Chief Executive Officer

Job Status: Interviews
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 25 Feb 2024

Date Posted

06 Feb 2024

Expiration date

25 Feb 2024

Offered Salary (month)



10 year exp



We are looking for a visionary leader with a passion for driving growth and shaping the tobacco industry's future. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for transforming the Tobacco industry for economic prosperity in Zimbabwe.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements strategies to drive growth in the tobacco industry by ensuring that the tobacco industry is managed sustainably.
  • Crafts and implements a comprehensive national growth strategy to make tobacco the leading foreign currency earner by nurturing the value chain for sustainable growth.
  • Drives industry-wide initiatives by building and maintaining strategic relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Passes on opportunities to stakeholders by monitoring market trends to identify opportunities in the
  • global markets.
  • Promotes sustainable growth and tobacco marketing by ensuring all industry players comply with all relevant regulations and industry standards.
  • Fosters a culture of excellence by creating a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovation within the organization.
  • Develops policies to promote environmental sustainability in all aspects of the value chain, from cultivation to manufacturing and distribution of tobacco products, by engaging all stakeholders in the industry.
  • Promotes sustainable agricultural practices by collaborating with farmers and suppliers to cover soil conservation and biodiversity preservation.
  • Implements social responsibility programs by promoting initiatives that support the well-being of tobacco farmers, workers, and local communities affected by the industry.
  • Ensures that TIMB is self-sustaining by optimizing human and financial resources within the parameters approved by the Board.
  • Promotes sustainable operations by developing governance structures that ensure optimal resource utilization in support of the vision and mission of TIMB.
  • Champions the use of technology in the tobacco value chain by passing on new technology and innovations to the stakeholders involved in tobacco farming and marketing.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant University Degree in Agriculture, Crop science / Botany / Business Admin and Economics.
  • Masters degree in a related field.
  • 10 years of relevant experience.
  • 5 years’ experience at director level.
  • A proven track record in the tobacco industry at a senior level


Other Requirements.

  • Proven track record of visionary leadership and successful business management.
  • Deep understanding of the tobacco industry, market dynamics, and regulatory landscape.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong business acumen and experience in driving growth strategies.

Applicants who applied before need not reapply. 

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