Country General Manager

Reports: To Board of Directors

  • Be responsible for managing all day-to-day operations of all branches of the
  • company in a manner that will ensure that the company remains the market
  • leader in the funeral services business in region where the company operates its
  • branches.
  • Be responsible for managing all day-to-day operations of the assurance
  • department which include marketing of funeral insurance plans, administration of
  • the schemes.
  • Monitor and manage marketing and sales efforts of all business segments.
  • Work closely with the Finance department to ensure proper management of
  • company cash flow, inventories at branches, factory, payments to supplier, and
  • other aspects of the business.
  • Work closely with IT department to ensure proper management of IT
  • infrastructure and preservation of data bases and ensure that data recovery
  • systems are in place.
  • Provide analytical reports to the Board on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • basis on the performance of the company.
  • Ensure that branch staff are trained and motivated so as to ensure that they
  • maintain high standards of customer service and observe good standards of
  • discipline.
  • Ensure that the fleet of the company is maintained in best working condition
  • thereby ensuring optimum up-time and availability and there are appropriate
  • controls for usage of vehicle, fuel expense, maintenance expense, and there are
  • measures in place to prevent abuse of the company’s fleet.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of
  • operational management and development.
  • Plan, develop and implement strategy for operational management and
  • development so as to meet agreed organizational performance plans within
  • agreed budgets and timescales (covering relevant areas of operation).
  • Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and
  • development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales.
  • Manage and develop direct reporting staff.
  • Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets.
  • Liaise with other functional/departmental managers so as to understand all
  • necessary aspects and needs of operational development, and to ensure they
  • are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of contemporary operational development
  • theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation to directors, managers
  • and staff within the organisation.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of operational strategy and
  • performance together with the executive team.
  • Ensure activities meet with and integrate with organizational requirements for
  • quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies
  • and general duty of care.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews.
  • Assist the Board of Directors to expand the business of the group by means of
  • setting up new branches which involves identifying property, developing
  • infrastructure, deployment of resources, and ensuring that the branches remains
  • profitable.
  • Attend scheduled corporate training and meetings.
  • Such other tasks as may be delegated to you by your superiors from time to time.
  • Note: These are indicative and may vary and evolve according to the company’s
  • operating circumstances and as and when new systems are introduced or
  • the business evolves.

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Precision Recruitment International
Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.
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