Global player within the Manufacturing/Engineering arena seeks a Managing Director to support a Subsidiary of the Group at its Head Office in Durban. Provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the business unit, driving sales, profits and increase the market penetration of the brand.
Main job function
As a key member of the Group’s SSA/UAE Management team to drive performance improvement in all areas of the business through effective communication and leadership
To manage and be accountable for all business activities, including business strategy & development, sales, marketing, P&L activities and personnel.
Develop and direct the implementation of business strategy in line with Corporate strategy.
Identify opportunities with new products and new sales channels.
Ensure the infrastructure is established to support the sales growth
Plan and direct the organisational activities to achieve agreed targets and standards for financial and trading performance, quality and culture and legislative adherence
Launch new products and focus on increasing sales.
Develop and maintain organisational culture, values and reputation in marketplace and with staff.
Recruit, develop and provide motivational leadership to deliver a high performing team.
Relevant Degree (plus Post Grad Preferred)
10 years post-qualification experience in a multinational manufacturing/ engineering or industrial environment
Good team player who understands the importance of meeting deadlines and who thrives in a busy, challenging environment.
Very strong analytical & conceptual skills and able to drive improved performance in the finance team
Prepared to travel as required to the various selling units across the globe
Fluent in English.
MUST BE HANDS ON and proficient in Microsoft office.
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.