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Country Manager - Madagascar

Country Manager - Madagascar

Job Title: Country Manager - Madagascar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Curepipe, Madagascar
Industry:
Salary: Attractive Package
Reference: 2654
Contact Name: Salim Peer
Job Published: August 16, 2017 08:56

Job Description

A local blue-chip Group of companies with an international footprint, representing famous brands and operating different dynamic business clusters, is recruiting a Country Manager responsible for its textile cluster in Madagascar. The main focus will be to build and manage the Madagascar business with the right leadership, organisation and culture, delivering unbeatable values to customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Factory production teams and service departments i.e. Accounts, HR, Front End, Maintenance, Security, Transport, etc. to promote teamwork and co-operation between departments
  • Manage all administrative issues including external stakeholders such as local authorities, legal, etc.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to in all operational departments
  • Work effectively with all other members of senior management team to achieve the company’s objectives
  • Ensure all subordinates are aware of relevant goals including quality standards and fully understand requirements
  • Maintain and review accurate and informative information systems to effectively monitor and control production and quality standards
  • Analyze reasons & identify solutions for variances to targets and correct them continuously
  • Control costs in all departments, minimizing waste and identifying areas for saving
  • Provide relevant information to the respective departments
  • Effectively use reports and information from other departments
  • Work with HR on formulating and implementing adequate people programs
  • Ensure all company policies, procedures and systems are adhered to

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

Essential

  • Master’s degree in a business related field or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience at senior management level
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment e.g. textile, pharmaceutical, automobile
  • IT literate and fluent in English and French

Preferred

  • Expertise or professional qualification in finance and accounting
  • Previous international working experience
  • Knowledge of Madagascar and local context

Core / Functional Competencies

  • Business acumen
  • Leading effective teams
  • Stakeholder management
  • Change Management
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Building and Maintaining Relationships
  • Logical/analytical thinking
  • Critical thinking and information analysis
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Prioritizing and time management

Interested candidates please apply directly on our website or send Resume with Ref #2654 to mauritius@castilleresources.com

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