Current Job Opportunities

1Senior Executive for a Mining Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current 

POSITION: Senior Executive 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Mining Company 

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg, Gauteng 

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer

 

For more details on the role and to apply please click on the link below:

https://www.woodburnmann.co.za/Career-Opportunities/Current-Opportunities/senior-executive-mining-company  

2Chief Financial Officer for a JSE Listed Consumer Packaged Goods Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current 

POSITION: Chief Financial Officer  

NATURE OF BUSINESS: JSE Listed Consumer Packaged Goods company 

JOB LOCATION: Cape Town

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer

REVENUE: In Excess of R10 billion

 

For more details on the role and to apply please click on the link below:

 

https://www.woodburnmann.co.za/Career-Opportunities/Current-Opportunities/chief-financial-officer-cfo-jse-listed-consumer-packaged-goods-industry 

3Operations Manager Designate for a Wood Product Manufacturing Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current 

POSITION: Operations Manager Designate 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Wood Product Manufacturing Company 

JOB LOCATION: eMkhondo (Piet Retief), South Africa 

REPORTING TO: Manufacturing Executive 

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:  

The Operations Manager Designate will assume responsibility for the operations across the eMkhondo (Piet Retief) site. The incumbent will partner with the Manufacturing Executive, current Operations Manager and Head of Departments and be responsible for the overall management of the site, as well as to translate the company’s strategy into operational objectives, ensuring cost-effective, accurate, and consistent delivery of quality products to continue to service the customer’s needs. 

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED: 

  • Must have at least 10 years in a manufacturing industry leadership position 
  • Must have successfully managed large manufacturing operations 
  • Experience in the timber industry, paper/pulp or re-engineered wood-based panels will be an advantage 
  • Good financial knowledge 
  • Sound strategic abilities with a strong commercial mind-set is essential 
  • Open-minded, strong team-oriented individual who works collaboratively 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must be a Graduate with Engineering (Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical) or Operations Management/ Timber Technology qualification 
  • MBA is preferred

 

Send your details in confidence to: mary-ann.varughese@amropwoodburnmann.co.za 

 

Note: Amrop Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to final client interview. Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details. 

 

4Research Analyst/ Associate for an Executive Search Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current 

POSITION: Research Analyst/ Associate 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Executive Search 

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg, South Africa 

REPORTING TO: Principal Consultants on specific projects/ Head of Research 

 

SUMMARY OF OPPORTUNITY:  

As a Researcher, you will conduct company and executive research to identify prospective candidates, build out profiles in our database, develop phone and email details, and verify that information. Our Researchers also build organisation charts of target companies. Additionally, our Researchers recruit, conducting initial outreach to candidates to qualify them. They also speak with sources and industry experts to network our way to the perfect candidate. Our Researchers thrive on the challenge of finding the perfect candidate. In doing so, you will serve as an ambassador of our firm, building trusted relationships as we glean insights, and cultivating prospective clients. 

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED: 

  • 1-4 years of research experience ideally in executive search or recruitment 
  • Must be extremely competent with various Microsoft Office suite programs (Outlook, Word, Excel) 
  • Experience with an online methods and tools, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and MS SharePoint and will be an advantage (as well as an understanding of CRM platforms)  
  • Ideally experience across a range of industry sectors 
  • Open-minded, curious individual who is able to grasp candidates’ and clients’ needs quickly  
  • Must be able to work in an environment under pressure and be responsive to ever-changing client needs  
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully prioritise multiple projects simultaneously  

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business Management or equivalent subjects 

 

Send your details in confidence to: mary-ann.varughese@amropwoodburnmann.co.za 

 

Note: Amrop Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to final client interview. Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details. 

5General Manager Human Resources Group FinCo for a Telecoms Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current 

POSITION: General Manager Human Resources Group FinCo 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Telecom Service Provider 

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg

REPORTS TO: Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer         

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

The General Manager: Human Resources is responsible for leading the Human Resource management portfolio to enable the Group’s business strategy and execute on the organisational capabilities required for the future, enabled by a digital system implementation. Building a high-performance culture and delivering a unique employee experience to those who work for the Group. 

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED: 

  • At least ten years’ experience in both operational and strategic human resources roles in an organisation which employs more than 100 people 
  • Should have a working knowledge of the Fintech, Banking or Financial Services industry 
  • Ability to develop and implement revolutionary workforce practices which are bringing together global labour markets
  • Capable of working in multicultural, dynamic and evolving markets constantly presenting new challenges and opportunities to the core business 
  • Must display an affinity to systems and technologies with a proven track record of driving change and transformation in an environment that is moving through a ‘step change’ 
  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement and specific skills in Agile Operating Models. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A BCom (Hons) in Human Resources Management  
  • A Masters in Human Resources Management or MBA would be advantageous 

 

Send your details in confidence to: ntokozo.ntombela@amropwoodburnmann.co.za   

  

Note: Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.

6Senior Manager Financial Control for a Chemical Processing Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current 

POSITION: Senior Manager Financial Control 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Chemical Processing Company 

JOB LOCATION: South Africa 

REPORTING TO: Chief Financial Officer  

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:  

Assume responsibility for leading the various teams in the finance and Financial Performance & Analysis (FPA) departments to deliver highest quality forecasting models, cash flow forecasting, assessing risk and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations. 

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED: 

  • At least 15 years post qualification experience with at least 5 years at senior management level  
  • Experience of operating at a senior level in a large complex commercially focused business is essential 
  • Must have strong commercial acumen with the gravitas and confidence to lead change in a transforming organisation 
  • Experience in Oil and Gas Industry, preferably refinery and downstream or mining industry is advantageous 
  • The ability to multitask and lead various diverse projects concurrently is essential 
  • Must have demonstrable experience in the following technical areas:  
    • IFRS and Management reporting 
    • Corporate tax, indirect tax and duty at source  
    • Management of external and internal audits, ensuring corrective actions are implemented with no repeat findings 
    • Internal control and adherence to Compliance policies 
    • Budgeting and forecasting   

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with significant post qualification experience 

 

Send your details in confidence to: siziwe.bulube@amropwoodburnmann.co.za 

 

Note: Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details. 

7General Manager: Integrated Services for a Chemical Processing Company

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current

 POSITION: General Manager: Integrated Services

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Chemical Processing Company

JOB LOCATION: South Africa

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Assume responsibility for the delivery of a number of business functions that are core enablers to the company’s business units, specifically:

  • Legal & Company Secretarial
  • Procurement
  • Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance & Audit
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Real Estate

The role demands a highly skilled and versatile individual with strong legal and commercial acumen underpinned by a high degree of organisational and influencing skills.

 

The role must be able to collaborate and influence:

  • Cross functionally as a critical enabler for the entire business
  • Outwards with key external stakeholders including suppliers, partners and communities
  • Upwards with Chief Executive Officer and shareholders
  • Downwards and throughout the business acting as a role model to others and embodying entrepreneurial ethos and capability culture
  • Collaboratively work with peers as part of the team.

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • At least 15 years’ experience in shared services management or equivalent key business support role
  • Prior responsibility for procurement and commercial contract negotiation is essential
  • Experience of operating within a large and/or complex organisation
  • Must have demonstrable experience in partnering/ collaborating/ influencing diverse stakeholders
  • Must have managed and led a diverse team
  • Must be accustomed to working in a matrix environment with a variety of stakeholders
  • Business acumen/ commercial mind-set
  • Collaborative and action-oriented decision-making style to assure business results are achieved

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate level qualification – preferably in Legal or Commercial discipline
  • MBA or similar post-graduate qualification is an added advantage

 

Send your details in confidence to: mary-ann.varughese@amropwoodburnmann.co.za

 

Note: Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.

 

8Chief Financial Officer for a Healthcare Administrator

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Current

POSITION: Chief Financial Officer 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Healthcare Administrator 

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg, Gauteng 

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: in excess of R7.5 billion

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

The CFO role is responsible for commercial and strategic leadership of the organisation, alongside the CEO, with direct oversight and leadership of all aspects of financial management of the organisation. This includes leading teams which oversee inter alia financial goals, audit and risk governance, compliance, incentive oversight, strategic partner relationships, budgets and reporting to the CEO and board.

The CFO should be a commercially astute and business-focused individual who is focused on improving the organisation’s financial well-being, is experienced in deal-making and managing partnerships. The role requires an experienced business leader who is able to inspire teams, drive performance improvements and elevate a work culture to positively embrace productivity and profitability while directing and leading the financial team(s).

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • At least 12-15 years’ post articles finance experience, with a minimum of 8 years’ service in a senior finance role (it would be advantageous to have gained the experience in the Financial Services/Healthcare industry)
  • Must have had financial responsibility for revenues of at least R5 billion and managed a Finance staff complement of more than 20 team members
  • Must have an analytical mind with a strong strategic ability
  • Exposure to a highly pressurised, complex and regulated environment
  • Experience in all areas in relation to business control and monitoring of financial performance by measuring and analysing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances; analysing variances; developing improvements and reporting on results.
  • Treasury, tax, internal/external audit and regulatory management experience
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS, South African Board and corporate governance requirements as well as an understanding of risk management and capital management including experience with annual financial budgeting, forecasting, cost management and the preparation of financial reports.
  • Experience in M&A as well as the management of joint ventures
  • Growth mindset with demonstrable experience and success in implementing innovative financial solutions to drive efficiencies, productivity, cost reductions and process improvements
  • Experience in leading and developing a team of high calibre individuals
  • Must have demonstrable experience in driving operational excellence in setting, implementing and monitoring compliance to finance policies and guidelines
  • Excellent organisational, project management and leadership skills
  • A cerebral individual coupled with a high EQ, humility and the ability to “push back” and take difficult decisions
  • Strong business acumen and insights, problem solving skills and analytical ability with experience in the design, calculation and management of the executive and employee incentive & reward programs
  • Trustworthy, reliable and honest with an entrepreneurial bias that cultivates innovation
  • Strong communication skills, collegial and collaborative, with the ability to appreciate diverse views, maintain objectivity and arrive at sound decisions

 

Send your details in confidence to: nthabiseng.gumbo@amropwoodburnmann.co.za

 

Note: Woodburn Mann Equity Partners will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to final client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann Equity Partners you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.