Ref: 86084Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: National Diploma
Annual Package Range: R 1.55 mil - 1.8 mil, per annum.
Total years experience: Years
Current/recent job title: General Manager
Discipline: Extractive Metallurgy.
Annual package range: R 1.55 mil – 1.8 mil, per annum.
Nationality: South African.
Proven track record in business turnarounds, driving profitable growth year-on-year and creating well-structured, efficient businesses. Achievements:
Conversion of a distributor into a fully-fledged regional office of a multi-national corporation; the establishment of an international water purification business with the equipment design and manufacture based in South Africa – annual revenues moved from R50 to > R150 million per annum. Post-acquisition merger to form a (Pty) Ltd and on moving to the UAE an entity with a zero debt balance sheet – annual turnover >R200 million.
Changing the focus of the UAE region by expanding the products supplied across all segments, this process culminated in a 47% increase in revenues and a doubling of profits in 18 months – annual revenue > R600 million with an EBITA of 11 %.
Key responsibilities of ideal position: Full responsibility and accountability for the ROI made in a business whether it be in the form of capex or opex – i.e. a continually improving P & L resulting in a healthy balance sheet.
People must form the cornerstone of the business in the form of meeting expectations for customers, employees and shareholders. High standard of business ethics, moral standards to prevail in all dealings both internally and externally.
Candidate describes himself as: “Want to be remembered for having left a ‘footprint’ in people’s lives that I have worked with at all levels within the organization and at customer sites.” Enjoys: Seeing personnel grow and develop symbolizes success.
Candidate location: South Africa
Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans
Designation: General Manager
Highest qualification type: National Diploma
University: University of Johannesburg
Company size: ’51 – 200
Division: General and Operations Management
Seniority level: Owner / Partner / VP / CXO / Director / Group Manage
Other Formal Qualification: Systems & management
Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
Meeting and exceeding primary KPI objectives:
Operating Cash Flow
People retention and development
Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
HR, Finance, Sales, Supply Chain, Systems Execution, EHS.
Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Want to be remembered for having left a ‘footprint’ in peoples lives that I have worked with at all levels within the organization and at customer sites.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Full responsibility and accountability for the ROI made in a business whether it be in the form of capex or opex – i.e. a continually improving P & L resulting in a healthy balance sheet.
Skill area of competence:
Managing of the functions listed above as a focused team in achieving the business objectives as needed by all stakeholders – customers, employees and shareholders, has resulted in me becoming an experienced general manager with a diverse skills set encompassing mostly all business core competencies.
Pall – 15 years:
Food & Beverage
Fine chemicals (Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical)
SPX – 7 years
All of the above serviced excluding fine chemicals
What do you absolutely love doing?
Seeing personnel grow and develop symbolizes success.
Ideal company (culture and values):
People must form the corner stone of the business in the form of meeting expectations for customers, employees and shareholders. High standard of business ethics moral standards to prevail in all dealings both internally and externally.
Motivation to move (please select): Reached the ceiling
Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.
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