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Group Chief Executive Officer - Proserve

Location: Harare
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FMCG and Food Manufacturing Industry

We have been exclusively retained by our client, a substantial manufacturing company in the FMCG sector to assist with the recruitment and selection of a suitably qualified, experienced and dynamic professional with ability to drive business performance to fill the critical and strategic role of Group Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the Board of Directors through the Chairman, the incumbent.will be responsible for leading the Executive Management of the business consistent with strategy and commercial objectives as well as the overall stewardship of the business.

Key Job Functions

  • To ensure that business plans, commercial operations and strategies are developed, reviewed, agreed upon and implemented to meet the goals set for growth and profitability.
  • Monitor the external environment, regulatory condition, read the market, anticipate change and alert the Board to these and assess the likely impact of change to the business.
  • Ensure that opportunities for business development are identified and recommendations made to the Board of Directors as appropriate.
  • Review and take remedial action where necessary of all business units for sustainable profitable performance.
  • To create conditions and processes to support and sustain change through balancing people, financial resources, technology and operations.
  • To establish world class systems to ensure operational efficiency, good corporate governance and best practice systems in all functions.
  • Top manage and control the financial strategy according to the budget and oversee effective sales and marketing strategy as well as production.
  • Safeguard the Company's assets and increase/ preserve shareholder value at all times.
  • Establish an efficient and timely performance measurement and reporting system.
  • Assess the principal risk of the business and ensure that risk is effectively addressed in all aspects of the business.
  • Ensure succession and contingency plans and resources are in place for all key operational roles.
  • Develop and maintain healthy relationships with key stakeholders locally, regionally and internationally

Requirements of the Job

The successful candidate for this position should meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a holder of a Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 10 years experience at Executive Management level in the FMCG or Food Manufacturing industry.
  • An MBA/MBL/MSc post graduate qualification is an added advantage.
  • Must have a proven track record of driving business growth in a substantial organisation.

How To Apply

If you wish to be considered please submit your application to:, or or alternatively visit to apply and register. Confidential enquiries may be directed to our Managing Consultant Emmanuel Jinda on +263 773 004 143 or +263 (242) 772 778/ 770 035 or to Calistas Bumhira on +263 773 280 689

7th Floor, Fidelity Life Tower, Raleigh Street, Harare

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