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  • Posted: Jan 19, 2018
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    KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. KPMG employs 162,000 people[2] and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into variou...
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    Chief Operating Officer

    Detailed Job Description

    • The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the organisations operational and administrative functions.
    • The role leads the implementation of the organisations strategic goals around service delivery and performance by driving quality, managing and executing process development initiatives.

    Desired Attributes:

    • Established track record of implementing viable commercial growth strategies, instituting operational controls, and maximizing business efficiency
    • In-depth knowledge and expertise on end-to-end manufacturing operations – previous plant management experience is critical
    • Ability to quickly understand the primary drivers of a variety of businesses, diagnose problems, and think through solutions while always focusing on the need for optimal returns on investments
    • Strong communication skills and ability to influence and earn trust of the CEO and senior management
    • Ability to listen to and interact effectively with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds
    • Highly motivated and energetic, with collegial and sharing work style
    • Adaptable, resourceful and strong work ethics
    • Entrepreneurial, hands-on and problem-solving attitude suited for working with few subordinates or external intermediaries
    • High professional integrity and sound business judgment when working with colleagues, potential partners and businesses
    • Ability to analyse and understand financial statements
    • Proficient in MS Office suite of applications

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • Relevant undergraduate degree, with preference given to candidates with an MBA or Master's degree in a relevant field such as Agriculture, Operations, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management
    • An MBA or Business related postgraduate degree would be an added advantage
    • Excellent understanding of operations in the food industry
    • Minimum of 10 years work experience in operation management in the food & beverage sector
    • Experience in agribusiness is an added advantage
    • Experience serving on Boards of Director

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG on to apply

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