Head of Business IT/Media/Telecom – Angola

Our client is a top player in the IT/Media/Telecom market who keeps on investing on the business expansion all over Africa. Currently looking for:

Head of Business IT/Media/Telecom – ANGOLA

This role is based in Angola with the main focus on developing the essential basis for the business to grow in the country. We are looking for someone resilient that is used to work with autonomy (assuming a self starter attitude), goal oriented and strong leadership skills. This person should be able to work under pressure (quickly and accurately), assuming a big picture thinking and a willingness to get involved.

The Head’s functions include:

Identify business opportunities aligned with the company strategy;

Prepare business plans;

Implement business strategy for the region;

Formulate and implement the marketing strategy;

Manage annual budget and forecast exercises for the company in the region;

Monitor the financial and performance targets of the division in the region;

Maintain relationships between shareholders, stakeholders, Business Partners, etc;

Implementation of Business Process around the company products and services;

Draft and negotiate agreements;

Prepare management reports;

Liaise with suppliers and customers;

Manage Service Level Agreements with Partners (internal) and external customers and suppliers;

Manage staff;

Qualifications:

Degree in Management or related field;

Angolan Citizenship;

3-5 years of relevant professional experience in Management;

Experience in the IT/Media/Telecom market is a must have;

Experience in developing go to market and sales strategies;

Experience working with senior level clients;

Must speak fluent Portuguese and English;

Excellent oral and written communication skills, plus a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office solutions;

Willingness to travel within Angola;