Chief Executive Officer
Quality Group Limited , now in its fourth decade of business excellence and business exceeding more than 50 independent SBU’s ,a multi-location conglomerate with diverse interests across a wide range of products like International trade, government supplies in power and distribution , Automotive agenesis like Honda, ISUZU, GM ,Hertz , Real estate development , ,Health care, education , Mining , Agriculture and farming , Fisheries, Rice mills, Rental car , Car on Call( like Ola) ,Shopping Mall, Multiplex ,FEC, Shopping mall, E commerce, IT- ERP, E governance, drone management , Hypermarket , specialty stores, Skill development consultancy , FMCG( Water, detergent , Food) , Logistic solution IV fluid and other business’s . Now wishes to recruit a qualified, experienced, and result-oriented senior professional with drive, vision and creativity to fill the position of CEO. The Board is searching for an exemplary professional who will inculcate and nurture a result-based management culture ensuring a high level of responsibility and accountability. The position will be reporting to the Group CEO.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
Administration: To ensure the Company is appropriately organized and staffed and to have the authority to hire staff as necessary to enable it to achieve the approved strategy, to ensure that budgets are made and approved in time and expenditures of the Company are within the authorized annual budget of the Company, to assess the principal risks of the Company and to ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed, to ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place. To ensure that the Company has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically, to ensure that the Company maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business.
Program, Product and Service Delivery: Oversees design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs, products and services. Handle entire Operations of Sales & (in SBU’s where applicable Service Center). Someone with multi-disciplinary experiences in the workplace – someone who understands marketing, sales, branding, production, financing, and strategic planning. They don’t have to have run full departments in these areas, but they should have a good sense of each of these disciplines and a good understanding of the big picture.
Financial, Tax, Risk and Facilities Management: Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages organization’s resources within those budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations. Define the growth plan along with the founders and execute it independently. Responsible for P & L. Achieve Top/Bottom line Target. Take disciplinary measures as & when required. Will have liberty of putting up the complete corporate/organization team in place keeping in mind the cost and business profitability. Crisis Management. Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit. Works with Board to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals. Assures an effective fund development program by supervising as an individual responsible for this activity. Helps guide and enable the Board, its fund development committee(s) and its individual Board members to participate actively in the fund development process. Helps the Board and its development committee design, implement and monitor a viable fundraising plan, policies and procedures.
Human Resource Management: Effectively manages his/ her SBU’s human resources along with Corporate HR dept. according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations. Motivate Team Members, Create performing atmosphere Work independently on building the team with the objective of YOY growth, Recommends staffing and financing to the Board. In accordance with Board action, recruits personnel, negotiates professional contracts, and sees that appropriate salary structures are developed and maintained. Specifies accountabilities for management personnel and evaluates performance regularly. Plans and meets deadlines. Conveys a professional and positive image and attitude. Demonstrates commitment to continued professional growth and development.
Community and Public Relations: Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders
MANDATORY CULTURAL ATTRIBUTES /EXPECTATIONs:
- We need the Leader without status co, having demonstrated quality of thinking and mindset of mixing with local people and respect countries culture and laws aligned with global professional standard.
- We expect the leader to identify and develop his /her 2nd leadership pipeline from the respective SBUs with in next 2 years by coaching and mentoring the potential leader.
- Strongly adhere Group Code of conduct –Values & Culture of discipline and be a Role model (including Character) amongst the group and having a mentality and burning desire to grow the Business.
- Devoted to work beyond office hours and demonstrated Professional action with honesty and attitude of Gratitude.
- Need to be Firm and fair and always ready to support the team leaders and have a mentality to coach them to exceed their Expectation.
- Accountability, Product & Service Focus, Excellence & Speed (ACES) would be guiding principle.
- We strictly avoid Gossiping, office politics and other unproductive actions which leads to negative growth and Performance/Results. Rather we expect the Leader to add- Value for Money on every second he/she spend in our organization by demonstrating Action, Positive Body language , Behavior , Way of Thinking and finally Results /Performance.
- Must have Positive Stimulus and Can- Do – Attitude. Expected leader must have High degree of Energy – be a Energizer- Having Edge and believe in Execution.
Risk Taker: Willingness to take calculated risks.
Caring nature: Prioritize the organization above themselves and any personal interests. One way to demonstrate this is to follow the rule that “the troops eat first;” and being happy to give others credit for the latter.
Willingness to be a “host” rather than a “hero” : By drawing people together around an issue or challenge, engaging them, and getting results through others.
Learning agility: The willingness and ability to apply lessons learned from past experiences to new and first-time situations and challenges—or knowing what to do when you don’t really have a clue what to do. Adaptable to changing environments, and insatiably curious. Those who can avoid defaulting to previously effective solutions and problem-solving tactics, instead applying fresh, varied approaches, ideas and solutions to new problems and unanticipated challenges.
Action Oriented: Bias toward action.
Subservience to purpose: CEO’s with ability to see their professional goal as so profound in importance that their lives become measured in value by how much they contribute to furthering that goal and must be pursuing a professional goal in order to feel a purpose for living.
Knack for building solid relationships: Ability to form “deep, trusting relationships” is the most “make it or break it” attribute we seek. By investing heavily own emotional and social intelligence, actively solicit feedback about how others experience you, and willing to learn to be vulnerable with your shortcomings to create trust with others.
Flexibility to listen as much or more than talk: Just because CEOs are the ultimate decision-makers in most situations, doesn’t mean your opinions are the only ones that matter, QGL believe employees will be far more productive in environments where the CEO demonstrates a willingness to listen to any and all opinions—and actively solicits them.
Realistic optimism: Confidence without self-delusion or irrationality. Pursue audacious goals, which others would typically view as impossible pipedreams, while at the same time remaining aware of the magnitude of the challenges confronting and the difficulties that lie ahead.
Finding order in chaos: We seek CEO’s who taking on multidimensional problems invigorating, and their ability to bring clarity to quandaries that baffle others makes their contributions invaluable
Credibility: CEOs who lose credibility can never regain it. It only takes a few instances of delivering non-credible statements to totally lose your credibility. Once you lose your credibility, you cannot lead successfully. Candidate must be person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player. Demonstrated high ethical standards.
Competence: To be seen as competent, CEOs need to show a deep understanding of the company’s business model: how the product is bought and sold, as well as how the product is made or how the service is constructed and delivered. They need to show a willingness to learn and adapt. Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams. Demonstrate experience in result based strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation as well as financial management skills. Be an effective communicator with excellent negotiations and people leadership skills .Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software and applications.
Leader: Advises the Board, Advocates / promotes organization and stakeholder change related to organization mission, Supports motivation of employees in organization products/programs and operations. Ability to efficiently “read” people.
Visionary / Information Bearer: Ensures staff and Board have sufficient and up-to-date information, Looks to the future for change opportunities, Interfaces between Board and employees, Interfaces between organization and community.
Decision Maker: Strategic vision, Strategic yet tactical, Tough yet emotionally sensitive. Decisive yet inclusive. Focus on Customer, change Leadership
DESIRED CANDIDATE PROFILE
Salary: Not a constraint for right candidate and we mean it. We offer the best salary in Industry & Country in USD with accommodation, chauffer driven car and children education.
Industry: International trade, government supplies in power and distribution , Automotive agenesis like Honda, ISUZU, GM ,Hertz , Real estate development , ,Health care, education , Mining , Agriculture and farming , Fisheries, Rice mills, Rental car , Car on Call( like Ola) ,Shopping Mall, Multiplex ,FEC, Shopping mall, E commerce, IT- ERP, E governance, drone management , Hypermarket , specialty stores, Skill development consultancy , FMCG( Water, detergent , Food) , Logistic solution IV fluid.
Functional Area: Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Strategic Planning & Operations, HR, Finance.
Role Category: Senior Management
Role: CEO/Director/Business Head/VP
Job Location: Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Required Qualifications and Experience:
UG: Any Graduate – Any Specialization
PG: MBA/PGDM from Premier Colleges & Institutions (no part time or distant learning)
Work Experience: Minimum 5 Years of Senior Management Work Experience (CXO, VP, GM most critical consideration will be behavioral traits listed above we are more concerned with talent as we believe experience is just cumulative numbers, skills can be learned but Talent is Genetic. We ONLY seek people with excellent track record. Please note we have very exhaustive prescreening process which includes Physcotecnical tools, detail reference checks from school onwards and experience check with every place candidate worked in terms of position, performance, salary details and overall experience of candidates this is conducted through one of the world’s best reference check organization. We do not entertain people who are out of Job, those who did their degree from distant learning or diploma holders. Preference will be given more to candidate having handled similar prolife and with international experience working in East Africa / International market, certainly not above 45 years of age, valid passport holder Candidate must be managing multiple location business in very challenging and comparative environment. Group is professionally managed and provide excellent environment. This position has careered progression route to board seat in 24 months hence we only seek those who completely match our requirements listed above.
Interested candidates are required to apply by sending their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org each application should have cover note, which you can download from the below link .