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Job Description


The company

Our client, founded in 1968, is a dynamic engineering solutions company, based in Johannesburg. The company specialises in steel fabrication, machining, manufacturing, and heavy engineering. The company has a manufacturing area of 21,800 m2, spread over four modern facilities, and employs over 350 people.

The company executes major engineering contracts, and provides a comprehensive range of products and services to a wide scope of business sectors, including:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Earth Moving Equipment
  • Materials Handling
  • Equipment design and customization
  • Refurb and Maintenance Services

The company forms part of an engineering group, another operation within the group headquartered in Cape Town, is a market leader in the bulk storage tank industry, and is able to execute projects involving the design, manufacture and installation of bulk storage tanks in a number of sectors.

The position is CEO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company.

The CEO is based in Johannesburg. The company has operated in a tough business environment for the past 2 years, and the CEO is expected to be a hands-on operator that will provide stability for the organization, whilst at the same time developing and executing a strategy that will drive profitable growth.

  1. Key Roles and Accountabilities
    1. Develop the strategy, business plan and annual operational plan to drive profitable growth over the short and medium term;
    2. Contribute directly to marketing the brand and to key customer relationships, in order to secure additional profitable contracts;
    3. Lead, coach and motivate individuals and teams, and ensure direct reports are focussed on key performance areas in order to achieve business objectives by identifying and effectively managing risks and opportunities;
    4. Development of management team, thus ensuring sustainability of the succession plan and diversity targets;
    5. Drive continuous improvements by providing technical expertise and leadership within the engineering, quality and production departments;
    6. Accountable for achieving company financial results, including profit and cashflow;
    7. Ensure timeous and accurate reporting to the Board on a monthly basis in the prescribed format, together with pro-active actions to address performance gaps;
    8. Manage relationships with key external stakeholders, including customers, shareholders, Board members, financial institutions and industry bodies;
    9. Ensure compliance with all corporate governance requirements, including Health and Safety, Risk, and Ethics;
  2. Key Performance Indicators
    1. Key customer penetration and satisfaction, ensuring profitable growth in line with business plan;
    2. EBITDA monthly/annually;
    3. Cashflow monthly/annually;
    4. Maintenance of Quality and Safety certifications and targets;
    5. Compliance to Board and legal reporting requirements;
    6. Management team succession plan in place.


  1. Reporting line

The CEO will act under the authority of the Board, and report to the Chairman.


  1. Key Skills and Experience

The CEO should be a Graduate Engineer (or equivalent) with experience in the steel engineering and fabrication industry, and should possess the following skills:

  1. Minimum proven 10 years’ experience in a similar position;
  2. Strong leadership, capable of managing in a challenging business environment, with turnaround skills;
  3. Demonstrable contracting and project management experience;
  4. Strong engineering/welding background;
  5. ‘Go to Market’ attitude with ability to connect with customers, and to convert opportunities into deals.
  • HR Business Partner (f/m/d)

    HR Business Partner 

    -  Overall role and responsibilities will be to manage key HR processes and supporting management with successful delivery of the HR function at all stages of the employee lifecycle. The role holder will be expected to work with the wider HR team to help drive forward the global people agenda through participating in global HR projects and programs.

    Key Responsibilities

    -  Recruitment

    -  Onboarding & Offboarding 
    -  Performance Management Coordination and management of all performance review processes

    - Learning and Development Draw-up a training plan in line with staff training requirements and drive implementation of the plan. Coordination of all learning and development initiatives with the assistance of group, liaise with senior management to define key training priorities.

    -  Employee/Labor Relations Management of all employee and labor relations matters and providing guidance and support to Exco

    -  Balance & Inclusion Responsible for implementing and monitoring company's Balance & Inclusion policies and suggesting additional relevant initiatives for the South African office. 

     Required Experience/Qualifications

    -  A minimum of 6 years’ experience in an HRBP position, preferably within Financial Services. Workday and Cloudpay experience would be advantageous and sound knowledge of Labor Law is essential.

    Preference will be given to candidates with financial services, advisory and consulting experience.


    R1.2M - R1.4M
  • Head of Recruitment (f/m/d)


    Head of Recruitment 

    Suitable candidates must:
    - Understand and align to the company value proposition. 
    - Will be responsible for developing and executing recruitment placements and to ensure recruitment goals are met with the best possible talent in the market.

    Key Responsibilities

    - Liaising with internal departments to clearly understand recruitment needs.
    - Gain comprehensive understanding of the role to be recruited for from the hiring manager in order to draft appropriate job specifications.
    - Ensure the sourcing of potential candidates through online company career portals, recruitment sites, job boards, social platforms, as well as print media and posters, when required.
    - Manage the hiring processes via electronic Applicant Tracking Systems.
    - Provide hiring manager with shortlist of candidates and skills summary in line with the internal SLA.
    - Develop hiring strategies and procedures in line with industry trends, as well as keeping informed  of advancements in the field.
    - Ensure offers and remunerations are in line with industry norms and fair equitable and relevant legislation.

     Required Experience/Qualifications

    - HR degree or equivalent.
    - Proven track record of at least 8 years recruitment including search and headhunting. Ideally, experienced in both "in-house" and agency recruitment. 
    - Management experience essential, having successfully managed a team of recruiters against set deliverables and SLA.

    Salary Range

    R800.000.00 - R1.100000.00

  • Head: Data (f/m/d)

    About our client

    Our purpose is making life better. We are a global healthcare provider delivering measurable clinical quality through a diversified offering and a people-centered approach. 


    Head: Data, reporting to the Executive: Data and Analytics. 

    The successful candidate will have prime responsibility for data asset delivery for analytics and business needs, and as such, will have an important and high-profile strategic position in the group. The role is responsible for overseeing data architecture, infrastructure, governance, operations and development, but more than that, for designing and building the environment that will future-proof the delivery of data insights.

    It calls for a visionary, a leader and a creator, not merely a technician and manager.

    Key Responsibilities

    -    Ensure the creation and preservation of data assets to allow the company to drive business value through reporting and analytics.
    -    In particular, transform the existing infrastructure (a data warehouse and multiple stored procedures leading to multiple data sources) to an integrated, aligned and reusable single source of truth.
    -    Future-proof data sources in a way that is closely aligned to the business's evolving reporting and analytics needs.
    -    Have a thorough understanding of business strategy and the objectives that flow from this.
    -    Collaborate with stakeholders to understand operational needs and how these evolve.
    -    Oversee the management and storage of data to support these objectives, ensuring data quality, availability and usability.
    -    Through direct line reporting, manage the Architecture and Data Governance Manager, the Data Operations Manager and the Data Development Manager, and through them indirectly the teams supporting these functions; through these reporting lines:
    -    Be accountable for organizational data architecture regarding operational needs, efficiency and cost.
    -    Research best-in-breed solutions and ensure that the data environment remains relevant and optimal to support organizational goals.
    -    Develop and nurture a high-performance, quality-obsessed, collaborative culture with other leaders in the broader data and analytics team.
    -    Drive innovation in data management and drive business implementation of the data management strategy.
    -    Be accountable for data governance, ensuring that data privacy obligations and data protection regulations are complied with.
    -    Effectively communicate to senior management, business, and staff in the data and analytics team the value and importance of sound data management and the analytical possibilities that flow from it.
    -    Oversee data operations and data development.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

       Honors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or an equivalent field, or other equivalent qualifications.
    8+ years of experience in the administration and management of data environments and the information life-cycle.
    -    3+ years of management experience.
    -    Previous experience in overseeing the set up and management of enterprise data warehouses.
    -    Solid experience in cloud technologies and on premise solutions.
    -    Strong leadership and communication skills.
    -    Understanding of data systems, architecture and pipelines.
    -    Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes that span multiple business areas, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
    -    Project management skills.
    -    Client relationship skills: demonstrated ability to build relationships with and deliver valuable solutions for stakeholders. 
    -    Familiarity with relevant data environments and tools, including big data solutions. 
    -   Healthcare experience will be a strong advantage.



    The company has mandated that all employees be COVID-19 vaccinated.