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Engineering Project Manager in Mozambique , Mozambique

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE AND GENERAL ROLE EXPECTATIONS
The primary purpose of the role is to support the growth and development of existing and new Foods businesses in Africa. The position will involve the following functions:
(1) Planning and execution of projects in Mozambique in the poultry and food business.
(2) Provide leadership to the building and construction team

LOCATION
Mozambique, Nampula

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
The position will report directly to the overall project manager in Mozambique with dotted line to the corporate senior project manager.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/TRAINING
- Electrical or mechanical engineer master’s degree with additional education in food processing
- Portuguese and English speaker

REQUIRED MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering project
- experience in Mozambique

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE / COMPETENCIES
• Strong in project management
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (writing, speaking)
• Mechanical and hygienic engineering knowledge
• Food processing and food equipment knowledge
• International Standards on Environmental, Quality Systems and Hygienic Engineering
• Ability to implement, to sustain and improve, and to ensure compliance with people safety and food safety regulations.
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications Excel, PowerPoint and Word
• Problem solving and crisis management
• Negotiation
• Strategic thinker
• Building partnerships
• Financial skill sets

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
 Leadership
 Management for results and impact
 Highly motivated and results orientated
 Pro-active
 Reliable
 Team player
 Decisive
 Innovative
 Critical Thinker

DESCRIPTION OF TASKS
Planning and execution of (mainly poultry) projects in Mozambique
Design phase:
• Ensure that all assets are well designed (i.e. plant layout, equipment selection etc.) and fit the business purpose through applying new technologies, proven principles, thorough design reviews and basic science.
• Support all Value Engineering Analysis (VEA) studies.
• Ensure that the design is directed towards a low cost, highly efficient and flexible operation.
• Plan projects: make sure timing and costs are planned realistically
• Apply TPM principles in all projects
• Identify competitive equipment/services suppliers.

Implementation phase
• Engage necessary external contractors to execute projects.
• Ensure safe work sites at all times and installations that are easy to operate, clean and maintain as well as guaranteeing after commissioning the safe, consistent manufacture/distribution of quality products.
• Ensure that when working with external engineering services, contractors, suppliers etc. that the scope, deliverables, performance and milestones are clearly detailed and agreed up front.
• Ensure that a progress report is prepared for all projects on a monthly basis.

Provide leadership to the building and construction team
• Coach the team
• Set targets and standards
• Supervises the outcome of the work
• Gives feedback to team

Start-up / close out phase (commissioning/final report)
• Ensure that the project scope is achieved within the agreed cost and timing.
• Ensure that the operators, mechanics, electricians etc. are effectively trained and that the transfer of the equipment to the client is both smooth and efficient. This includes all the supporting documentation that will be required by the client to operate and maintain the plant. e.g. operating instructions, equipment manuals, plant layouts, maintenance instructions, spare parts listing etc.
• Manage the allocation of all expenditures to clearly defined assets and the entry into the assets register.
• Complete the project file and ensure that it is handed over to the client.
• Complete a final report on all projects and ensure that this is circulated to the key stakeholders.

Salary indication for this role is between the range of €3000- 4200 gross a month, depending on the experience of the candidate.
Are you interested in becoming a Engineering Project Manager in Mozambique? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 20, 2017
International Volunteers in Uganda , Uganda

UNYFA is the leading umbrella organization for young farmers and subsidiary to Uganda National Farmers’ Federation (UNFFE). It commenced in 2015 with the main objective of improving livelihoods of youth in Uganda through well-established structures which foster building youth in line of agriculture.

The organization has a countrywide coverage and operates in all regions through District Young Farmers Associations. UNYFA targets agro-based youth in rural areas, schools/tertiary institutions and youth out of school who are in the age bracket of 12-39 years of age. These youth are in three categories namely: Agro-based rural youth, those out of school and in tertiary institutions.

UNYFA was launched on 28th June 2017 with 45 districts onboard and envisages its existence as the strongest Young Farmers’ Association in Uganda, with plans and strategies across the country from grassroots to National level.

Our Vision: A holistically transformed youth in agriculture for sustainable economy.
Mission: To mobilize & empower youth in agriculture for social-economic development.
Key Development Areas: Professionalization; Advocacy; Services; Education and training; Networking.
Services: Education & Training of Trainers (TOT); Mentorship of Members; Fun/ Experience sharing; Linkages & Networks; Farmer exchange visits in & outside the country; Lobbying & Advocacy and Specialized services for youth in agriculture.
Objectives: To establish a young farmers’ association as a mouth piece for young farmers; Government prioritize agricultural development in consideration of youth; youths are advocates for their settlements and surrounding communities; youth are gainfully employed especially in agriculture sector.
Core Values: Team work; Transparency/accountability; Commitment; Honest/exemplary; Respect for all and Sacrifice.

Partners:

Andreas Hermes Akademie (AHA)
AHA in its capacity as the main education institution of the Deutscher Bauernverb and DBV (German Farmers Association) and of 12 other agricultural organizations, the Andreas Hermes Akademie has made an important contribution to the further education of German farmers for more than 60 years. AHA/DBV contributes to the capacity building of UNYFA. AHA/DBV, with their network to German farmer organizations i.e. BDL young farmer organizations of Germany, can initiate twinning partnerships at peer group level and other development related programs. The goal of the cooperation is to support the building of an independent organization of young farmers (UNYFA) operating under the umbrella of UNFFE.

Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE)
UNFFE is the largest farmers’ organization in Uganda. It brings together 98 member associations including 78 district farmers associations and 20 Agro-business organizations and agro-based service providers. Its activities and programs are countryside in reach and target directly the grassroots based farming communities. It has over 2,000,000 individual farming households as its members, of which at least 40% are women.

CALL FOR PARTNERSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERS
Under our different development areas, we call upon all those who wish to work with youth or even develop them to come and partner, sponsor or network with us as we shape the future of farming.
For volunteers:- we call upon all those who would wish to volunteer with our organization to contact us through our email and website, we will furnish you with more information according to your wish/ desire.

Are you interested in becoming an International Volunteer in 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: Nov 20, 2017
Assistent Manager in Malawi , Malawi

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
This busy 13 room hotel in the centre of Lilongwe is well known for its breakfast and lunch in the back garden. Most of its clients are tourists or people volunteering in Malawi, but also local people stay in this hotel. It has a bar upstairs for residents only where you can rest in the roof lounge. The rooms are decorated in a nice African style with some western comforts like nice white bed linen. People can eat western and some Malawian dishes whilst being served by the nicest staff and listening to live music being played.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
As an Assistant Hotel Manager you manage several everyday tasks. Reception, administration, hosting guests, checking stocks, do shopping, teaching staff on how to clean, serve, do the laundry or cook. You welcome the guests and help them in case they need information or help them solve issues. The hotel has approximately 18 staff. As assistant hotel manager you will work hand in hand with management of Kiboko Limited.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Language: English and preferable other languages
- Experience: Hospitality, tourism, leadership skills
- Other: Driver’s license

PROFILE:
Somebody that want to work in a different environment with a lot of patience - good communication skills – authority – a lot of energy and willing to make long days.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- First 3 months USD 200 plus accommodation in Lilongwe, area 47
- After 3 months USD 500 plus accommodation in Lilongwe, area 47
- 5,5 day workweek, 1.5 day off
- Start date: asap

Are you interested in becoming an Assistent Manager 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: Nov 19, 2017
Logistic Manager in Malawi , Malawi

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
Kiboko Limited is the head department to Kiboko Safaris and all Kiboko accommodation subsidiaries. Kiboko Ltd was established 20 years ago and is still growing. At our head office, we have a workshop which includes a maintenance team and a garage. The workshop works hand in hand with our safari planning department and general management.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a logistic/workshop manager who is responsible for our transport/logistics. Kiboko has a lot of vehicles which are used all time. As a manager you make sure that all vehicles get serviced, the paperwork is in order and that everything is ready to be used by our safari department. Apart from the mechanic jobs, you are responsible for the daily running of our maintenance team and its building projects. We require a huge amount of flexibility as you will also assist our safari department when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Vehicle maintenance skills, especially for medium sized transport vehicles (Landrover, Mercedes Benz Sprinter, Toyota Coaster).
- Experience is heavy good vehicles.
- Technical understanding of daily maintenance (plumbing, electricity etc).
- Language: English and preferable other languages
- Experience: Hospitality, tourism, leadership skills
- Able to work under pressure
- Others: Driver’s license

PROFILE:
Somebody that want to work in a different environment with a lot of patience - good communication skills – authority – a lot of energy and willing to make long days.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- First 3 months USD 200 plus accommodation in Lilongwe, area 47
- After 3 months USD 500 plus accommodation in Lilongwe, area 47
- 5,5 day workweek, 1.5 day off
- Start date: asap

Are you interested in becoming a Logistic Manager 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: Nov 19, 2017
Legal Counsel in Kenya , Kenya

Reports to: Managing Director, Group Operations
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Start date: 2017- Q1 2018

Job description
The Sunbird Group is a UK incorporated, sub-Saharan Africa focused, integrated construction and support services platform operating in Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa.
As Legal Counsel, you will work closely with our commercial, finance and executive team to support our continued growth across a range of jurisdictions and sectors from our Nairobi HQ.
You will ensure that the Sunbird Group operates within the applicable legal and regulatory framework and offer counsel on a variety of commercial and legal matters. Duties and responsibilities

Your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
• devise, implement and monitor effective governance, legal and risk management strategies
• draft, negotiate and review legal documentation including:
- debt documentation such as loan agreements and security agreements
- equity investment documentation such as share purchase agreements, share subscription agreements and shareholders’ agreements
- framework and partnership agreements
- preliminary deal documentation such as heads of terms, letters of intent, memoranda of understanding and non-disclosure agreements
- real estate leases and licences
• coordinate and liaise with external parties such as external counsel, public authorities and regulators
• provide accurate and timely counsel in relation to a variety of legal topics including anti-trust law, company law, employment law and litigious matters
• support debt and equity fundraising processes to include document preparation and execution

Job Description
• manage the Sunbird Group’s company secretarial function by providing guidance and ensuring all appropriate documentation and filings are in place
• maintain current knowledge of updates to legislation throughout all jurisdictions within which the Sunbird Group operates
• manage all aspects of M&A processes, including due diligence, structuring, document preparation, document negotiation, acquisition financing and post-completion matters
• coordinate new country expansion including incorporation and regulatory compliance, accounting for the Sunbird Group’s overall corporate structure Person specification
• Excellent academic credentials (minimum 2:1 or equivalent)
• Common law qualified lawyer (Kenyan, South African or UK)
• Training from a leading law firm
• Corporate/commercial background
• Two to three years post-qualification experience
• In-house experience, including a client secondment, is advantageous
• Ability to work autonomously
• Ability to instruct and lead internal and external counsel/teams
• A passion for living and working in Africa
• Ability to travel throughout East and Southern Africa

Are you interested in becoming a Legal Counsel in 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: Nov 18, 2017
CFO in Mozambique , Mozambique

Our clients passion is to see people thriving in rural Mozambique and their calling is to do this through profitable business in the agricultural sector.
They have started looking for a CFO to be part of their dynamic executive team to take their client to the next level.

Chief financial Officer
Basic Function: The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Principal accountabilities are:

Planning
1. Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
1.1. Participation in daily / weekly / monthly scheduled meetings by Management
1.2. Decision making impacting finances
2. Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
2.1. Manage completion and monitoring of the budgets that align to these plans
2.2. Regular meetings of management – financial impact monitoring
3. Fiscal compliance monitoring
4. Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction – KPI’s
5. Regular – weekly Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment and manage accordingly within these parameters
6. Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements

Operations
1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
2. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
3. Manage the accounting, tax, and treasury functions within the company.
4. Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced (Eg. IT)
5. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
6. Implement operational/financial best practices

Financial Information
1. Oversee the issuance of financial information (management accounts)
2. Oversee the annual audit and issue the annual financial statements and any other financial statutory requirements.

Risk Management
1. Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
2. Construct and monitor reliable control systems
3. Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
4. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
5. Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
6. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
7. Determine appropriate risk mitigating instruments to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company's borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions

Funding
1. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
2. Arrange for or be involved in debt and equity financing

Third Parties
1. Maintain relationships with bankers and key suppliers
2. Represent the company with bankers and investors

IDEAL PROFILE SOUGHT

EDUCATION
- Suitable Financial Degrees (Bachelors & Honors)
- Chartered Accountant would be preferable but Financial Articles a minimum.

EXPERIENCE
- At least 7 years in a commercial environment
- Poultry industry or other relevant food processing/manufacturing would be preferable.
- Impeccable track record with strong business and operational acumen.

CULTURAL
- Christ centered life and thinking an imperative
- Portuguese speaking would be preferable but if not, willingness to learn the language is important.

REMUNERATION
- Compensation will be paid in Mozambican Meticals. Initial level will be equal to $5000 net a month and will thereafter be fixed at the appropriate MT level. The company does not take responsibility for exchange rate changes. Assuming the rate remains at the current MT60/$1 – this equals to MT300000 and is a gross amount of cost to company of approximately MT430000 a month or MT5,1mn annually excluding any bonuses. The latter will be paid at discretion of the directors when budgeted targets are met.

Are you interested in becoming a CFO in Mozambique? Apply now through the 'Apply Now' button.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Country Manager in Sudan , Sudan

Our client is specialised in retail, logistics and hospitality services, working across the globe. For their marketing in Sudan they are looking for a Country Manager.

JOB PURPOSE
To develop and manage the companies clients activities in Sudan and potential neighbouring countries, its profitability and key customers and Suppliers, in order that the company growth and subsequent profit expectations are met. The candidate sets and monitors the strategic direction, ensuring compatibility with company objectives and key customer requirements. He/ she optimises business opportunities through excellent relationships, manages the business portfolio and explores business opportunities in Sudan and surrounding countries for business diversification.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Follow all applicable policies and procedures required for the successful execution of the job.
• Lead on implementation of the companies IMS Policy and meet the requirements of the organization’s Integrated Management System which is compliant to international standards for Quality (ISO 9001), Food Safety (ISO 22000), Occupational Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001), and Environmental Management System (ISO 14001).
• Cooperate with internal and External auditors.
• Make recommendations for continual improvement and support improvement initiatives the company undertakes.

Managing Operations
• Determines the overall strategy and direction for the Company and reviews regularly to ensure compatibility with company objectives, vision and mission and customer requirements.
• Sets the procedures and operational policies and ensures adherence.
• Establishes and maintains excellent relationships with Customers, and undertakes high level negotiations regarding issues such as contract awards.
• Manages Divisional performance by reviewing daily reports on sales and gross profit to ensure that targets are being met, and seeking justification for any variances.
• Reviews performance regularly via reports and monthly meetings, and takes appropriate measures to ensure maximum performance.

Managing Key Customers
• Maintains key responsibility for the management of key customers and development of their accounts.
• Negotiates the appropriate structure, responsibilities and lines of communications between Company and Key Customer Groups.

Managing People
• Manages staff in accordance with the agreed policies and budgets of the company and handles all necessary disciplinary matters and staff issues in a timely and appropriate manner.
• Identifies and initiates staff development to meet business needs and arranges appropriate training through HR Dept. Acts as a role model and coaches more junior staff in the company values and behaviour expected from staff.
• Provides leadership and sound people management practices to build a motivated and productive team capable of providing outstanding customer service.
• Oversees the monitoring of the working environment to ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are met and adhered to in order to ensure the safety of all staff and visitors to premises.

Business Development
• Identifies and investigates new business opportunities, both locally and overseas, in response to analysis and assessment of the market. Travels abroad when required to review all potential opportunities.
• Carries out detailed operational and financial analysis of potential business opportunities, once identified.
• Takes lead role in preparation and submission of solicitations and requests for proposal/ quote.

Innovation
• Identifies and ensures the early adoption of new technologies and transfer of knowledge and best practices between operations.
• Reviews business process to improve performance, streamline activities and drive speed, accuracy and automation.
• Benchmarks company performance against best in class on an international level. Introduces new ideas and thinking.

JOB CONTEXT
Required to work as per the requirement of the business with 2 days off if the business allows it. Needs to work out-of-hours when meeting and entertaining business partners & principals. Needs to travel abroad when needed especially in support of activities that are benefiting Djibouti.

COMMUNICATIONS & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Internal:
• Country manager will report to the VP – Operations in any aspects of his duty
• Internal contact with the Division VP, EVP, Chief Executive and Chief Financial Controller.

External:
• Being able to communicate effectively with Customer, suppliers, JV partners, Government Agencies, Key Customers and Trade partners, Ministries, Lawyers and other external consultants as per the company policy and work ethics.

FRAMEWORKS, BOUNDARIES & DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY
• Ensures work is carried out according to the companies Code of business conduct Works within budgetary limits as per the Authority Matrix and sets the strategy and direction for the Associate Company.
• Produces business reviews and reports for submission to the VP, EVP and COO, CFO, and the Board as appropriate and as required.
• Reports on macro-economic or political factors that may impact on trade or risk profile of existing or new operations.
• Liaises with other company Divisions when necessary to ensure the smooth coordinated progress of new initiatives requiring their input.
• Monitors and controls the working capital and profit & loss, and regularly reviews overhead performance with Managers.
• Manages relationship with Banks and Financial Institutions.
• Oversees and controls debtor levels weekly by reviewing debtor status reports and seeking justification from Department Managers on any areas of concern.
• Manages the cash flow
• Carries out financial ratio analysis and action

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Graduate in Business related subject.
• Specialised / Professional qualifications in finance & business.
• Analyse data to identify trends & business opportunities
• Financial Awareness
• Negotiation
• Supplier Relationship Management, WMS, Oracle Systems
• Excellent spoken and written in Arabic and English, French is preferred
• Contract Management
• Proven success in managing, developing and motivating staff
• French / Djibouti / East Africa Commercial & Employment laws

EXPERIENCE
• More than 10 years in a large, dynamic organisation with an international Supply Chain.
• Young entrepreneur with interpersonal, Business development
• Financial skills and strong managerial skills
• Needs to know how to manage a SBU or P&L and do reports
• Experience in preparing a Bid
• Needs to understand the basics of catering
• Well versed in logistics, procurement and purchasing
• Having a Retail background is needed

PACKAGE OFFERED
• Status - Family
• Basic Salary
• Living Allowance
• Telephone allowance
• Accommodation, Medical Insurance
• Annual Bonus
• Max of 1-month basic salary based on Annual Performance evaluation
• Leaving Indemnity - Per local Labour law
• Leave Ticket - Economy class
• There is no Rotation for this position

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager in Sudan? Apply now through the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017