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c. Euros 100,000 (depending on experience and negotiable) + Housing + Benefits

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Africa

This is a highly unique and exciting opportunity for a senior profile process improvement specialist who will drive lean / six sigma initiatives and projects in a growing global organisation’s operations across West Africa.

We require a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt who is fluent in French (business level / mother-tongue) and English (business level / mother-tongue) to focus on multiple sites across West Africa.  This opportunity will be based in Abidjan; a growing city benefitting from much investment situated on the southern Atlantic coast of Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), in West Africa and is the country’s major urban centre. 

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.   

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 it is not essential.

Our client is highly committed to the recruitment process and the major stakeholders appreciate the value of true operational / business excellence.  This position 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.  Please note that my client will support you in the processing of an Ivory Coast working visa (should it be required), housing and relocation support (should it be required).  Please also note that support for schooling of children is possible, although is unlikely to be funded.  

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.