Branch Manager (Technology)

Gambia / IT Services / Job Offers Africa / Permanent

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We are recruiting a BRANCH MANAGER in for our client in Gambia, a fast-growing telecommunication company specialised in the provision of high tech solutions dedicated to help companies optimize and maximize their effectiveness. If you possess excellent managerial and strategic skills, with a wide experience in the Technology sector. You have a senior background and proven track records in similar positions, then this role is perfect for you!

About the position
This small sized company has a great vision and has the potential to grow significantly in the next 2 years. To ensure that the company establish its foothold as a Leader, our client needs to rely on an autonomous and driven manager to promote their services to a wider public (private and public organisations). You will play a crucial role in the elaboration of a solid and sustainable BD strategy and be a visionary Leader. Your mission will consist of firstly of have a grasp of the company’s environment, vision and purpose, then you will be required to elaborate a strategic plan to identify gaps on the market and create a solution oriented approach to develop the company.

Main responsibilities:

• Responsibility for objective setting and performance
• Elaborate a Sales and Business Developpement strategy
• Manage clients and key channels to encourage company’s growth (Direct and indirect sales)
• Maintain excellent client relationships
• Formulate Strategy for Providing customized solutions to Clients
• Track, analyze and improve key parameters such as assets utilization, project costs etc.
• Technical direction for the departments and supervise all operations & technical managers and team (Contractors and permanent staff).
• Recruit key staff, and ensure that personnel are adequately trained, equipped and motivated so that their activities can be accomplished in safe, timely and cost effective manner.
• Conduct performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge and contribution to activities.
• Communicate regularly with the Direction to ensure a good two-way communication concerning all issues.
• Provide and ensure high quality standards in work execution and performance
• Prepare reports, analyzes data and makes recommendations for improving operations and solving activity – related problems for and to the clients.
• Provide Technical & Commercial response for requests for quotations

Key Competencies:

Assessing sales reports
Drafting and executing market plans
Motivating employees
Adhering to regulations
Meeting targets and deadlines
Ensuring the company make profits
Enforcing safety measures

Key Relationships :

- Reports to the Managing Director based in the UK

Required Qualifications:

- BSc in Information Technology or Business administration preferred, education requirement can be substituted with demonstrated commensurate experience.

- Candidate must have wide ranging experience within the telecom industry especially related to telecom

- 5+ years’ experience managing and maintaining Telecom / Network related technologies and infrastructure.

- Previous experience in Gambia is a MANDATORY

If you are ready to bring your expertise towards a challenging position, and your experience reveals your abilities and capabilities to present yourself as a suitable candidate please send your updated CV for an immediate consideration!

Due to the large number of applications that we receive, it is not possible to reply to every unsuccessful applicant.
Please be informed that if you have not been contacted by one of our consultant within 7 days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful
However, we will do our best to answer your individual requests, should you need any further information