Kenilworth – Western Cape:  An opportunity has arisen for a high calibre Operations Executive to oversee the strategic and operational leadership of the road haulage business. As a key member of the Executive Committee you will be responsible for the operational day to day activities as well as the growth and profitability of the Business


  • Proven experience in a senior managerial role is a prerequisite
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance and Marketing etc.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Proven sales management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Previous work experience Africa
  • A decision maker and problem solver.
  • Bachelors’ degree/or similar in Logistics and Supply Chain Management essential
  • Track record in the Supply Chain Area
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ideally candidate should have a working knowledge of the French language

Key responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Growth of the Road Haulage business in Africa including business development and customer management.
  • Direct short-term and long-range planning, and budget development to support strategic business goals
  • Oversee budgetary planning and processes.
  • Direct divisional operations to meet budget and other financial goals.
  • Optimization of resources
  • Develop and monitor systems to manage operational work that involve high levels of collaboration.
  • In conjunction with Group Support Services oversee risk management and legal activities including but not limited to letters of agreement and contracts
  • Drive Best Practices across business unit.
  • Provide critical financial and operational information to the COO and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations
  • Ensure and maintain on going operational relationships with customers and suppliers

ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted

Email your CV to susan@farmmanagersa.co.za or upload your CV to this specific position via www.farmmanagersa.co.za or CLICK THIS LINK and apply directly https://www.placementpartner.co.za/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM000502&preview=cad06e26913056a08b48c9b7f918e602