Country Manager – Zambia

  • Full Time
  • Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Afrox Zambia Limited

Afrox Zambia Limited is the leading Gases and Welding solutions

Introduction…

Afrox Zambia Limited is a leading supplier of Gases and Welding solutions in Zambia. A vacancy exists for a Country Manager for Zambia. The main purpose of this position is to develop and implement business strategies and policies for the country to ensure that the country continues to grow and develop in line with shareholders expectations and is operated safely and ethically in the interest of all stakeholders and is sustainable in the long-term. The position reports to the Managing Director RAF (Regional Africa).

Key Accountabilities…

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with customers, suppliers, and industry players to grow the company.
  • Ensuring a safe and secure environment is created and maintained in all operations.
  • Instilling commitment to meeting the SHEQ objective of ensuring no harm comes from the company’s actions to people, the environment, or the communities in which it operates.
  • Develop and maintain an organizational structure appropriate to the changing needs of the business.Ensure that key positions are staffed, and employees developed and motivated, to the high-performing and to meet business objectives.
  • Ensuring on-going focus and improvement on internal working relationships, developing local skills and talent, and driving diversity and inclusion to attract, develop and retain the best talent and build a high-performing team.
  • Ensuring the favorable representation of the company in the local business community.
  • Ensuring that the company meet its current and future business objectives in line with the growth agenda of the Emerging Africa business unit of the Group.
  • Ensuring that financial and profitability objectives are met as well as the long-term sustainability of the company.
  • Ensuring that there is increased focus on high-performance initiatives around Customer Focus, People Excellence and Ability to Execute.
  • Ensuring that the company is always maintaining the highest level of internal controls and governance and that the principles of the Linde Code of Business Integrity are maintained in all it does.
  • Ensuring that proper legal compliance, corporate governance, financial disciplines, and controls are always maintained to safeguard the company, its assets, and its stakeholders.

Skills Required…

You are a self-driven individual with strong commercial acumen who has a natural flare for creating relationships, influencing, and interacting with the various departments in a manner that facilitates the achievement of the business goals at Afrox.  In addition, you will have the following:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Track record of successful business accomplishments, especially sales and business development
  • Customer focused and results driven.
  • High performance and teamwork orientation
  • Strategic thinking
  • Cross cultural communication and cooperation
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Business acumen

Required Qualifications / Experience…

  • Bachelor’s degree (commerce, engineering, or equivalent)
  • 5-8 years relevant experience, of which 3 years in senior management
  • Must be a member of a professional body.
  • Supply Chain management
  • Customer service management
  • Sales management

Afrox Zambia Limited is an equal opportunity employer. If you are Interested and possess the relevant qualifications and experience required kindly submit your application letter attaching C.V and relevant qualifications to: [email protected] .  Females are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd March 2024.


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