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General Manager

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 27/04/2022.

General Manager Jobs in Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zam

# Job Description

General Manager Ref No. GM/VY/26/04/22

CIDRZ Limited, Trading as VenYou Zambia is a wholly owned for-profit
subsidiary of CIDRZ the NGO. It’s main Strategic Objective is to engage in
commercially viable businesses as a means of generating income, ultimately for
the parent company. CIDRZ Limited is currently involved in the following
business activities:

1\. Vehicle Rentals;
2\. Events and Conference ;
3\. Real Estate Development and Facilities Management including Warehousing;
4\. Sales and Distribution of Solar Hardware and Maintenance of Solar Power

CIDRZ Limited is seeking to recruit a seasoned business minded General

Reporting directly to the CIDRZ NGO Deputy Chief Executive Officer, the
General Manager will be responsible for the overall day-to-day management of
the company to achieve its Strategic Objectives.

Main duties

Support business development initiatives including collaboration. This will
include assisting with activities including assessing competitive landscape,
business case development, conducting due diligence, lead generation and
sourcing, and financial analysis.
Prepare business development documents, presentations, and briefing books.
Prepare, evaluate and present robust financial modeling and analyses to value
projects and terms; develop, participate and deliver high level impactful
presentations and conclusions to Deputy CEO and CIDRZ Senior Management and
key stakeholders. Participate in deal and negotiations
Establish strategic account plans for all targeted accounts with tactical
information necessary to ensure sales targets are met
Develops and maintains budgets
Reports financial status by developing forecasts, reporting results, analyzing
variances, and developing improvements
Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts,
budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
Develops financial well-being of the organization by providing financial
projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing
Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and
accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking
and direction and establishing functional objectives in line with
organizational objectives.
Planning and presenting reports on account progress, financial goals, and
quarterly initiatives to share with Deputy CEO and CIDRZ EXCO
Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing
critical measurements, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies;
designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; and
implementing change
Develop various corporate policies and make recommendation for approval to the
Participates as a member of Leadership Team in formulating corporate
strategies, policies, plans and and in monitoring the Organization’s
performance so as to ensure that the corporate mission and goals are achieved
Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs, and results
and make recommendation for improvement
Provides guidance, expert advice, and management of staff.
Reviews contracts and acts as liaison with DCEO to resolve any issues
impacting the process
Work closely with DCEO, leadership and cross functional members of management
team to drive and implement corporate strategy and long-range planning based
on current portfolio opportunities and risks, financing needs and
organizational capabilities. Assist in identifying portfolio, financing and/or
organizational gaps and plans for how to best address them.
Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue
opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing
organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost
reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulating capital to fund
Build customer relationships through direct contact, meetings, customer
events, industry events, and professional relationships


MBA Preferably in Entrepreneurship
First Degree in a Technical Field of study
10 years work Experience
Demonstrable Track record of establishing or starting businesses or having run
businesses before
The holder of this position must be a results-oriented leader, skilled in
organizational management, managing and creating clarity in a complex
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference
Number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV
with day-time telephone numbers to:

CIDRZ Human Resources Director P. O. Box 34681, LUSAKA or email:

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