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Country Manager, Kenya

We are looking for a self-motivated Country Manager with a keen business mindset to lead and oversee the establishment and management of Busha in Kenya, this role will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of business strategies, establishing and building organisational capability, and driving strategic alignment. You will be responsible for the growth and success of Busha in Kenya. Your goal is to lead our team to deliver the highest standards customer service while delivering high business value for Busha. Our ideal candidate is a highly analytical, critical thinker who will stop at nothing to provide solutions to problems in a fast-paced environment, with an ability to think quickly and manage through the adversity of a fast-growing industry. In addition to having great communication skills, you should have experience in managing complex business and diverse teams.
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Full Time
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Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the highest management for all business activities
  • Lead the development and effective implementation of strategies in line with globally agreed priorities, with a cross functional business team responsible for customer and financial targets
  • Direct daily operations while ensuring compliance with all federal and local laws, policies and practices and ensure best practice
  • Enhance the brand’s profile and presence in the country through research, campaign and innovative strategies
  • Lead the leadership team to identify areas of improvement across teams and drive execution
  • Ensure that the values, standards and priorities of the brand are instilled and adhered to
  • Identify Business challenges, propose analytically grounded, well researched solutions and drive execution
  • Implement an effective brand strategy and ensure consistency
  • Establish operating budgets and create annual detailed business plans and ensuring that monthly, quarterly and annual targets are met in terms of revenue, profit and finance
  • Oversee product strategy in close collaboration with product managers and cross functional team members
  • Accountable for all marketing efforts in-country, to grow user acquisition and build a healthy book of loyal and financially healthy users
  • Provide complete and timely business reports
  • Ensure compliance with globally developed quality assurance and impact assessment methodologies
  • Ensure that the teams report with sufficient clarity and detail on the impact of their work
  • Maintain a good image of the organisation always
  • Set, monitor, manage and report on budget and expenditure

Requirements

  • At least 7 years of startup tech, marketing or business leadership experience in high performing businesses
  • Strong data driven approach to funnel conversion metrics and campaign performance, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work with a cross functional team to propose, persuade and collaborate with on strategic priorities
  • Demonstrated experience and capability as a leader who can influence the direction of brand impact, including by identifying and accessing the most effective channel to pass the brand message across
  • Experience in hiring and managing a cross functional team, bringing energetic, fun and creative approach to the workplace
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Deep understanding of the blockchain landscape and experience interacting with crypto

Nice-to-haves

  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate others, guiding delivery under pressure, while building collaboration and cooperation
  • Well-developed communication, presentation, spokesperson, and representational skills
  • Deep network and contacts amongst internet and network providers and e-commerce companies
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, including the ability to cope with deadlines, multiple tasks and competing demands
  • Familiarity with the fin-tech landscape
  • Experience working in an international tech start up
  • Embeddedness in the local crypto communities

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