS project management, research methodologies, and HIV/AIDS epidemiology and current strategies for treatment, care, and prevention.
Advanced knowledge of data collection, utilization, and validation systems.
Ability to present and communicate technical information, analyses, and recommendations in clear written and oral formats.
Expertise with computer-based data management software and/or programs, including Microsoft data base packages and statistical software packages such as Tableau, STATA, SPSS and EpiInfo.
Ability to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities is required.
Open to US Citizens or US Permanent Residents, or Third Country Nationals.

Additional skills (preferred)

Experience working with PEPFAR and U.S. government programming is desirable.

TO APPLY:
All applicants are required to apply for this position through STAR’s online recruitment system at https://www.ghstar.org/, which allows you to store your CV/resume and separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Are you interested in becoming a Strategic Information Advisor in Malawi? 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: Jul 20, 2020

Senior Resident Engineer in Kenya , Kenya

For our client, a global civil engineering company, we are recruiting a Senior Resident Engineer in Kenya, who can hit the ground running.

REPORTS TO
Project Director / Functional Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• To manage all the on site technical duties.
• Consult the contractor regarding technical aspects.
• Manage all the requests for information from the site.
• Monitoring of quality the works.
• Monitoring of construction programme, including budgets and cash flows.
• Drafting site instructions.
• Chair site and technical meetings.
• Consult with HSE responsible manager and other third parties.
• Approve drawings from the contractor.
• Improve maintenance and operation manuals.
• Closing out the project, including finalizing reports.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Giving high quality and timely responses to technical questions from the contractor.
• Managing technical difficulties experienced on site.
• Identifying discrepancies in the contract.
• Ensuring compliance with Environmental Management Programme.
• Ensuring compliance with the Construction Regulations.
• Making sure all the work is done according to the Kenyan Engineering Code of Conduct.
• Successful works completion and operation.
• Handover on completion.
• Utilize the resources in optimal form.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Engineering Degree.
• Registered Professional Engineer.
• 20 years relevant experience in large dam and hydropower projects.
• 10 years relevant experience in the supervision of engineering projects, which include large diameter tunnels.
• Construction management experience.
• Experience with projects in Africa.
• Being able to work with modern project management techniques.
• Must be fully articulate in English. Kishwahili will be an advantage.

Are you interested in becoming a Senior Resident Engineer in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 18, 2020

Resident Dam Engineer in Kenya , Kenya

For our client, a global civil engineering company, we are recruiting a Resident Dam Engineer in Kenya, who can hit the ground running.

REPORTS TO
Senior Resident Engineer / Project Director / Functional Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Managing the infrastructure technical duties on site.
• Consult the contractor regarding technical aspects.
• Manage all the requests for information from the site.
• Monitoring of quality the works.
• Monitoring of construction programme.
• Drafting site instructions.
• Documenting backup documentation.
• Consult with HSE responsible manager and other third parties.
• Review all tests both on and off site.
• Review drawings from the contractor.
• Improve maintenance and operation manuals.
• Closing out the project.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Giving high quality and timely responses to technical questions.
• Managing technical difficulties experienced on site.
• Making sure all the work is done according to the Kenyan Engineering Code of Conduct.
• Utilize the resources in optimal form
• Successful works completion and operation
• Handover on completion

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Engineering Degree.
• Registered Professional Engineer.
• 15 years relevant experience in large dam and hydropower projects.
• Experience with projects in Africa.
• Must be fully articulate in English. Kishwahili will be an advantage.

Are you interested in becoming a Resident Dam Engineer in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 18, 2020

HR BUSINESS PARTNER IN GHANA , Ghana

Milani Planet is a leading, independent, Swiss family-owned group of companies existing since 1993 that produces high quality agricultural products and has control over the value chain from cultivation to retailing abroad. Our focus is on market expansion, sustainability, health and safety and innovation.

Milani Planet invites applications from resilient, creative, and great team players to fill the following position for our Ghana Plantation:
HR BUSINESS PARTNER

The HR Business Partner

Job Summary
The HR Business Partner Position (HRBP) is responsible for managing the company’s overall HR efficiently for the benefit of the employee and the company (win-win). This includes but not limited to Planning Staffing needs, recruitments, training, talent management, evaluation, compensation and benefits and separations.
The HRBP is the leading communicator among management, entire staff and to parties outside the company in HR matters.

Main Responsibilities
• Implement a functional HR Structure and processes.
• Manage change
• Consult with line managers and provide HR guidance where appropriate.
• Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
• Assist Managers with personnel issues and administration of personnel policies.
• Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
• Plan the company agenda, scheduling, and promote Company events, including meetings, conferences, interviews, orientations, and training sessions.

Profile
• Driven by a strong desire to do an excellent job with high standards of loyalty and integrity
• Strong HR Management skills (Strategic thinking, professional and practical HR lead)
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• 5 -10 years’ work experience in industry is desirable
• Quick comprehension, initiative, creativity
• Interest and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
• Highly disciplined, loyal and able to maintain confidentiality.

Are you interested in becoming an HR Business Partner 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.

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Expiring: May 21, 2020

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER IN GHANA , Ghana

Milani Planet is a leading, independent, Swiss family-owned group of companies existing since 1993 that produces high quality agricultural products and has control over the value chain from cultivation to retailing abroad. Our focus is on market expansion, sustainability, health and safety and innovation.

Milani Planet invites applications from resilient, creative, and great team players to fill the following position for our Ghana Plantation:
ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

The Administration Manager

Job Summary
The Administration Manager provides leadership for the entire Administrative Department and overseas all administrative duties of the company. This includes but not limited to budgeting, cost control and efficient management of staff and customer service. The Administration Manager is also responsible for quarterly FZB report for stock and inventory control management and local purchases in liaison with Chief Security Officer.

Main Responsibilities
• Lead and supervise the day to day operations of the administrative department of the plantation.
• Handle all administrative duties to guarantee a smooth, efficient and safe operation.
• Streamline processes to develop, review, and improve administration systems, policies.
• Ensure the company is in compliance with all operational and country rules and regulations.
• Be guided by the company’s ethics, values and culture.
• Oversee projects and track progress towards company goals.
• Manage all Company Imports from ports to company warehouse in an efficient way
• Ensure save stock keeping and adequate stock levels
• Develop and assist GM and the entire management in an efficient and timely reporting system up to MD
• Maintain good contacts with all governmental agencies
• Insure a high safety and security to all company staff and company properties, values and belongings in liaison with the Chief security officer
• In charge for land property management, including negotiation with Chiefs, Royalties and Rentals.
• Ensure health and safety of our staff

Profile
• Seniority by your personality; Driven by a sound mix of ambition-loyalty-do the right thing
• Highly disciplined and able to maintain confidentiality
• Strong Managerial skills /higher educational degree
• Readiness to be a leader and assume responsibility
• Good communication and organizational skills and an excellent negotiator.
• Good working knowledge of office procedures and office management.
• Previous experience in a similar industry is desirable, ideally with know-how on European trading standards and European culture and values
• Good computer skills
• Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team.

Are you interested in becoming an Administration Manager 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.

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Expiring: May 21, 2020

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