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Published on 09.01.2020


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Position : General Manager

Job title: General Manager

Location: Zambia

Industry:  Advertising

Reporting To: Executive Director and Executive Chairman

Role Purpose

To effectively manage and oversee all company operations from top line to profit line. The role requires engagement with various stakeholders including Government Authorities, Private Landlords and key clients from all industry segments.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Stakeholder management:
  • Responsible for engaging with all key stakeholders ensuring that a company has strong mutually beneficial relations with all key partners. 
  1. Sales:
  • Actively drive sales and manage the full sales function to meet annual revenue budget.
  • Engage and meet with all the top 20 clients on a quarterly basis.
  • Engage and be involved in the contract renewal process and ensure at high retention of business.
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings.
  • Involvement in the client delivery process and ensure timely execution.
  1. Operations:
  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluating media performance and to recommend upgrades, relocations and or site culling.
  • Implement industry’s Best Practice in outsourcing and subcontracting works.
  • Evaluate and motivate for new capex and development.
  • Be part of the innovations committee responsible for new product development.
  • Ensuring all contracts are up to date
  • Prepare annual and quarterly business plans.
  • Ensuring that the company implements best practice for Health & Safety to all its employees.
  • Implementing the appropriate and necessary systems, strategies, action- plans and controls required, to improving general operational and management delivery as well as to achieve all stated business objectives and budget targets
  1. Finance:
  • Responsible for meeting the EBITDA monthly and annually.
  • Monitor and enforce adherence to finance operating processes and procedures Preparation of various sales reports.
  • Implementing best practise in procurement process.
  • Together with the finance manager, manage the cash-flow position and negotiating business terms both short term and long term financing with the bank.
  • Overseeing the budgeting process and taking ownership of the budget.
  1. Human resources:
  • Responsible for all HR aspects and ensuring that staff are motivated and rewarded equitably.
  • Responsible for quarterly performance management reviews and managing non-performing staff.
  • Ability to groom and turn non performers to superstars is key.
  1. Marketing:
  • PR Engagement
  • Manage and monitor CSR Campaigns
  • Manage various marketing activities
  • Defend and grow market share through various marking activities.
Required profile for job ad : General Manager

Deadline: 16th January 2020  

Only the shotlisted Candidates to be contacted.      

Job criteria for job ad : General Manager
Job category:
Marketing, communication, media
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
City :Lusaka
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language:
Number of Position(s):1

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