POSITION: Managing Director

NATURE OF BUSINESS: a major provider for the global printing industry

JOB LOCATION: Linbro Business Park, Sandton, Johannesburg

REPORTS TO: Regional Head (based in UK)

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: Approximately 60 employees

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: The Managing Director will oversee all operational functions within the local company, drive operational strategies and take responsibility for financial performance.


GROUP BACKGROUND: The company designs, manufactures and sells high volume printers as well as providing on-going operational support and sells associated consumables. With its own sales and service branches and via partners, the company reaches its customers in around 170 countries worldwide, generating Group sales of around € 2.7billion in the 2012/2013 financial year


KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED: Would preferably be experienced in managing a business importing, selling and supporting industrial capital goods inprinting or a related business field. An MBA or additional professional qualification would be an advantage. Must have had at least five years senior management position with exposure at Executive Committee level


KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS: Assume general management responsibility for the local company, driving key account sales and ensuring the achievement of organisational targets. Assist the Regional Head with the local company strategy development, refinement and implementation. Ensure the development of budgets and plans which will deliver the organisation’s strategic goals.

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