CEO | CEO Designate (m/w/d)

CEO | CEO Designate (m/w/d)

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Job Description

JOB SPECIFICATION
The Company
Our client is a manufacturer and service provider in the security industry in South Africa
Reports to: CEO (Founder - Outgoing)| Board or Chairman
Key Competences
Leadership / Experience
  • Good Electro mechanical engineering  understanding or engineer.
  • Understand / worked in small / Batch manufacturing /Service
  • Success in productivity management
  • Worked in union based business
  • Worked in privately owned business during career would be a benefit
  • Has successful experience in driving sales in major companies
  • Has successful experience in driving sales team
  • Personality consultative in nature
Job Description:  CEO | CEO Designate
Objective of the Role:
The CEO is expected to be a hands-on operator that will manage all aspect of our client's operations, provide stability for the organization, developing and executing a strategy that will drive profitable growth.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Strategy & Business Plan
  • Organisation
  • Commercial
  • Financial Wellness & Administration
  • Compliance
  • Manage investor relationships
Performance Standards
Strategy:
  • Develop the strategy, business plan, annual operating plan and budget to drive profitable growth over the short and medium term.
  • Drive continuous improvements by providing technical expertise and leadership within the engineering, quality and production departments.
  • Competitive landscape and our client's positioning.
  • New and existing market development.
Organisation:
  • Lead, coach and motivate individuals and teams, focusing direct reports on key performance areas to achieve business objectives.
  • Identifying and effectively managing risks and opportunities.
  • Development of management team, ensuring sustainability.
  • Management team succession plan in place.
Commercial:
  • Contribute directly to marketing our client's brand and products through key customer relationships, in order to secure additional profitable contracts.
  • Key customer penetration and satisfaction, ensuring profitable growth in line with business plan.
  • Manage relationships with key customers, our client's Board and relevant  industry bodies.
Financial Wellness:
  • Accountable for achieving company financial results, including profit and cashflow.
  • EBITDA
  • Controlling Costs.
  • Monitoring return on new investments.
  • Timeous and accurate reporting to the Board monthly.
  • Pro-active actions to address performance gaps.
Compliance:
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate governance requirements, Health, Safety, Risk, Ethics, etc.
  • Maintenance of Quality and Safety certifications and targets.