OUR CLIENT:
A FMCG start-up in the bottled and drinking-water segment in Tanzania.

JOB TITLE:
CEO

OVERSEEING:
Finance, Logistics, Sales, Marketing

REPORTING TO:
Board of Directors

JOB PURPOSE:
To give overall direction and leadership toward the achievement of the company’s vision, mission, and annual goals and objectives.

JOB LOCATION:
Bunena, Bukoba Municipality, Tanzania (Open to EAC Nationals)

RESPONSIBILITES

·       Develop and implement an annual business plan that successfully delivers results and meets strategic objectives of the company

·       Ensure the company consistently presents a credible and positive image to its stakeholders and the general public

·       Manage and hold responsibility for business decisions

·       Manage investment and business risks

·       Collaborate with the Board to define and articulate the company’s vision and to develop strategies for achieving that vision;

·       Lead the implementation of the organization’s Strategy with the Board and proactively provide insights and direction to the implementation of committed and planned projects on time and budget;

·       Develop organizational key performance indicators that support the strategic direction set by the Board and correlate with annual operating budgets;

·       Oversee the complete operations of the organization in accordance with the direction established in the strategic plans;

·       Establish effective internal monitoring and control systems in executing the Strategy;

·       Inform the Board and about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy-making;

·       Direct the organization’s business growth as well as increase the company’s market share and revenue;

·       Keep the Board fully informed on the financial health of the organization and all the critical factors influencing the company;

·       Oversee implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluations across all business units within the organization;

·       Provide general oversight of all organizational operations in order to ensure a smoothly functioning and efficient organization;

·       Evaluate the company and Executive staff’s performance on a quarterly basis;

·       Manage good relations with external stakeholders in order to build a strong corporate image;

·       Inculcate a result-based management culture as well as a robust and conducive work environment to improve performance and accountability for all staff.

 

Board member duties:

·       Contribute to the development of the Strategic Plan by determining strategic options, selecting those to be pursued, and deciding the means to implement and support them;

·       Contribute to the development of the mission and vision of the organization and assuring that all actions are related to and adhere to that mission;

·       Set overall corporate policies in line with the organization’s vision, mission and strategic plan;

·       Attend, contribute and deliberate on issues presented at Board meetings;

·       Recommend policy positions to the Board.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

·        A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Management or other related field

·        Fluent in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili

·        Demonstrated distinguished leadership with a track record of achievements in the private sector backed with a minimum ten (5) years in senior management / executive level roles.

·        Experience in nurturing corporate business relationships and establishment of long-term symbiotic partnerships with external stakeholders;

·        Demonstrated results in growing a business or expanding a market;

·        Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales or other equally challenging business objectives.

·        Strong product solution selling skills, including extensive experience calling on key executives.

·        Profound understanding of business dynamics within area of control, as a basis for informed business decision-making.

·        Competitive intelligence in account planning and sales activities to develop counter strategies that will neutralize competitive influence on the customer's buying decisions.

·        Ability to make decisions

·        Ability to think and act strategically

·        Analytical skills

·        Ability to delegate

·        Communication and interpersonal skills

·        Problem solving skills

·        Presentation skills

·        Ability to take initiative

·        Planning and coordinating skills

·        Ability to network, build and maintain relationships

·        High level of integrity and dependability

TERMS:

 

·       Salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

·       Employment available under a two years’ contract renewable on merit

 

APPLICATION:

Send your CV (in Word format) titled with your Name via email with the Subject Line as “CEO Tanzania” to jobs [at] genesisconsult.net not later than 4 April 2016. No phone calls please.

In your application, please specify:

       i.         Current Gross Salary with Benefits;

      ii.         Expected Gross Salary with Benefits; and

     iii.         Experience in FMCG Sector.