POSITION: Managing Director

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Industrial Manufacturing Business

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg



  • Assume responsibility and authority for the effective leadership and profitable management of the company so as to achieve a financial performance in line with agreed objectives, with particular emphasis on:
    • Driving operational and commercial performance
    • Maintaining market share, ensuring that the plants operate at maximum capacity
    • Ensuring the provision of the highest levels of quality and customer service
    • Developing and retaining staff



  • Bachelor's degree in business or engineering field
  • An MBA or Commercial Post Graduate Qualification would be advantageous
  • At least fifteen’ years post-qualifying experience, with a minimum of five years in a senior General Management role, in an organisation within the construction/building materials industry that has more than 100 staff and an annual turnover of at least R200 million
  • Good understanding of industrial manufacturing processes as well as general business functions such as Operations, Purchasing, Planning, Warehousing, Technical and Research and Development, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal and Sales and Marketing
  • Good financial understanding, with a sound knowledge of budgeting and strategic planning
  • Experience in operations, business-to-business and business-to-retail sales and marketing functions
  • A successful history of building, transforming, developing, motivating and leading a high calibre team of managers to achieve superior performance
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic and financial planning, analysis and business development
  • Experience in Construction Systems will be a plus
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics


Note: Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.