Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Mobisol ,Managing Director Job Vacancy in Tanzania

The Managing Director (MD) will work in partnership with Mobisol’s CEO, CFO
and Head of Business Development, based in Berlin and local heads of
departments, and have significant management responsibility for all angles
of the Tanzanian and Rwandan businesses. First and foremost, the candidate
must be able to execute on day-to-day operations and drive growth while
marketing to and serving the rural “Bottom of the pyramid.”  This involves
organising the streamlining of the supply chain and distribution, internal
operations and processes, designing sales strategies, controlling costs and
recommending investments, managing staff, and developing local and regional

Key Responsibilities:
Provide direction and leadership towards achievement of Mobisol’s vision,
mission and strategic objectives, in line with the company’s growth
Develop, drive and oversee strategic business development and growth, also
outside of Tanzania and Rwanda.
Oversee the design, promotion and delivery of quality operations, products
and services to customers.
Ensure prudent management and utilisation of company resources within
approved budget, guidelines, policies, laws and regulations.
Establish, implement and enforce a robust company-wide risk management
framework and systems.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of all direct reports.
Ensure the company maintains good relationships with customers, the Board
of Directors, partners, investors, stakeholders and the general public.
Ensure submission of performance reports to investors and the Board of
Mode of Application:
Please send your CV and cover letter to quoting
the position in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 5 December 2014.

Mobisol is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from
qualified women and men. All applications are appreciated, but only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Desired Skills and Experience

MBA or Masters in General Management, and/or Engineering or other related
10 – 15 years’ experience in a similar position, with a similar level of
responsibility/seniority, in a fast growing industry.
Minimum 3 years on the ground experience managing complex operations in
East Africa.
A proven track record of successfully scaling up operations is a must.
Demonstrable experience in managing large teams, especially with planning,
leading and managing change.
Highly organized, with the ability to set priorities and enforce them, and
to meet deadlines.
High level of interpersonal skills, especially the effective management of
culturally diverse teams.
Understanding of how to develop and lead senior-level partnerships.
Strong sense of initiative and urgency.
Strong oral and communication skills.
Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required. Knowledge of German is a plus.
Ability to travel in Tanzania, Rwanda and to the company’s German

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