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Careers in Africa - Commerce

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Available Positions

  1. Associate in Portfolio Operations
  2. Director HR
  3. Strategic Finance - Multinational
  4. Chief Financial Officer
  5. Chief Financial officer
  6. Financial Director – Namibia
  7. Transaction Services Director
  8. Acquisitions Strategist - Industry
1) Position:Associate in Portfolio Operations
Description: One of the leading private equity firms seeks to appoint an Associate in Portfolio Operations to providing support in the form of analytical work, directly to Partners in the Portfolio Operations Group, for a Two year fixed term contract or secondment, followed by exit to business school, into a portfolio company or other.

Key responsibilities will be:
• Candidate will work with portfolio companies to track performance
• Assist partners with driving change in portfolio companies through high quality detailed analysis of financial results, KPIs and third party data
• Prepare quarterly portfolio review materials for internal review
• Prepare presentation materials for quarterly portfolio reviews for several portfolio companies and participate in the presentation of these reviews at internal firm wide meetings
• Investigate and analyse a specific element of portfolio company performance examples might include: the analysis of fuel consumption by site in a tower leasing company
• Operational due diligence for new investment opportunities: visit the target company (with the Partner) and make an assessment of the quality of financial management and reporting in the company
• Assist investment team in developing an excel model of the target company

Requirements
• Bachelor degree
• 3- 4 years accounting or management consulting experience with top tier firm
• Investment banking, Private Equity or VC experience an advantage
• All Highly analytical, driven professional with strong knowledge of finance
• Fluency in French will be an added advantage

If you have the right credentials please email your resume to nozipho@intrepidhr.co.za
Salary:Neg
Area: Kenya / Nigeria
2) Position:Director HR
Description: We are looking for an accomplished, energetic and driven Human Resource Director for Five year Contract.
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Divisional Manager for Corporate Services
• The candidate will be responsible for the Strategically direct and manage the HR Department,
• Actively contribute to the strategic planning of the Division and Commission.
• Identify and implement strategic Human Resource policies to be in line with the best practices and legislation.
• Offer counselling to staff in terms of the Employee Assistance Programme
• Manage the payroll and employee benefits
• Manage the training and development of staff in the line with Workplace skills Plan and other legislative frameworks
• Provide strategic human resource planning
• Recruitment in line with the Commissions Employments Equity Plan
• Develop and Implement remuneration strategic and staff retention
• Performance Management and Labour Relations functions

Requirements
• An Honours Degree in Human Resource is the Minimum requirement; Master’s degree in Business administration will be an advantage an added advantage.
• 5 Years overall working experience of which3 years must be managerial experience
• Psychometric Assessments experience
• Competencies in the following areas are essential: recruitment and selections; training and development; employment equity planning; organisational development; employee administration; IR administrations, succession planning; remuneration and benefits ; HR information systems; reporting and data analysis; performance management and Labour planning administration,
• The candidate must be a strategic thinker with strong analytical communication and inter-personal skills
• Ability to exercise sound judgment s; good organizational skills and proven leadership abilities will be highly recommended

If you have the right credentials please email your resume to crystal@intrepidhr.co.za
Salary:R 836 000 - R 1,1 million
Area: Pretoria Metro, Gauteng
3) Position:Strategic Finance - Multinational
Description: Multinational with dominant global presence in consumer product markets seeks an international MBA / CA with 3 – 5 years investment banking / strategy or finance experience to join their Africa business plan activation team.

* Your role on this team will be to provide strategic business opportunity evaluation input as they roll out their manufacturing, distribution and sales strategy across the region. They are expanding into several territories and your influence will be key in the business achieving optimal return on investment.
Salary:$150k + bonus
Area: Johannesburg / Nairobi / Accra
4) Position:Chief Financial Officer
Description: We are seeking an experienced CEO to lead a team within a company that manufacturers and distributes high quality generic medicines for the Southern African market. This company has extraordinary growth potential, and needs a Chief Executive Officer that can manage a diverse international marketing effort and coordinate expansion of product development and manufacturing. Experience with consumer-orientated channels of distribution, such as major retailers, manufacturers reps and distributor networks, and/or governmetn procurement in Africa, are a must.
Compensation will include a base salary, annual performance incentives and long-term incentives in the form of stock options. The position reports to the board and covers the line functions: Operations, Marketing, Sales and Regulatory Affairs.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
* University degree required, advanced degree preferred
* Pharmaceutical industry experience; as well as demonstrated management experience (project, process, and people management)
* Superior leadership skills with a strategic and analytical mindset
* Will aim to lead, grow, and inspire staff and colleagues
* Requires outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface at various levels of management
* Qualities will include high energy, enthusiasm, self-motivation, stability, resilience, tenacity, and a drive for success
* Ability to travel overnight and by air internationally (in Southern Africa) as needed for company or business development needs
Salary:Lucrative $ based salary
Area: Zambia + Zimbabwe
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