Role details

General Manager - Angola

Luanda   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Our client is a leading FMCG conglomerate in Africa
  • Experience in Africa and/or Angola is mandatory for this role

About Our Client

Our client is a conglomerate specialised in the import, distribution and manufacture of fast moving consumer goods in Africa. As part of its Sub-Saharan growth strategy, we are looking for his-her General Manager Angola.

Job Description

Based in Luanda, you report to the Group Managing Director and are responsible for P&L and business development within the country.

In line with this role, you will be expected to fulfil the following assignments :

  • Lead and direct the business, its employees, assets and resources to effectively deliver the objectives of the organisation's strategic plan and financial performance metrics,
  • Provide leadership for the locally based team by working collaboratively with existing key management,
  • Drive improvement of internal processes with the target of enhancing efficiency and alignment with the group processes,
  • Strengthen Group position in the country by allowing organisation consolidation, growth and cement its developing position in new businesses,
  • Extend the Product Range to remain a true leader and market driver and be proactive in developing new activity leads,
  • Drive Business Development and ensure lobbying with the local authorities to take the business forwards whilst protecting its profitability.

The Successful Applicant

You have a degree education and a minimum of ten years' senior level experience of managing people & resources in Africa in the Retail and/or the FMCG industry. A proven record of success in Angola and in-depth knowledge of both sectors will be a distinctive advantage for the role. Besides, you have a high level of commercial and financial awareness with excellent analytical & problem-solving, communication and organisational skills together with a strong leadership. Finally, you are fluent in English and Portuguese.

What's on Offer

Attractive expatriation package

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