Senior Manager – Special Projects

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Senior Manager – Special Projects

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Senior Manager – Special Projects

Description: Senior Manager Special Projects “ Groom-ship position (Executive Development Programme ) An exciting opportunity to join the ranks of one of SA’s leading Manufacturing and Distribution Group in order to develop into Senior management Purpose: The programme is in place to groom EE candidates into Senior Management within the group. Groom-ship process takes up to 36 months but also heavily depends on the incumbents pace into making the transition. The position is based in Gauteng , though the candidate could travel nationally for various assignments.

The standard pre-requisites: Requirements:

  • MBA/L graduates with preferably mechanical and electrical engineering background – chemical engineering may be considered depending on industry experience (ie must come from an engineering concern eg engineering consumable manufacturers) (this is a must and is non-negotiable) · Must either come from manufacturing, distribution, engineering, mining, or steel sector
  • Must have business development experience(see below)

One of the KEY things though, is business development. My client is focusing on individuals who have a business development backgrounds / characters / natures. What I mean by this is not really sales but more of a person who has a high business acumen, because remember, essentially this post is grooming the incumbent to in time very likely run a division / department so the individual needs to also think like a businessman/woman concentrating and focusing on driving business forward and keeping the companies best interest at heart mainly making a profit as with any company for that matter. Some of the elements to this business development requirement includes:

  • Market analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Needs analysis
  • Market strategy
  • Tendors, stakeholder meetings etc
  • Basically focusing on driving business forward using tools as the above

******Please note this is where the salary starts from and doesn’t imply salary is R500kpa …….however if you are on packagers higher than R750 000 depending on what’s all-inclusive in it of course, may be problematic

Salary starting from: R500 000 CTC pa (negotiable depending on current earnings), over and above this comes a petrol card and group incentive scheme etc

Tel1: 0110252027

Tel2: 0116780482

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Job Location:

Edenvale, South Africa


R 42 000 - 62 000

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