KEA - Deputy General Manager (m/w/d)* - Ethiopia
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Reference number 2020-0503 Date 17. December 2020

KEA - Deputy General Manager (m/w/d)* - Ethiopia

Krones Center East Africa (Niederlassung Äthiopien/Ethiopia Branch)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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For our Krones Center East Africa, Addis Ababa, we are looking for

Your tasks

Deputy General Manager has full responsibility to ensure revenue and sales growth, people management and overall branch operations of the Ethiopian Office. The Deputy General Manager will provide strategic leadership towards the growth of the Ethiopian office.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility to ensure revenue and sales growth, people management and overall branch operations of the Ethiopian Branch
  • Full responsibility of the financial management of the branch and alignment of all legislative law and full reporting to Krones LCS Center East Africa
  • Establish and maintain close business relationships to all Ethiopian customers and provide effective customer solution on Krones equipment
  • Establish and maintain close business relationships with all key stakeholders in Ethiopia to ensure continuity of the business, i.e banks, suppliers, consultants etc.
  • Increase overall sales activities like new machine business and LCS and increase the market share of Krones business
  • Representative of Krones to customers, authorities and staff in the country
  • Organization architecture and resource planning to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of business processes and distribution
  • Implementation of strategic targets into manageable and effective processes within the business and develop initiatives to sustainably increase turnover
  • Understand and enforce internal and external regulations and polices while ensuring compliance to audit requirements
  • Manage, motivate and supervise the branch staff
  • Analyze, implement, monitor and constantly improve interdisciplinary work processes and procedures
  • To identify and analyse local developments of the market, market trends and competitor activity

Your profile

Qualification and experiences

  • Technical or economics degree (technical college, university, masters), or well-founded knowledge of engineering and business management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ business management experience and intensive professional knowledge of industry sector. • Minimum 3 years in leading and managing a team
  • Knowledge of Krones portfolio (preferable) • Talent and organization management • Managing culturally diverse teams

Personal competencies

  • Balanced combination of leadership, sales and team orientation
  • Perseverance to further develop the branch and its structures
  • High degree of customer orientation, intercultural skills, assertiveness, target orientation
  • Ability to navigate different challenges and find creative solutions to overcome the challenges
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English

Management Ability

  • Ability to lead a diverse team
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, strong analytical and strategic thinking, negotiation skills, authentic and target-oriented
  • Excellent understanding of financial process and procedures
  • Initiator and role model
  • Highly motivated to analyse complex matters and provide possible solutions
  • Pragmatic “can-do” attitude and “hands-on” approach to achieve the targets


  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to relocate to Ethiopia
Your application
Interested? Apply online now!

Does this sound interesting to you? Then submit your application now!

Any other questions? For further information, please contact Natalie Limo, We are looking forward to receiving your application data.

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Online application * To facilitate readibility, we have decided against the simultaneous inclusion of gender-specific linguistic forms. Our invitation to tender is directed at all interested parties.
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