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Managing Director

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience8 years
  • Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial

BUSINESS STRATEGY

  • · Business strategy for the company developed, approved by the board and implemented within agreed timelines
  • · Strategic objectives achieved – growth/profitability
  • · Operational plans developed, approved and implemented
  • · Capital investment requirements managed
  • · Lead and co-ordinate the strategic planning review process
  • · Sell and communicate the strategy to stakeholders and the senior management team.
  • · Co-ordinating the strategy implementation
  • · Continuous business performance review and Review progress and take corrective action
  • · Developing the strategy to fulfil the business imperatives
  • · Required resources (Human, CAPEX etc) to achieve business objectives
  • · Appropriate market segments – which market segments to target
  • · Ongoing market and competitor evaluation and taking necessary actions to achieve strategy objectives
  • · Setting targets and budgets
  • · Pricing strategy
  • · Product development strategy
  • · Business development strategy

FUNCTIONAL STRATEGIES & OPERATING PLANS

  • · Various business units & functional strategies developed and approved and operating plans support the Group’s business strategies and deliver the required results
  • · Approve business unit & functional strategies and operating plans
  • · Review progress and take corrective action
  • · Manage regional distributors
  • · Appropriateness of business units’, functional strategies and plans to achieve business objectives
  • · Appropriate corrective action

BUSINESS PROFITABILITY TARGETS

  • · Achievement of financial targets (EBIT, RONA etc.)
  • · Continuous improvement targets achieved and reviewed to realise savings
  • · Measure performance
  • · Review targets
  • · Take corrective action
  • · Continuous review of financial indicators
  • · Analysis of variances
  • · Ensuring adherence to sound financial practices
  • · Setting of mandates for purchasing and sales prices
  • · Setting parameters for manufacturing costs
  • · Reviewing targets and corrective action
  • · Assessment of progress against targets and the institution of controls /measures

BUSINESS GROWTH TARGETS

  • · Strategic growth plan developed and completed within agreed timeframes
  • · Market share targets achieved
  • · Sales volume targets achieved
  • · Production volume targets achieved
  • · Regional acquisitions
  • · Develop and execute regional acquisition strategies
  • · Growth plans developed after market analysis
  • · Review of plans against timeframes and adjustment as necessary
  • · Management and control of expenditure against budget
  • · Measure performance
  • · Review targets
  • · Take corrective action
  • · Viable businesses for acquisitions
  • · Appropriate corrective action
  • · Feasibility of growth plans

DEVELOPED CULTURE

  • · Programmes developed and implemented to align to company culture and values
  • · Smooth transition during bolt on process
  • · Communication of the Group’s vision, expectations and business imperatives to employees
  • · Buy in from employees on business strategy and alignment to implementation
  • · People strategy initiatives approved
  • · Culture meets requirements of business
  • · Excellent employee morale
  • · Develop programs in the business with HR support to create a culture aligned with the identified culture of the Group
  • · Entrenched Group values
  • · Drive Change management processes to integrate employees into the Group’s way of doing things where relevant.
  • · Leadership style to create the desired culture
  • · Appropriateness of programs

TALENT MANAGEMENT

  • · Employee performance measures
  • · Talent identified and fostered Recruitment, retention, succession, performance measurement and individual development plans are in place and implemented
  • · Retention of talent
  • · Manage top team’s performance
  • · Review individual development plans
  • · Approve development and succession plans
  • · Recruitment decision
  • · Succession decisions
  • · Non-performance and exit strategies
  • · Required resources and skills levels to achieve business objectives

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

  • · Compliance with local country legislation and regulatory requirements
  • · Networks established, nurtured and maintained with local and regional governmental departments and appropriate private sector establishments
  • · Compliance with governance standards
  • · Business processes comply with relevant legislation developed, updated and reviewed
  • · Strategic Management of minority shareholder relations
  • · Interacting and engaging with local authorities on relevant issues
  • · Understanding and working within the regional dynamics
  • · Obtaining advice on applicability of relevant legislation and necessary changes to business processes
  • · Ensuring required processes implemented to comply with relevant legislation
  • · What legislation or regulatory requirements are relevant
  • · What business processes are required, to comply with legislation

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • · Post Graduate Degree in Commerce or Business Management

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • · Minimum of 8 years senior or general management experience in a Corporate environment
  • · At least 5 years FMCG industry related experience preferable
  • · Excellent understanding of the country’s legal and regulatory framework
  • · Experience in working in a multinational environment

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND ABILITIES:

  • · Ability to lead a strong management team
  • · Ability to work with cross cultural teams
  • · Results driven
  • · Strong strategic thinker
  • · Solid understanding of business processes
  • · Good technical and marketing abilities
  • · Creative and innovative thinking
  • · Strong interpersonal communication, networking and influencing skills

Method of Application

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