The General Manager is to further develop the business operations to a high effective organization.
The prospective candidate will report directly to the Head of Business Development Africa and support the expansion into new West African Markets. The candidate will lead approximately 25 employees.
The future General Manager will be responsible for the management of strategic partnerships in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and commercial sector starting various local websites and ICT products. Main tasks include amongst others the responsibility for the turn over, for running and future projects and for the business development. Furthermore, the candidate is going to extend external networking as well as optimizing local sales and the customer service.
Moreover, the General Manager will take care of the whole recruitment and staffing process, the employee development and trainings.
More than 5 years of experience in building and managing teams, preferably in a high-growth start-up environment.
Sales, Marketing or Account Management Experience
Experience / network within West Africa is appreciated
The ideal candidate is a hands-on, result-oriented, proactive person, who makes solid decisions based on key figures, fixes things quickly and demonstrates considerable experience.
In detail, the candidate should fulfill the following characteristics:
Excellent analytical Skills
Willingness to perform and stress resistance
Leadership skills & assertiveness
Proactiveness innovation, solution-orientation
Excellent interpersonal skills
"Can-do"-attitude, resolute, demand-driven
Team fit with a young and dynamic group of people
Strong communication skills & cultural sensitivity
Fast learner, ability to adapt quickly to new environments
Creative approach to unconventional circumstances
Ability to work in small teams and deliver on tight deadlines
Native or fluent English
The total remuneration is comprised of a fixed salary plus a bonus.
The salary range for this position will be commensurate with education, experience and scope of responsibilities.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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