Head of Planning and Operations Africa - Strategy / Creative Solutions / strategic Plan in Gauteng - CA Global Group

CA Global Group

CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates. Our extensive candidate network built up over 8 years comprises the most diverse, skilled and experienced candidates.

We have access to resources, networks, and relationships globally which enable us to understand our clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries. With our Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa and partner companies in Mauritius, Mozambique, Angola and China we are always on par with new technologies and trends which assist us in sourcing the best talent. Whatever stage of the project life-cycle, we can effectively put forward the right candidates with the right skills.Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Western Cape, From 501 to 1000 workers

    About this job ad 6 November


  • City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Reference Number: MIM 
    Job Description:
    Helps drive accelerated business growth and performance in Africa through a defined Leadership Team operating rhythm, execution of strategic priorities across leadership team and key stakeholders, and the provision of key relevant insight, information and analysis up, down and across the business, to inform key decisions. Develops and maintains a strong execution culture and environment. Build credibility of the business externally and internally.
    Our client is the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals. They deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.
    Work closely with Leadership Team and key stakeholders to ensure effective and seamless operating rhythm and accountability across the business.
    Align planning and strategy to customer and market insight. Ensure Customer Advisory Board set up and execution. Ensure other key customer community engagements are aligned to strategy across the business.
    Develop and maintain key customer and industry association relationships.
    Structure and lead work streams and projects for developing business unit or customer segment strategies & execution plans, acquisition pipeline development, strategy planning process, or key operational issues (such as pricing, sales force optimization).
    Ensure profitable growth across all customer segments and Business Units through execution of strategic plans.
    Develops and maintains key strategic market, customer and competitor plans for the region and stays abreast of global developments and the connection to the region.
    Responsible for overall approach and strategy for developing, maintaining and expanding key external relationships that support the organization’s corporate growth priorities
    Bring discipline to business operations in Africa through intelligent use of reporting metrics to drive actions, behaviour, effectiveness and performance.
    Work closely with Finance and Sales Operations to ensure accurate sales forecasts and reporting, and that all members of the sales team work efficiently to achieve high levels of growth and client satisfaction.
    Coaches and mentors team members to drive higher performance.
    Collaborates with Client Specialists, Account Management, Service and delivery, and Administrative Support teams.
    Interacts with the broader Business Operations Groups, Marketing, Africa Management, GGO Center, Finance, Acquisition Integration, Innovation, and Tax, Legal, Sales, Technology, Global Strategy and other colleagues across the company in the achievement of these objectives.
    Promotes thinking “outside the box” to come up with creative solutions for customers and potential markets.
    Requirements: Qualification and Skill
    Customer and market focus, and ability to build and manage customer and partner community relationships are essential.
    Proactive, with good understanding of the company strategy, market and business model.
    Excellent organizational, facilitation and execution skills.
    Project management certification.
    Strong ability to structure and manage work streams for self and small groups, Ability to handle multi-tasking environment, meet deadlines, and work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues.
    Proven analytical and quantitative skills, experience with spreadsheets and other quantitative modelling tools. Proficiency in using research tools.
    Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills at a senior management level.
    Proven ability to build relationships and influence all levels within an organization.
    Thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Drives change and follow through.
    Resourceful, with ability and desire to find solutions where they are not obvious.
    Strong leadership and management skills. Ability coach/mentor staff.
    Ability to facilitate large group sessions with senior management. Proven ability to interact with senior management and influence outcomes.
    Tenacious and driven by delivering results, working effectively alone or in teams across all functions of the business
    Broad business acumen and experience.
    Strategy consulting experience preferred.
    Benefits and Contractual information:
    Salary: R 800 000 with a 20% bonus
    Location: Sandton, Johannesburg
    Duration: Perm

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Head of Planning and Operations Africa - Strategy / Creative Solutions / strategic Plan in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    CA Global Group
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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