Regional Director – Africa and the Caribbean

Permanent position, Full-Time, United Kingdom

We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead the Africa and Caribbean (A and C) Regional Team. You might currently be looking for your first Director role or maybe you are currently a Director looking for a new opportunity

The Role
The Regional Director will drive the business in the A and C Region whilst also supporting strong links across IMC Worldwide: a DT Global Company (IMC) and the broader DT Global business.

You will be responsible for developing and leading the implementation of IMC’s strategy for growing the Region. You will play a key role in driving growth, targeting and winning new opportunities and delivering projects, and building our business in the Africa and Caribbean Region and taking it to the next level. You will deliver the programme of work to the standards required and budget.

Working collaboratively across the business to further enhance our activities and develop our broader portfolio of work with a wide range of existing and new clients. This will involve identifying and responding to opportunities, building a project consortium and team, leading proposal development, providing consultancy services and project direction.

A typical day at work
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will manage the business in the A and C Regional Team, working to both grow and deliver the IMC Portfolio within the region, managing complex multi-year projects with multiple partners across the globe.

The working environment is friendly, informal, and creative, but we are uncompromising on the quality of work we deliver to clients. In return for your hard work, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and grow with the business.

The Africa and Caribbean team
The team currently consists of a Deputy Regional Director/Senior Technical Director, 1 Regional Assistant Manager and a Senior Consultant.

IMC has a long-standing presence in the Africa and Caribbean regions. Over the last 50 years, we have delivered over 100 international development projects across both Anglophone and Francophone Africa. We currently have an operational office in Ethiopia and have worked there since 1996 on projects that involve construction supervision, feasibility studies and detailed engineering design and technical assistance. We are working towards this becoming a hub office for the region, with the intention to capitalise on specific business areas where we have good access to talents, which offer value for money, and where we can develop centres of excellent in key service areas.

IMC has a long presence in many African countries, notably Mozambique since 1983, Lesotho since 1993, and Uganda from 1996, covering engineering feasibility studies and technical assistance to public bodies, donor spending review assistance, engineering projects and technical audits to develop improved management systems.

We have also supported projects in South Sudan, Malawi and Zambia as well as Caribbean projects in Belize, Guyana, Dominica and Jamaica.

Other countries we are currently working in include Liberia with Lot 1 and 2 as part of the output performance-based Road contracts and Sierra Leone including WASH programmes and more recently a reducing landfill and marine sources of plastic project win.

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How to apply
Please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@imcworldwide.com  explaining clearly why you are interested in this role and working for IMC, the skills and experiences you can bring to it, and how your experience meets the person specification. Your covering letter should also include your salary expectations.

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis, so it is recommended you apply as soon as possible.

IMC is a signatory to the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. The Scheme was launched in January 2019 to address the specific problem of known sexual abusers moving between organisations undetected. The Scheme is a commitment to share information, during the recruitment process, about employees and other staff, who have been found guilty of misconduct. To find out more about the Scheme please visit https://misconduct-disclosure-scheme.org/

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