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Country Director – Homabay County, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Qualification:
  • A (post)degree (with honors or distinction) in Business, Operations Management, or a related field.
  • Experience working in a start-up, social enterprise, or scaling commercial operations in a related field is highly preferred.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to understand the market, business intelligence, and stay updated on industry-related technical developments
  • An entrepreneur who has grown a business before, with extensive and proven experience delivering business operations that fully respond to customer needs.
  • Operations ‘guru’ with proficiency in scaling commercial operations, technology, business systems and after-sales functions.
  • Experience applying principles of Operational Excellence and Lean Management
  • Engineering understanding and strong project management skills.
  • Experience working with rural communities or the off-grid market. East Africa, leasing and/or consumer durables experience preferred.
  • Humble, curious, and influential leader with strong people management skills.
  • Capacity to manage multiple priorities and deliver high-quality work on schedule and work with multicultural teams and across boundaries.
  • Creative, analytical, and structured thinker with the ability to simplify complex details without cutting corners or losing sight of the big picture.
  • Highly effective and culturally sensitive communicator; excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:
  • Grow commercial operations by being responsible for setting goals/objectives and plans for business growth.
  • Establish and improve robust systems and processes to deliver objectives in the most efficient and effective way.
  • Oversee the identification of and negotiation with suppliers to procure components at appropriate prices, timelines, and specifications to meet business needs.
  • Build trust and synergetic relations with key suppliers, partners, and stakeholders; act as a point of contact for important shareholders, and clearly guide expert engineers/consultants on individual technology projects.
  • Recruit, lead and motivate staff to advance employee engagement and develop a world-class team.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, priorities, and markets and act as a spokesperson and thought leader for Company when relevant.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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