Country Manager – Tanzania

Tsebo Solutions Group

We are in search of a Country Manager who will provide leadership for all ATS business projects in Tanzania. The Country Managers role is to ensure standards of performance are achieved, drive operational efficiency, lead business development and ensure that the business achieves profit and revenue targets, budgets, forecasts and service delivery objectives.

As a leading African Integrated Workplace Management Solutions Provider, Tsebo Solutions Group offers clients reduced costs, risk and complexities together with increased quality, efficiency and productivity. We specialise in CateringFacilities ManagementCleaning and HygienePest ControlProtectionEnergyProcurementWorkspace DesignEngineering, Remote Camps, and more. Developing our people – the heart of Tsebo – is the foundation of our purpose. The result is a knowledgeable workforce that is in touch with every nuance of our clients’ needs. DOWNLOAD OUR ONE-PAGER to find out more about who we are in a nutshell.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Management and accountability for the Country Project Budgets –  To ensure each project is continually developing, meets commitments as per scope of work defined in the contracts, achieves its targets and constantly looking for avenues to reduce cost and improve the levels of service delivery.
  • Financial Acumen – The Country Manager will drive all financial and operational aspects of country projects to achieve set profit and revenue targets.
  • Business Reporting – Provide timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis in relation to the business.
  • Business Development – Actively source and identify new business opportunities in the market and pursue them to closure and contract sign offs.
  • Stay abreast with industry trends to actively grow and strengthen ATS’s position in the Tanzania market. Be prepared to review, change and flexibly manage plans subject to the needs of the ATS business.
  • Client Relationship Management – Establish strong client relations and stakeholder management through regular visits to project sites.
  • Responsible for overall country performance – Drive operational efficiency as the oversight over all country operations in liaison with the Operations & Project Managers and also develop, implement and maintain operational as well as commercial processes, systems and procedures for the business and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Be at the front line in establishing contracts with clients and liaise with Operations & Project Managers in delivering the Projects as per agreed upon project schedule.
  • End to End Operational requirements – Ensure that the Country projects conform to ATS’ & Client’s Health, Safety & Environmental Policies.
  • Compliance Adherence – Compliance and risk management – develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy, industry and regulatory requirements while taking care of financial risk factors.
  • Leadership Management – Provide leadership and development to all country staff, find ways to keep staff highly motivated to deliver excellent and quality service to the clients.
  • People Management -The Country Manager will be responsible for staff productivity and will manage the country staff performance reviews as per ATS Performance management policy.
Skills and Competencies
  • Strategic Thinker – demonstrable experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Commercial acumen/Sales Savvy – business development experience
  • Leadership and People Management – Strong background of managing a diverse team and strong willingness to build capacity of local staff
  • Relationship Management – Stakeholder management capability
  • Analytical/Problem Solving – Ability to crunch financial data and provide solutions to challenges/business problems. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Financial Acumen – Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Compatible Communication and Presentation skills.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in related field.
  • Minimum plus 5 years’ experience as a Country Manager or equivalent role in a similar environment.
  • Knowledge of business management principles, including proven financial skills and knowledge of legislation, standards and best practice relevant to the industry e.g. must have good understanding of HACCP/Health and safety standards.
  • Experience within Facilities management, food service/production, project/operations management, remote camp management is preferred.
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