Chief Executive Officer / Portfolio Role

at IKL Recruitment Services
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted February 7, 2023
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS


About the job

We are currently working with well known Private Equity fund focusing on Food & Agri investing in East Africa.

Currently they are looking for a CEO to join the team and shape the business of the portfolio companies. On site presence would be required, therefore moving to Tanzania, Dar es Salaam would be a must. CEO will be responsible for all business operations, building the full organisation, from market launch to becoming the market leader in Tanzania.

The ideal candidate:

Any candidate that qualifies for the position has both commercial and management experience and is excited to build an outstanding business in Tanzania.

• Professional experience:

  • Academic background in a relevant field o Commercial experience, preferably in FMCG
  • Management experience
  • Experience and/or affinity with working in Africa
  • Prior experience in Food & Agri
  • Prior Experience within IB, Corporate or Consulting 3-10 years

• Competencies:

  • Ambitious and resilient in delivery o Entrepreneurial and commercial mindset
  • Strong social and communicative skills
  • Structured and result driven
  • Pro-active, creative and pragmatic
  • Drive to work in an early stage food business in Africa
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication in English

The role provides an excellent opportunity to make a positive impact on food security in Tanzania by establishing a food processing company with the support of a professional investor:

  • Working and living in thriving Dar es Salaam
  • Support from experienced and ambitious PE team
  • Being involved in setting up a high potential start-up company
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Opportunity to make positive impact on food security in Tanzania
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