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position: General Manager

We are an owner-managed private entity, which has been in operation for 20 years. The company offers specialist consulting and new technology development services to local and international clients operating pyrometallurgical reactors such as electric smelting furnaces, converters, and rotary kilns.

The purpose of the General Manager (GM) is to work in close collaboration and support of the CEO to establish the company as a healthy organisation capable of reliable, sustainable growth and of realising our vision, through sound and creative business management and practices. The opportunity presented will be to maintain and enhance the company’s position as a reliable service provider and improve organisational health during our current growth phase and to develop the company into a substantial international player. The GM will report to the CEO and the board.

 

Job Objectives:

  • To implement, further develop and maintain the strategic plan.

  • To establish, grow, and sustain a healthy team environment.

  • To implement, strengthen, and sustain our values of unity, order, discipline, and effectiveness.

  • Establish an effective governance framework, including operational measurement metrics and continuous improvement.

  • To structure, strengthen and sustain the core business support functions.

  • To ensure the company realise their medium-term vision by 28 February 2026.

 

Qualifications:

  • A formal business management/leadership qualification is highly recommended e.g., MBA, MBL.

  • A technical qualification, i.e., engineering, would be advantageous.

 

Knowledge:

  • Business strategy

  • Business growth

  • General business management

  • Developing healthy teams

 

Skills:

  • Leadership and management

  • Strong communication

  • Problem solving

  • Decision making

  • Computer literate

 

Experience:

  • The candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience in the field of business management at senior management level with a proven track record of success.

  • Concrete references of leading business strategy implementation, business growth, and developing healthy teams are essential.

 

Please submit your CV before the 30th of September to info@ex-mente.co.za

or contact Marinda Zietsman at +27 83 408 2267 for more information.