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Job Title General Manager- West Africa
Location Lagos
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client: One of leading FMCG multinational.

Your Role:

"There are Leaders and then there those who Lead "..we are looking for a Lion Hearted Leader who can inspire in a challenging market scenario in West Africa.

While the markets are turbulent the role is based out of Nigeria and leads the growth and expansion agenda for the West African markets.

What is the driving mandate for the role..increasing profitability , increasing market share, introducing new lines of products, growing and managing a high performing team.

You would be responsible for for overall health of the Business with respect to Market Share, Sales Value & Volume, Profits . Developing the Business Plan and Financial Budgets and Targets for the Business Unit . Experience in opening new markets, managing P&L is critical.

Happy to share more details with relevant candidates ..i.e. relevant candidates are defined as high performing holistic sales professionals from the consumer goods industry with extensive experience in the West African markets and preferably outside as well. With a track record of opening and establishing emerging markets. High preference for candidates based in the West Africa currently.


Must Have:
Looking for a seasoned professional who carries 15+ years of experience in the consumer goods industry. Leading the growth agenda you would look at identifying opportunities / running the due diligence on identifying the right distributor, developing and nurturing a high performing team. You should be a leader who is highly intuitive and can fly by the seat of your pants in a dynamic market situation where day to day operational issues can be road blocks.


Managing Expectations: At mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship…..mindfield..making a difference.