Sales and Operations Manager - Guinea & Mali

FJA; Guinea Conakry, Guinea; 11 Nov 2009


Sales and Operations Manager - Guinea & Mali.


The Sales and Operations Manager is the lead manager in the Operating Unit (OU) and has responsibility for delivering agreed business and social targets. The role holder working with a team of direct reports and functional support (HR, Finance, Legal, External Affairs) is responsible for business operations in both Guinea and Mali.

Purpose of the role:

The S&O manager is a critical role in leading and coordinating all business activities in liaison with respective OU Functional Managers in order to deliver the OU operation plan .

To act as the COMPANY representative in Guinea and Mali and ensure that Group business principles and policies are complied with. This role is critical in coordinating all staff issues in liaison with respective Functional Managers in Guinea and Mali.

Key job responsibilities:

∑ Responsible for delivering on the OU Plan (including OU marketing plan, OU operational excellence targets and other plans in line with Pan-African Class of Business (CoB) and Class of Service (CoS) guidelines)

∑ Accountable for assigned P&L and balance sheet targets

∑ Developing sales volumes and meeting sales/financial targets and other Key Performance Indicatorís

∑ Collate & contribute to country specific business plans and marketing strategies from Pan-African CoB organisations

∑ Monitor sales, operations and marketing implementation activities

∑ Appraise Regional sales & operations VP of the implementation progress in the country

∑ Ensure implementation of best-practices, policies and standards

∑ Drive special projects aimed at improving overall OU performance

∑ To ensure that Group Business Principles, Code of Conduct requirements, Group Business Controls, HSSE requirements, are met in every activity carried out by COMPANY in the two countries.

∑ To act as spokesperson for COMPANY in the Oil Industry and to Government in Guinea and Mali.

∑ Support implementation of peoples programs within the OU.

Qualifications : The ideal candidate should possess the following experience, Knowledge, & qualification:
∑ Solid knowledge and experience of HSSE requirements & guidelines
∑ Ability to instill an operational excellence attitude and to effectively build a team
∑ Prior experience in managing a country/operating unit. Good knowledge of performance management process and people management skills
∑ Prior experience in Supply and Distribution will be an asset
∑ Experience of Leadership and project management skills
∑ Knowledge of country level financial reporting
∑ Managing many different functions and wide variety of people and perspectives
∑ 8-10 years experience at senior level, good University education.
∑ An engineering degree would be an advantage.

* Interested & qualified candidates may apply by sending their full CV in Word document format to mentioning in subject line "Sales and Operations Manager - Guinea & Mali" , we are particularly keen in attracting female Guinea Conakry nationals , no phone call please , only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Contact Details

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Reference : FJA-FJA-gc-m-oil