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.
Interim Management Opportunity Estimated duration of contract – 6 months Cape Town Based Industry Food Production, Food & Beverage and FMCG Our client, a multinational enterprise, is looking for the services of a business consultant to operationally integrate and align the shared services operations of a division with the with the main or central business’ operations. The main thrust of the work is to operationally integrate all the shared services. Including, but not limited to IT, human resources, finance, engineering, supply chain, etc. The consultant will most likely be an individual has CEO (can be retired) and consulting experience, proficient in managing business integration with an operational emphasis. The process will be managed through a team of 5 people. This person will be sensitive to people capable of managing the integration process empathetically, motivating and encouraging the people through the change process. Strengths of the consultant will be demonstrable senior leadership experience in executive management, integration management, business management, FMCG and it will be advantageous to have been exposed to food and food safety, quality compliance, with experience in the food production, food and beverage industries. Fee negotiable, commensurate to experience. Qualifications: Mechanical Engineering Degree MBA
Management Accountant (m/f/d) Cape Town Based Role Description Management Accountant Responsibilities: Gathering and interpreting information to evaluate the efficiency of financial procedures. Analysing key financial data and advising senior management on strategic planning. Developing and implementing cost-effective financial policies and procedures, as well as mitigating financial risks. Review and ensure that costing of products are maintained and correct. Preparing financial reports and budgets, as well as controlling and forecasting income and expenditure. Overseeing accounting procedures and supervising junior financial department staff. Monitoring auditing and taxation practices. Ensuring that financial management policies and procedures adhere to regulatory standards. Performing financial recordkeeping, as well as protecting sensitive and confidential information. Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices in management accounting. Management Accountant Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or similar. • A minimum of two years' experience as a management accountant in a related business. • Proficiency in business management and accounting software, such as SAP and Syspro • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations. • Strong mathematical and analytical aptitude. • Exceptional attention to detail. • Superb leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills. • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities.
Job Description: Electrical Engineer Our client is in the Food Production and Food and Beverage Industry BROAD OUTLINE OF DUTIES: The Position of Junior Electrical Engineer involves ensuring that systems and procedures are put in place to guarantee a hygienic and food safe production environment. Ensure the business is compliant with the latest regulations and standards are complied with for Health and Safety, Statutory Inspection and Good Manufacturing Practices. Manage and support local projects. Monitor and review plant availability to production, breakdown support. To ensure safe systems of work and risk assessments are maintained within the workshop department. Be driving force in Health & Safety on site, providing engineering support for Health and Safety. Manage and support local OPEX and CAPEX projects. To maintain and repair equipment to ensure it operates in a safe and reliable manner and is hygienic and suitable for production requirements. Ensure maintenance is carried out as per the OEM guidelines and by finding ways to improve the reliability of equipment and determining risk areas. Have a clear understanding of automation and have a good understanding of PLC’s. Involved in the purchase of new plant equipment, ensuring it is hygienically designed to facilitate easy cleaning and efficient operation. Constantly challenge the status quo and suggest areas for improvement. Involved in annual budgets for the Workshop Department, ensuring the department achieve planned production requirements within agreed budgets. Establish with the Production Department a production plan, which achieves customer requirements whilst also considering pre-planned maintenance requirements to ensure maximum plant availability. Establish good co-operative internal relationships with the relevant departments/colleagues, keeping them informed of potential issues which may affect product safety or customer services levels. Maintain the pre-planned maintenance system ensuring all recommended manufacture maintenance schedules are adhered to. Maintain regular inspections of equipment to minimize downtime, ensure relevant spares are available and controlled. Ensure all contractors are working to the business’s policies ensuring all work is carried out in a safe manner, protecting South Bakels employees from risk and product from contamination or failure. Have an understanding of the Company’s code of conducts, policies and procedures, specific requirements, industry best practice and other related requirements. Ensure all the company policies and procedures, legal and site risks control standards are complied with in the department and working environment. Improve and maintain electrical compliance on site. Continually challenge procedures and processes to achieve optimum operational efficiency to be achieved involving other members of the department encouraging responsibility and ownership at all levels. Part of the Food Safety team BASIC CONDITIONS AND BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT As per company policies and procedures. LINE OF REPORTING AND COMMUNICATION Responsible to: National Production Manager Responsible for: Workshop In communication with: All departments. COMPETENCIES REQUIRED Customer Orientation Observance Skills Excellence Orientation Excellent Communication Skills Planning and problem-solving Skills Comparison Skills Conflict Resolution Skills Advanced Numerical Skills Advanced Reading and Writing Skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE Qualification: Electrical Engineering Degree Experience: Two to five years’ experience in food manufacturing industry. HACCP experience and qualification. Consideration will be given to a Mechanical Engineer with electrical background. Applicants who believe they comply with the requirements as detailed above, are invited to apply for the position. REMUNERATION Market related and will be detailed to applicants.
Job Description JOB TITLE: Production Manager BASED AT: Johannesburg INDUSTRY: Food Production SCOPE AND GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: The Position of JHB Production Manager involves working closely with the National Operations Manager and Production Supervisors and all relevant departments to ensure coordination between all the departments on a daily basis to ensure cost efficient lean manufacturing. POSITION REPORTS TO: National Operations Manager DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Do the weekly Production Plan and scheduling. Capture, review and report on Daily, and Monthly OEE’s. Reconciliation of Daily Production Jobs. Communicate changes of the weekly production plan to the Supply Chain. Ensuring of adherence to Food and Health and Safety in the production areas. Optimise people, plant, machinery & throughput. Compiling of monthly, weekly and daily production reports for the National Operations Manager. Coordinate with the Site Engineer to minimize downtime and planning of preventative maintenance. Report and measure departments against set budgets. Conduct internal audits on the SOP’s in the plant. Participating in performance evaluations of staff and production supervisors. Assist with resolving employee concerns and conflicts. Handling of all relevant HR issues concerning to the production departments. Assisting Supervisor with maintaining Production and Department goals. Monitor and assisting in maintaining and improving the Food Safety Standards. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Production Manager role. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the food industry Bakery, Powder Blending will be an advantage Minimum of HACCP or FSSC22000 qualification required. Experience in demand planning and production scheduling is required. Understanding or exposure to Syspro would be an advantage. Experience in OEE calculations and reporting of it. REMUNERATION Market related package, details will be shared on application.
JOB TITLE: Purchasing Manager DEPARTMENT: Procurement BRANCH: Johannesburg INDUSTRY: Food SCOPE AND GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Responsible for implementation and managing of Procurement Strategy. POSITION REPORTS TO: National Supply Chain Manager DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Managing of most cost effective and sufficient procurement structure for company, which includes management of purchasing of local and import purchasing, in close association with the international group purchasing department. DUTIES: Find cost-effective solutions for procurement processes. Oversee purchasing of local raw materials and bought in’s Responsible for Import purchasing Supplier Negotiations including rebate structures and trading terms Oversea the sourcing raw materials and suppliers Managing the purchasing of packaging Collaborate closely with other department, especially sales, finance and production, to create coordinated plans for business growth. HACCP REQUIREMENTS Assist in the implementation and sustainability of Food Safety activities. Report all non-conformances to the supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree in Purchasing Management, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or a related field is required; a post graduate degree is preferred. EXPERIENCE Management of the procurement function within the organisation. Commodity Buying Food Industry
JOB SPECIFICATION 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. Key Roles and Accountabilities Develop the strategy, business plan and annual operational plan to drive profitable growth over the short and medium term; Contribute directly to marketing the brand and to key customer relationships, in order to secure additional profitable contracts; 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; Development of management team, thus ensuring sustainability of the succession plan and diversity targets; Drive continuous improvements by providing technical expertise and leadership within the engineering, quality and production departments; Accountable for achieving company financial results, including profit and cashflow; 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; Manage relationships with key external stakeholders, including customers, shareholders, Board members, financial institutions and industry bodies; Ensure compliance with all corporate governance requirements, including Health and Safety, Risk, and Ethics; Key Performance Indicators Key customer penetration and satisfaction, ensuring profitable growth in line with business plan; EBITDA monthly/annually; Cashflow monthly/annually; Maintenance of Quality and Safety certifications and targets; Compliance to Board and legal reporting requirements; Management team succession plan in place. Reporting line The CEO will act under the authority of the Board, and report to the Chairman. 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: Minimum proven 10 years’ experience in a similar position; Strong leadership, capable of managing in a challenging business environment, with turnaround skills; Demonstrable contracting and project management experience; Strong engineering/welding background; ‘Go to Market’ attitude with ability to connect with customers, and to convert opportunities into deals.
Role Chief Information Officer We are looking for a Chief Information Officer to lead the IT team at our clients offices in Vereeniging. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in developing and implementing information technology initiatives aligned to the business strategy. Direct the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality and business development. Optimally automate business processes in an integrated manner and as near as real time as possible. Ensure the availability of applications. Manage the IT architecture, processes, IT risk, application support, business intelligence and the Information Services team. Main responsibilities: Develop an Information Technology strategy that is aligned to business requirements. • Provide business support • Ensure IT and Systems Governance • People Management Qualifications/Experience • Degree in related fields • Business English: Fluent • Relevant experience in applying job related concepts, techniques and processes at the required level • Experience in working with senior management • People management experience • Ability to manage projects • Business acumen • Build high performing teams Required Experience/Qualifications Business Degree Technical Degree SAP Hana experience advantageous. Salary Range R1.2M - R1.5M
Role 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. Salary R1.2M - R1.4M
Role Technical Account Manager Key Responsibilities - Responsible for representing the company and selling its products and services to assigned major accounts, specifically employ a high-touch, high-value sales model to successfully position the company’s technology into accounts. - Responsible for developing strategic customer relationships and new account sales across the territory. - Developing a robust sales pipeline leading to the achievement of personal and team quotas. - Primary focus of this role is end-user sales and the role is responsible to drive end user new business sales. - Grow the business and deliver results to meet/exceed assigned target. - Identify and qualify business opportunities. Support our Resellers, and make strategic business plans to drive business with partners. Includes negotiation, coordination and business decisions to close deals. - Develop reference accounts in select sectors with priority according to guidelines. - Develop and present professional sales presentations, control project progress at each stage, make constant sales calls and follow up with any potential leads, work with partners aggressively to close deals and finalize contracts, meet/exceed sales quotas and revenue goals. Provide effective communication of Company’s technology value propositions and solutions. - Manage partners' sales forecast reports as well as short-term/long-term business plans in an effective manner. Required Experience/Qualifications - Understanding of the business and skills on how to generate new Sales opportunities. - Business development skills required to define and manage a territory plan. - Strong relationship selling skills within the channels community. - Understanding of business organizations and their buying cycles is required. - Excellent negotiation and closing skills are a must. - Practical experience using influence management to achieve goals. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Strong understanding of the market, the customer, region and partner landscape. - Strong technical, pre-sales background. - Experience with Unified communications i.e. PABX, Telephony, VOIP Qualifications: - MCSE or CISCO certifications will be advantageous Salary R1.4000000.00
Role Sales Person (Technical) We are looking for a self motivated Sales Person (Technical) with experience in emerging and digital technologies in (Tele)Communications, Media and Entertainment verticals for our CME division. Key Responsibilities - Establish trusted long-term advisor relationship with decision makers and buyers at all levels of a customer (C-Level to specialist). - Assist sales team to drive demand generation with existing and prospective customers. - Play an SI lead role by collaborating with customers, internal SMEs as well as OEMs and partners to design and deliver solutions that solves customer problems. - Support the sales and technical SME teams to deliver technical deep-dives, demos and trials. - Identify opportunities within client environments for solutions or new product development. Required Experience/Qualifications Qualifications - Relevant degree/ diploma, e.g. IT, computer science, engineering, commerce (at least NQF level 6) is mandatory. - Relevant post-graduate qualification will be an advantage. - TOGAF, eTOM or relevant IT Certification e.g. Cloud Architect certification from major cloud providers will be an advantage. Experience - 10+ years experience in IT, Telco or Technology fields - Experience in of ICT related to Telecom, FinTech, retail, media, entertainment, manufacturing or healthcare will be an advantage. Salary Range R1.2M -R1.4M (OTE)
Role 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
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