COUNTRY HEAD - 071114-003

Intitulé du Poste


Type de contrat





As part of its business expansion, our client is looking to hire a Country Head who will control all aspects of the management of the DRC portfolio.
The Country Head will report to the CEO and the board

Poste et missions

Specific duties include: 

•Day-to-day management of DRC assets and portfolio. 
•Driving business development and sales: managing sales agents, building relationships with key clients (corporates, government agencies, NGOs, schools, medical facilities, etc).
•Managing project budget: preparation of sales forecasts, operating cost budgets, capex budgets, cash flow management, within agreed budget guidelines.
•Managing infrastructure rollout: supervising contractors, ensuring infrastructure works are on time and in budget.
•Relationship management with municipal and national government, shareholders, and other stakeholders.
•Managing consultants and local staff. Establish effective structures and performance management frameworks in the development of staff f or continuous improvement in delivery of project objectives.
•Developing the procurement, planning and risk management and execution processes for the successful delivery of the required infrastructure using the appropriate tools to ensure delivery on time, to specification and within the approved budget.
•Communicating the vision and values to staff, stakeholders and the wider public.

Profil et compétences requises

Advanced degree in Sales or related discipline
•Minimum 10 years of work experience of which at least 5 years have been spent living and managing a profit business in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Ideally this took place in DRC/Lubumbashi)
•Demonstrated business development experience
•Demonstrated project management experience of driving projects from inception to completion
•Providing organizational leadership for the realization of the Company business Strategy
•Urban development / real estate background is preferred but not critical
•English and French language fluency required
•Self starter – can operate with limited guidance in a difficult environment
•High-energy, extrovert personality
•Able to adapt to local cultural sensitivities
•Team player
•Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Pack

Votre Dossier

We invite you to post your resume and cover letter (mention the job title in the subject of your request: "COUNTRY HEAD" on our website: , before November, 23rd 2014.