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Managing Director
Major Agro-Processing Organisation
SADC Region Country

Company Background:

Major listed Agri-business.

Position Summary:

Set the strategic direction for the organisation to ensure successful operation in a highly competitive and efficiency driven environment; total authority and responsibility for managing the various revenue generating companies and production arms of the Organisation; manage the Organisation's relationship with Government and the industry; and ensure that the Organisation complies with the principles of good corporate governance and triple bottom line reporting. Reporting to the Chairman of the Board, with a total staff responsibility for ± 4 000 people and revenue in excess of R1,5 billion.

Key Attributes Required:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Agriculture, Science or Engineering
  • At least fifteen years experience in a general management role within an industrial agricultural manufacturing and sales environment with a turnover in excess R700 million and employing more than 2 000 people
  • A track record of successfully building, developing, motivating and leading a team
  • Depth of experience in budgeting and financial controls and interpretation of financial statements
  • Success in handling contractual matters and high level key stakeholder relationships

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