Our core values are the foundation of our corporate culture. They define and shape our identity, underlie our decisions, and guide us in carrying out our work and honoring our commitments. At Ekuity Capital, we seek to attract and retain the best talent. We therefore strive to offer our employees stimulating and motivating career opportunities as well as formal training and development programs. Through these experiences, we help enhance their knowledge and further develop their skills.
We are seeking to hire a highly motivated Procurement & Administrative Assistant for our Support Services department. The candidate will provide assistance to several companies within the group namely Ekuity Capital and its real estate affiliate STKE as part of a shared services approach. Ideally, the candidate will have experience in handling a wide range of administrative and procurement related tasks with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Perform & coordinate all procurement processes including purchase requisitions and orders, drafting of RFPs, supplier sourcing, negotiation, as well as maintaining all purchasing records and documents.
Ensure that all company purchases & acquisitions are in compliance with the procurement policy & purchasing authority.
Track all orders & invoices, ensure timely delivery & follow up with suppliers.
Network & maintain relationships with suppliers.
Manage office supplies inventories & maintain accurate records.
Assist with the preparation of the Support Services annual budget & monitoring of expenditures.
Oversee & manage drivers/messengers and company car fleet including receiving and dispatching all requests and errands.
Assist with managing office building general services (cleaning, maintenance, security, furniture & office space etc.)
Assist with the planning & organization of company events and gatherings.
Assist with corporate culture & employee well-being initiatives.
Assist with the implementation of the company’s CSR initiatives.
Provide other procurement & administrative tasks as assigned and participate in operational improvement initiatives.
Act as a Risk Champion for the administrative & procurement field.
Bachelor’s degree or diploma in management, administration, or any other related field.
At least 2 years of experience in a procurement and administrative role.
Experience working with internationally renowned ERP systems (Sage, SAP, Microsoft NAV, Divalto etc.)
Good understanding of supply chain processes.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Excellent communication (both written and oral), presentation and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining deadlines.
Excellent levels of French and Arabic, good level of English.
Excellent command of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word, Power BI).
Demonstrated autonomy and ability to take initiatives.
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and across all levels of the organization.
We are seeking to hire a highly motivated Strategy & Operations Manager to join our investment department. The incumbent shall drive value creation of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities and portfolio companies by working in close partnership with management teams assisting them with strategic and operational initiatives, improving their competitive positioning and driving measurable performance improvement.
Work with and support the deal team in the evaluation, due diligence, and negotiation of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities.
Perform strategic, commercial, and operational due diligence of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities (could be assisted by industry and/or functional experts).
Challenge the development plans prepared by the management teams of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities.
Provide advice on how to improve, innovate, and enhance the productivity of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities.
Assist the deal team in drafting, negotiating and monitoring the execution of the 100 days plan and the Value Creation Plan.
Build effective and trusting relationships with portfolio CEOs and management teams to achieve value creation objectives. Act as a catalyst for change, a coach and partner.
Assist portfolio management teams in establishing strategy, business development initiatives and growth objectives.
Help portfolio management teams assess and capitalize on business opportunities & strengths.
Oversee & manage in collaboration with portfolio management teams strategic & operational excellence initiatives and transformation projects in areas such as: performance improvement, business process reengineering and back-office transformations, cost-optimization, IT/digitization transformations, cultural changes etc.
Provide the deal team with ongoing project KPIs, reporting and updates.
Master’s degree in management, business administration, finance, engineering, or related field from a leading university.
10+ years of relevant experience in strategy & management consulting, operational management, project management and/or change management.
Multi-sector and multi-functional knowledge and experience.
Good knowledge of the Tunisian economic and business environment.
Strong background in strategic thinking, organizational design, project management/project delivery & operational excellence.
Excellent management, communication & interpersonal skills with a strong entrepreneurial mindset and a hands-on approach.
Must have strong emotional intelligence and ability to influence, motivate others and bring teams together around common objectives.
Good balance between a structured detailed approach and flexibility & ability to adapt to change.
Excellent analytical & problem-solving capabilities, good financial acumen, and a capacity for synthesis.
Excellent communication & presentation (both written and oral), in English Arabic & French.
Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/transactions simultaneously while maintaining deadlines.