Job Title

General Manager

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Job Description

Introduction

A world leading production and supply of specialized products is looking to employ a well experienced manager with specific reference to Business development and Director / boardroom level negotiations.  Position is based in Pietermaritzburg, KZN.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure sales area attains high margins and high potential to grow with profitable and sustainable business
  • Define and adjust the entity structure to work with optimum costs
  • Positioning of the company corresponding to its defined values and corporate governance
  • Add value to the Company & Shareholders managing creative ideas to improve benefit
  • Prioritize using resources to improve performance
  • Maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within the entity and a favorable image of the company

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Degree in Finance or Business Management including knowledge of current tax legislation
  • Minimum 6-8 years’ experience at Executive level of Management .
  • Working knowledge of Finance, Production, Logistics, HR and Legal issues is a prerequisite.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in order to meet the primary objective of improving profitability. Problem solving will always require consideration of global, regional and local aspects.
  • Teamwork spirit, leadership and communication skills. Self-management and motivation with a sense of responsibility pursuing objectives. Ability to manage pressure and prioritization and keep teams motivated and focused.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and SAP is highly recommended in leading teams to use and exhaust CRM systems.
  • Ability to conduct, control and manage senior level meetings internally and externally.
  • Report writing skills and analytical mind set
  • Negotiation skills and ability to close out negotiations both internally and Externally

Notes:

Our Client will be conducting interviews with shortlisted candidates via Skype, so it is important that applicants provide their Skype Account details when applying for this position.

Package & Remuneration

Negotiable – market related