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Monday, 20 July 2015

Country Manager - Lamudi Rwanda

Posted By on Monday, July 20, 2015

Lamudi is an online real estate portal empowering the consumers with information on available properties and furthering the reach of the realtors. It serves as a platform for home buyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals and is revolutionizing the industry by eliminating information asymmetries and making the house hunting process smoother and more democratic for all stakeholders.

Our company is part of Africa Internet Group, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. AIG is the leading internet group of Africa with already over 3000 employees in 26 African countries. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Millicom, MTN and Rocket Internet.

We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, truly dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. We are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and web businesses.

Job Title: Country Manager (Full Time)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Job Description
Your main responsibilities will be to develop the ventures in your market through operational and strategic actions. You will directly manage your operational and commercial team.

You will build Lamudi in Rwanda, with overall responsibility for selling the service to real estate agencies, building relationships with these agencies, and marketing the site throughout the country. You will run the business, with support and guidance from the central team.

Key responsibilities include:
· Drive overall top line and profitability development
· P&L ownership
· Recruit and manage the team, in particular the local sales and operations team
· Define and drive action plans to create strong relationships with local stakeholders
· Coordinate your commercial team with the other services (Marketing, Partnerships, Finance, etc.)
· Deliver measurable results linked to the project you are in charge of
· Ensure regular reporting of your actions and results
· Drive activity analysis
· Manage the team efficiency and cohesion
· Create an unparalleled environment for your team’s development and happiness

The candidate will be an outstanding salesperson, with a real passion for communication and negotiation. They will have entrepreneurial flair and a strong desire to run his/her own business. Comfortable in an unstructured and ambiguous startup environment, they must be prepared to work hard under pressure. A strong network in their country is crucial, as is the desire to be based there in the medium term. Experience of developing and executing B2B and B2C sales/marketing campaigns is a big plus.

Key skills include:
· Strong entrepreneurial skills
· Strong leadership
· Impeccable communication skills
· Ability to negotiate in flawless English
· Ability to identify new business opportunity
· Ability to work independently and in a team

We Offer
· A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
· The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
· An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures

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