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Managing Director
South African subsidiary of a multinational Group
Johannesburg


Company Background:

Major manufacturer and supplier of industrial products. It is a brand leader with a predominantly DIY and Trade focus.

Position Summary:

Full bottom line responsibility and authority for the effective leadership and growth of the R1 billion business. Reporting to the Regional Executive who is based overseas, the business employs in excess of 500 people in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Attributes Required:

  • Commercial degree
  • At least 15 years experience in a FMCG process manufacturing environment, the last five years of which should have been in the role of Managing Director with responsibility for a staff complement of more than 300 people and an annual turnover in excess of R500 million.
  • Should have had experience in the general management of operations as well as sales and marketing functions
  • Strong transformation management credentials within the southern African region
  • Successful history of building, developing, motivating and leading a high calibre team of senior executives to achieve high performance
  • Sound knowledge of financial management, budgeting, strategic planning and safety management and a sophisticated user of the full range of MS Office Packages
  • Board level experience and have ideally operated within a global enterprise


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