|Company||Barloworld Automotive & Logistics|
|Location||Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
Core purpose of the role
The core purpose of the role is to direct, execute and co-ordinate the internal operational activities of the Business Unit in accordance with company policies, goals and strategic objectives & plans
Key deliverables and outputs
a.Formulate operational business plans for the operational team to ensure that the Business Unit attains its objectives as cost-effectively and
efficiently as possible (cascade to team and monitor progress).
a.Develop and implement growth strategies for the Business Unit through operational excellence (systems, procedures, equipment, lean
methodologies), a culture of continuous improvement, and delivering high standards of customer service
b.Understand and align to customers’ long term strategies through operational Steercom sessions.
a.Manage financial performance and reporting
b.Prepare and gain approval of the annual budget (incl. PBIT, NWC (Net Working Capital), RONA hurdle rates) and subsequently monitor
deliverables efficiently to ensure that budget targets are met, that revenue flows are maximised and that fixed costs are minimised.
a.Establish and maintain effective formal and informal links with major customer stakeholders to cement sustainable relationships and ensure
contractual KPIs are met
b.Lead the development and optimal use of operational – customer IT platforms.
5.Risk, Ethics and Compliance –
a.Manage ethics, risk, governance in line with legislation, company policies & procedures, relevant regulations and Barloworld standards
b.Direct the development and implementation of operational and inventory protocols and controls, including to ensure that stock counts are
completed to requirements.
a.Drive all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures to create a safe workplace for all and meet legislative requirements.
a.Direct and control workforce planning of the business unit by championing an effective talent strategy
b.Ensure effective organization design, intellectual capital reviews, skills development and succession planning so that the Business Unit is
able to achieve its key strategic, financial and transformation targets.
a.Develop, promote and direct the implementation of Barloworld Logistics’ transformation and sustainability policy and strategy in all aspects
of diversity and inclusion, supplier development, community involvement.
a.Implement an integrated performance management process to drive performance excellence
b.Drive a climate and culture of high performance and employee engagement, in line with Barloworld’s employee value proposition. Manage,
develop and coach own team.
10.Procurement and Supplier management
a.Ensure that the procurement processes in each department are clearly communicated & used
b.Negotiate favourable contracts and implement service level agreements with relevant business unit suppliers who meet the company
requirements as compliant and B-BBEE certified suppliers.
•BCom Logistics/ transport management or Business related
•Post Graduate MBA or equivalent relevant business management qualification
•7 years’ logistics/ Warehouse and Transport experience
•Exposure to management of Finances, HR, Risk and Safety
•3-5 years in Management of operational environment
•Interacting at Exco and Board level
•Experience in general management of operational and functional responsibilities (such as HR, Finance, SHEQ)
•Have established networks within the relevant industry
|Job Closing Date||15/01/2021|