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Chief Operating Officer

Robert Walters
Vereeniging Vereeniging Emfuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Full Time
Robert Walters South Africa
As a Chief Operating Officer, you'll become an indispensable force, extracting the best from the dynamic teams and alleviating additional pressure from the Directors. This is an unparalleled opportunity to shape the future of the organisation, influence strategic initiatives, and be a driving force in propelling our success to unprecedented levels. Join the organisation on this exhilarating journey, where innovation, collaboration, and operational brilliance converge to create an environment where your leadership skills will truly shine. Key Responsibilities:Developing and implementing operational policies, procedures, and standards to optimise business operationsSupervising daily operations in finance, HR, technology, facilities, and risk management while initiating streamlined processes for heightened productivityCollaborating closely with the CFO to create and oversee the company's operating budget aligned with strategic goalsMonitoring financial performance, providing regular reports and analyses to the executive teamIdentifying opportunities for cost optimisation and revenue generationWorking with the CEO and executive team to formulate and execute growth plansAnalysing market trends, identifying opportunities, and mitigating risksDriving strategic initiatives for long-term business objectivesProviding guidance to the operations team, fostering accountability and collaborationMentoring team members to realise their potential and contribute to organisational successCultivating a positive, inclusive work environment valuing diversity, equity, and inclusionEstablishing strong relationships with clients, partners, vendors, and regulatory bodiesRepresenting the company in external events to enhance its reputation and brand Qualifications:A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Legal, Engineering, or BusinessAn MBA or master's degree would be beneficialA proven track record in a Senior Leadership role5-10 years of experience in Operations ManagementExperience in Management Consulting, General Consulting, or Financial ServicesStrong financial acumen, including managing P&L, Budgets, and Financial ReportingThe ability to develop and execute business strategy, drive business growth, and lead organisational changeExperience in developing and growing sales pipelines for the organization Desired Personality Traits:Strategic ThinkerResults-OrientedLeadership AbilitiesFinancial AcumenAdaptabilityInnovative ThinkingRelationship BuildingInclusive LeadershipBusiness DevelopmentContinuous LearningEntrepreneurshipThis role offers a unique opportunity to work closely with the business leaders, contributing to the development of new business strategies. If you are intrigued by this prospect, we invite you to get in touch with us to learn more about how you can make a significant impact as our Chief Operating Officer.

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