AMG’s Client, an established Group in the freight forwarding and logistics sector, and entering the Malawi market, seeks to engage a Country Manager. The position is tenable in Lilongwe.
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:
Manage and drive performance of all FAMS Malawi functions including sales, operations & finance
Strong focus on sales and customer development, through a global agency network
Coordinate implementation of FAMS Group strategic priorities in coordination with FAMS senior stakeholders
Lead the establishment and development of FAMS Malawi from start-up
MAIN TASKS & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Drive country performance in order to achieve country KPIs. • Prepare arc manage the country business pier and annual budget together with the county CFO. • Lead. motivate and supervise the county organization. • Identify and address development needs within the team to enable thorn to roach their highest potential in alignment with Group development programs. • Monitor quality standards within the business and ensure all safety, compliance and legal Standards are understood by all the staff and agreed standards are met. • Act as the in-country escalation point for all operational, sales, financial and other matters affecting the business. • Actively participate in the forwarding, warehousing and logistics community within the country and promote the FAMS business. accordingly.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:
Degree level education or equivalent professional training and certification.
Good understanding of and minimum 10 years experience In South/East African forwarding industry.
Ability to understand and react to changing market conditions and leading to proactive leadership and decision making, positively impacting business performance.
Excellent record of people management skills including conflict resolution, performance appraisal and motivation.
How to apply
Applicants, meeting the required qualifications, experience and competencies, should send their application, together with a detailed curriculum vitae, motivation letter, and names of three traceable referees (preferably from previous employers) to the address listed below, quoting reference number: ‘CO 2021/4/1’. The closing date for applications is, Wednesday, 21st April 2021. Only short-listed Candidates will be contacted. FAMS Malawi is an equal opportunity employer.
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Blantyre: Global House, Kristwick., Chipembere Highway, Box 2051, Blantyre. Malawi
Lilongwe: Honeywell Plaza, Area 14, City Centre, Box 30440, Lilongwe 3, Malawi