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Head of Business Job in Kenya

Barefoot Power is a post start-up company operating in 7 countries across China, Australia, India and Africa. 

The nature of the business is that each region has autonomy that requires alignment with the Group’s strategy.

Head of Business, Africa 

Reports To: Group Chief Operating Officer

Working Context: Head of Business will be based in Kenya and drive the business strategy in Africa; through 4 x in-country autonomous operations and distribution partnerships. 

Regular and intensive travel within Africa and to India, China.

Job Purpose
  • Provide leadership to in-Country Managers and achieve Business Unit goals
  • Team player in global implementation of cross-cutting strategy.
Primary Accountabilities 
  • Achievement of Commercial goals
  • Thought Leadership
  • Innovation in Value Delivery System
  • Growth (people, business and customers)
Position Dimensions

Staff: Direct 4, Indirect 4
  • Financial Responsibility: Consolidated P&L of 4+ countries
  • Functional Responsibility: Managing of 4 x country heads
  • Geographic Responsibility: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana and grow strategically to other focal countries.
Knowledge Skills and Experience
  • Specialist in commercial discipline such as head of sales but also a well-rounded generalist with 10+ years in a multi country consumer goods business.
  • Large and small company experience with a strong desire to work in a small, nimble, and leanly resourced company undergoing accelerated growth.
  • Demonstrated commercial experience including business partnering
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver budget.
How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should send application letter and 3-page resume to by Tue 23rd August 2016.

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