EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Complete

 

POSITION: General Manager, Zambia

 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Mechanical Component Sales and Service Subsidiary Company of a Multinational Group

 

JOB LOCATION: Zambia

 

REPORTS TO: Sales Director, Africa

 

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: 65 people

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Lead, direct and control the activities of the Zambian company so that the organisation achieves its short and long-term financial and operating objectives as set out by the Group. Assume responsibility for ensuring the legal entity operates within the legal framework of the country

 

 

GROUP BACKGROUND: Leading global mechanical component supplier

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

Should ideally be at least 35 years of age with regard to the minimum years of experience required for the position

Relevant tertiary qualification (degree or diploma), ideally in Mechanical Engineering or Commerce, is preferred but not essential

Must be a Zambian National

 

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

8 to 10 years’ experience in business management, including employment in the Business to Business industrial sector in companies that provide asset management services and solutions

A minimum of 3 years in a generalist management role leading a multifunctional team

Should have experience in distributor development and sales of mechanical or electrical equipment and parts to the end user, particularly companies in the mining sector

Should have managed a staff complement of at least 40 employees

Experience in value-based selling

Should ideally have experience within a multinational organisation

Excellent business understanding and knowledge of financial tools

 

 

Send your details in confidence to: .h.bacher@woodburnmann.co.za

 

Note: Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.