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£90,000 - £100,000 (depending on experience) + Bonus (c. 50%) + Benefits

Based London / Africa (75% in Africa)

This is a highly unique opportunity for senior profile process improvement specialist to drive lean / six sigma initiatives and projects in diverse and exciting organisations across Africa.

Our client has established themselves as a highly dynamic multi-billion USD turnover group, diversified across a wide number of industries globally.  We require a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to focus on their expanding presence (through organic growth and acquisition) in Africa, initially working with around 20 African based group organisations. 

This appointment can be based from our client’s EMEA head office in central London with around 75% travel / working across Africa (often for several weeks at a time).  Alternatively this appointment can be permanently based from one of a number of offices in Africa with travel / working across the continent with regular trips to London.

You will take on a remit of identifying and managing lean six sigma / process improvement projects, supporting and coaching colleagues and facilitating workshops for site teams with a focus on implementing a culture of continuous improvement and sustainability.  To be considered you will have a broad industry background having progressed your career in large / best practice organisations across ANY sector, however experience of telecommunications, financial services, distribution and FMCG is of particular interest. 

You will possess experience at Senior Management level or above and have extremely strong lean skills / toolbox along with six sigma black belt or master black belt certification.  You will be a passionate project manager, coach and trainer with much experience of successful engagement of a range of levels and people (from shop floor to Senior Management). 

It is essential that you have experience of working and implementing lean initiatives in multiple countries and cultures.  Experience of working in Africa would be advantageous, but is not essential.

Our client is highly committed to the recruitment process and the major stakeholders appreciate the value of true operational / business excellence.  These positions will offer the right candidate an exciting, fresh and rare opportunity, we do expect a large response to this campaign so please only apply if you have the required experience and skills.

Should you feel your skills and experience are well suited to this exciting opportunity please apply or for further information contact Dan Sculthorp, Director at ‘Opex Selection’.   Should you be able to recommend someone for this job please contact us in complete confidence; we will pay you a bonus of GBP £300 in retail vouchers (of your choice) on the day the referral starts employment.  

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