Our client in the Manufacturing Industry is looking to hire an Assistant (Deputy) CEO.
Duties and Responsibilities
Job Objective • To deliver best possible bottom-line profit in line with changing market conditions. To deliver best return on investment for shareholders and support business sustainability. • To anticipate market, climate, raw material supply trends to ensure adequate products and product quality to the markets in line with client's contracts, specifications, and volumes to prevent opportunity revenue loss. • To ensure a healthy financial balance sheet for the organization in support of business sustainability. • To ensure marketing of product range at best prices on proactive local and global markets and gather market intelligence to achieve best possible financial results. • To ensure production of quality products with most relevant technology, cost, and innovation to remain relevant within market and price-competitive products. • To develop, nurture and leverage good, effective, and professional relationships with shareholders and suppliers and support business expansion and sustainability. • To provide employment opportunities and retain good relationships with local communities in support of corporate social responsibility. • To oversee the development and implementation of innovation, automation, and modernization of technology and practices agendas to support cost-effectiveness, retain competitive advantage, best practice, and deliver best profits. • To oversee the development and implementation of product innovation to ensure cost-effectiveness, market relevance and support the market expansion agenda. • To ensure customer relationships transition that was built over many years locally as well as abroad.
Job Knowledge • Business and Financial Management. • General Management. • Marketing locally and globally. • Production related knowledge. • Technical knowhow on product specifics. • Personnel and labor relationship knowledge
Job Related Skills • Relationship and Stakeholder management. • Human resources management. • Strategic, tactical, and operational thinking. • Conceptual thinking. • Analytical. • Creativity and innovation. • Problem-solving. • Planning and organizing. • Implementation. • Leadership. • Adapting to change. • Market intelligence. • Commercial thinking.
Requirements • 10 Years' experience in managing a unit or business. • 10 Years' experience in managing marketing within the food manufacturing industry or equivalent. • 5+ Years' experience in managing technology, machinery, automation, and cost savings. • B Degree relevant to the nature of the business. • Honors degree would be advantageous. • MBA degree equivalent.