Bilingual Senior Manager – Francophone Africa
Experience
10-15
Location
Dakar, Senegal
Job type
Full time
Job Summary

The successful bilingual candidate (French and English), will be responsible for supporting the Associate Director-Francophone Africa in her/his business development and all other client facing activities, including project execution. Will also provide operational support on administrative processes within the organization.

Essential Skills

The candidate should be a seasoned Project Manager with multi-country experience managing teams, preferably in francophone West Africa. He/she should have worked successfully with people across levels and with diversified geographical background. Should be able to work in an independent environment.

Description

Key Functions will include:-

  • Lead the planning, implementation of assignments involving project teams to deliver outstanding client work
  • Develop and submit proposals to generate business – particularly for the francophone markets in collaboration with domains in Asia and Africa
  • Developing strong working relationships with the client and providing thought leadership beyond expectations
  • Quality control training courses delivered, research papers prepared, curriculum development and technical assistance provided to clients
  • Conducting “Quality of Delivery”/Feedback assessments with team members after assignment execution in line with the quality control guidelines and supporting the Domain Leader in regular staff assessments
  • Develops blogs, research reports and other thought leadership materials to showcase MicroSave’s areas of expertise, specific topics/emerging practice areas.
  • Manage increasing segments of information technology, human resources (recruiting, reviews, staff deployment/workload balancing, and career progression) with related internal communications and budgeting/finance duties and office oversight
  • Mentor and coach a growing team of young consulting professionals

Other relevant skills include:-

  • Excellence in execution of multiple tasks while attending to multiple priorities
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Should be flexible, creative and be able to handle pressure
  • Demonstrated team-management, project management and administration skills

Education:-

Post-Graduate with management professional qualifications

Compensation: The position offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and skills.

Availability: State availability (notice period) in your application letter.

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