11 Aug 2013
Full-Time Oxford University Press Tanzania: General Manager Job
Exciting career opportunities
Oxford University Press (OUP), the largest University Press in the world, is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
Our client, OUP Tanzania publishes quality educational materials and is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional for the position of General Manager.
Reporting to the Regional Director – Africa, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing and directing publishing, sales and marketing strategies and deliver fit for purpose products and services that ethically drive sales and market share growth for Tanzania.
The individual will also be responsible for revenue generation and profitability and will lead the growth of the organization, strengthening the company’s position in the market.
The position requires an appropriate Bachelor’s degree with five (5) or more years of senior management experience in general management, manufacturing or sales and marketing with a good commercial understanding, systems and process driven.
In addition, the individual must demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of the dynamics of the educational market and system in Tanzania, and the ability to engage strategically and build strong relationships with stakeholders.
Experience in managing a varied team for at least 3 years with demonstrable ability to mobilise, train and grow staff and compliance enforcement is critical for this role.
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the position title and reference number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 23 August 2013.
Detailed job profile can be accessed onwww.kpmg.com/eastafrica.
Applications including your curriculum vitae, a working e-mail address, daytime telephone contacts, qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, names and addresses of three referees should be emailed to [email protected]
Applicants will also be required to provide the following:
1) a reference letter from their immediate past employer; and
2) a character reference from an individual who has known the applicant for at least 3 years
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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