Job - COUNTRY MANAGER - ZAMBIA
COUNTRY MANAGER - ZAMBIA
Digital Energy Services , Lusaka, Zambia

As Country Manager your role will be to manage the day to day operations of the Zambian business unit. You will have several direct reports, and will also be responsible for managing all sub contracted resources for the Zambian company. Your value to the company is directly related to your ability to manage the team that delivers against quarterly operational and sales targets. You will report directly to the Group executive team who will work with you to set quarterly targets for the team.

Position Published
25 Feb 2019
Position Updated
25 Feb 2019
Applications Invited
183 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
8 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
60% Complete
60%
25 Feb
22951
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
183 Applications
8 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Group Executive Team
Supervision Of
Zambian business unit. Several direct reports
Interacts With
Sub contracted resources; Management and Team
Job Description
Developing, training and managing sales and operations teams
Ensuring project installation, maintenance, customer service and sales targets are all achieved
Maintaining tight controls on company assets
Maintaining up to date financial and accounting records
Ensuring all regulatory requirements are in compliance
Improving overall company operational efficiency
Establishing and controlling budgets
Managing, planning and executing project plans for a portfolio of power system sites
Liaising with project stakeholders such as funders, government agencies, regulators and community members
Managing sub-contractors during installations on site in Zambia for several weeks at a time.
Managing partner relations
Developing management reports in accordance with funding and executive team requirements
Taking overall responsibility for company safety
Travel throughout Zambia and Southern Africa for site work and training as needed
Enforcing, developing and improving upon company standard operating procedures
Identifying cost saving opportunities
Identifying revenue enhancing opportunities
Hiring and training support personnel against organizational growth target plans
Completing quarterly self-review and collaborate with management on training progress and goals.
Candidate Specification
Experience
10 years
Education Level
Masters Degree
Qualifications
Masters Degree from top tier University in Business Management
Software
Highly computer literate
Equipment
Job related
Knowledge Of
Engineering intensive work, energy services, microgrid business
Skills To
Highly organized and strong attention to detail
Ability To
Work in a fast paced environment where constant change is the norm and individual initiative taking is encouraged.
Personality
Resourceful, hardworking and honest.
Other
Possess a valid Drivers License
Organisation
Industry
Digital Energy Services
Culture
A fast paced environment, dynamic
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 35 and 55 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Remuneration
Negotiable
Fringe Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Vehicle/petrol allowance
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