Director of Projects - Johannesburg, South Africa
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Company Type||Logistics, Freight, Transport|
|Job Role||Director of Projects|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||Negotiable based on experience|
|Years of Experience||8|
|Residence Location||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Nationality||South African national preferred or in SA with work permit or residency|
Countries Performance Reviews
Develop and keep up to date CBR (Countries Business Reviews) standard formats that ensure Global and local business priorities are adequately covered
Support Countries Senior Management Teams for the preparation
Prepare briefing notes for the Board in advance of CBRs
Attend CBRs in largest countries with the CEO and Regional Functional Heads and manage/follow up minutes for all CBRs, in line with internal & external audits requirements
Define, manage and execute the end-to-end process for monthly performance reviews between the Board and the countries, focusing on latest priorities and issues (schedule setting, preparation of all packs, chairing the calls, identifying issues, challenging countries, providing recommendations, taking and following up on the minutes)
Manage the budget reviews between the Board and the Countries, including the development of the review pack
Reporting and Controlling of Business Performance Indicators
Keep the Regional and the Countries’ Management Teams up to date with trends of business drivers impacting financial performance (weekly volumes, costs drivers) and upcoming challenges
Consolidate, validate with Countries and distribute to the Regional Board and Global Finance weekly revenue forecasts and monthly Post Billing Reports for the Region
Understand and challenge the Countries on internal trends changes affecting performance
Review Countries budget submissions with Regional CFO & VPCommercial and provide recommendations Special Projects
Working closely with the CEO with regards to special foundation programs
Design a cross-functional, performance based Country Awards program that encourages competition within the Region, motivates the Country teams and supports the main regional priorities
Support Functional Heads with their specific recognition programs
Manage/review submissions of SSA Countries to Global recognition programs
Plan and deliver Regional Country Managers’ meetings and conferences, in collaboration with the CEO’s Office Manager
Prepare CEO’s external & internal presentations for conferences, kick-on, functional meetings, SSA business reviews with Global Management Board: storyboarding, designs, presentation supports.
Liaise with SSA Marketing Director when external agencies are involved
Prepare CEO for effective delivery of presentations
Support Regional PR & Communications Manager when necessary
Very good organisational skills
Some experience in an Exec Support/Assistant role to the CEO/Management of large and complex service related business, preferably in the Air Express Industry and/or with MNCs.
Experience in a similar capacity would be preferred.
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