Ref: 1090204Nationality: South African
Annual Package Range: South African rand - ZAR 2.1 mil - 2.5 mil, per annum.
Total years experience: 20--30 Years
Current/recent job title: Regional Director
8 insights about our Regional Director (Material Handling & Automotive) available for exploratory interviews. Ref: 1090204
Our candidate that we are showcasing today is a Regional Director with the primary purpose of setting and evaluating (on a continual basis) regional strategic direction and targets to achieve objectives.
Fully accountable for achieving all financial and strategic objectives and targets. Ideal position and future responsibilities: Regional Director; General Manager or National Sales Manager.
To have the challenge and accountability of managing and growing a multi faceted business. To assess and grow the human capital assets to create a highly committed focused team of competent people
empowered to drive and achieve our strategic vision and goals.
Achievements: Business growth – Achieved steady revenue growth from R331 million in 2009 to R653 million in 2016/2017. Human capital – maintained 100% win of disciplinary cases at CCMA
Restructured the dealer division improved processes with a major reduction in loss and wastages. High level of negotiation experience facilitated new dealers in Angola, Swaziland, Tanzania & Mauritius.
Regional Procurement savings of R800 000 to R1 million per annum.
1.Ideal Company (culture and values): Company size is not everything. A good healthy culture is. One that respects employees ,suppliers, clients and all stakeholders, that rewards and acknowledges its people. A culture of trust and responsible empowerment. That conducts ethical business and aspires to good governance
2. Skill Area of Competence: Budgeting Administration; Staff development; Client management and Development Dealer establishment; Cross Border/SADC experience.
3. Career Summary: 13 years Tyre Industry, 16 years Material Handling Industry.
4. Years of experience range: 20 to 30 years
5. Nationality: South African.
6. Software Skills: Microsoft Office, Kerridge
7. Annual package range Total Fixed Cost of Employment (TFCE): South African rand – ZAR 2.1 mil – 2.5 mil, per annum.
8. Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally(South Africa) and internationally.
Candidate location: South Africa
Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans
Designation: General Manager
Highest qualification type: m. Grade 12 / Matric / N3
Company size: ‘1001 – 5000
Division: General and Operations Management
Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head
Nationality: South African
Current / most recent job title? Regional Director
Primary purpose of current/most recent position: To set the specific strategic direction and targets for the Region in Line with Divisional strategy and objectives. To continually evaluate and direct business plan to achieve objectives.
To be fully accountable for achieving all financial and other strategic objectives and targets.
Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose: General management Staff management Human resources Finance / budget management Communication and reporting Customer relations Revenue and turnover Operations
Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions: A General/Director manager with a competitive nature that has started at the bottom and with years of experience in different sized operations and in numerous geographical locations developed
a passion and skill for growing a business along with its people. Having sales, administration, operations and management experience I am suitable for multiple industries and sectors.
Ideal business title: Regional Director General Manager National Sales Manager
Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position: To have the challenge and accountability of managing and growing a multi faceted business. To assess and grow the human capital assets to create a highly committed focused team of competent people
empowered to drive and achieve our strategic vision and goals.
Skill area of competence: Budgeting Administration Staff development Client management and development Dealer establishment Cross Border/SADC experience
Career summary: 13 years Tyre industry 16 years material handling industry
Achieved steady revenue growth from R331 million in 2009 to R653 million in 2016/2017
Maintained 100% win of disciplinary cases at CCMA
Re-negotiated a national group tyre supply agreement with more favourable terms that delivered up to 2% additional benefit on R30 m
Restructured the dealer division from Johannesburg to Durban and improved all processes and administration to reduce loss and wastage. million annual purchases
Negotiated termination and appointment of new dealers in Angola and Swaziland.
Identified, negotiated and set up dealers in new territories: Tanzania and Mauritius.
Negotiated an oil rebate with supplier on national basis in 2012, saving the company between R800 000 and R1 million per annum.
Negotiated the retraction of NUMSA court case against a company in Port Elizabeth branch and resolved the issue to the satisfaction of all parties.
What do you absolutely love doing? Assisting team with difficult problems Budgeting and researching the financials to assess state of the business implementing processes and plans to correct or grow the business Engaging with my staff across all levels
Ideal company (culture and values): Company size is not everything. A good healthy culture is. One that respects employees, suppliers, clients and all stakeholders, that rewards and acknowledges its people. A culture of trust and responsible empowerment. That conducts ethical business and aspires to good governance
Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.
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