Chief Operations Officer

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

We have partnered with our client who is currently looking for a COO to join their business in Johannesburg, report to the CEO, and be part of a business that has seen exceptional growth since its launch.

This role is to build and maintain an eco-system for the business and ensure the following is being driven:

Value creation across all regions in Africa where the business has a presence and ensuring each territory follows the correct operational directions
Operational excellence across all the regions
Build talent capabilities across the regions for the best talent within the group ensuring the business have subject matter experts driving performance and culture, promoting culture, and setting the right tone for succession plans
Engage, modify, and set the right business model within the high uncertainty if the business dynamics in Africa for a sustainable business model.
Conduct planning for new set-up capacity or expansion of existing properties by driving efficiency, scalability, quality, and consistency if the service operations.

Key Performance Areas include:

Business Planning
Corporate governance and compliance
Develop corporate policies that encompass regional operations and business operations
Drive business excellence
Human Capital management

As the successful COO, you will have the following:

Bachelors degree in either engineering, business administration/relevant
Masters degree in the relevant field would be highly advantageous
Experience within a medium to large company within a technical or operational role as part of the senior management or exco team.
Experience in working within Africa and managing various regions