Country Manager

October 31, 2020

Country Manager

Name of Employer: IOTA GROUP

Job Title: Country Manager

Contract Type: Full-time

Job Location: Senegal


Job Description: 

Based in Senegal, reporting to the Africa Projects & Operations Director, the Country Manager is accountable for the final delivery of all company’s activities within the country. An important part of the role is to give focus on developing relations with key local players and creating a fit for purpose organization to support projects delivery in Senegal.


Job Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
-A minimum of 10 years management experience
-Experience of business development within Senegal
-Financial management experience, including overseeing financial procedures, budget management and reporting
-Experience in managing a P&L would be an advantage
-Excellent understanding of oil and gas services industry products, activities and business model
-Excellent leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written, and ability to manage diverse teams
-Strong interpersonal skills, systematic, proven planning and operational execution skills


Key Responsibilites:

The Country Manager will be responsible for the set-up and running of company’s Senegal office, in line with company policies and procedures, so to give the right support (in terms of finance, personnel, logistics …) to the future projects in Senegal. The role involves some travel to Europe.

The ideal candidate has experience in oil and gas but not mandatory in technical aspects of the projects.
A candidate with business experience in major EPC companies or energy companies is also fine.
The salary will be in local currency (FCFA per month) and it is a very long term mission (the candidate could be hire directly after one year).


Desired Expertise and Skills:

-Facility to establish and develop relationship, to inspire trust, to network socially
-Ability to engage external customers and internal resources to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes in a way that provides an optimal experience for the customer
-Proactive, thorough and curious
-Capacity to take an overall view and critical mind
-Senegalese nationality (mandatory)
-Fluency in French and English


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