Our client in the Agricultural sector is looking for a General Manager to oversee all staff, budgets and operations of the local business unit.
Purpose of the position:
General Manager responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive, while ensuring our profits are on the rise. Key Responsibilities:
Oversee day-to-day operations.
Lead the finance team.
Provide commercial and financial advice to the business and the Board that takes into account financial best practice.
Prepare and implement long and short-term financial plans, budgets and capital expenditure programs; and recommend pricing structures, financial management policy, asset utilization and investment strategics to achieve business objectives.
Manage the integrated management reporting system which provides data for decision-making which will ensure that business objectives are met.
Ensure random checks are carried out to monitor the system functions.
Provide a rolling cash flow forecast for review by Management on a monthly basis.
Handle company share transactions such as, issuing new shares, arranging for the payment of dividends and observing legal requirements.
Liaise with auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders; attend meetings and represent the company.
Make sure the company meets its compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities.
Manage the commercial aspects of new and existing business contracts.
Conduct regular reviews of business contracts to ensure supplier obligations are being met and the company is receiving maximum value from the contracts.
Identify new business opportunities for the company and lead the preparation of business cases for presentation to Senior Management
Using exceptional communication and influencing skills to develop and maintain high level stakeholder relationships.
Manage the HR function within the organisation.
To inculcate work culture which has positive outlook and less scope for conflicts and in case of conflicts, resolution without affecting the work culture.
To assign responsibilities to the executives and staffs according to their skills and capabilities.
Oversee the management of the company’s information technology systems.
Qualifications and Experience
Tertiary qualifications in Accounting/Finance and CA/ACCA (or equivalent). Must be RA.
Minimum 5-8 years post qualification experience in budgeting, corporate planning, financial management, accounting, procurement and contracting, internal audit, etc.
Knowledge of and experience in the Agricultural industry.
Demonstrated experience in both a commercial and finance background with a proven track record in business transformation, providing strategic commercial and financial guidance to senior management, the Board and shareholders/stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability in strategic business management including: preparation and implementation of finance strategy, risk management policy, business plans, budgets and financial reports.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proven ability to develop and maintain strong and trusting relationships with multiple stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to lead a team through change with a focus on maintaining a positive culture, promoting innovation and delivering continuous improvement.
High level computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data base applications.
Demonstrated problem solving skills and initiative.
Behavior that positively demonstrates the company’s values of respect, teamwork integrity, excellence and responsibility.
At The Team Recruitment Company, we provide professional human resources consultants backed with solid expertise, diverse experience and comprehensive knowledge of the employment industry. We are able to integrate solutions for all your human resources needs, for both individuals and companies.
We believe people are the best assets in any organisation. We have a large database of candidates who are thoroughly screened to ensure they meet the criteria required for the positions our clients need filled.
We use a model that outlines how the recruitment and selection of candidates will be carried out resulting in the appointment of the best candidates for each position.
MEET THE TEAM
We offer a professional and transparent response handling service to our clients. We receive all applications and place them into the job criteria specific matrix supplied by the client.
Human Resources Consultant
Has worked in the recruitment field for over 25 years. She has vast experience in the FMCG, transport and hotel industries. Has successfully evaluated the needs, interests and abilities of employees’ through review of collateral information and interviews. She has recruited for both international and local companies and prides herself in the ability to provide a high quality service ensuring the highest level of efficiency for our clients.
Human Resource Consultant
Yolanda has over 17 years combined experience in recruitment and selection with substantial knowledge in the industrial relations and labour arena. For the last 3 years she has worked extensively in the labour management industry being exposed to all types of industries namely manufacturing, retail, distribution and customer service. Yolanda has a talent for working with people from diverse backgrounds and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Human Resource Consultant
Phumi has been an integral part of the recruitment industry in Swaziland for many years. As well as writing for The Times of Swaziland as an expert in her field she is well versed in the PPA (Personal Profile Analysis) and TST (Tests for Selection and Training) techniques. The key to Phumi’s success is to go beyond the average level of service in order to make a positive impact on her clientele. She strives for professional excellence by firstly seeking to understand the client’s needs rather than to assume to understand. Her natural aptitude of finding the right fit candidate creates a superior placement for our clients.
Junior Human Resource Consultant
Kholi has her BA (Honours) and completed her Master Degree in Business Administration. This gives her a clear and concise understanding of the requirements of clients. Kholi displays assured mathematical, accounting and banking knowledge with a full understanding of industry regulations and statutory compliance expectations. She exhibits considerable understanding of delivering continual first class customer service with a particular eye for detail and resolving issues quickly and efficiently.
Junior Human Resource Consultant
Takangwane’s experience lies in the hospitality and tourism area. She is a natural leader and has outstanding people skills. Taka understands the concept of working as a Team and is remarkable in achieving the desired end result in a professional and efficient manner. Her organisational and time management skills are outstanding. Taka will deliver quality responses ensuring an effortless placement.
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