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Jul 5, 2017

Operations Manager Job Vacancy in Tanzania

Duma Works is recruiting a talented individual to fill the position of an Operations Manager for one of our clients in Tanzania: a leading provider of mobile delivered insurance and health services in emerging markets.

The company offers simple and affordable life, accident and health insurance services.

They have developed an industry leading pay-as-you-go (‘PAYG’) insurance product that is the first of its kind in most markets. 

 
A large part of their business is driven by partnerships but are rapidly expanding their branded portfolio, in which they sell products directly to consumers.
 
The Role: The role of the Operations Manager will be to support the Country Manager in the management of all operations related to their micro-insurance products, including maintaining quality of delivery of existing activities, as well as managing business relationships.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for developing new products, business models and functionality, and will assume P&L responsibility for successful new lines of business. 

Work streams will include coordinating technical platform integration, insurance company coordination, marketing, sales team recruitment, etc.

The Operations Manager will also play a specific role with regards to setting up a more robust local organisation structure to enable it to perform effectively.

Overall, the Operations Manager must be attuned to value the details as well as be able to understand and drive towards the big picture. Analytical and quick thinking in a fast-paced environment are essential. 

The Operations Manager is an enthusiastic problem solver and thrives on being engaged at all levels of the project.
 
Responsibilities:
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for working as part of the senior management team to develop overall strategy and working with the local country team to execute operations for the micro-insurance product(s)
  • Carry out day-to-day activities and manage activities of members of team and ensure work is progressing as planned.
  • Manage schedules, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals
  • Identify and develop the components required to deliver a strong organisation structure that enables the brand in Tanzania to perform effectively.
  • Support Country Manager in financial processes, such as month-end closing, budgeting and business performance analysis.
Requirements

As such the person filling this position needs to have:
  • 5-6 years’ work experience in either an implementation/operational role or previous experience from business controlling, preferably from a large corporation.
  • Looking for someone eager to live and work in emerging markets and enthusiastic about building a new venture; willing to relocate to Port Moresby in which their operations are based
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent excel skills
  • Deep understanding of P&L, balance sheet and cash flow analyses
  • General understanding of accounting and financial reporting processes
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, support and understand project teams, ideally in emerging markets
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical
  • Languages required: fluent English, Preferred: Swahili.
Apply

Position open to Tanzania nationals only. Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “2906”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2906 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.

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