Deputy Country Manager Job in Lagos at Mackenzie Stuart

Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Selection Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds & London we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Construction, Medical, and Finance, Insurance, Water, FMCG and Manufacturing sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Deputy Country Manager

Location: Lagos
Job function: Sales

Job Description
The Client:

  • Mackenzie Stuart is working with a top 10 Container Shipping provider looking for Deputy General Manager based in Nigeria.

The Role

  • The business requires an experienced Senior/General Manager with a background in Container Shipping.
  • Applicant will be required to provide evidence of business development skills and experience in leading teams where there has been a challenging contrast between local and expatriate staff.
  • The position is based in a challenging environment and so any experience in areas such as this would be preferred.
  • Targeting leading clients within select industry verticals – and by optimising internal operations.
  • Will utilise your high level relationships to help set the structures in place to secure sales growth and to align the business with the strategic intents outlined.
  • This is a role that combines both significant ‘hunting’ and skilled team leadership.

Requirements

  • The business is seeking someone with a background in Country Management and Business Development.
  • ‘Expat versus local relationship’ – guidance skills required.
  • Applicants must speak English and have previous experience in the Shipping industry (individuals without these pre-requisites will not be considered).
  • Degree level educational qualifications will assist any worthy candidate.
  • The company requires experience of the West African market as an essential pre-requisite for the role.
  • Candidate will be tasked with leading the function country-wide, any experience at this level will make any candidate stand out from others of a similar background.
  • Evidence of ‘hunting’ and achieving key contracts is a must.

Note
Due to the large number of applications if you have not heard anything within 14 days then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline  22nd December, 2015

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