General Manager

Friday, 7 January, 2022
Margot Julies     021 863 0830

Our client is one of the largest producers and exporters of citrus and stone fruit in South Africa. They are in the process of setting up a brand new packhouse with the latest technology, together with coldrooms in the Paarl/Franschhoek area and are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced General Manager to join their operations.

Reporting to the board of directors the General Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Operational management
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Administrative management
  • Reporting

 Requirements for the position are:

  • A relevant degree or post matric qualifications
  • At least 10 years’ experience in export fruit packing and cooling
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong business acumen & financial management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build sound business relationships with clients and suppliers
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to drive through changes and projects until completion
  • Must have excellent team building skills and have created highly effected teams in the past

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Closing date:   31 January 2022