Jobs at Simba Telecom – Regional Manager

Job Position: Regional Manager
Reports to: CEO
Location:  Uganda
Our Client Simba Telecom is biggest mobile phone retailer in East Africa that is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the above vacancy;
Objective: To oversee the business operations in the region by managing the HR and administration for the region, drive business growth in both sales and profitability, oversee team’s compliance to policies and procedures, manage relationships with partners and stake holders and ensure security of all company assets and resources
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Full management control of the wholesale and retail business assuming operational control
·         Build a cohesive management team
·         Management of costs and increasing operational efficiencies across the business.
·         With Simba Group Central services Finance department, ensure necessary controls on cash and stock are in place so that budgeted cash flows and targets are met
·         Ensure all necessary processes and procedures to manage the business are formalized and put in practice across the region
·         Creating positive working relationships with senior and middle management level within MTN and Simba Group Support Services
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A strong entrepreneurial disposition with a high level of commercial astuteness.
·         This is a primarily a Sales / Commercial position that requires an experienced  person with minimum 5 years general management experience in distribution preferably in the mobile, telecom or FMCG industry.
·         The candidate will require key competencies in the areas of direct and indirect sales & distribution
·         University graduate in any discipline, preferably in marketing or business studies. A very numbers-driven, result-oriented approach is essential.
·         Problem-solving and decision-making skills plus the ability to think laterally whilst offering creative solutions.
·         Flexibility and the ability to manage change.
·         Strong interpersonal skills – an extrovert personality with a genuine affinity to interact with higher levels of management and different cultures.
·         Negotiation skills
·         Positive attitude to continual learning
·         Strong attention to detail.
·         The candidate must have clean track record and high level of integrity and independence.
·         Be able to manage/supervise directly a team of at least 50 people.
·         Mature married with a family.
How to Apply:
Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.
1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.
2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.
3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.
4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to  
5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.
Deadline: 31st July 2012
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