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United Bank for Africa Plc

Team Lead, Agency Banking Support

Lagos, Nigeria

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Senior Operations Manager

Closing: Jul 14, 2022

13 days remaining

Published: Jun 16, 2022 (15 days ago)

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Pivotage Consulting has been retained to conduct a search for a top-level management position in a reputable client organization. This brief provides limited information about the role of interested persons. 

Our Client 

Our client, the world’s largest off-grid solar energy company with a presence in Africa and Asia and with products that serves an estimated 53million people across 35 countries is seeking to appoint a seasoned  Senior Operations Manager. 




Responsibilities

Pivotage Consulting has been retained to conduct a search for a top-level management position in a reputable client organization. This brief provides limited information about the role of interested persons. 

Our Client 

Our client, the world’s largest off-grid solar energy company with a presence in Africa and Asia and with products that serves an estimated 53million people across 35 countries is seeking to appoint a seasoned  Senior Operations Manager. 




Reporting to the COO, you will be responsible for:  

  • Leading a highly effective team within the company’s fastest-growing markets in the West African region, while developing efficient and scalable systems to meet our customer needs. 

  • Overseeing a team responsible for supply chain, last-mile distribution, import, export, transportation and reverse logistics of innovative products focused on powering access to brighter lives. 

In your capacity to manage the business, you will: 

  • Lead the development and continuous improvement within the operations teams and provide guidance for team members’ careers.  

  • Meet KPI goals aligned with the short- and long-term goals of the business by enhancing delivery times, optimizing operational costs, and response. 

  • Monitor and manage the inventory needs of our West African entities. Coordinate with sales and manufacturing departments to meet business needs and timelines.  

  • Design and implement efficient processes for the last mile distribution. Oversee the process of product removals, and completeness of reverse logistics kits. 

  • Coordinate with technology teams to ensure company systems including applications meet operational needs. 

  • Closely monitor any changes in tax/ duty within the region and escalate any changes.

  • Liaise with customers’ operations teams to ensure delivery needs are met on time. 

  • Lead an efficient and effective procurement department.


Ideal Candidate Profile 

  • 10+ years of experience in supply chain and logistics, fintech, import & export, or renewable energy space and have demonstrated previous management experience across West Africa.

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or equivalent.

  • Experience in managing a team at the country level. Last-mile distribution experience preferred

  • Highly analytical with a high degree of competency in ERP, Excel/Google Sheets, BI software  (Looker, Microsoft BI, and Tableau). Knowledge of SAP S4 HANA is desirable. 

  • Knowledge of the relevant legislation concerning the region. 

  • Knowledge of import/export, transport routes, warehousing, and distribution network

  • Experience in business planning, procurement, warehouse, retail management, and fleet management.  Local Assembly experience is a plus 

  • Open to travel 30% of the time. 


For the Right Candidate 

  • This position, which is to be filled immediately, offers excellent career opportunities and highly competitive remuneration to the right candidate. 



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