General Manager / Business Unit Manager
Prostaff Holdings Group specialists
Cape Town, ZA
14d ago

A well-known and established recycling company requires the above to be responsible for the strategic direction, business structure, management and control of this entity in achieving its purpose to promote the recycling of specific by-

products within South Africa.

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • Relevant Business Diploma or Degree or related qualification is essential.
  • Previous Project Management experience is advantageous.
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing or production or related environment is essential.
  • Previous experience having worked within the plastic polymers and / or recycling industries or related is advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Ms Office is essential.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Developing a network of existing operational collectors and recyclers, whilst encouraging suitable organisations to apply for growth funding.
  • Providing support to the Industry with regards to funding proposal submissions.
  • Monitoring performance and maintaining relationships with existing funded projects in the coastal provinces of Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal.
  • Developing relationships with brand owners and retailers to facilitate end use development opportunities.
  • Conducting site visits to determine feasibility or acquire further information for project evaluation.
  • Providing training on polyolefin materials (help with product identification) at waste workshops.
  • Implementing development strategies to achieve recycled volume growth.
  • Monitoring and managing performance to achieve the 5-year Government targets.
  • Identifying the collection and recycling investment projects to support the achievement of the IWMP targets.
  • Representing the company at Government forums or interacting with the other industry bodies in South Africa.
  • Following up on project performance against its contract.
  • Presenting area performance KPI’s at monthly management review meetings.
  • Managing research projects in the recycling value chain if required.
  • Salary package is negotiable based on experience gained.

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