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We are looking for an experienced country manager to be based in Yerevan, Armenia;

Roles:

  • Lead and manage the company and implement the company's concept to reach the goal at the national level and support the company's position as a leader.
  • Increase conversion rate and secure reasonable profitability.
  • Secure that the budget is aligned with long-term goals.
  • Proactively follow up and monitor set goals and targets.
  • Update forecast as needed.
  • Increase operational efficiency.
  • Ensure implementation and compliance with the company rules and guidelines.
  • Ensure that the company meets all legal requirements and company policies for food safety and labeling in conjunction with the food safety specialist.
  • Overall responsible for ensuring compliance with legislative and the company's requirements in the areas of quality and environment.
  • Optimize sales and gross margin results in the country by working with the company's concept, the company's range, global strategies, and national and local opportunities.
  • Effectively manage and inspire your team, with particular reference to their selection, training, and development.
  • Establish, and communicate, clear career and development opportunities within the company.
  • Cooperate with the HR department of the holding company to develop training and relevant HR strategies.
  • Contribute to the development of the company locally and internationally.
  • Supervise and analyze the local competition to secure a competitive price distance from competitors and the lowest price in every food category.
  • Monitor the national food market environment regarding competitors, customer expectations, trends, etc.
  • Develop and support the implementation of communication policies, sales, and marketing strategies.
  • Secure long-term growth and profitability in investment requests.
  • Assume responsibility for projects and tasks as they occur.

Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in Business, or other related fields.
  • At least 3 years of managerial experience in a similar role.
  • Strong experience managing an area/ region/country.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods of product/brand management, distribution systems, product development, and project management.
  • Strong communicative skills and high energy in motivating, inspiring, and developing people (direct reports and matrix reports).
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships across the country and internationally.
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment.
  • Fluent in English, Persian (Farsi), and Armenian, written and spoken.
  • Ideal age range: 35 to 48 years old.