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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

Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

To enhance the overall effectiveness of the CEO’s Office and the Regional Management Board. To promote and support the creation of a Continuous Improvement culture across the Region. To manage key Regional projects and leverage cross-functional business knowledge and expertise to make recommendation

Key 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

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
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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