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General Manager

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Bloemfontein Bloemfontein Mangaung, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: CPT000882-BS-1Our client based in Beira, Mozambique has an opportunity available for a General Manager to join their automotive supplies company. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing all operations within the Mozambique region for the organization which has 7 branches. You will play a critical role in financial reporting, driving business growth, establishing strategic objectives, and ensuring operational excellence in line with the company's goals.
Qualification / skills and experience required:

Bachelor's degree in business administration, management, or a related field. MBA preferred.

5-10 years' experience in a senior management position
Experience in an automotive, engineering or equipment industry is preffered

Proven experience as a Country Manager / General Manager or in a senior leadership role, preferably in a multinational organization.

Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.

Strategic thinker with a track record of successfully driving business growth.
Successful track record leading a large team, this role will manage a team of 110 people

Job description:

Report to the Managing Director
The GM acts as the primary point of contact between headquarters and the local team, stakeholders, and clients/customers within the assigned country.
Strategic planning: develop and execute plans, conduct market analysis, identify growth opportunities, formulate market strategies and align these with company goals.
Business Development: drive business development, identify potential clients, evaluate market trends, competitor activities, customer needs, sales and marketing strategies.
Team Management: Build, lead, develop, coach and mentor a high-performing team with set performance goals and reviews to foster a positive and inclusive work environment that encourages teamwork and collaboration.
Operations and Compliance: daily operations, logistics, supply chain and distribution, implement and enforce compliance with local laws, regulations and company policies, monitor KPI's, implement efficiency and productivity improvements.
Financial Management: develop and manage country budget, monitor financial performance, identify variances and take corrective actions, optimize financial resources and drive cost efficiencies maintaining quality standards.
Relationship Management: serve as primary point of contact, build and maintain strong relationships, represent company at industry and networking events, conferences etc.
Reporting and Communication: report on country performance, market trends and business opportunities, communicate with global team, share insights, challenges and recommendations, communicating company updates, policies and strategic initiatives.

Important to note: Beira doesn't have international private schools so applicants with young children may find schooling difficult and should consider this before applying. Salary paid in US Dollars, with a lucrative annual bonus. Visit to view other vacancies.Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 1 week.We will keep your details on file for future positions.
R 1 800 000 - R 2 000 000 - Annually

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