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Job

Country Director

  • Location

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Sector:

    Consumer Products

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Sehar Neky

  • Job ref:

    159

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-11

  • Startdate:

    2018-08-31

  • Consultant:

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Lapaire Glasses is a social enterprise aiming to disrupt the eyewear industry in Africa. They offer free vision test and affordable eyeglasses to groups of people, such as companies, universities, SACCOs, associations and churches.

The Role

As the Country Director, you will have the following tasks;

Task 1

  •  Reach operational excellence
  • Support the mobile teams on the ground
  • Improve all processes
  • Check, challenge and confirm entries in the database/CRM 
  • Verify and approve orders
  • Schedule and execute efficient deliveries
  • Track payments and consolidate numbers

 Task 2

  • Outperform targets
  • Build straight forward and sexy presentation for clients
  • Adapt your pitch to any audience
  • Find new ways to approach clients (companies, schools and other groups)
  • Find the right middle ground between being polite and pushy to close a lot of deals
  • Come up with adapted payment schemes to drive sales up

 Task 3

  • Build a dream team
  • Hire, train and motivate mobile teams
  • Optimize middle management’s hires
  • Stimulate and empower managers to excel
  • Build a workplace where excellence, hard work and enjoyment are core

Requirements

Your characteristics: PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Passion to do good: Money is important but helping others is more satisfactory for you
  • Quick & efficient: Different tasks/problems will come up, you are ready to tackle them fast and well
  • Deal closer: You are driven by performance and know how to convince anyone
  • Creative: Nobody knows about Lapaire Glasses, can you change that?
  • Team work: You enjoy building and working in a team
  • Critical thinking: Not all questions have a simple answer, you can think and weight options
  • Process oriented: You enjoy coming up with new processes to test and implement

 Your knowledge: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • You are an expert in Microsoft and Google suite
  • You enjoy working with new technologies 
  • You know how to ride a motorcycle or are willing to learn (moving around is key for this job)