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Managing Director

Recruitment Matters Africa is currently looking for a Managing Director for one of their clients.

The purpose of the job is to manage the business through maintaining a strong commercial focus and steering of the team in an integrative manner, demonstrating sound general management and leadership skills.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Strategy development and operational implementation:

Develop and strengthen strategies and operational plans to ensure the commercial success and sustainable business growth;

Implement and monitor the strategy and operational plans towards achieving stated business goals and financial targets;

Focus should be on optimizing marketing and sales investments and managing the costs in an effective way;

  • Governance:

Ensure that the company complies with all appropriate and applicable local and international legislation, governance and good practices of a general and company nature as well as to ensure compliance to internal processes, procedures and monitoring of key controls.

  • Stakeholder management:

Actively and successfully represent the company in its dealings with internal and external stakeholders including clients, customers and Government Institutions.

  • Human Capital Management:

Provide leadership and guidance to subordinates and the business as a whole. Ensure adequate skills availability for the sustainability of the business through effective succession planning and skills development.

Key Skills:

  • At least 8 years Executive or Senior Management experience within the FMCG or Agricultural Manufacturing sector;
  • Experience in Local trade and retail businesses – preference will be given to Local Nationals;
  • General management experience in a manufacturing and logistics environment;
  • Proven track record in building strong business relationships; leading a team and demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen with a general management background;
  • High level of corporate governance;
  • Must embrace diversity and demonstrate understanding of an appreciation of local culture and traditions;
  • Must be able to develop talent within the country;
  • Have in-depth understanding of and assume accountability for steering the main KPI’s in each function.

Qualifications required:

Appropriate tertiary qualification, professional training in Leadership is an added advantage.

Experience:

8 Years

To apply for this position please complete the online application through the link below.

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Recruitment Matters Zambia
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Recruitment Matters is a regional recruitment agency with offices in Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa. They recruit throughout Sub Saharan Africa with the purpose of becoming your first choice in terms of your professional development. They are committed to supporting you at every stage of the job seeking process, whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work, or simply need some career advice. Recruitment Matters are adaptable working on either a contingent or retainer basis whatever best suits you.
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