Datum Recruitment Services is headhunting for challenging Jobs in Africa

Job Title: Product Group Head (Chemicals), A Diversified group, Nigeria

Company Brief: Our esteemed client is a family managed Group that has operations in the manufacturing, packaging, plastics, trade/distribution, real estate and hospitality sectors.  It has marked its presence in Africa including such countries as Ghana and Kenya.  As a result they have a wide range of  job and career opportunities in Africa.

Designation: Product Group Head

Location: Nigeria

Brief Profile: The candidate will be a chemistry graduate/chemical engineer with 10-12 years of experience of handling bulk commodity (Industrial raw materials) chemicals, preferably in a trading background.  They would manage the entire chemical business for Nigeria; sales, market expansion, payments, competition study, warehousing operations like stocking, movement of goods, import, planning, clearance, transportation etc.

For more details please visit: http://www.datum-recruitment.com/africa-jobs/product-group-head-chemicals-a-diversified-group-nigeria/753

 

Job Title:  Sales Manager (Pumps Business), Nigeria

Company Brief: Our client is a large and diversified group with strong presence in West Africa.  They are one of the pioneer groups in Africa.  The group deals in to several products like retail, furniture, motor vehicles, generators, Transformers and several other consumer durable products and offering careers in Africa.

Designation: Sales Manager (Pumps Business)

Location: Nigeria

Brief Profile: The desired candidate should be Engineer with 6-8 years’ experience in pumps industry selling pumps in industrial, government and project sector.

For more detail please visit: http://www.datum-recruitment.com/africa-jobs/sales-manager-pumps-business-nigeria/488

 

Job Title: Chief Underwriting & Operations Officer, Lagos (Nigeria)

Company Brief: Our client is a European MNC which is into Financial Services and insurance sector and is looking for dynamic candidates interested in careers in Africa.

Designation: Chief Underwriting & Operations Officer

Location: Lagos (Nigeria)

Brief Profile: The ideal candidate will be a graduate with minimum 20 years’ experience. They must have Insurance operations and financial accounting knowledge and Hands on experience in managing business operations. They will be head of the Operations and Technology units of the company and be responsible for the design, execution and monitoring of the organisation’s underwriting goals as defined in its strategic document.

For more details please visit :  http://www.datum-recruitment.com/africa-jobs/chief-underwriting-operations-officer/773

 

Jobs out of Africa

 

Job Title:  Dy Manager – International Marketing, A Diversified group, Mumbai  

Company Brief: Our esteemed client is a family managed Group that has operations in the manufacturing, packaging, plastics, trade/distribution, real estate and hospitality sectors across Africa.

Designation: Dy Manager – International Marketing

Location: Mumbai

Brief Profile: The desired candidate will be a Bsc in Chemistry with 8-10 years of relevant experience in International marketing of bulk/commodity chemicals, preferably in a trading environment. They will increase business volume through third party sales; do market mapping & development of customers in assigned territories.

For more details please visit: http://www.datum-recruitment.com/africa-jobs/dy-manager–international-marketing-a-diversified-group-mumbai/770

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  1. Your “Product Group Head, Nigeria” refers and I provide my c.v. herewith in response. Pls review and advise.

    Thanks & regards,
    Charles Fishman

    CHARLES B. FISHMAN
    PHONE: (718) 507-8799
    EMAIL: cfrx@hotmail.com
    33-06 92d St #1m, Jackson Heights, NY, 11372
    EXPERTISE

    PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETING

    MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

    PROCUREMENT
    LOGISTICS

    INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL BUSINESS

    SKILLS

    • Strategic Planning

    • Operations Oversight

    • Budgeting

    • Supply Chain Management

    • Inventory

    • Warehousing & Distribution

    • Contract Negotiations / Compliance

    • Team Building & Training

    • Retail Operations

    • Import / Export

    • Customer Service

    BACKGROUND

    I HAVE HAD SIGNIFICANT MANAGEMENT POSITIONS IN PHARMACY /HEALTH CARE RELATED ENDEAVORS, AS:

    • SUPPLY OFFICER ( PHARMACEUTICAL) FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, MANAGING THAT COUNTRY’S LARGEST MEDICAL SUPPLY FACILITY,
    • INTERNATIONAL MARKETING MANAGER FOR THE (THEN) LARGEST PHARMA MANUFACTURER IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE,
    • DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT FOR THE MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT, TANZANIA, RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PUBLIC SECTOR PURCHASES OF DRUGS, SUPPLIES, AND CAPITAL EQUIPMENT.

    I AM SEEKING A CHALLENGING MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY IN MANAGEMENT, EITHER IN AFRICA, MIDDLE-EAST OR ASIA.

    EXPERIENCE DETAILS

    PRACTICE OF PHARMACY
    Former owner of four successful retail stores and manager of most others, with profit and loss responsibilities.

    Commended for both customer service and business acumen by major chains. Licensed in four states (CA, FL, NV, NY) with exposure to most facets of professional practice and technician training in addtion.

    • MANAGING PHARMACIST 1998 – 2006
    DUANE READE PHARMACY / ECKERD PHARMACY NEW YORK, NY

    • MANAGING PHARMACIST 1994-1997
    RALEY’S PHARMACY INCLINE VILLAGE, NV

    • ASST. CHIEF PHARMACIST 1991-1993
    KAISER HEALTH fOUNDATION REDWOOD CITY, CA

    Achievements
    • Increased Profits
    • Reduced Inventories At All Locations
    • Expanded Generic Drug Usage
    • Commendations For Customer And Professional Relations.
    • Trained Pharmacy Technicians

    DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT
    EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
    MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT 1997 – 1998
    KAMPSAX INTERNATIONAL Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Responsibilities & Accomplishments
    • Procurement, both international and domestic, of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical equipment, and consumables (Duties included POE clearings, receiving of goods, and claims against suppliers).
    • Implemented all operational aspects of the Directorate of Procurement within the MSD structure.
    • Worked closely with, and was a member of, the Medical Tender Board in connection with all tenders and procurement under the authority of the MTB.
    • As a member of the Executive Management Team, contributed closely to build an atmosphere of professionalism, trust, and team focused service. Purchased $10, 900, 000 for FY96/97, and $8, 300, 000 for FY97/98, including World Bank tenders.
    • Worked in close collaboration with a range of key personnel in procuring and developing operational aspects within the MSD.
    • Worked closely with the Director of Finance to ensure procurement and operational costs remained within budgetary limits, and collaborated with DFA to ensure all systems development activities included cost accounting tools enabling MSD to determine product prices and identify cost-effective strategies based upon operational realities.
    • Developed training program for a 22-member staff aligned to corporate and department needs.
    • Acted as advisor assisting the Committees for Standard Treatment? Guidelines and the National Essential Drug List.
    • Accomplishments also include successfully marketing excess company stocks to local manufacturers to recover $18, 000 in costs.

    INTERNATIONAL MARKETING MANAGER 1989 – 1991
    LENNON LIMITED Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    Responsibilities & Accomplishments

    • Managed the export department. Expanded South American and Far Eastern sale outlets for pharmaceuticals. Procured 1st overseas sales for Labethica (injectables) and Diagnostics (blood glucose test strips and meters) divisions.
    • Negotiated 1st contract with outside principal for manufactured products for outside of South Africa
    • Negotiated agency agreements for Israel, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
    • Prepared dossiers for international product registration and liaised with regulatory authorities.

    SENIOR SUPPLY OFFICER (PHARMACEUTICAL) 1986 – 1989
    PAPUA NEW GUINEA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Lae, Papua New Guinea

    Responsibilities & Accomplishments

    • Managed all operations for the country’s largest supply facility, including purchasing, inventory management. Facilitated and oversaw order filling and dispatch functions, managed financial controls, prepared budget, managed assigned personnel, and negotiated common carrier contracts.
    • Reduced waste by 25% through close management of operations and tight inventory controls.
    • Reduced freight expenses by 20% through the study of? logistical situations and implementation of action plans.
    • Successfully trained healthcare workers in business management techniques, thereby reducing costs and
    • increasing overall efficiency.

    Previous positions include:

    Consulting Pharmacist / Health Care Management / Marketing – Temple Community Hospital Export Manager / Business Consultant – Fishman & Associates

    EDUCATION

    • MBA, City Executive College, United Kingdom

    • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – PHARMACY
    Brooklyn College of Pharmacy, Brooklyn, New York

    • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE
    + INTERNATIONAL TRADE CERTIFICATE
    University of California, Los Angeles

    TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

    I am experienced in the following software:
    • Windows, XP, Vista
    • MS Office Application Suite – Word, Excel

    LANGUAGES KNOWN

    ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH

    PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Nationality: US Citizen (also ZA passport)
    Marital Status: Married, One dependant
    Driving License: US
    Military Service: Dispensary Executive & Administrative Officer, 1/Lt., US Army Medical Service Corps.
    Served in West Germany. Honorable Discharge

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