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Director of Projects - Johannesburg, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #12746
Job Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Company Type Logistics, Freight, Transport
Job Role Director of Projects
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Executive
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African national preferred or in SA with work permit or residency
Degree Relevant Degree

Job Description

28Jan
Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our client is looking for a Director of Projects to join their team.


Duties and Responsibilities

* 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
* Event Management
* Plan and deliver Regional Country Managers’ meetings and conferences, in collaboration with the CEO’s Office Manager
* CEO’s Communications
* 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
* 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
* Event Management
* Plan and deliver Regional Country Managers’ meetings and conferences, in collaboration with the CEO’s Office Manager
* CEO’s Communications
* Prepare CEO’s external & internal presentations for conferences, kick-on, functional meetings, SSA business reviews with


Key Skills
* Very good organisational skills
* People skills
* Communication skills

  • Job Role: Director of Projects
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
* Advanced PowerPoint/Excel
* 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.
* Relevant degree

Additional Requirements

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