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  • Posted on: 29 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Managing Director



    • · 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


    • · 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


    • · 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


    • · 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


    • · 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


    • · 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


    • · 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


    • · Post Graduate Degree in Commerce or Business Management


    • · 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


    • · 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

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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