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General Manager

Closing Date: 14.06.2019

Our Client is in search of a self-motivated and results-driven General Manager to develop, implement, direct, and manage effective operational business strategies. The successful candidate will report directly to the head office in South Africa and will be fully responsible for managing and orchestrating business operations, including; production, quality, sales & marketing, labour planning, financial planning, and logistics. Moreover, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the achievement of set goals as well as for the optimisation of all activities and resources for continuous improvement. As General Manager, the successful candidate will also be responsible for; staff development, enhancing efficiency, driving sales, enhancing revenue, client relationship management. The successful candidate will lead company-wide change and management initiatives. The successful candidate will develop strategies to achieve sales plans and maintain GP (%) margins accordingly. The successful candidate will prepare monthly reports reflecting costs, statistics, trends, and performance measurements. Furthermore, the successful candidate will also set and manage performance targets as well as optimise resources and processes. Finally, the successful candidate will carry out correct grievance and disciplinary procedures. The successful candidate should possess a solutions-oriented mindset as well as a charismatic and influential leadership style, underscored by an impeccable sense of integrity. The successful candidate should demonstrate an ability to provide a supportive and empowering organisational climate, in which innovation thrives. Through mentoring and coaching, the successful candidate will inspire employees to demonstrate similar characteristics and behaviour patterns. Overall, the successful candidate will demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and vision in directing business functions, which in turn will assist the organisation in maintaining client relationships, generating new business, increasing staff productivity, improving services, ensuring sustainability, advancing the organisations image, and meeting business objectives.

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