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General Manager West Africa (m/f/d) - Representative Office Nigeria

General Manager West Africa (m/f/d) - Representative Office Nigeria

Reference Number:
Juan Sanchez
Gabriella Gal
Lagos, Nigeria

Our client, German based Kaercher group, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of cleaning equipment with around 12.000 employees in 65 countries and an innovative product line for industrial, professional and private customers alike. With 80% of all products being younger than four years, research and development are among the most important factors contributing to a continuous regular growth across all continents. Constant investments in quality, marketing, and design as well as high involvement in sports and the communities of operation make this company a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to work for.

For its representative office in Nigeria covering also Ghana, Ivory Coast and neighboring countries the company is currently hiring a

General Manager West Africa (m/f/d) - Representative Office Nigeria

based in Lagos


This exciting position encompasses the set-up of the new representative office in Nigeria and the complete sales, business development and marketing management for the region West Africa , which includes:

  • Strategic business development; Dealer and Key Account management based on a sound market analysis and regular controlling of sales figures, margins and results;
  • Increasing growth (30% in 2018) and brand awareness by initiating campaigns and marketing activities and by providing product trainings to dealers and clients;
  • Expanding both the dealer network and direct distribution channels in the areas of B2B and B2C;
  • Feeding sales results and product experiences of the West African market back to headquarters.

Your qualification

  • A relevant university degree with solid experience in sales and business development for an international brand;
  • Ideally a background both in B2B and B2C sales management of commercial durable / semi durable products (like power tools, building material, outdoor and gardening devices, kitchen ware, consumer electronics, etc..).
  • High communicative and analytical skills, contributing to successful and sustainable relationships with colleagues, dealers and end customers alike;
  • Fluency in English and French; any local West African dialect (e.g. Akan, Haussa, Yoruba, Igbo, Peul, Bambara) being an additional asset.


If you feel intrigued by this versatile and growth oriented opportunity, please send your CV and a cover letter with reference number Bip3051 to at the international consultancy interpool based in Germany. If you have any questions, please contact Ms Gabriella Gal or Mr Juan Sanchez at +49 - 30 - 40 50 416 19.