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Sahara Group is a leading privately owned Power, Energy, Gas and Infrastructure Conglomerate established in 1996 with operating companies active in the downstream, midstream, upstream, infrastructure and power sectors. Sahara has presence in different locations including Africa, The Caribbean, Asia and Europe.
The Group's strategy is to replicate its succe...
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Primarily responsible for the development and oversight of the company’s corporate strategies and monitoring performance in order to support business growth objectives whilst also strengthening the business core to develop and maintain best in class position within the industry.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Identify and analyze key trends within the Global & African power landscape while steering eﬀorts to circumvent threats to the business for management as well as timely insights to various departments.
Continuously monitor company and market performance to determine if strategies need to be adjusted or new strategies should be introduced.
Analyze and maximize opportunities through conceptualization and implementation of a competitive business strategy and budget plan
Development and management of business KPI’s and scorecard to drive a high performing organization aligned with the company’s objectives.
Gather data, monitor power market trends and economies with a view to analyzing and anticipating changes that will create business opportunities.
Play the role of a strategy coach to the CEO, COO and other departmental leadership within the business, providing much needed support in the formulation of individual department strategies.
Engage and support senior and executive management on numerous fronts in defining and refining global business strategies with a specific focus on designing and implementing new strategic approaches, ides, and processes that will expand and improve the business.
Drive continuous improvement processes with the implementation of business optimization and re-engineering activities
Support large-scale enterprise-wide projects that incorporate a proactive and innovative solution to addressing business challenges and achieving organizational goals and objectives
Comply with Quality Management System / Occupational Health & Safety requirements including objectives and applicable regulations relating to assigned jobs
Coaching and mentoring subordinates and other designated team members
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor's Degree in a numerate, business or related discipline
Post graduate degree in a business or related discipline
Minimum of 12 - 15 years of cognate experience with at least 5 years in a senior management position
Knowledge of business analysis/strategy, with industry experience in leading organizations through strategic changes with positive results
Relevant work experience in similar role with advanced/ extensive knowledge and mastery of relevant theories, principles and complex techniques gained through broad experience or special development.
Ideal consulting experience will be an added advantage.