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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 18, 2019
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    Founded in 2010, Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organisations and individuals across East Africa. Given the incessant news cycle in both the traditional and digital media, we believe it is absolutely vital to employ reputation man...
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    Regional Operations Manager


    Do you love challenges, think-out-the-box in a strategic approach with relevant experiences and skills? Can you provide leadership by example with hands-on-attitude, able to formulatesolutions for everyday problems with cool head and get the jobs done approach?

    Our Client SOMPRINT, a printing and branding company with operations in Somalia,is recruiting a Regional Operations Manager,who will be located in Mogadishu,Somalia.

    Key roles and task:

    • At Management level
      • Hold regular meetings with Executive Director around fiscal planning and initiative geared toward operational excellence, new products, services and market development.
      • Identify organisation gaps, (knowledge, market, resources etc.), pioneer solutions,implement outcome, monitor and evaluate impact.
      • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organization’s mission - specifically, better management reporting, information flow and management,business process and organizational planning.
      • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of departmental collaboration through development of each department’s functions as well as coordination and communication procedures between departments.
    • Marketing and Sales
      • Develop and monitor marketing and sales objectives, targets and strategies with the Executive Director and Head of the Department.
      • Ensure the achievement of marketing and sales objectives by recruiting, selecting,orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees.
      • Work with and support the marketing and sales team to achieve financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures,analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
    • Production
      • Determine production (graphic design and printing) priorities by reviewing customer order requirements and production schedules; analysing equipment, materials, and employee availability; coordinating schedules with sales and delivery date.
      • Synchronize all production departments’ functions and collaborations and overseeing quality of work.
      • Review, improve and enforce departmental work policies and procedure as well as production and scheduling efficiency.
      • Implement production, productivity, quality, and customer service standards.
      • Manage supply and materials inventory.
    • Human Resources
      • Review, develop and enforce work ethics, policies and procedure.
      • Select, train, schedule and manage employee performance.
      • Communicate job expectations and targets; plan, monitor, appraise, and review performance.
      • Responsible for problem solving, conflict resolution, and multi-tasking project management.
      • Oversee, payroll, manage staff benefits and disciplinary actions.
    • Finance:
      • Develop and monitor annual budget in coordination with the Executive Director.
      • Oversee overall financial management, planning, systems and controls.
      • Develop and monitor departmental budgets in coordination with the head of departments.
      • Payroll management, including arrangement of accrued employee benefits.

    Knowledge, Experiences and Skills

    • Relevant MA or MBA degree from reputable university
    • Minimum ten years of work experiences including a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar managerial role – essential
    • Strong managerial track record with the potential to grow within the organization,particularly, people management, sound financial management knowledge and reporting skills – essential
    • Strong analytical and technical skills – essential
    • Solid exposure to the printing press industry, book binding, and graphic design – desirable
    • Experienced in managing workers in large production/manufacturing environments
    • Pre-press knowledge (Software and Hardware) – desirable
    • Exposure to Somalia market – desirable
    • Good oral and written communication skills both in English and Somali language
    • Strong PC/Computer Skills – essential

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are requested to send the following to and reference “Regional Operations Manager” in the subject line of the email on or before 18th October 2019 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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