Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Role: You will be the local franchisee for Sagaci Research in Ethiopia and as such be part of a global and multicultural team covering the African continent. As the local business owner, and you will be responsible for promoting the Sagaci Research brand in Ethiopia and for managing the local projects in the country.

Responsibilities

  • Business & Financial Management
    • Set-up your own legal entity in Ethiopia, operating as the franchise partner for Sagaci Research locally
    • Interact with the Sagaci Research global Finance team to align on best practices and ensure uniformed reporting
  • Business Development
    • Be a great ambassador for Sagaci Research with a strong commercial-oriented mindset
    • Establish long-term business relationships with prospects in order to develop our client portfolio
    • Meet and negotiate with top decision-makers and identify their issues and needs
    • Request support from our Sales and Research teams in order to elaborate commercial proposals to best answer our client’s needs
  • Project & Team Management
    • Effectively recruit, train and motivate a team of field agents to deliver high-quality fieldwork while ensuring every project meets our highest quality standards
    • Plan and execute successful projects with the support from the Sagaci Research Research teams
    • Ensure consistent high standards in terms of executing projects in Ethiopia

Profile

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of significant business experience, ideally in Research or in a B2B Services environment
  • Strong accounting and financial background, with a clear understanding of the Ethiopian tax regulations related to businesses
  • Excellent management skills with the commitment to manage day-to-day operations of a research business
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of organization
  • Flexible and able to quickly resolve issues calmly in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English. French would be a plus.