General Manager: Business Development and Stakeholder Management Johannesburg Area (Melrose Arch), South Africa An opportunity for a General Manager Business Development and Stakeholder Management (“GM: BDSM”) has become available within a prominent Medical Fund (“Scheme”) to support and report into the Head of Operations (HOO). The successful incumbent will be based at Head Office in Melrose Arch, Sandton, Johannesburg. Professional Duties: GM: Business Development and Stakeholder Management (GM: BDSM) to oversee and manage the Medical Fund’s ongoing business development and stakeholder management relations. The incumbent will be responsible and accountable for driving the Medical Fund growth and expansion strategy. Identify, develop, and implement innovative product offerings. Roles and Responsibilities Support the HOO in business growth in respect of organic growth and / or acquisitions (mergers). Management of the fund strategic objectives to identify new business opportunities and new product development, as well as membership retention and growth. Explore opportunities for amalgamations. Implement the necessary actions and plans to ensure that the objective of the strategic goals is achieved. Develop and submit the operating budget to the HOO for formal approval and / or appropriate amendments. Execute core business in such a manner that appropriate stakeholder relations enhance the corporate profile. Manage internal and external relations, these include the interface with service providers, members, and applicable institutions, as well as other functions to ensure business needs are met. Facilitate stakeholder engagement forums and represent the Medical Fund in a professional manner. Oversee efficient contract SLA management with service providers. Identify and manage risks associated with business development. Ensure Governance and Compliance management as part of the business development function. Qualifications & Experience: Degree or Post-Graduate Degree (Honors) NQF Level 7/8 (Management; Business, or Commercial) Relevant Certification/s with affiliation with relevant institutions. Relevant extensive experience and working knowledge of business development and stakeholder management in the healthcare funder space Sound knowledge of the medical schemes/healthcare industry/financial services and insurance industry. Skills & Attributes: Operational - Sound understanding and exposure within the healthcare/financial/insurance services industry; dealing with people at all levels and to engage in a variety of relationships. Management – Extensive experience in general management within the healthcare /financial/insurance services industry. In-depth understanding of business and financial processes, methodology and practices; sound knowledge of Act 131 of 1998 of Medical Schemes; contract negotiations/management and project management; King IV. A dynamic incumbent who is a strategic commercial thinker and leader, innovator, assertive; results orientated, agile, dependable; adaptable; flexible, able to work independently and work with teams, manage good stakeholder relationships with integrity for the Fund. Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills. Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving skills. Negotiation skills. Innovation capability. Stakeholder management. Salary Range (excluding incentive bonus): R 1 300 000 to R 1 600 000
JOB TITLE: Site Engineer BASED AT: Johannesburg SCOPE AND GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To ensure 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. Monitor and review plant availability to production, achieved through plant maintenance, breakdown support and spare stock availability. To lead and train a team of dedicated workshop employees to meet these objectives. POSITION REPORTS TO: Group Production Manager IN COMMUNICATION WITH: Production, Technical Department, Warehouse, Dispatch, Administration. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES DUTIES: 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. Ensure the business operates to the latest regulations for Health & Safety, Food Safety, statutory inspections and Fire protection. 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. 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 and set 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 minimise downtime, ensure relevant spares are available and controlled. Through the Performance Appraisal process, establish training requirements within the department. Together with the National Production Manager, agree the department’s KPI’s, by targeting and improving operational efficiencies establishing bench marks and report monthly against them. Ensure all staff within the department are trained, briefed and motivated to achieve their respective roles within the department, working harmoniously with other departments within in the company. Ensure all contractors are working to the business’s policies ensuring all work is carried out in a safe manner, protecting the company’s employees from risk and product from contamination or failure. Understand the Company’s code of conducts, policies and procedures, specific requirements, industry best practice and other related requirements. Appointed GMR 2.1 Ensure all the company policies and procedures, legal and site risks control standards are complied with in the department and working environment. Responsible for complete electrical electronic, and control maintenance and production lines, as well as site utilities. 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 COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: Excellent Communication Skills – for confident and professional liaison with internal and external customers and subordinates. Influencing and negotiation skills with all areas of the business, suppliers and customers as required in areas of non-conformance and to bring about change and right first time. The ability to coach others. Determination to see a task through to the end and challenge barriers. Self-motivate and responsible for time management to ensure all duties are completed. A user’s knowledge of standard software systems. Understanding of hygienic design. Displays self-control and ability to work under pressure and make confident decisions. Strong organisational skills. HACCP REQUIREMENTS Assist in the implementation and sustainability of Food Safety activities Report all non-conformances to the supervisor MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE Qualified Electrical Engineer with Mechanical background or vice versa. EXPERIENCE Minimum 7 years’ experience. Minimum 5 years Food Industry experience Understanding of HACCP and FSSC22000 Having a GCC will be an advantage Good IR Skills BASIC CONDITIONS AND BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT As per company policies and procedures. REMUNERATION CTC R 1 100 000 pa Company Car Pension Fund Contribution 10% Medical Aid Contribution 50%
Executive Creative Director – Advertising Agency (“Agency”) Primary Responsibility To lead & inspire the creative team/s to produce challenging, innovative, disruptive & conceptual work promoting the Agency as Centre of Human Centric Retail Excellence. Purpose of the Role To lead the origination, craft & production of relevant and original concepts in response to marketing & communication needs across this retail led portfolio. This role works in strong unison with the Strategic- & Relationship lead functions. A vital requirement is the ability to build strong partnership with clients on National- & Regional Levels. Key Responsibilities Creative: Comprehensive understanding of integrated consumer journeys in the development of concepts from conventional campaign work, to in-store, to digital & social. In-depth understanding, working collaboratively with Strategy, on the ever-evolving consumer landscape in SA. Resonant & relevant proposition development. To lead the creation of original and great concepts/campaigns inclusive of Reviews. To present, directly or via team members, work internally and externally in a clear and professional manner. To manage creative output of the department to ensure consistency and quality of work delivered. Lead and support the awards strategy for the Agency and SA Agency Group/Collective. To encourage teams to be proactive and to think beyond the job. Collaboration: To develop & nurture the client relationship to support the delivery of the creative work. Be the Creative Leader around the Leadership table. Work closely with relevant account- & creative teams, ensuring effective communication and management of expectations in a way that consistently supports the delivery of the brand/project. Actively encourage, facilitate & display collaboration within the team and other departments within the agency. Support and collaborate with the Agency Collective and its relevant Creative & Industry initiatives. Business Management Via operations, manage & direct the scheduling of work through the agency efficiently. Prioritization of workload to ensure teams demands are met and managed but works for team. To grow the creative department to anticipate & reflect the changing needs of the Agency/Group. Lead the accurate recording of work time for yourself and the team. To communicate business goals to the team and identify and articulate the creative contribution to these goals to the management team. Be involved in the setting of objectives for the department and the managing of budget. People Be the Creative leader. Disseminate learning through your creative teams and coach team members. To develop skills and knowledge within yourself and your team through on-the-job development, active participation in the agency and department (e.g., Disruption X, training, and other company meetings) Shoulder responsibility & accountability for the teams’ performance. Decisively address non-performance. Create clear development plans for yourself and your team in support of the business plan. Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience At least 15 years industry experience with Retail / Integrated experience preferred. Excellent communication skills. Excellent relationship management skills. Reporting and relationships Reports to the Agency CEO. Based in Durban.