Chief Operating Officer
Closing Date: 28.02.2014
You will be responsible for proactively driving strategic commercial initiatives aimed at reforming, strengthening and modernizing product offerings to the market and ensure the effective implementation of the organizationÃ¢€™s financial strategy. Furthermore, adopt an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to develop and refine financial products so as to drive revenue and ensure sales growth of the business. You will analyze and design complex technical financial system needs from a strategic and operational perspective and to interpret business requirements throughout the project implementation phase and translate these into developed business solutions. Establish an effective and efficient performance management system to ensure the systematic tracking of progress against the set project plan and assume a lead role in working collaboratively with other functional business units in the development of the required product infrastructure. Analyze performance gaps within the project implementation phase and provide tailored interventions to address these. Proactively engage various internal and external stakeholders in an attempt to identify and capitalize on business opportunities; penetrate and expand niche markets for business growth to ensure and sustain profitability. Demonstrate an appetite for short- and long-term financial planning to support strategic financial services and conduct robust risk assessments in order to ensure that key risks and mitigation strategies are identified and implemented.