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Sales Manager in Iran (Farsi speaking) , Iran

Our client is a multinational provider of housing equipment for the agricultural market. They are looking for employees who show initiative, creativity, motivation and interest in a demanding and versatile job.

As sales manager, you report directly to the responsible Head of Business Unit. The company is looking for a motivated salesperson from the agricultural industry or similar areas. You will make their customers familiar with their housing equipment for keeping laying hens and heavier poultry. As their systems for livestock production require detailed explanation, you should be interested in technical processes and procedures.

You will be the first contact person for the clients’ customers and responsible for the development and expansion of the market. Central tasks include supporting of sales agents as well as planning, carrying out and accompanying negotiations with key accounts independently all the way to the conclusion of the contract. You will analyse the market and be responsible for developing and implementing marketing and sales strategies in the region.

We are looking for a dynamic businessperson who is self-confident and communicates well. Moreover, you should have some experience in sales, as well as business-level Farsi skills (written and spoken). Solid English or German skills are obligatory. You should furthermore be willing to travel.

Further important prerequisites for this challenging job are individual initiative and self-organising skills. If you are good at organising, if you can work independently and are very structured, motivated and flexible, this responsible position might be the ideal opportunity for you.

Are you interested in becoming a Sales Manager in Iran? Apply now through the 'apply now' button.

Package expectation:
* Basic salary + performance based bonus
* Secondary benefits negotiable
* This could be a family position
* Start date ASAP, but flexible for the right person

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Sales Manager Egypt/Sudan/Lybia (Arabic speaking) , Egypt

Our client is a multinational provider of housing equipment for the agricultural market. They are looking for employees who show initiative, creativity, motivation and interest in a demanding and versatile job.

As sales manager, you report directly to the responsible Head of Business Unit. The company is looking for a motivated salesperson from the agricultural industry or similar areas. You will make their customers familiar with their housing equipment for keeping laying hens and heavier poultry. As their systems for livestock production require detailed explanation, you should be interested in technical processes and procedures.

You will be the first contact person for the clients’ customers and responsible for the development and expansion of the market. Central tasks include supporting of sales agents as well as planning, carrying out and accompanying negotiations with key accounts independently all the way to the conclusion of the contract. You will analyse the market and be responsible for developing and implementing marketing and sales strategies in the region.

We are looking for a dynamic businessperson who is self-confident and communicates well. Moreover, you should have some experience in sales, as well as business-level Arabic skills (written and spoken). Solid English or German skills are obligatory. You should furthermore be willing to travel.

Further important prerequisites for this challenging job are individual initiative and self-organising skills. If you are good at organising, if you can work independently and are very structured, motivated and flexible, this responsible position might be the ideal opportunity for you.

Are you interested in becoming a Sales Manager in Egypt? Apply now through the 'apply now' button.

Package expectation:
* Basic salary + performance based bonus
* Secondary benefits negotiable
* This could be a family position
* Start date ASAP, but flexible for the right person

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Business Administration Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Our client is a multinational provider of housing equipment for the agricultural market. For the expansion of our clients Kenyan subsidiary in Nairobi we are looking at the earliest opportunity for a dedicated Business Administration Manager in Kenya.

For this challenging position, we are looking for a leadership personality with a confident manner, a high level of communicative skills and profound economical knowledge, which ideally has experience in similar positions.

After a detailed briefing, you lead the Kenyan branch organizationally. In addition to self-responsible project handling, you are responsible for personnel matters, for the after sales department as well as for the management of the warehouse. In addition, you analyze the market activity and are responsible for the company's development in Kenya. You carry out your tasks from the location of our subsidiary in Nairobi.

We assume the willingness to move to Nairobi and to intensive travel activity as well as the knowledge of spoken and written English. In order to fulfill this challenging task, self-initiative and the ability to self-organization are important prerequisites. Organizational skills, independent work and a high degree of self-motivation and flexibility round off your profile for this responsible Occupation. We guarantee a sufficient period of training with financial security. For this job we are offering €50.000 gross per year, excluding benefits such as housing, car and insurance.

Are you interested in becoming a Business Administration Manager in Kenya? Apply now through the 'Apply Now' button.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Sales Manager in West Africa (French speaking) , West Africa

Our client is a multinational provider of housing equipment for the agricultural market. They are looking for employees who show initiative, creativity, motivation and interest in a demanding and versatile job.

As sales manager, you report directly to the responsible Head of Business Unit. The company is looking for a motivated salesperson from the agricultural industry or similar areas. You will make their customers familiar with their housing equipment for keeping laying hens and heavier poultry. As their systems for livestock production require detailed explanation, you should be interested in technical processes and procedures.

You will be the first contact person for the clients’ customers and responsible for the development and expansion of the market. Central tasks include supporting of sales agents as well as planning, carrying out and accompanying negotiations with key accounts independently all the way to the conclusion of the contract. You will analyse the market and be responsible for developing and implementing marketing and sales strategies in the region.

We are looking for a dynamic businessperson who is self-confident and communicates well. Moreover, you should have some experience in sales, as well as business-level French skills (written and spoken). Solid English or German skills are obligatory. You should furthermore be willing to travel.

Further important prerequisites for this challenging job are individual initiative and self-organising skills. If you are good at organising, if you can work independently and are very structured, motivated and flexible, this responsible position might be the ideal opportunity for you.

Are you interested in becoming a Sales Manager in French speaking West Africa? Apply now through the 'apply now' button.

Package expectation:
* Basic salary + performance based bonus
* Secondary benefits negotiable
* This could be a family position
* Start date ASAP, but flexible for the right person

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Sr Business Development Manager in South Africa , South Africa

For our client we are looking for employees who show initiative, creativity, motivation and interest in a demanding and versatile job. We are searching for a Senior Business Development Manager (m/f) Sub-Saharan Africa to manage turn-key projects for modern poultry production, including erection and assembly of the corresponding buildings and systems.

About the job:
Your main challenge will be developing distribution channels and service structures for the different countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. In this role, you will cooperate closely with your colleagues from Sales and Management as well as the relevant customers in the agricultural sector. Your shared goal: creating regional structures that will allow us to place our products successfully on the market in the long term, based on their different types of application for livestock operations.

About you:
You ideally already have some experience in the agricultural sector and on the African continent and have acquired marketing and sales know-how in the past. Your skills and traits include a professional knowledge of MS Office, fluency in English (Portuguese skills are considered an advantage), high willingness to travel, entrepreneurial spirit, self-motivation and a clear focus on the customer.

Accept the challenge and benefit from opportunities for your personal development with a world market leader as well as from the security of a down-to-earth, family-owned company!

Are you interested in becoming a Senior Business Development Manager in South Africa? Apply now through the 'Apply Now' button.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Head of Agronomy and Sourcing in Burkina Faso , Burkina Faso

Our client is an established international supplier of organic and Fairtrade processed food. They have developed sustainable food chains in South America and Africa and they are looking for a Head of Agronomy and Sourcing for their processing business in Burkina Faso counting over 50 permanent staff and up to 500 seasonal workers and generating a turnover of around 3 to 4 mln Euro per year, .

The Head of Agronomy and Sourcing position is part of the Management Committee headed by the Managing Director and composed of three director’s positions:
1. Agronomy and Sourcing
2. Finance and Administration
3. Processing

The purpose of the job is to become strong in sourcing raw material and semi-finished products through direct, fair and transparent relations with producers and processors.

The position has the overall responsibility of raw material or semi-finished product procurement as well as for the agronomic department managing certifications (HACCP, NOP, EU-Organic, FLO etc.) and the development of new agricultural supply chains. The company aims for a lean management of agricultural product sourcing, certification and expansion processes with the necessary commercial, management and administrative activities

Leading a team of 15 people, driving the mission & vision of the company of which direct producer relationship and fair business practices le role responsibilities include:

For procurement:
• Manage the purchasing of raw materials and semi-finished products
• Establish the relevant contracts and supply chain flows in line with the quality requirements
• Develop the relevant network to fully understanding the market prices
• Propose and establish the relevant procurement strategies
• Compile necessary information
• Achieve full transparency in procurement from producers to processing

For Agronomy:
• Manage the internal control system and several different certificates on field as well as industry level
• Develop new supply areas / products together with producers and cooperatives
• Manage, advise and support the team of field staff and agronomists
• Develop new strategies to ensure certified supply of raw material / semi-finished products
• Increase the number of certified producers and cooperatives
• Find innovative means of collaboration with producers (mobile applications etc.)
• Train producers and suppliers on good agricultural practices, certification, quality standards, hygiene, good governance
• Ensure good execution of activities aiming to increase loyalty of producers and suppliers
• Ensure full traceability of all products sourced
• Compile necessary documentation

Requirements:
• Bachelor / Master in relevant fields
• 10+ years working experience
• 5+ years’ experience of handling Agricultural or other similar commodities / Procurement
• Understanding of procurement, Agronomy and producer management
• Previous (West) Africa experience
• Candidate with a long-term aspiration to live in Burkina Faso Familiar and enjoying dealing with local farmers, cooperatives, informal businesses, authorities, , stakeholders
• French & English (written and spoken)

Offered:
• Local contract, long term position,
• Both local and international candidates are encouraged to apply
• Start date Oct 2017

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Agronomy and Sourcing in Burkina Faso? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Managing Director in Burkina Faso , Burkina Faso

Our client is an established international supplier of organic and Fairtrade processed food. They have developed sustainable food chains in South America and Africa and they are looking for a Managing Director for their Burkina Faso development with over 50 permanent staff and up to 500 seasonal workers generating a turnover of around 3 to 4 mln Euro per year

The purpose of the job is to build a profitable business without losing track of social and environmental sustainability. Carefully managing the stakeholders, investments and the resource of the company, the Leader is hands on and pragmatic. He or she aspires to build a lean and profitable organisation whilst driving the mission & vision of the company of which direct producer relationship and fair, transparent business practices are an important part.

The Managing Director heads the Management Committee made off three director’s functions:
1. Agronomy and Sourcing
2. Finance and Administration
3. Processing

Responsibilities include :
• Lead and sustain the Management committee of the company
• Undertake all company management responsibilities both from legal and organisational point of view
• Full P&L and balance sheet responsibility
• Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget, the relevant forecasts Enhance, develop and optimise business processes, policies and internal controls
• Strategy formulation and implementation and development of business plan
• Help, support and coach the managers in achieving the companies’ goals
• Recruit key staff members
• Identify key deliverables and implement KPI to measure performance
• Enable the relevant reporting and information for the manager and shareholders, as well as for international banks and other stakeholders.
• Ensure full legal, statutory and international standards compliance
• Establish fair relations build on partnership with external partners as well as employees
• Networking, public relations

Requirements:
• Bachelor / Master in relevant fields
• 10+ years working experience
• 5+ years’ experience in leading an organisation, preferably in agro processing
• Relevant (West) Africa experience managing relatively large number of employees
• Candidate with a long-term aspiration to live in Burkina Faso
• Familiar and enjoying dealing with local authorities, producers, stakeholders
• Great reporting skills
• Strong soft skills and understanding of African cultural challenges
• French & English (written and spoken)

Offered:
• Local contract, long term position, one harvest season handover
• Both local and international candidates are encouraged to apply
• Start date October to December 2018

Are you interested in becoming a Managing Director in Burkina Faso? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017