Country Manager

  • Zebrajobs K Ltd
  • Sep 03, 2018 - Oct 03, 2018
Full time Logistics Management

Job Description

Job Summary 

Our client is looking for a Country Manager whose main responsibilities will be to develop and drive the logistical arm of the company, in your market through operational and strategic actions. The candidate will directly hire and manage your operational team.

The candidate will be supported by a world-class team that has opened ventures throughout Africa and can bring the experience and tools to ensure your success in the country.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement best practice fulfilment processes in the country
  • Actively design and steer CXP and VXP excellence projects along with Local and Central operations leaders
  • Design and own end to end the Logistics costs strategy in Country to meet both our requirements of experience and Path to Profitability
  • Actively feed and contribute to the system roadmap design to deliver the required instruments for this logistics success
  • Own the development of international marketplace logistics, especially focusing on the clearance and last mile smooth flow.
  • Leading the scale up and expansion Logistics footprint of the company Services in your Country Delivering on Service level targets
  • Working closely with the commercial team on sales planning and execution of Tier 1 campaigns
  • Setting up and scaling new Warehousing strategy and facility for the company in your country
  • Shareholder and Stakeholder Management while representing the unit Services
  • Recruit and managing the logistic and fulfilment team
  • Manage a fleet and 3PL providers + negotiate with 3PL providers
  • Deliver measurable results linked to your business
  • Ensure regular reporting of your actions and results
  • Manage the talent pool and build a strong leadership team in Warehousing and logistics
  • Ensure the smooth fulfilment of the items sold
  • Ensure the quality of the measurement of selected KPIs hourly, daily, weekly and monthly
  • Scale the team and the processes to support the growth of the company
  • Constantly improve and develop new internal processes
  • Make fast decisions in order to solve daily emergencies
  • Produce regular reporting on the Operations performance
  • Create an unparalleled environment for your team’s development and happiness

Required Skills & Qualifications 

  • Strong entrepreneurial skills, leadership and drive
  • Impeccable communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate in flawless English, French and Arabic
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Experience in multinational environment
  • Experience or high level of comfort in logistics or operations
  • Experience managing teams or large projects
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Capacity to challenge and improve processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and competitive environment.
  • Degree (Business Administration, Logistics- supply chain, Economics, Engineering)
  • Advanced degree preferred but not required

Company offer

  • A unique education in scaling new internet concept
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world. 
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.