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Operations Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

The Partner
Our partner is a large animal feed producer. Their organization in Nigeria is looking for an operations manager to ensure there operations run smoothly.

The role
As an operations manager you are responsible for the daily operations at two production facilities. You will be looking for ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency. In this hands-on role you will also be responsible for production forecasts and spare parts management. You will carry this out with a team of 5 direct reports and about 100 production and maintenance colleagues.

Our partner is looking for an experienced operations manager who dreams of improving production KPI’s and has extensive (animal) food producing experience.

Key topics:
- Improving the production capacity and reducing costs
- Management of production teams in two locations
- Monitoring KPI’s to meet the international standards
- Quality and safety management

To qualify:
- 5+ years operations experience in a food producing company
- A technical education MBA-level or plus
- Experience in an international company
- A true KPI and performance enthusiast
- A hands-on mentality

What we offer:
A leadership position at one of the leading companies in the market. Being part of the leadership team in Nigeria and meeting the highest operations standards worldwide with the support from a large organization.

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

Expiring: Dec 23, 2022

General Manager Forestry - Uganda , Uganda

Our partner is an impact focused organization in Uganda funded by a group of Dutch companies. Their primary goal is creating jobs and thereby supporting the local economy. They do so by running a forestry project with a yet-to-be-built processing factory. The project is in Luwero at a one-hour drive from Kampala.

Our partner is looking for a general manager with an entrepreneurial mentality to lead the forestry project and the set-up of their processing factory.


The role
As a general manager you will be overall responsible for the projects and the organizations activities in Uganda. Being the ‘boots on the ground’ you will be the link between the organization in the Netherlands and Uganda. With your management skills and entrepreneurial mindset, you will lead and guide the team and make sure the goals are realized.

Key topics
- Responsible for the day-to-day running of the timber plantation.
- Responsible for setting up the timber processing factory.
- promoting our partner's vision in generating impact
- The management of 3 direct reports and depending on the season 20 to 100 indirect reports

To qualify
- Experience in managing a related organization in Africa
- 10+ years of working experience
- Technical knowledge and affinity
- Entrepreneurial mindset and excellent communication skills
- A hands-on mentality combined with organizational skills


What We Offer
We offer a competitive salary and renumeration package. Besides the package you will contribute to the development of the Luwero area and work for an international organization.

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

Expiring: Dec 02, 2022

Sustainability Digitization and Data Lead

Our client is investing in an ambitious, decade-long, sustainability program, with activities in coffee producing countries all over the world. Our goal is to be the leading supplier of sustainable coffee, ensuring that our roaster clients are able to meet their pledges on a wide range of topics from carbon emissions and resource management to living incomes for coffee farmers.

Your task is to lead the farm-level digitization strategy and global M&E department. Your goal is to design and implement a robust global data capture and reporting system to measure and evaluate the success of the company’s sustainability strategy. Using different tools, your team will be expected to maintain a performance dashboard of the major sustainability initiatives in the group, and to support global and local teams in analyzing farmer level performance metrics.

You are expected to be a highly motivated and thoroughly experienced project manager and team leader who works very well in a multi-cultural context. You are able to adopt flexible working hours and have experience in working in a complex matrix organization. You have a passion for data, technology and innovation but are fundamentally a very rigorous operator who understands the importance of standardized practices, good data and on-time reporting. In your previous jobs you have managed data and digital strategies in complex agricultural supply chains or rural development projects involving tens of thousands of households/stakeholders. You have experience managing remote and diverse teams.

You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic growing global family business, being part of a transformation that will ultimately put sustainability at the center of our mission, improving engagement with all value chain partners.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Core responsibilities:
• Build up the global sustainability digitization, data management and reporting strategy and function for the company's sustainability strategy and deploy it out across all geographies
• Develop and maintain data governance protocols, including establishing metrics and data definitions, protocols for data collection and cleaning, data sharing and privacy, and reporting
• Deploy standardized data collection, aggregation and analytical tools across all global companies and establish mechanism to ensure that protocols are followed
• Build an internal sustainability data team including business analysts and data analysts to process, clean and analyze sustainability data and roll-out digitization strategy
• Collaborate with the MIS department to support the development of a data warehouse, including defining sustainability data architecture strategy
• In collaboration with subject matter experts develop models and dashboards to measure progress around impact goals (carbon, regenerative agriculture, deforestation, human rights)
• Be a lead advocate for supply chain digitization and the use of scalable digital technology as a tool to facilitate the company’s sustainability transformation
• Support the Head of Sustainability and other internal stakeholders in preparing data and reports for management, clients and banks

Education, Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, programing, statistical modelling, geographic information systems or a field related to data management
• Experience in designing data management systems for global projects or supply chains as a senior project lead
• Experience in building and managing teams for the purpose of managing data integrity and analysis
• Experience in data modelling and analysis
• Experience of living and working overseas in a professional role

Skills
• Passion for accuracy, data management systems, and data analysis
• Pragmatic individual who first and foremost knows how to interpret data and apply it to a business setting
• Ability to work across different cultures and nationalities (excellent EQ, CQ)
• Ability to work in partnership and across boundaries to achieve results.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
• Confident and assertive with a self-motivated approach and flexible attitude.
• Extensive use of business intelligence software (eg Power BI)
• Willingness to travel and spend time solving practical problems with local teams as well as training field staff and enumerators

Should you be interested, apply here or send your updated CV to ingrid@jobnetafrica.com

Expiring: Dec 02, 2022

Financial Controller , Ghana

Position: Financial Controller
Country: Ghana
Reporting to: Finance Director
Base: Accra

The Role
This role requires a highly analytical financial professional who oversees the accounting, financial strategic planning, controls, and financial reporting for our commodity, farm input/machinery and tender businesses in Ghana and performs regular financial analysis.
He or she works closely with the Head of each business to understand spending and revenue patterns and develop solutions that overcome problem areas and mitigate risk. This Financial Professional needs to have a strong background in Finance and has had experience working in the Agric commodity sector.

Key Responsibilities
Ensuring that company, financial statements are in line with management’s requirements
Recognize patterns in spending, revenue, and recommend solutions to any problem areas.
Identify and update Management on risks and come up with possible solutions to mitigate
Perform monthly business review analysis and a financial analysis
Liaise with Group teams on operational and financial review
Monthly reporting to the Group using COGNOS
Maintain an efficient system of accounting records
Review and improve the Company’s set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk
Enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results
Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles
Develop budgets that meet the requirements of the businesses
Strong credit control functionality to improve liquidity
Supervise all audit and internal control processes
Liaising with Finance and SAP teams
Lead activities associated with process improvements, timely reporting, and the development of appropriate systems to ensure that financial transactions, policies, and procedures are in line with the Company’s objectives
Accounting software, SAP and improving functionality
Manage and develop the Finance team by reviewing the current team and adjust the structure and the team to improve the performance of the department
Coach, develop and performance manage the accounting team

Qualifications/Experience
An advanced degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field
A Chartered Accountant qualification is essential
A Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience, ideally in the Agric Commodity sector
A thorough understanding of business and financial principles and practices
Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
SAP or similar software knowledge is essential
Experience in managing, developing, and leading a team
A high sense of Integrity
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build trust and relationships with employees, business managers and Financial Institutions
Ability to work in an entrepreneurial, multicultural, multidisciplinary team and deliver high quality work within deadlines to meet objectives
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Strong Excel skills



Expiring: Dec 02, 2022

Administrator for JobnetAfrica in Cape Town , South Africa

JobnetAfrica is an executive search agency that focusses on senior recruitment across a wide range of sectors throughout Africa. We are looking for an excellent administrator to join our pan-African team.

As an administrator, you are responsible for continuously pushing pre-sales activities, plan and coordinate meetings, manage our database and work on online marketing activities. You are a person that thrives under neat and tidy mailboxes, to do lists, details and making the company look great externally.

The new colleague we are looking for:
• Has a sparkling personality
• Has great eye for detail
• Is tech savvy
• Sees opportunities and takes them
• Enjoys working with targets
• Has affinity with the African market
• Is an independent worker and is self-driven
• Shows initiative
• Is not afraid to give his/her opinion
• Has SA nationality or valid work permit

Task and responsibilities:
• Managing e-mail boxes
• Managing LinkedIn profiles (invites, messaging)
• Planning and following up on meetings
• Preparing and sending newsletters
• Preparing and posting online material
• Updating CV database

JobnetAfrica offers:
• A strong (recruitment) brand name
• An international team that supports you
• Working from our office in Cape Town (Bree Street), partially remote
• High pace work environment combined with great lifestyle!
• Growth opportunities into recruitment / marketing / research

Interested? Hit the link 'Apply' below and come up with a great motivation of why you would like to join the JobnetAfrica team.

Expiring: Dec 02, 2022

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) based in Kenya , Kenya

PAIX Data Centres (PAIX) is a fast-growing provider of cloud- and carrier neutral colocation data centre services, doing ground-breaking work in the African datacentre industry. PAIX designs, builds and operates carrier neutral data centres on the African continent.

The company’s vision is: To be the heart of Africa's digital economy, enabling our customers to enhance their value proposition effectively interconnecting their business with their communities of interest, for a better, healthier, wealthier, and more inclusive Africa.

PAIX has it roots in the Netherlands, but is growing on the African continent with current operations in Ghana and in Kenya.

We are seeking a CFO who will partner with our CEO and enable the business to expand, both in our current footprint and in new markets including Francophone African countries. The expansion can be both organic and through M&A.

We are looking for an experienced CFO who will contribute to managing the business.
The CFO will be responsible for comprehensive and insightful performance analytics, reporting, and disciplined control to drive continuous margin improvement, while leading a team that supports financial oversight, risk management, accounting, and finance.

The role
At PAIX, you will be working with a young and ambitious team, expecting you to "roll up your sleeves" and lead the finance function, and have a chance to focus on your career in a unique technology environment on a global scale. This requires you to be hands-on and flexible to act with the highest level of integrity and trustworthiness, be energetic and capable of driving results in an entrepreneurial environment.

Key topics
∙ Your primary focus will be in developing and leading the company's international finance function. Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting & auditing (Investor & Board Reporting). This all in order to enable the business to expand, both in our current footprint and new country operations in Francophone Africa
∙ You are responsible for the development of a financial strategy, the on-going development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. This includes the financing of our expansion into new markets, financial planning, managing, and preparing budgets, analysis and financially managing projects
∙ Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team
∙ Develop reporting (dashboards) and procedures, to have cost accounting and track performance by metrics/KPIs (Pricing, Cash Flow forecasting, Budget vs Actuals, etc)

To qualify
∙ You completed a MSc in Accounting, Finance, business economics or another relevant field and you are CPA / CA qualified
∙ You have 5-8 years’ experience in a fast-growing setting (start-up to scale up)
∙ You have 5 years of experience in a BIG-4 firm
∙ You have experience working in a PE-backed or publicly listed company, with involvement in M&A
∙ You are tech-savvy, process-driven, policy-minded, and people-oriented

Ideally, you also have
∙ In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
∙ Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
∙ Sound knowledge around business, its financial dynamics, and regulatory requirements across tax/commercial/banking/exchange regulations
∙ Excellent communication, analytical, reasoning, people, and problem-solving skills
∙ Strong leadership and organizational skills
∙ Strong appeal to the Telecommunications (data centre, IT or towers) sector
∙ Financial work experience in East and/or West Africa

What We Offer
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development.

Candidate would ideally work from our Nairobi office.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact cfoPAIX@jobnetafrica.com

Expiring: Dec 02, 2022

PROJECT OFFICER MOBILITé HUMAINE , Senegal

Project Officer Mobilité Humaine (h/f/x) – Sénégal

Enabel est l’Agence belge de développement. Elle exécute la coopération gouvernementale belge. L’Agence met également en œuvre des actions pour d’autres organisations nationales et internationales. Avec ses partenaires belges et internationaux, Enabel fournit des solutions pour relever des défis mondiaux urgents : le changement climatique, l’urbanisation, la mobilité humaine, la paix et la sécurité, les inégalités sociales et économiques, et la citoyenneté mondiale. Avec 1800 collaborateurs et collaboratrices, Enabel gère quelque 150 projets dans une vingtaine de pays, en Belgique, en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.

Contexte

Le Projet Pilote pour la Mobilité des Entrepreneurs (PEM), financé par la Commission Européenne via la Facilité pour les Partenariats de Mobilité, vise à contribuer au dialogue sur la gouvernance de la migration entre le Sénégal et la Belgique en testant une approche innovante de la mobilité temporaire entre les opérateurs économiques du Sénégal et de la Belgique.

Le projet offre des opportunités de mobilité temporaire et circulaire vers la Belgique à des nano, micro et petits entrepreneurs du Sénégal. Il offre aux entreprises basées en Belgique l'opportunité d'entrer en contact avec des entrepreneurs sénégalais innovants en vue de partenariats potentiels et de projets commerciaux et il soutient le dialogue et les partenariats durables entre les acteurs publics et privés sénégalais et belges impliqués dans la mobilité professionnelle.

Les résultats escomptés incluent 60 entrepreneurs sénégalais (et/ou leurs employés.es) sélectionnés et bénéficiant d'un itinéraire d'échange et d'apprentissage en Belgique. Le projet entend aussi contribuer au renforcement de la gouvernance de la mobilité humaine au niveau local et national à travers ces deux volets :
• mise en œuvre du schéma de mobilité des nano et micro entrepreneurs, au travers un mécanisme de sélection des entrepreneurs et femmes entrepreneurs commun entre acteurs publics et privés belges et sénégalaiss ;
• un appui au dialogue entre acteurs publics et privés dans les deux pays et entre les deux pays, pour améliorer les opportunités de mobilité et leur durabilité.

Le Projet PEM mis en œuvre par Enabel fait partie du contexte plus large du support au secteur privé au Sénégal.

Description de la fonction

Dans votre domaine d’expertise et sous la supervision du chef de projet,
• Vous mettez en œuvre des activités du projet qui vous sont attribuées ;
• Vous fournissez les inputs techniques nécessaires à l’atteinte des résultats attendus du portefeuille/du projet ;
• Vous contribuez à l’assurance qualité ainsi qu’à la capitalisation et à la gestion des connaissances ;
• Vous contribuez au changement et au renforcement des capacités des partenaires.
Vous faites partie intégrante de l’équipe du projet et en portez les valeurs et la vision, vous présentez une image dynamique en engagée d’Enabel et de l’équipe en place au Sénégal. Par ailleurs, vous mettez régulièrement vos connaissances dans le secteur à jour (lectures, (e-)conférences, participation à des réseaux d’experts …) et les partagez avec vos collègues dans le but d’améliorer les pratiques et les connaissances en lien avec le projet.

Vous avez à cœur d’introduire les nouvelles technologies dans le processus d’apprentissage des collaborateurs du projet et des partenaires et vous favorisez le développement du numérique avec les experts « Digital for Development » (« D4D ») d’Enabel.

Votre profil

Niveau de formation requis
· Master en sciences sociales ou économiques, diplomatiques ou politiques, internationales, développement ou autre.

Expériences requises
• Minimum 2 ans d’expérience pertinente dans le domaine de la gouvernance, de la mobilité humaine, de l’appui au dialogue institutionnel ou similaire ;
• Une expérience dans les domaines susmentionnés en Afrique subsaharienne;
• Toute autre expérience professionnelle pertinente en dehors de votre pays d’origine constitue un atout ;
• Toute expérience dans plusieurs projets pertinents constitue un atout.

Compétences et connaissances requises en lien avec l’expertise récherchée
• Bonne connaissance de la problématique de la mobilité humaine et sa gouvernance ;
• Compréhension des questions liées à la mobilisation de la diaspora pour faciliter la mobilité ;
• Compréhension des questions liées au développement du secteur privé ;
• Capacité de compréhension, de conceptualisation et de travail dans un contexte d’équipes multisectorielles, notamment en lien avec le Global Challenges Mobilité Humaine et Inégalités, la thématique transversale du genre, etc.. ;
• Capacité à traduire des politiques et stratégies en propositions concrètes de développement et à rapprocher les points de vue divergents de multiples parties prenantes externes et internes dans un projet cohérent ou une stratégie cohérente ;
• Vous faites preuve d’un sens de l’initiative constructif qui permet à vos collègues de pouvoir compter sur votre engagement auprès de l’équipe ;
• Vous vous montrez force de proposition et apportez des solutions innovantes aux situations que vous rencontrez ;
• Vous êtes capable de travailler et d’évoluer dans un environnement changeant ;
• Vous êtes familiarisé.e avec la gestion axée sur les résultats ;
• Vous êtes familiarisé.e avec les théories de changement ;
• Vous avez de bonnes connaissances dans la gestion des connaissances et la capitalisation ;
• Vous avez une forte affinité et une grande aisance dans l’utilisation de différents outils numériques et nouvelles technologies ;
• Vous avez d’excellentes capacités d’analyse et rédactionnelles ;
• Vous parlez et écrivez couramment en français ou en néerlandais. Compte tenu de la langue de travail du Sénégal et du contexte international dans lequel vous travaillerez, une excellente connaissance du français et l’anglais est exigée.
• Vous vous engagez à respecter la vision, la mission et les valeurs d’Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/fr/content/vision-mission-valeurs-de-enabel).

Nous vous offrons

• Une fonction passionnante et diversifiée dans un environnement international.
• Un contrat de 24 mois basé à Dakar avec des déplacements réguliers dans le pays.
• Un package salarial comprenant le salaire mensuel brut correspondant à nos barèmes (classe 5), ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié.e au sein d’Enabel tels qu'une indemnité d'éloignement, d'affectation, de pénibilité, la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement et d’installation, la prise en charge des frais de scolarité des enfants accompagnants (plafonnés), un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour une fois/an pour toute la famille, etc.
• En cas d’expatriation sans les membres de la famille (personnes à charge), jusqu’à 6 billets d’avion aller-retour supplémentaires par an vers le pays d’origine ou toute autre destination (plafonnés suivant le règlement d’Enabel).

Les différents montants varient en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction et la composition familiale.

Cette publication peut donner lieu à la constitution d’une réserve de recrutement pour une durée de 3 ans pour toute fonction similaire.

Nos postes vacants sont ouverts à toute personne qui remplit les conditions décrites dans les offres d’emploi. Enabel s’engage en faveur de l’égalité des chances et de la diversité au sein de son personnel. Nous ne faisons pas de discrimination fondée sur le genre, l’origine, l’âge, la religion, l’orientation sexuelle, le handicap ou tout autre facteur que les compétences.

Intéressé.e?

Postulez, au plus tard le 7/12/2021, ici et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation.

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