Managing Director (Ref: AEMD)
Remuneration: R1.5 – R 2 Million CTC pa (Neg)

Position in the Education sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 5 January 2023
Job Description:

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MD will direct and oversee the operations and provide strategic and operational leadership to the Group both for the Internal Skills Development Program and the External business.


Minimum Education

  • MBA/CA and Healthcare qualification or degree in Education / Learning and Development.
  • Proficient with Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiar with e-learning and virtual communication platforms.
  • Must be permanently authorized to work in South Africa, Zimbabwe or Botswana.

Critical experience;

  • Successful track record in establishing and/or leading an educational institution and leading it to become a profitable business.
  • Experience in Business Development for Educational Institutions.
  • Must be commercially astute with the ability to oversee financial aspects of each IC
  • Experience or knowledge in instructional design and development of digital learning solutions and campaigns.
  • Experienced in working effectively in complex global organizations and managing a wide-ranging stakeholder group.
  • Ablity to effectively manage diverse global teams.
  • Familiarity with Accreditation processes and procedures.
  • Deep understanding of BBEEE.


Technical competencies/professional expertise


Display organisational savvy - Develops effective give-and-take relationships with others; understands the agendas and perspectives of others; recognises and effectively balances the interests and needs of one's own group with those of the broader organisation.


Leverages networks - Identifies and cultivates relationships with key stakeholders representing a broad range of functions and levels; uses informal networks to get things done; builds strong external networks with people in the industry or profession.


Thinks strategically - Considers a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems and making decisions; identifies critical, high pay off strategies and prioritizes team efforts accordingly; uses information about the market and competitors in making decisions; recognizes strategic opportunities for success; adjusts actions and decisions for focus on critical strategic issues (for example, customers, quality, competition).


Leadership Competencies


Manage disagreements - Brings substantive conflicts and disagreements into the open and attempts to resolve them collaboratively; builds consensus.


Coach & develop others - Accurately assesses strengths and development needs of employees; gives timely, specific feedback and helpful coaching: provides challenging assignments and opportunities for development.


Champion of change - Challenges the status quo and champions new initiatives; acts as a catalyst of change and stimulates others to change; paves the way for needed changes; manages implementation effectively


Leadership style & influence - Takes charge and initiates actions; directs the activities of individuals and groups toward the accomplishment of meaningful goals; commands the attention and respect of others.


Delegating & controlling - Clearly assigns responsibility and tasks to others; establishes effective controls; ensures that employees have the necessary resources and authority; monitors progress and exercises control.




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.



Please contact Ada Evans