Executive Director: Enterprise Services (6 months)
My client based in Pretoria has an open vacancy for an Executive Director: Enterprise Services to provide leadership, management, and the vision necessary to ensure that all enterprise operations have proper systems, processes, and procedures to ensure operational efficiency and business growth and delivery on the organization’s strategy.
Key Performance Areas:
Facilitate linkages with key strategic partners that would ensure effective implementation of the organization’s mandate.
Provide marketing support to the organizations to increase the uptake of products and services in the national, regional, and international market segments.
Develop and implement ongoing relationships with key support stakeholders, as well as ensuring harmonious inter-organisational relationships.
Ensure appropriate legislation and compliance within HR, ICT, Risk, Stakeholder management, Communications, Marketing, and Facilities management including SHEQ.
Oversee all strategies and tactics for HRD programs.
Ensure effective talent management, succession planning and employee development strategies are in place and implemented.
Executive oversight and coordination of all enterprise-wide operations including Human Resources, ICT, Risk Management, Stakeholder Management, Communications, Marketing and Facilities including SHEQ.
Ensure effective implementation of enterprise support strategies.
Provide executive oversight to all enterprise support functions ensuring the organization’s-wide consideration in all strategic planning.
Ensuring ongoing operations excellence, and consistent quality of finance and human capital management in all enterprise operations.
Ensure efficient and effective support to all operations across the organization’s as well as advice and leadership to the CEO, Executive Management team, and Board.
Work with the CEO and Executive Management Team to ensure effective financial and people management within the enterprise support functions.
A Postgraduate qualification with extensive general management, and human resources management experience.
A Social Science and MBA qualification would be an added advantage.
At least 5 years’ senior management experience in an R&D or high-tech, science and/or engineering environment.
IT experience would be an advantage.
Must be computer literate to a high degree with excellent spreadsheet and presentation skills.
Excellence in operations management with the ability to integrate multiple functions across the organization, coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic and operational objectives
Must demonstrate organizational analysis skills and be knowledgeable on policy, processes, and procedures.
Knowledge of labour / industrial relations.
Advanced project management skills.
Strong human resources experience with ability to provide effective oversight to this function
Highly motivated, energetic, and be a self-starter who has ability to be proactive.
Ability to act independently on own initiative.
Ability to work well under pressure and act in a disciplined manner.
Must have a thorough understanding of relevant legislative requirements.
Be an excellent and innovative communicator.