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Our client, a growing wholesale/retail and distribution company, is looking for an experienced General Manager to join them. Read More

Develops overall strategic direction and performance criteria in liaison with department heads.
Presents strategy to the CEO for approval.
Ensures this is translated into measurable strategic objectives and monitors key indicators.
Ensures regional strategic objectives are incorporated and aligned to country strategic development initiatives.
Ensures strategic objectives are translated into business plans and budgets and all policies and procedures are accordingly aligned.
Ensures regular and structured monitoring of strategy and objective achievement through a formal reporting and appraisal structure with subordinates.
Determines the policy and system to be used for performance management.
Ensures all subordinates are trained in the use of the system.
Agrees with subordinates key performance areas and indicators.
Ensures measurement of output against indicators and conducts regular performance appraisal interviews with subordinates.
Diaries and ensures follow up actions are taken.
Provides technical, managerial and personal, mentoring, coaching and counselling to subordinates.
Ensures subordinates are trained and developed to bets practice international standards.
Provides ethical guidance and leadership.
Ensures a structured and regular evaluation of activities is built into new plans and activities.
Actively seeks opportunities for business development.
Undertakes feasibility study for such opportunities in view of a complex matrix of sustainability factors.
Decides on resource allocation for opportunities identified as meeting identified parameters.
Determines whether CEO approval is required.
Executes plans and monitors and reviews and revises as required.
Determines level of relationship management required based on strategic objectives.
Identifies clients for management, advises subordinates and develops strategy for management.
Continuously seeks opportunities for relationship enhancement and business opportunities for the company.
Evaluates success of strategy on a regular basis and changes strategy accordingly.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $6000 gross vehicle medical

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Related degree, diploma or qualification would be an advantage
Key Skills
Minimum of 5 years at a senior management level
Strong general / finance / retail experience

Additional Requirements


Our Client a large and growing organisation is now looking for a Chief Executive Officer to join the team. The CEO will be responsible for leadership and management of the Company in accordance with the strategic direction set, together with the Board of Directors. The role also entails being ultimaRead More

The duties will include
To work with the board in the development of the Companys vision, mission and strategy
To lead and oversee the implementation of the strategies
To ensure the Company is appropriately organized and staffed.
To ensure that expenditures of the Company are within the authorized budget
To assess the principal risks and ensure that these are being monitored and mitigated
To ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place
To sit on committees of the Board where appropriate
To lead by example and have the vision to take the business forward.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: Up to $15,000 Gross

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
A degree would be an added advantage but achievements and experience will be considered more highly.
Key Skills
Must have executive level experience but also have operational, sales, marketing and a good financial grasp as well.
Should have experience of the FMCG or Retail industry, so a fast paced environment
Regional or International experience would be considered highly beneficial
Must have a track record of growing a business.

Additional Requirements

Executive Level
Strong financial understanding
Lusaka, Zambia

Our Client is looking for a Operations Manager to join their team in Lusaka
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The candidates primary focus will be to manage the supply and transport of products to and from Zambia.
The candidate must be able to liaise and manage relationships with suppliers and clients.
The successful candidate will also need to be agile to accommodate for high-stress and often dynamic situations
Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Manage the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organizations mission -- specifically, management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
Liaise with suppliers and manage client SLA’s.
Manage production pipeline.
Stock management and transport thereof.
Managing day to day processing of supplier deliveries.
Drive initiatives that contribute to long-term operational excellence

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
At least 3 years experience in Operations Management <br> Strong background and work experience in Zambia with regards to business practice and culture.<br> Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word and outlook.<br> Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.<br> Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style<br>
Key Skills
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment
Open to direction and Collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done
Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization.
Ability to look at situations from several points of view
Persuasive with details and facts
Delegate responsibilities effectively
High comfort level working in a diverse environment

Additional Requirements


Our Client is an excellent regional organisation who is now looking for a dynamic couple to join them to run the Copperbelt, Zambia Branch. The couple would act as Branch Manager and Administrator/Accounts ManagerRead More

This is a new branch of a large company opening in Kitwe, Zambia. The first duties of the role will be to assist the Country Manager to set up all operations
Once open the couple will take responsibility for all day to day activities of the branch, liaising with clients, sales and growing the business, dealing with finance and admin.
The client is happy to look at any nationalities for these roles.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $5000 per month min. but this is highly negotiable accommodation

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Relevant business or finance or administration related degrees are preferred<br> Must have valid passports and be willing to relocate to Copperbelt, Zambia
Key Skills
Must have some retail experience and be a good all-rounders
Have good admin and accounts experience
the couple must work well as a team and be prepared to share accommodation - this role would be ideal for a married couple or couple in civil partnership team
Portuguese speaking preferred but not essential
4 -6 years experience.

Additional Requirements

Married Couple
Branch Manager
Finance & Accounts

Our Client, a large manufacturing organisation is looking for a General Manager / Managing Director to join the team , and report to the Chairman of the Board.Read More

This role will be responsible for managing all functions such as Finance, Engineering, Production, Sales and HR on a daily basis. As well one of the major KPIs is to aggressively develop the business opportunities internally in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania and Africa as a whole, while maintaining legal compliance and good corporate governance is paramount.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
To qualify you must be a graduate with a proven track record of managing a business successfully. <br> An Engineering Degree, as well as a post graduate qualification such as an MBA, would be an added advantage. <br> A Chartered Accountant with a good business mind will also be seriously considered.
Key Skills
Must have extensive experience in all areas of business and have a proven track record of delivering at a senior level
Sales and marketing should be key strengths as well as a strong financial understanding.

Additional Requirements

Managing Director
General Manager

Our client, a large FMCG company, is now looking for a suitable Graduates to join a fast paced global organization.
Locations to include: Zimbabwe/Zambia/Mozambique/South Africa.
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Looking for talented candidates who have the drive and potential to develop into future business leaders.
Enjoys working in different countries.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $1000 gross

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Recent graduates with at least 2.1 or better in the following disciplines: Finance, Marketing, HR or Operations <br>
Key Skills
Assertive, Self Motivated, Result Driven
A systematic way of working - ability to organize and manage work effectively
Excellent communications/social skills
Problem solver
Multicultural awareness is an added advantage
Willing and able to accept and inspire responsibility
Internship experience or one year’s experience
Internship/ professional experience is an added advantage

Additional Requirements


Our client is looking to recruit a new Workshop Administration Manager to manage the workshop, stores and procurement function for 4 different entities so needs to have strong management skills and be innovative in terms of improving the control systems. The role is very much a Senior Strategic ManaRead More

The scope of responsibilities of the Workshop Administration Manager include:
Provide efficient and effective day to day management of workshop, stores and procurement;
Design and implement state of the art workshop, stores and procurement systems and processes in conjunction with the Group CTO and other stakeholders to:
- Provide detailed analysis of all CPK/CPH data, seeking cost saving solutions.
- Monitor and access breakdowns to seek solutions to reduce the number.
- Identify cost saving opportunities and reduce costs within the workshop, stores and procurement processes;
- Control fuel consumption on trucks based on E-check Assistant reports;
Set process standards and measures in the form of scorecards to monitor all aspects of costs and workshop performance, related to trucks, trailers, plant and equipment and all company vehicles, including where necessary CPK and CPK reporting.
Assist and advise management on disposal of assets whether selling, scrapping and/or write off;
Develop policies and procedures, compliant with HSES regulations, for all work processes in the workshop and stores, including anti-theft measures, housekeeping, security of assets (tools, spare parts, diesel, etc);
Ensure all FMS (Fleet Management System) stores procedures are followed and ensure that job orders are always kept up to date;
Ensure that procedures provide for optimum housekeeping practice to keep assets in original condition, in place, and easily accessed through proper storage techniques and shelving;
Manage unscheduled downtime of fleet units to 30 minutes by ensuring processes pro-actively support the provision of all services (Stores, spares availability, tools, etc) to get trucks out within the shortest possible time without prejudice to quality work;
Ensure workshop provides detailed information to procurement about spares needs, in order to ensure that all spares purchased meet manufacturers and company specifications and in time;
Ensure the maintenance, servicing and roadworthiness of all vehicles are attended to on time and within agreed performance indicators and where they are not, take corrective measures.
Manage systems to maintain and manage all data and records of the fleet in FMS that identify vehicle movement between fleets and consistency of FMS record of such movements.
Monitor assignment of work areas by workshop management and that they ensure the timely completion of tasks with the tools and repair equipment at their disposal;
Drive adherence to all standard operating procedures (SOP) provided by the manufacturer of the machine/vehicle or its agent, through the assistant managers and supervisors at each BU.
Establish and maintain a strong and professional working relationship and an open communication channel with operations and legal departments, to assist, amongst others, on accident evaluations, quotations, and all driver and/or workshop deductions relating to misuse or damage of equipment;
Work together with operations department on drivers role in reducing number of accidents and maintenance costs;
Ensure that all workshop and stores accidents are reported and investigated in terms of the regulations and liaise with the legal team;
Promote a culture of responsibility for work areas through attention to housekeeping, professionalism and cleanliness;
Manage, supervise, support and develop Workshop, Stores and Procurement team at the BU’s, ensuring a high level of motivation, discipline and morale;
Manage the hiring of new staff policy, their training and induction;
Monitor work attendance and manage irregular situations through HR and/or Legal departments, in order to take corrective actions and/or Disciplinary processes.
Manage the breakdown process in terms of assignation and attendance through the management and supervisory team;
Perform other tasks as may be required by the CEO and/or his Deputy.
The salary would be dependent on experience. Leave is 30 days, and accommodation would be the candidates responsibility, although the company would assist with the process of finding suitable accommodation.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $7,000 - $10,000 CTC per month based on experience

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
Academic Background: Degree in Mechanical Engineer or other Technical Mechanic background;<br> Experience required (minimum): 7 years, preferably in Transports, managing a medium/large workshop;<br> Good understanding of the business and business needs;<br> Excellent IT knowledge: good knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel);<br> Age (minimum / maximum): 35-50;<br> Others: English - full command of the English language, both written and spoken;<br> Time availability: willingness to work nights and weekends as per workload;<br>
Key Skills
Excellent analytical skills;
Good judgment and strong profit orientation;
Display high levels of responsibility and accountability;
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
Planning and Organization Skills;
Decision making skills;
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness approach;
Show interest in developing direct reports;
Ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself and any of your direct reports;
Available to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role;

Additional Requirements

We are looking for an experienced Managing Director to control and oversee all business operations, people and ventures.The ideal candidate will be a strategist and a leader able to steer the company to the most profitable direction while also implementing its vision, mission and long term goals. <Read More

Develop and execute the company’s business strategies in order to attain the goals of the board and shareholders
Provide strategic advice to the board and Chairperson so that they will have accurate view of the market and the company’s future
Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities
Ensure company policies and legal guidelines are communicated all the way from the top down in the company and that they are followed at all times
Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners and authorities
Oversee the company’s financial performance, investments and other business ventures
Delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance
Read all submitted reports by lower rank managers to reward performance, prevent issues and resolve problems
Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile
Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
School Mandatory - Grade 12/Matric<br> Tertiary Business/Technical relevant Degree/Diplomas<br> ISO/HCCP training and experience<br> Work Experience - 10 Years experience in FMCG Manufacturing, minimum of 5 years at a senior management level<br> Professional Bodies - Advantage but not required<br>
Key Skills
Proven experience as Managing Director or other managerial position
Demonstrable experience in developing strategic and business plans
Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company
Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance
Familiarity with corporate law and management best practices
Excellent organisational and leadership skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities

Additional Requirements

Managing Director

Our Client is looking for an experienced General Manager to join their team. Read More

Duties to include:
Co-ordination and management of group operations
Maintaining good relationships with suppliers and customers
Staff management and motivation
Budgeting and forecasts
Financial management
Managing imports & distribution across Zimbabwe
Must be happy to do some travelling

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $4500 p/month plus company vehicle and bonus structure

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Business or Technical Degree would be a distinct advantage <br> Minimum of 5 years senior management experience
Key Skills
Ability to lead and motivate a team
Target Driven

Additional Requirements

Import & Distribution

Our Client is an excellent regional organisation who is now looking for a dynamic Branch Manager/General Manager to join the team.Read More

This is a new branch of a large company opening in Kitwe, Zambia. The first duties of the role will be to assist the Country Manager to set up all operations
Once open the role will take responsibility for all day to day activities of the branch, liaising with clients, sales and growing the business.
The Client is happy to look at Zimbabwean's for this role.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: $3000 - $4000 ctc as a guide but negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
A relevant business or related degree is preferred.
Key Skills
Must have some retail experience and be a good all-rounder
Portuguese speaking preferred but not essential
4 -6 years experience.

Additional Requirements

Branch Manager
General Manager

Our Client iss currently seeking the services of an experienced General Manager to lead a diverse team based country-wide, providing strategic direction.
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Establish business plans for a site location in connection with the overall Business Strategy
Ensures site goals, objectives and measures are established and implements through his leadership team
Maintains successful operations and financial performance in order to meet business objectives
Provides management oversight to ensure adherence to a Lean Six sigma philosophy for producing high quality products in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner while meeting customer delivery requirements
Routinely interfaces and negotiates with customers senior management
Leads discussions between the site and other regulatory agencies and has primary accountability for resolving complex compliance issues and for ensuring licensing renewals
Selects, coaches, and develops direct reports
Maintains manufacturing capabilities, establishes strong quality culture and dedication to continuous improvement, drives safety culture and achieves accident-free work place
Drives and maintains Lean Manufacturing Culture.

  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: 7000.00

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Relevant Commerce Degree.<br> Must be computer literate with knowledge of Excel. <br> SAP knowledge an advantage.<br>
Key Skills
Proven senior leadership skills
Strong management ability in leading a diverse team.
Dynamic, driven and a strong focus on achievement of results.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Organisational and analytical skills.
Communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills.
Customer focus.
Strong business acumen.
Strong negotiation skills.
Good analytical thinking skills.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong planning and organising skills.
Ability to lead a team.

Additional Requirements