Country Manager

Website Kestria Zambia

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We are a proud representative of Kestria, the world’s largest alliance of boutique executive search firms in Zambia. Kestria’s reach currently spans 40+ countries and 90+ cities and counting. We assist clients to achieve their commercial objectives in the most effective and efficient way possible while maintaining the highest level of advisory.

Our client, a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, is seeking a creative and highly motivated Country Manager to join their dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and strategize business development initiatives, overseeing all aspects of operations within Zambia.
  • Manage the Profit and Loss (P&L), ensuring financial objectives are met and exceeded.
  • Drive sales efforts and associated activities, leveraging your expertise in negotiation and relationship building.
  • Uphold adherence to local laws concerning tax and data protection, executing statutory obligations diligently.
  • Recruit, mentor, and manage a high-performing team, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.
  • Cultivate and maintain robust relationships with public sector entities and key stakeholders.
  • Conduct periodic analysis of product and user needs, guiding strategic decisions with actionable insights.
  • Contribute as a visionary in policy formulation and implementation, shaping industry standards through innovation and foresight.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field; a Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated skill in sales and negotiation, with a track record of driving revenue growth.
  • Proven experience in government negotiation and lobbying.
  • Thought-leader in policy formulation and implementation.
  • Solid understanding of business fundamentals, particularly in Profit and Loss management.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in management.
  • Previous experience in the telecommunications.
  • Possessing a sober-minded approach and exemplary office etiquette.

To apply, send CV, cover letter, and qualifications copies to [email protected]  by 3rd April 2024, with “Country Manager” in the subject line.

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