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  • Posted: Feb 6, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • TiAuto Investments (PTY) LTD is the holding company of South Africa’s best-loved brands in the retail and wholesale wheels, tyres, automotive related products and services categories. The TiAuto Investments stable comprises of 7 divisions and 14 brands, all of which share the distinction of being trusted by customers and emulated by their competito...
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    Country Manager

    Job Description

    • The successful incumbent should have a strong background in wholesale distribution and will be responsible for the development of TiAuto’s business operations in West Africa.
    • This will include existing wholesale distribution businesses in Ghana & Nigeria, and future retail roll-outs. It is envisaged that the position will require significant time “in-country” with future re-location possibility.

    Areas of Responsibilty

    • Developing the channel strategy and overseeing its execution;
    • Day to day execution of supply chain partnerships for the wholesale business;
    • Set, monitor and ensure achievement of business plan and KPI targets.
    • Make recommendations to the board on any adjustments or improvements to the business plan.
    • Identify and drive actions to improve profitability
    • Develop, lead and execute negotiations
    • Scout and identify suitable business (retail and/or wholesale) opportunities;
    • Set up the infrastructure for the new business;
    • Ensure all equipment and stock are in place;
    • Ensure marketing campaigns are set up;
    • Plan and Organise Resources;
    • Manage all training aspects to upskill local resources;
    • Build strong Customer Relations with local business partners;
    • Monthly reporting on all aspects of the businesses;

    Knowledge / Experience Required

    • 3 Year business qualification;
    • 3 - 5 years’ wholesale and management experience at a senior level;
    • Demonstrated success in launching new products and/or penetrating new markets;
    • Product knowledge (own & competitor) i.e. various suppliers tyres and rims;
    • Advanced Computer Literate Skills (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel)
    • Hands on experience in tyre industry;
    • Demonstrated ability to manage stock (stock-take, mix, etc.)
    • Experience in African countries will be an advantage;

    Skills / Behaviour Required:

    • Self-driven individual with demonstrated success, particularly in a wholesale environment;
    • Excellent presentation and selling skills;
    • Strong negotiation skills;
    • Leadership skills & the ability to coach, mentor and impart knowledge;
    • Excellent Planning & Organising Skills
    • Recruitment & interviewing skills.
    • Ability to handle conflict.
    • Cultural diversity.
    • In-depth knowledge of financial acumen (income statements, budgets etc.)
    • Excellent Customer/Service orientation
    • Ability to use initiative;
    • Professional presentation of self;
    • Collaboration focused i.e. building relationships with suppliers and customers;
    • High degree of Integrity/honesty;

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to TiAuto Investments Proprietary Limited on www.linkedin.com to apply
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