Country Manager

Sofia, Bulgaria

We are looking for Country Manager to help our company with organization expansion. The Country Manager will lead all operations to ensure the profitability of the company's affiliate. Responsibilities include recruitment and training, writing budgets and reports, and assessing performance. You should also be comfortable living abroad.

It is up to Country Manager to ensure that all aspects of a business operate smoothly. They ensure that a business’s in-country affiliate adheres to all country regulations and cultural guidelines. They also develop plans for company growth and improvement of sales

As a successful Country Manager, you would need to demonstrate strong communication, organizational and negotiation skills. You should be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work with little or no supervision and possess the ability to assemble and manage teams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with head office and writing up quarterly/annual reports.
  • Recruiting, vetting, and training all new staff.
  • Researching the country or region thoroughly and adapting strategies accordingly.
  • Monitoring performance at all levels and scheduling training as required.
  • Implementing an effective brand strategy and ensuring consistency.
  • Building professional relationships with staff and clients.
  • Maintaining a good image of the organization at all times.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management or a related field (preferably a Master's degree).
  • Postgraduate degree in Sales, Finance, or similar is also acceptable.
  • A good knowledge base of the country/region, and a willingness to learn.
  • The ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Good people-management skills.
  • Experience living abroad is advantageous.
  • Sensitivity to different cultural norms.