Managing Director – Seafood & Meat Sectors – Atlantis – Cape Town

JOB PURPOSE

The Managing Director will oversee the day-to-day management and operations of the company

 

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Human Resources:

Managing the performance of each employee in conjunction with HR Department

Managing and implementing of company policies and procedures in conjunction with the HR Department

Responsible for staff disciplinary procedures in conjunction with HR Department

Engage and responsible for Union discussions and relationships

Improving internal processes and ensuring employees work as a cohesive unit

Build and lead successful teams

 

Sales & Marketing:

Sustaining current market position and growing market share

Anticipate client needs and develop solutions to meet those needs

Set up, maintain and manage sales budgets on a regular basis

Managing targets in a dynamic and competitive business environment

Developing and designing route to market strategies for product basket to ensure margin and consumer delivery is achieved

Ensuring that new products are developed in line with company strategy and market requirement

 

Operations & Logistics:

Managing stock movement including slow moving, redundant stock, stock quality and stock returns

Responsible for stock accuracy, stock counts and stock recons

Responsible for all maintenance: warehousing, vehicles, plant & equipment, office sites and general housekeeping

Monitor and authorize use of hired vehicles

Monitor and authorize any overtime relating to operations

Improving business processes on an ongoing basis to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.

 

Procurement:

Ensuring strict compliance with MRP processes

Ensuring correct stock levels are in place and alternative suppliers are identified in conjunction with the procurement team

 

Strategy:

Creating business plans to support the company’s financial objectives

Defining long-term strategic goals with clear implementation plans

 

Finance & Admin:

Ensure that financial management processes are accurate and reported timeously in order to assist management in making sound strategic decisions

 

IT:

Implement hardware and software improvements

Responsible for implementing SAP and all other Microsoft application training for all staff

Managing SAP related issues.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

A Degree in Supply Chain Management or,

A Degree in Operations Management or,

Post-Graduate qualification in Business Administration or similar or,

Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Law, Business Management, Finance, or Accounting

5 – 10 years’ experience in a MD / Similar role

Senior management experience within food processing / manufacturing

Understanding of food quality, food safety and applicable HACCP requirements

Understanding Health & Safety requirements in a food production environment

General seafood industry experience

Excellent verbal and written communication

Solid presentation skills and ability to explain complex processes to an audience

Sound ERP and IT related knowledge

Sound financial knowledge

Well-rounded and able to multi-task effectively

Strong leadership skills ability to motivate teams to implement processes effectively

Ability to enforce and maintain high standards, even under pressure

Manage targets within budget

 

 

Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to deon@glass-house.co.za

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

 

 

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