General Manager

Finance
KwaZulu-Natal
Our client in the shipping and logistics industry is looking for a General Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the business to drive growth and profitability through an engaged and productive team.
 
Key Performance Areas:
    • Provide overall leadership to drive operational performance.
    • Drive continuous operational improvement and efficiencies through employee involvement, improved methods, and adoption of best practices.
    • Work closely with the senior management team to achieve objectives including financial goals, increased productivity, margin improvement and customer satisfaction targets.
    • Accountable for the management and performance of the sales, warehouse, and finance departments to support profitability targets.
    • Report to the CEO on operational performance and suggest improvements.
    • Ensure compliance with local and international laws.
    • Implement Group policies and directives and ensure adherence.
    • Provide a safe and healthy work environment, ensuring that all employees are engaged and committed.
 
Minimum Requirements:
    • BCom/ Business Management / MBA / CA / CIMA
    • Self-starter with at least 10 years in a senior leadership role with extensive management experience
    • Responsible and hands-on leader with an eagerness to be fully involved in the daily operations
    • Analytical and strategic mindset with excellent business acumen
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work in a pressurized and deadline-driven operating environment
    • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent planning, organizational skills, and decision making
    • Excellent verbal, and written communication and good interpersonal skills
 
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