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Inventory & Purchasing Manager , Malawi

Our client, active in technical installations across Sub-Sahara Africa, is looking for an Inventory & Purchasing Manager to be based at their location in Malawi.

We are looking for a result driven Inventory & Purchasing Manager, who is responsible for overall Store management, Dispatching, Inventory & Purchasing processes, as well as for fleet, spare parts, and training.

Responsibilities:
• Ability to read and understand Bill of Material;
• To implement, operate and maintain online procurement system and stock management system
• Supplier liaising to get best rates
• Inventory management: cleaning up slow moving stock, maintain good inventory levels
• Work with parties to resolve issues such as minimizing stock returns by developing, implementing and improving operational procedures
• Effectively handle Purchase Order and Stock Management Queries
• Compile weekly and monthly reports for Management
• Liaise with staff members regarding various stock requirements
• Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed

Requirements:
• Bcom in Business Administration, Finance, Supply chain management or similar
• Experience in implementation, operation and maintaining online procurement and stock management systems
• Solid knowledge of data analysis, inventory management software, and forecasting techniques.
• 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role
• Strong communication skills – Excellent command of the English language
• Leadership comes natural to you
• Excellent skills in MS Office
• Strong (project) management and interpersonal skills

Expiring: Aug 06, 2021

Head of Sales in Tanzania , Tanzania

Summary
Directs corporate real estate activities within an assigned portfolio. Supports business operations through the delivery of real estate solutions at optimal cost. Requires extensive personal interaction with business unit leadership, as well as third party service providers.

Responsibilities
- Oversees market research to identify and understand category-specific landscapes and trends
- Keep up to date with local tax laws and explain foreign investment tax incentives and its implications to clients.
- Develop and implement strategic business plan to achieve sales targets and expand our customer base
- Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships; partnering with customers to understand their business needs and objectives
- Reporting on forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of accounts and tactical budgets to key stakeholders
- Represent the sales function’s views and needs in the ongoing development of overall company objectives and contribute in the preparation of the annual departmental budget and marketing plan.
- Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team effectively communicating value propositions.
- Create reward programs that will stimulate sales team motivation and performance.
- Monitor the daily performance of the sales agents, and report on the performance in relation to achieving the established revenue targets
- Ensure through continual training and counselling that the sales team provides the highest calibre of service to the potential customers.
- Identify suitable global sales agents and manage and direct their daily activities in achieving the sales goals.

Education & Qualifications
- Bachelor's Degree required.

Requirements
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Minimum 5 years managerial experience in Residential Real Estate sales. Experience in large-scale mix use real estate developments is advantageous. Candidate must provide a proven sales track record (within the past 5 years)
- Real estate sales management experience essential
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Experience in tax incentive systems related to foreign investment advantageous

Characteristics
- Proven ability to articulate the distinct aspects of services and products
- Knowledge of how to develop client-focused, differentiated and achievable solutions
- Understanding of product positioning and value proposition

Driving Licence
- Not Required

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Sales in Tanzania? 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: Aug 08, 2021

Consulate Officer (Polish Speaking) in Tanzania , Tanzania

Summary
The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Managing Director. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management teams; organises and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.

Responsibilities
- Acting as the local point of contact and resource for key internal and external stakeholders
- Manage day-to-day administrative arrangements required for the efficient operation of the office
- Prepare and distribute daily, weekly and forward programs and assist with preparation of programs and appointments;
- Arrange receipt and dispatch of correspondence, prepare correspondence (including drafting of letters, cables and minutes)
- Arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
- Taking dictation and minutes and writing them up subsequently to produce key reports and presentations
- Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects some of which may have organizational impact.
- Communicating with teams and assisting with project management

Education & Qualifications
- A degree from a recognized university
- 3 – 4 years’ experience in a similar role
- Fluent in English and Polish (written and spoken)

Requirements
- Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Excellent communication and presentation skills: written and oral
- Ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little or no guidance.
- Ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround.
- Able to maintain a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
- Aptitude to analyse and process complex information quickly;
- Excellent organisational and information management skills;
- Ability to work on multiple tasks under pressure and meet deadlines
- Experience in decision-making with respect to sensitive and complex issues

Are you interested in becoming a Consulate Officer in Tanzania? 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: Aug 08, 2021

Sustainability Manager in Sudan , Sudan

1. Definition & Objective of Position
The Sustainability Manager will work with the Head of Corporate Sustainability and Social Impacts (CSSI) to ensure that the company's practices, processes, products and procedures are ethical, sustainable and environmentally friendly (being good). Also He/she will ensure the company is improving the quality of life for people in the country by investing in social programs that are consistent with the strategy (doing good).

Whilst the Head of CSSI will have ultimate responsibility for the development of a sustainability strategy through consultation with the full range of the company’s stakeholders, the Sustainability Manager will be primarily responsible for the implementation of that strategy across the business through ensuring the right processes, measurement and reporting systems, project management capability and communication protocols exist.

The Sustainability Manager will ensure that planning and decision making is guided the CSSI strategy, particularly with regard to the emphasis on promoting local traditions, driving innovation, supporting education and promoting local, sustainable sourcing and that their behavior will demonstrate the company's principles.

2. Primary accountabilities

2.1. Jointly with the Head of CSSI and the Chief Strategy Officer and the CEO, to develop the Sustainability Strategy
2.2. As part of this strategy development, Benchmark the company to peer companies internationally for Sustainability practices with a view to identifying best-in-class sustainable practice in key areas such as energy provision, water use/retention, packaging etc.
2.3. Build and manage a team in Sudan and in the other countries where the company operates, to implement the Sustainability Strategy.
2.4. Set up project documents and agreements, including governance structures, project policy, monitoring and evaluation processes to ensure successful of sustainability strategy implementation projects.
2.5. Ensure project management (control) processes, implementation and reporting are in line with the company’s, regulatory authorities’ and where relevant NGO’s compliance and quality standards.
2.6. Consistent with the CSSI strategy and aligned to the portfolio of consumer and commercial brands, to define plan and implement social impact initiatives that improve the quality of lives across Sudan and promote the reputation of the Company. The “do-good” projects
2.7. To help business leaders across the organization take more innovative approaches to solving business problems with sustainable / responsible solutions. To coordinate enterprise-wide “Be-Good” projects with project managers and where appropriate brand managers.
2.8. With the Head of CSSI and other members of the management team, to secure funding for projects from financial institutions, NGO’s, business partners, suppliers or other 3rd parties and from the company itself.
2.9. In collaboration with senior leadership, develop appropriate goals, metrics and KPIs for measuring the Company’s performance with respect to CSSI objectives and to ensure that such reporting is aligned to general and stakeholder specific certifications and requirements and meet / exceed expectations of such stakeholders.
2.10. To develop awareness and understanding for the CSSI agenda across the company to ensure each area of the business has an individual with clearly defined CSSI responsibilities and that such individuals are linked together to pursue program and policy implementation across the organization
2.11. To track, monitor, understand and report on the costs, financial benefits and non-financial benefits associated with all “Do Good” and “Be Good” initiatives. To develop an annual operating budget for the CSSI function.
2.12. To lead the development of an annual sustainability report which tracks our progress towards attaining the CSSI goals. Such report to be prepared in line with current GRI reporting standards

3. The Principal measures of success
Successful performance in the role will be assessed using a measurement framework.

4. Organisation authority and decision rights
Within the financial limits laid down in the manual of authorities, the Sustainability Manager has decision rights that are registered in a decision framework.

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

Expiring: Aug 06, 2021

Country Manager Cote d’Ivoire , Ivory Coast

The job
We are looking for a Country Manager to oversee the local projects and to liaise with the stakeholders of our client. The Country Manager mainly has an operational role in leading the office and managing 25+ office and field staff, and a representation role towards local farmer groups and partners. However, in your role, you will be working in collaboration with the procurement team, and with project managers responsible for various portfolio’s. The role of the Country Manager is to facilitate and enable the execution of all on the ground sustainability activities from documenting land titles for 3.000 farmers to starting 100 savings groups for farmers in Ivory Coast.

Key activities and responsibilities

1. Represent the organization towards clients, donors, govt agencies and sector partners
• Be a spokesperson at sector events/conferences, and feed sector developments to HQ
• Maintain meaningful relationships with govt offices and sector partners
• Identify and develop new partnerships with local funding or implementing partners
• Organize partnership events and field trips for client representatives

2. Manage the country office with sustainability team of 50+ of program managers and field teams
• Ensure internal communication (meetings, documents) to document and align with the team on project targets and planning, procurement volumes and task division between the team members.
• Manage recruitment, HR performance management, personal development for all staff
• Support office processes, such legal entity establishment, rent, insurance, CAPEX procurement
• Ensure alignment within the team, facilitating exchange and coordination among different portfolio’s

3. Monitor progress of certification, mapping and traceability activities of suppliers and coordinate M&E digital data collection with project managers and the field staff;
• Directly manage the certification officer in the planning and execution of field activities (such as farmer trainings, certification audits, premium payments)
• Provide support to M&E project manager on the strategy and execution of farmer database management, mapping and traceability recordkeeping to ensure up to date reporting to HQ
• Report to HQ on project indicators and with narrative reports for client/donor programs

4. Supplier relation management and support on procurement and shipment
• Maintain relations with farmer group management to facilitate project execution and procurement
• Coordinate annual contracting with farmer groups on volume + sustainability premiums
• Directly manage the Shipment liaison to realize shipment

5. Finance and project audits
• Manage and optimize the expenditure of country budget and cash request, by identifying cost savings and synergies and finding solutions when budget lines risk to be exceeded
• Ensure accurate financial administration for management reports and coordinate financial project audits (financial report, time sheets etc)
• Coordinate contracted premium payments to suppliers and liaise on cashflow for operations with financial management of suppliers

Qualities we are looking for
• A bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in Business, International Development or related field
• At least 5 years’ experience in operational management and leading a team
• Experience in managing field activities in rural context
• Comfortable with intercultural communication
• Working well in a fast-paced working environment
• Self-starter, problem-solver, an ambitious and passionate worker
• Driven to improve projects and procedures
• Fluency in English and French

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager Cote d’Ivoire? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Aug 06, 2021

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