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Job Summary

The Commercial Manager will support the Vice President, West & Central Africa in the acquisition of new accounts and the management of existing base business. She/he will also be responsible for identifying opportunities for new contracts in the region and initiating pursuit. The role will require a bilingual (French/English), self-starter, enthusiastic, solution oriented and highly motivated individual who can work autonomously.

  • Minimum Qualification:MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Build and nurture client relationships
  • Daily management of accounts with special focus on receivables
  • Working together with relevant departments/internal stakeholders in support of sales pursuit
  • Qualification of leads and identification of new opportunities for entire company’s portfolio of solutions
  • Initiate and lead the sales process for brand opportunities
  • Coordination for on-time finalization and submission of monthly reports to agreed customers
  • Coordinate timely submission of quarterly reports by stakeholders
  • Ability to grow and develop the base responsibilities of this position in alignment with the company’s overall strategy
  • Assist VP with program-related duties and partner management as required within the West and Central Africa Region.



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Master’s degree in Business, Management or Law
  • Good business culture
  • 5-year experience in complex sales, corporate/external affairs or marketing with client-facing activities
  • Experience working for multi-national or American companies including familiarity with laws and regulations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the USA and Anti-Bribery provisions in the UK
  • Experience negotiating with government officials and national-level organizations and leaders, as well as networking with industry leaders
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize a diverse and heavy workload and meet tight deadlines.


Special Requirement:

  • Due to the work requirements of this position, it is not a normal Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 job;
  • There may be some occasions when work will be required in the evenings and or at weekends.
  • There may be a requirement to travel some weekends or evenings.
  • Candidates should have no barriers or impediments to travel by air, road, rail or sea to other countries as required from time to time.
  • French/English bilingual


Work Location: Accra, Ghana

Position Status: Full-time Part-time

Position Reports to: VP, West & Central Africa

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