Business Manager, Port Elizabeth

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-06-25
ID #2114279248
Business Manager, Port Elizabeth
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth,
Modified April 12, 2024


Job Position: Business Manager
Ref: 4683
Location: PE / Gqeberha
Salary: R420 000 to R456 000 per annum CTC commensurate with qualification and experience

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Qualifications / Requirements:
• Completed Business Degree
• Must be able to develop timing plans based on key tasks and key deliverables to achieve results
• Verbal and written communication is critical due to external engagements with clients
• Ability to understand and document business processes
• Automotive component or OEM experience/background especially working knowledge of the APDP
• incentive mechanisms would be a distinct advantage
• Ability to travel domestically at short notice

Key Performance Areas:
• Monitor new client engagement, from scoping of requirements to full onboarding and handover to the Operations team
• Rotational review of current clients’ portfolio together with Operations team
• Develop reporting interface between the COO and the current Operations team – manage business meetings, track status of key deliverables and ensure timeous follow up to completion
• Provide financial support role to the COO
• Co-ordinate reporting of monthly results in conjunction with finance, client revenue investigations, annual budget inputs
• Drive new business development opportunities outside of the current service offerings of the organisation (developmental role)
• With marketing engage with new clients to fully understand and document the provision of company’s services, the client’s scope of work required, agreed take-on dates and roles and responsibilities including information requirements from all parties
• In conjunction with the Technical Manager, ensure that agreed timelines with the client and the operations team are managed considering client expectations and business capacity
• Undertake rotational review of existing clients – scope of work, revenue
• New client onboarding timeline
• Participate in management/operations reviews and ensure that risk areas, open issues and related actions are documented/minuted and follow up actions are instituted within acceptable time frames
• Co-ordinate further engagements with management, staff and clients to address individual matters requiring resolution
• Specific short term 18 months) focus on working with Technical Manager to understand and monitor critical new IT system deliverables
• Management of business deliverables focussed in short term issue resolution
• Financial Management:
- In conjunction with Finance ensure business monthly results are prepared and reported timeously into the Group Finance team
- Review payroll and operating expenses for approval before being processed by Group Finance
- Resolve overdue debtors with client and Operations Managers
- Review client revenue and assist management team to optimise the business results
- Assist CEO with annual budget inputs
- Timeous monthly review of operating results
- Debtors maintained within terms
• New Business Development (Developmental Area):
- Work with CEO, Customs Specialist, and outside parties to identify new business opportunities for the business unit
- Work with Marketing to frame these opportunities to introduce to the client

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Business manager

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