General Manager

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg  
Geared motors, helical gearboxes, frequency inverter and
electric motors  
OBJECTIVE:
Strong focus on sales, increase distribution into new and
existing end user channels, internal and external retail stores
throughout Southern Africa. Build after sales service offering to build
demand creation and further establish brand loyalty among new
and existing purchasers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Electrical Engineering Degree (Not Negotiable)
MBA will be advantageous.

EXPERIENCE:
At least 15 years senior sales and general management experience
preferably in a medium to large enterprise with matrix organisation.
Understanding of various end user segments in mining,
manufacturing and agriculture.
Understanding of wholesale and retail distribution markets.
Strong leadership skills and experience with a large team.
Responsible for a sales turnover of at least R40 m and a staff complimentmore than 150 people.
Exposure to the industrial/electrical/mechanical engineering consumablebusiness with experience in managing contracts.
Strong commercial and financial acumen.
A stable career history with a demonstrable track record of success.

RESPONSIBILITY:
Strategic planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
Responsible for overall financial performance (P&L) for the business
and brand portfolio,
operational efficiencies/ effectiveness and support functions (HR,
Finance, Sales and Marketing in collaboration with the MD), IT, SupplyChain, SHEQ) with particular emphasis on enhancing the image of the
Companies brands.
Formulation and Implementation of local and export strategies.
Gain immediate acceptance by the members of the Management team
as an individual with strong leadership qualities and structured
management.

Please email your cv to joanne@abantusa.co.za with the Subject: GM Electrical. Due to the high volumes of CV’s, should you not hear from us within 1 week, your application was unsuccessful.