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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Mozambique
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Jun 2, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Introduction
    An investment company involved in food processing throughout Africa has an opening for a Chief Operating Officer, who will support the Chief Executive Officer in implementing and executing the Companys business plan with emphasis on world class efficiencies and production according to market demands.
    • Drive the strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting of business requirements.
    • Develop, in collaboration with the Executive team, a robust Business Plan and Annual Operating Plan that supports the long term Business Strategy.
    • Ensure strategic objectives shaped at Executive Management level are translated into tactical business plans with mechanisms for key measurements in place to monitor progress.
    • Responsible for driving the company to achieve world class efficiencies, profitability, keeps up with market demand and produces accordingly, manages risks and creates a sense of ownership in his teams.
    • Establish and monitor Business Performance reporting systems to be implemented across the business.
    • Analyse the Operation to evaluate company performance against indicators and determine areas of potential cost reduction and productivity, improvement and implement systems to drive, capture and entrench savings and improvements
    • Set comprehensive performance goals for each department.
    • Evaluate performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics.
    • Coordinate the efforts of the different operational areas under management to ensure minimal duplication of efforts, maximum efficiency and to maximize value for money.
    • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the Operation.
    • Identify the underlying principles, reasons, or facts behind inefficiencies by analysing facts and develop a timeous solution.
    • Implement Systems and Procedures to measure and track business performance in all functions.
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of financial systems, record keeping systems, or other administrative control processes to improve operational efficiencies.
    • Ensure that company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures to meet operational and financial targets.
    • Responsible for revenue generation of the Operation.
    • Identify and implement action plans to ensure profitability of the Operation and maximise returns on investments and to increase productivity.
    • Manage departmental budgets including signing off of invoices and quotes within mandate.
    • Sign off capital expenditure within budget.
    • Rebalance resources between different areas e.g. reallocating budgets, but within overall approved resources for the year.
    • Provide clear directions on strategic goals, translating and prioritizing them into business and performance measures for all Functional Heads or Executives.
    • Track the Performance of Functional Heads or Executives against performance goals and plans, on a regular basis.
    • Update and review the Organisation Structure to ensure optimal human resources in each function.
    • Oversee daily operations of the Farm and the Feed Mill, including the technical team.

Experience Requirements

  • Poultry Industry experience, minimum 10 years.

Education Requirements

  • N/A

Skills Requirements

  • Business Administration Degree.
  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role, minimum 3 years.
  • Poultry Industry experience, minimum 10 years.


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About the Company

Company Name: Afrizan Personnel (Pty) Ltd.
Address: Freestone Office Park, Block B, Ground Floor 135 Patricia Road Sandown, Johannesburg, 2196, , SOUTH AFRICA

Company Profile: • Sourcing and placement of permanent candidates matched to client requirements • A superior database with high calibre candidates, including 80% affirmative action individuals • Evaluation and verification of candidates’ identities, education, credit and criminal histories as well as past employment prior to client placement and keeping with legislation. • Smart solutions to JSE Top 100 companies

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