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Head of Operations


CPS Sales Limited




Chief Executive Officer


Fumba Town, Zanzibar

Job Description

About the Company

With the mission of creating homes and communities that are strong, safe, sustainable, and accessible to all, CPS Zanzibar has aspirational and successful real estate projects, such as Fumba Town and The Soul. CPS Sales Limited is one of the Sister Companies to CPS Zanzibar, whose core function is to exclusively sell developed house units for the projects Fumba Town, The Soul and other projects.

Job Objective

The Head of Operations is responsible for overseeing the operational activities of our business, ensuring that the workforce is productive, formulating operating strategies, optimizing operational processes, ensuring regulatory compliance, supervising finance function and adhering to operational best practices and implementing new technologies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the company’s administrational functions.
  • Executes budgets controlling from an expenditure perspective.
  • Supervises the Finance and HR & Administration departments.
  • One-stop interface to Shared Service Center (SSC) on operational matters, through appointed personnel.
  • Reviews, creates and ensures adherence to all company policies whilst ensuring correlation with company strategies.
  • Responsible for instituting company processes, tools and standards with Shared Service Center (SSC).
  • Accountable for company Improvement Plan.
  • Secretary of the company Executive Committee.
  • Accountable for company Risk Register (operations).
  • Creating strategies with senior management.
  • Overseeing compliance with regulations.
  • Interface with the SSC in  all IT solutions and implementing new technologies
  • Reporting on operational progress.

Educational background

  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or business administration-related fields. 
  • A minimum of (3) years of work experience as a Head of operations or in a similar role.
  • Experience in overseeing finance operations, or understanding of business financial reports.
  • Experience in business processes management is an added advantage.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Finance Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports such as balance sheet, P/L statements, budget and budget variance reports, etc.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret various business documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. 
  • Negotiation Skills: Ability to negotiate with suppliers and service partners.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of Spreadsheet tools, such as MSExcel, Google sheets, and document software software. Knowledge of G Suite preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proven experience as Head of Operations or other managerial role.
  • Knowledge of business functions.
  • Solid knowledge of data analytics.
  • Strong mathematical literacy.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership qualities.
  • A strategic thinker.
  • Ability to keep track of and report on activity.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.

Personal Attributes

  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Proactiveness
  • Leadership


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