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Business Head, West Africa Via Datum Recruitment Services

Date Posted: 03/Feb/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Business Head (Sales & Marketing Jobs in West Africa)

The incumbent will have overall strategic and operational responsibility (P&L) for the business, to align the business for maximum success while upholding the firm’s long-held, core values.

Desired Candidate Profile

Experience in Western Africa
• Exposure of P&L responsibilities in any manufacturing sector.
• Demonstrate ability to lead and coordinate multifunctional team in a fast paced environment.
• Build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity.
• Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values.
• Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships.
• Strategic planning and organizational skills.
• Analytical and critical thinking ability.
• Strong interpersonal skills with effective written and verbal communication.
• Ability to lead a multi-cultural team to achieve department and business finance demands.
• Ability to enforce discipline and motivate people.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities while planning and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work without day to day management direction, possess initiative and a positive attitude towards teamwork.
• Understands protocol while interacting with the management maintaining a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality.
Job Description

Leadership and Planning:
• Provide leadership to position the company as a leading manufacturer of engineering Products in west Africa.
• Serve as the lead manager of the business and foster a conducive business environment that is both nurturing internally and competitive with the market externally.
• Design the West African expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for deeper penetration into the existing markets and expansion into new territories/products.
Sales & Marketing:
• Build a robust and sustainable sales and distribution network aiming towards achieving the right mix of channel partners.
• Counter sales volume shrinkage and customer base shrinkage.
• Build company’s image by collaborating with customers, government agencies, and other external parties.
• Integrate the Sales Plan and Budget and execute the sales plan operating on sustained profitability.
Financial Management:
• Oversee preparation of annual budgets, monitor cash flow and ensure overall financial health of the company.
HR and General Administration:
• Recruit, lead, coach, develop, and retain company's high-performance senior management team while ensuring measurement of performances that can be effectively and objectively tracked and communicated to the top management; end goal to build a dream team.
• Effective forward and feedback communication systems between management and staff are established and disseminated to all staff to inculcate team spirit.
• Oversee day to day activities at the plant to ensure smooth, effective and ethical business practices.
Organization : Leading MNC in West Africa

Company Profile

Our client is a leading group in West Africa.


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