Managing Director, Automotive Aftermarket (Ref: SMMD)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Business and Management sector in Lusaka - Zambia
Posted On Friday 19 March 2021
Job Description:

A great opportunity exists for a Managing Director, with Automotive/electrical parts or appliances experience based in Lusaka, Zambia with a large organization.

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Main job function

Be responsible for the overall operations of this company which operates mainly in the automotive aftermarket

Automotive service items (filters, wipers, plugs, etc)

Auto electrical products (starters, alternators, lighting, batteries, etc)

Hydraulic pipes and hoses

Generators, up to 1,000kVA, sales and installation

Power tools (drills, grinders, saws, etc.) plus hand tools

Forestry tools such as chain saws and brush-cutters

Pressure cleaners

The incumbent will also be responsible for the marketing, operation, and strategic development of the Diesel Fuel Injection, Electrical, and Generator Repair Workshops


Candidates must be in possession of a nationally recognized Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree or Higher Diploma: this is essential

A further business qualification such as an MBA is also required


Candidates with no tertiary qualifications should not apply, as they will not be eligible for a Zambian work permit


Minimum 20 years in a senior management position within the automotive or related industry plus proven track record of success

The successful candidate will need to have proven skills and experience in the following disciplines:

Marketing, customer liaison and on-site visits to customers

Quote preparation and negotiation

Placing orders on suppliers

Managing inventory and spare parts

Strong technical knowledge of the automotive and related industries

Knowledge of the heavy commercial vehicle industry

Ability to lead a team of Technicians, Financial Controllers, Buyers, Sales Reps and Stores Personnel

Financial reporting and accountancy

Administration and excellent computer literacy

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sian Morgan