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Vacancy operational manager

About Evytal®

Evytal Management Consultancy (EMC) is a new international brand strategy agency, born from the collaboration between Evytal, an international sports agency, and Improovment, a Dutch brand strategy company. Based in Kampala, Uganda, our diverse portfolio of A-status clients relies on our expertise in branding, marketing, digitality, and design to define, develop, and promote their brands in order to achieve their business goals. With a team of passionate professionals, we strive for creativity, innovation, and excellence in every project we undertake.

Operational Manager

Our operational landscape thrives on self-steering project groups, each comprised of highly competent individuals. As the Operational Manager, your role is not just about overseeing and managing daily operations; it’s also about motivating, inspiring, leading by example, and fostering talent development to drive success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Dynamic Team Leadership: Lead self-steering project groups with a focus on motivation, inspiration, and leading by example, fostering collaboration, and driving project success.
  • Operational Excellence: Oversee daily operations, emphasizing meticulous planning, project budget management, and control to ensure efficiency and alignment with organizational goals.
  • Project Profitability: Drive initiatives to increase project profitability, strategically optimizing resources, and delivering results that exceed client expectations.
  • Strategic Advising: Act as a strategic advisor, providing insights and contributing to decision-making processes alongside the CEO, with a keen eye on operational efficiency.
  • Business Development Support: Utilize your experience in business development to identify opportunities and support teams in upselling services to existing clients, contributing to overall project success.
  • Team Reflections: Facilitate regular team reflections to enhance performance, inspire innovation, and identify opportunities for improvement, ensuring continuous learning and growth.
  • Talent Optimization: Optimize team structures and composition for maximum efficiency and effectiveness, aligning skills with project requirements. Foster talent development initiatives for the team’s professional growth.
  • Leading by Example: Demonstrate leadership qualities by setting high standards, leading with integrity, and being a source of motivation and inspiration for the team.
  • HR Practices and Contracting: Play a lead role in HR practices, contributing to talent acquisition, and ensuring effective contracting processes within the organization.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, or a related field (Master’s degree is a plus).
  • Proven experience as an Operational Manager, Senior Project Manager and/or Account Director in a dynamic and innovative work environment, with a strong focus on project management, planning, financial operational management and budget control.
  • Success in driving project profitability, talent development, and team optimization.
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making abilities, particularly in project-related scenarios.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you are a seasoned Operational Manager with a passion for innovation and excellence in brand strategy and business consultancy, we encourage you to apply. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you’d be an excellent fit for our team. Send your application to careers@evytal.com.

Join our team at Evytal® in Kampala (Uganda) and be part of an agency that values creativity, innovation, and excellence in brand strategy and design. We look forward to hearing from you!

Evytal Ltd., including its sub-brands, is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please read more about our selection process, work condititions and expectations via our select and employ page here.