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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
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    The name HCS Africa is derived from carefully selected words: 'Human’, referring to our people-oriented approach, 'Capital’, referring to our commitment of increase in profit, and 'Synergies’, referring to the collaborative nature of our organization. Therefore our service provisions and methodologies are wholly centered on adding value to ...
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    Executive Assistant

    Job Purpose

    The main purpose is to ensure the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis, provide comprehensive administrative, logistical and technical support to the Chief Executive Officer & Creative Director. The Personal Assistant is also an important interface for staff internally as well as external stakeholders.

    Key Responsibilities·  

    • Provide direct executive-level administrative support to the Directors, including managing of correspondence, scheduling and coordination of meetings, calendar of events/meetings, drafting agenda, preparing documents, and managing/closing follow up tasks.
    • Organize travel/meeting plans with internal staff and external stakeholders, developing detailed itineraries, and managing logistics related to the travel schedule/meeting including agenda scope and briefing materials.
    • Coordinate activities across country teams and with other departments to maintain action lists and follow-up, managing correspondence and work flow, and compiling briefings and reports on time.
    • Organize and schedule office and team activities.
    • Compile, verify and organize materials for trips, events, and reports.
    • Manage special projects, including international events planning and execution.
    • Create reports, presentations, or other data as requested
    • Maintain database and contacts of key collaborators.
    • Take meeting notes and share them with the Directors and all relevant colleagues for follow up actions/closure in a timely manner.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Directors.

    Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any related field, from a recognized university.
    • Minimum 4-5 years of demonstrated executive level experience.
    • Strong time-management and work planning skills – an ability to meet deadlines under pressure, including managing/ prioritising multiple areas of work in a fast paced, and often fast changing, environment.
    • High degree of professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion and adherence to confidentiality.
    • Highly organized and equipped with a collaborative approach and a strong sense of teamwork and willingness to work with colleagues and other departments in support of organisational objectives.
    • Strong MS Office skills and ability to produce documents, such as reports, to a good presentational level.
    • Exceptional listening, oral and written communication skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Ability to manage shifting priorities with flexibility and accuracy, delivering on deadlines with a minimum of, or no, supervision.
    • Fluency in oral and written English is essential.

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    Sales Manager

    Job Purpose

    He/she will be commercially experienced with a proven ability to establish successful sales and marketing strategies. The applicant must be excited by new challenges and motivated to create a successful business through determination, leadership, innovation and hard work.

    Key Responsibilities·          

    • Start and scale sales and support teams in the various portfolios.
    • Own all plans and strategies for developing business and achieving the company’s sales goals
    • Assists in the development of the sales plan and provide full visibility into the sales pipeline at every stage of development
    • Prepares forecasts reporting for the CEO and senior management for use in organizational planning, financial forecasting, budget setting and strategic planning
    • Establish and foster partnerships and relationships with key customers and personally assist to close large deals
    • Capacity building, sales coaching and performance management
    • Engage with business teams to understand customer needs / problems and come up with possible solutions to address their needs
    • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status.

    What we are Looking for

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in Sales and marketing with at least 5-7 years in senior management.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
    • Master’s in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification
    • Capacity to innovate, creating new processes and structures for distribution.
    • Knowledge of the local business environment, particularly in either, retail, FMCG or service sector.
    • Ability to build and manage relations at all levels
    • Excellent computer literacy and communication skills.
    • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
    • Strong leadership and team building skills
    • Customer centric
    • Should have problem solving and decision making abilities
    • Proven ability to build and manage high-performing teams
    • Keen on process improvement

    Key Measurables

    • Build and develop a high performing culture across the organization through performance development and coaching.
    • Growth in customer base and revenue
    • High levels of customer satisfaction
    • Sales and Marketing strategy and policy formulation

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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