EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS:

COMPLETED

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NATURE OF BUSINESS:

JOB LOCATION:

Regional Manager, SSA

FMCG

Durban

REPORTS TO: General Manager, Middle East and Africa Region (Dubai)

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Responsibility for driving sales, market shares, profit targets and developing talent in the business units. Planning and ensuring implementation of all activities to further develop the business in multiple African countries, in line with corporate, regional and functional strategies

GROUP BACKGROUND:

Multinational Fast Moving Consumer Goods Organisation

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • At least 10 years experience in a top-tier multinational FMCG company

  • Successful track record in Sales and Operational Marketing

  • Ideally cross functional experience outside of Marketing and/or Sales

  • Solid five years experience in successfully leading a business in the role of Commercial Manager and/or Country Manager

  • International experience, within Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Success at implementing global strategy and policy within Africa

  • Ability to travel

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Develop and implement a business strategy that is aligned to the Regional strategy

  • Responsibility for the effective implementation of agreed marketing plans and activities for consumer products with the objective to improve brand awareness and to defend or increase the market position

  • Implementation and development of local channel and route-to-market strategies

  • Ensure transparent financial management

  • Implementation of Human Resources strategy in the organization in line with the required standards, regulations and corporate guidelines

  • Responsibility for monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of processes and taking measures to develop new or improve current processes, to drive organizational capabilities within the regional framework

  • Ensure provision of comprehensive expertise to the organization and support sustainable resolutions of problems

  • Manage public relations and represent the organization internally and externally

 

 

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