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About the Role:
BURN is seeking a Country Manager to coordinate all activities in DRC. DRC is set to become BURN’s most important market in 2024, with multi-million-dollar distribution projects for wood and charcoal.

The in-country team leads will report directly and functionally to the vertical lead at HQ, and with a dotted line to the Country Manager. The role of CM will be coordination and operations alignment to ensure the business runs smoothly.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To coordinate all local initiatives, tasks, and people activity ensuring things are done on time and in the right manner as guided by HQ.
• Facilitate cross-functional in-country team meetings.
• To engage local stakeholders including regulators where necessary and as guided by HQ.
• To coordinate any legal, audit and other issues that will require a local hand and as guided by HQ.
• The go-to person for OPCO issues including financial probity, employee & customer satisfaction.
• To develop and execute a... localized pricing strategy that balances the affordability, willingness to pay and attractiveness of PAYGO services for the local market while ensuring the sustainability and profitability of our PAYGO business.
• To ensure the company participates in local relevant marketing and/or government events to promote the brand, and as guided by the relevant Global vertical Lead.
• To ensure employees are engaged and are doing what they are tasked to do per the KPIs from Global Vertical Leads.
• To ensure that the country teams are working in appropriate office facilities that are clean, safe, and conducive. Also ensures the safety of in-country field teams.
• Coordinate input of required data onto the weekly cash-flow tracking sheets and their prompt submission to Finance every week.
• Tracking actual spending versus planned spending as captured in the weekly cash-flow tracking template.
• To lead all the B2B sales within the country and manage the relationship with various local distribution partners to meet Burn’s B2B sales objectives.
• Helps to maintain Burn Culture in the country and ensures diversity and inclusion.

Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in business administration, management, or a related field (master’s degree preferred).
• 8+ Years of proven experience in a senior management or executive role, preferably in a Manufacturing, FMCG or in a similar industry.
• Strong knowledge of the local market, industry trends, and competitive landscape.
• Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal abilities.
• Financial acumen and the ability to manage budgets and financial performance.
• Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Adaptability and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, changing environment.
• Strong commitment to ethical business practices and compliance.

Qualified Female Candidates encouraged to Apply

BURN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training, or any other fees
Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo


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