General Manager (Country Manager / MD / Civil Eng. / Scaffolding / Construction), Tanzania

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, South Africa
Date Posted: 23-03-2018
Ref: MIM
Client Description:
Our Client is one of the leading international companies in the formwork, scaffolding and engineering sector and has an effective local presence through more than 50 subsidiaries in the 90 countries around the world employing approximately 6,700. 
Role Overview
Our client required an experienced Manager to be based in Tanzania, the successor would need to have management and leadership skills and prior exposure to managing teams. A civil Engineering qualification is a must and preference will go to Tanzanian citizen or candidates already based in the country with the rights to work already in place.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • General and administrative management of the subsidiary, including HR management
  • Profit and loss responsibility for the subsidiary
  • Responsible for the strategic alignment of the subsidiary with the group strategy
  • Development and management of all sales-related activities within Tanzania Office
  • Ongoing improvement of internal processes with the target of enhanced efficiency and alignment of the processes with the group processes
  • Optimization of the processes within the technical department, with the target to ensure the best solution for the clients
Education & Experience Required:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering 
  • Experience in construction industry is a must
  • Proven track record on how to successfully manage a team
  • Proven track record in sales.
  • Developed network of contacts in construction industry in Tanzania is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability for strategic thinking, planning and execution
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Strong work ethic, trustful, open and reliable
  • Fluency in English, Swahili will be advantageous
  • Willingness to live in Dar Es Salaam and familiar with local business culture
  • Commercial experience in sales is essential
  • Min 5 years commercial experience in sales and managing a branch or own business in Tanzania
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Michelle Muir
Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment 
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