IE Network Solutions Plc Jr. Strategic Manager and assistant to the CEO Jobs in Ethiopia

IE Network Solutions Plc Jr. Strategic Manager and assistant to the CEO Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224084

Category: Business and Administration, Sales and Marketing

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Interested in joining one of the Leading company works on Enterprise IT Infrastructures need with Expert Solutions, Express Foundation in EAST AFRICA, having a continuous growth and success in Ethiopia and abroad.


IE Network Solutions Plc (aka IE Networks) is a legally registered company in Ethiopia established on December 2008 G.C. A highly experienced internetwork professional with expert level accreditations in the industry had founded the company.

This has made the company to be value maximizing, service oriented solution provider rather than volume based sells oriented box pusher.

Its founder looked into the current practices of many local IT companies and founded IE Networks with a new paradigm and standard for best, ethical and high standard services.

IE has in-house expertise in the areas of Enterprise Campus Networking, Wireless LAN, Network Security, WAN Optimization, Unified Communications, Virtualization/Cloud Infrastructure, Enterprise Operating Systems, Directory/DNS/Massaging, Enterprise Servers, Datacenter Storage Systems, Backup Solutions, Datacenter Facility, IT Service Management, Project Management and ERP software integration.

IE has strong partnerships with many of the top IT infrastructure brands in the world. IE is Cisco Premier partner with all advanced and architecture specializations.

IE is HPE Gold partner, Dell EMC Gold partner, VMware Enterprise service provider and registered partner with Oracle, IBM, Fortinet, Checkpoint, F5, Radware, Alcatel Lucent, Aruba, Polycom, Juniper, Microsoft, Avaya, Kaspersky, Tripp Lite, APC and Symantec.

We are looking to fill the following position immediately


The strategic manager and assistant to CEO works with workplace leaders to find and take advantage of opportunities for growth and improvement.

This manager uses tools such as balanced scorecards to identify business strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. After analyzing the results, the strategic manager and assistant to CEO leads teams in developing plans to align organizational objectives with achievable targets intended to meet high leadership expectations.

Plans typically drive improvements to internal processes, customer focused services and products and marketing strategies

Scope of Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of Strategic Manager and assistant to CEO are the following, but not limited;

  • Responsible for formulates strategies or suggests changes or improvements to current business plans, policies, and procedures
  • Assure to formulate feasible recommendations to the management on how to optimize near-term growth.
  • Conducts organizational reviews to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities
  • Responsible to evaluate the operational effectiveness of the entire workforce.
  • Provides support to identify and asses strategic issues, facilitate strategic discussion, and manage strategic initiatives.
  • Responsible for planning and directing an organization's strategic and long-range goals
  • Makes recommendations based on emerging trends, expansion opportunities, competitive threats, viability of outside business partners, and internal business process improvement
  • Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Responsible for the development of a decentralized activity planning process and ensuring its adoption across the businesses.
  • Manages the development of corporate plans and budgets by playing a lead role in all the planning and budgeting activities performed by the business.
  • Establishes and reviews key strategic priorities and translates them into actionable and quantitative plans.
  • Assure that planning process to ensure that the process is timely, focused, and value adding
  • Responsible for the management and development of the business’s KPI infrastructure in order to facilitate analysis and reporting of performance against plans and budgets as well as strategic objectives.
  • Assures the maintenance of an effective strategy department inclusive of management, coaching, and development of strategy management personnel and identifying and advising on areas for enhancement and focus.
  • Assure to have analytical role where he will manage analyses that will provide valuable bench marking for management as well as timely insights to various departments.
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • Miscellaneous tasks to support the manager/CEO, which will vary according to the sector and to the manager’s remit, completing some corporate governance reporting (to ensure that the business is being run properly and complying with legislation and regulations) or conducting research
  • Maintain constant communication with guests in advance of weddings, corporate retreats and other in-house events to ensure we’re prepared for them
  • Managing diaries and organizing meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the manager/executive
  • Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • Managing databases and filing systems

    Job Requirements

    Mandatory Skill:

  • Manpower management skills
    Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Coordination and strong communication skills
  • Excellent writing and speaking skill of English and Amharic language
  • Strong interest to learn, adapt and cope with any assignment
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Proven experience as Strategic role

    Education & qualification:

  • Minimum of BA in Business Administration, Marketing Management, and Management or relevant field with 0 - 2 years’ work experiences out of which 1 years on Strategic role is a significant plus.
  • CGPA of 3.0 and above
  • MBA is a plus

    How to Apply

    IE Network Solution, HR Department invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to send (i) an Application letter, (ii) Resume (maximum 4 pages), and (iii) Copies of working and educational credentials to and include “Application for the Vacant position of “ Jr. Strategic Manager and assistant to CEO” in the subject line.

    NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Application Deadline: October 11, 2019

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