Executive Search Status:

COMPLETED Executive Vacancy


Nature of Business:


General Manager

Specialised products and solutions for the professional built environment market

Based in Johannesburg

Company Background:



Position Summary:

Based in Johannesburg and reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will have a team under his/her control and will be responsible for optimising the performance of the business.


Key areas of activity:

Providing strategic and business leadership in the creation, development and implementation of sales and commercial strategies.


Key Attributes Required:

  • A degree in Business Management or Commerce
  • At least ten years experience in positions with increasing levels of responsibility in commercial management and strategic business plan development
  • Financially literate and commercially astute with an understanding of the dynamics of the South African marketplace
  • Strong business acumen with a strategic approach and customer focused with a track record of sales success
  • A passionate, highly energetic and driven, individual with strong leadership ability, emotional intelligence and intellectual depth
  • Potential to make rapid career advancement
  • A Leader who enjoys coaching and mentoring subordinates and is able to get results through the team
  • An innovative lateral thinker with entrepreneurial flair who also has the ability to operate effectively within the framework of a multinational corporate environment