A leading BPO have an exciting challenge for a Group CEO to join their team in Johannesburg.
You will manage the existing business, ensuring effective strategic direction and the continued financial soundness of the Group.
As the company is already well established, the opportunity is to expand the existing business by leveraging off the brand, name and especially the client base and those relationships.
Does this job seem like the perfect career opportunity for you? Keep reading!Your key job responsibilities as the Group CEO in Johannesburg will include : -
Assume responsibility for the effective leadership and management of the business without alienating the existing staff and rapidly assume managerial responsibility and authority in the role-
Work effectively with the Shareholders and Founders to understand the business and the requirements of the role.
Lead the overall company strategy development, refinement and implementation- Work effectively and in cooperation with direct reports, often in an informal and ad hoc manner, to provide creative ideas and to understand the financial risks and implications of decisions-
Diversify the profit streams of the business to make the business less reliant on its key customers through a combination of organic growth and possibly strategic acquisitions.
Gain leverage from our well-established sales abilities- Re-establish an entrepreneurial culture in the business- Ensure that consistency is maintained in terms of the day to day operations of the business-
Effect any change required within the business in order to implement the business strategy
for this Group CEO job in Johannesburg : - At least five years experience in either managing a business in its entirety or running a large division within a company which is independent from the support of a head office structure.
Strong preference for candidates from mid-size companies as opposed to large corporate environments- Must have had at least three years experience working at Director level within a private company and be familiar with reporting to and working with the Founders of the business-
Must be comfortable working in an environment where consensus building with the shareholders, who are still actively involved in the business, is a natural part of the management process-
Must understand how to formulate and execute business plans and strategies- A deep understanding of sales and how to enable and manage a large team of sales consultants is a serious advantage.
Must be able to motivate large numbers of staff in order to maximise results- Good understanding of service experience and the processes required (necessary at Group level)-
Highly numerate, analytical and commercially driven- Flexible experience and leadership abilities are more important