Job - AREA MANAGER
AREA MANAGER
Transport, Harare, Zimbabwe

A regional logistics organisation seeks a well experienced individual with a proven track record in management to support the Regional Manager and CEO in effectively developing and managing the sales activities as the cpmpany expands into Zimbabwe. The successful incumbent will have the responsibility to guide, mentor and train Account Managers to ensure operational excellence and effectiveness and will maintain strong relationships with service providers, suppliers and customers within the region. Applications are welcome. CVs sent. Client has acknowledged receipt of CVs and will call for initial interviews in the following days.

Position Published
27 Aug 2019
Position Updated
5 Sep 2019
Applications Received
120 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
8 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress
3 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
60% Complete
60%
27 Aug
24234
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews In Progress
Job Offer Pending
120 Applications
8 Candidates Shortlisted
3 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Regional Manager
Supervision Of
Account Managers / Branch / Diesel Truck Park Leaders
Interacts With
Management / Staff / Customers
Job Description
Ensure the recruitment of high caliber employees including Account Managers, Branch/Diesel Truck Park Leaders, Branch Agents, Pump Attendants, Security, Canteen & Maintenance Staff
Effectively manage the team and the Customers within the assigned area
Ensure all non-performance, non-compliance and misconduct issues are addressed formally and timeously according to company policy
Ensure adherence and compliance to business best operating practices, processes, procedures, policies, health, safety and environmental requirements
Plan and schedule annual visits to all sites and stations
Identify and actively pursue new business (product and service) development opportunities prioritized by return on investment within both new and existing corridors
Actively identify, grow and leverage key stakeholder/government relationships to enable and improve the pace of implementation
Provide support and input into the development and design of the sales
Develop a quarterly action plans for implementation, based on the overall sales growth plan
Investigate and integrate competitor and customer insights to identify growth opportunities and propose action plans to influence sales
Conduct regular market visits to check route coverage, competitor activity, and continuously search for new opportunities in order to increase sales in the region
Monitor, manage and ensure delivery, performance and adherence against cost savings and/or budget plans and/or spend plans/policies by all staff and sites
Lead and manage with an example of integrity, honesty, transparency and openness.
Ensure timely and effective communications of key regulatory/licensing/strategic developments and risks to the CEO and Regional Manager
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
B.Comm or equivalent Business Degree / MBA is preferred / Valid Drivers License and Passport required
Software
Trade Related
Equipment
PC / Laptop
Knowledge Of
Sales / Logistics / Operations / Finance / Business development / Corporate affairs
Skills To
Effectively use excel / Negotiate / Carry out administrative work
Ability To
Manage Business Units / Manage Conflict / Meet Sales Targets / Identify Business Opportunities
Personality
Team Player / Proffessional / Resilient / Confident
Other
Ability to speak Swahili or Portuguese
Organisation
Industry
Transport
Culture
Fast Paced / Performance Driven
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 35 and 45 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
- in USD
Not Calculated
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in RTGS.
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