The Position

Lori is seeking a Head of East Africa to optimize, scale and run Lori’s East African operations. We are seeking a strong leader with significant experience in managing teams, operations excellence and driving results. You will operate with autonomy, working to build up and drive business in the region. Success in the role will be evidenced by achieving strategic revenue growth and implementing effective systems and structures.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of of day-to-day operations in East Africa

  • Implement processes to drive operational efficiency and scale across teams

  • Oversee and drive demand and transport growth

  • Execute on core operations strategy & deliver results

  • Work closely with executive team to iterate & refine strategy

  • Set goals & track performance

  • Evaluate performance by analyzing & interpreting data and metrics

  • Grow & lead operations in Kenya, followed by Uganda and Rwanda

What You Bring to the table

  • East African native and/or experience in EAC

  • 5+ yrs experience as VP operations or similar

  • 10+ yrs experience in logistics, SCM or similar

  • Strong leadership and focus on results

  • Exceptional organizational skills, structured thinking and understanding of operational processes

  • Attention to detail and a willingness to micromanage when necessary

  • Ability to balance high-level strategic thinking and hands-on effectiveness

  • Entrepreneurial passion and a self-motivated nature

  • Experience motivating and managing teams

  • Great interpersonal skills and can-do attitude

  • MBA, finance and related business education preferred

Qualified applicants are invited to email their CV to careers@lorisystems.com