Executive Search Status:

COMPLETED Executive Vacancy

Position:

Nature of Business:

 

Medical Services Centre Director

High quality medical care and consulting services to multi-national companies (critical logistical services) into southern Africa

Based in Johannesburg but extensive regional travel required

Company Background:

Multinational providing high quality medical care and consulting services to multi-national companies (critical logistical services) into southern Africa to support the energy, mining and infrastructure segment.

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Regional General Manager, the Medical Services Centre Director, will have responsibility and authority for providing management and coordination of professional critical logistical services into southern Africa to support the energy, mining and infrastructure segment.

 

Key areas of activity:

Ensure the delivery of competent and professional operational support through the development of a strong operations team and the development and maintenance of relationships with company representatives and clients in the region.

 

Key Attributes Required:

  • Postgraduate degree in Business or Management Sciences will be advantageous
  • A minimum of 5 to 8 years experience in Management, Supply Chain Management or Operations Management, preferably in the service industry supporting energy, mining and infrastructure
  • Previous experience of working and living in developing environments, ideally in Africa
  • Must be a good communicator and enjoy being a mentor
  • Must be even tempered and patient, culturally sensitive and a team player
  • A good administrator and logistician with a strong management sense
  • Strong understanding of numbers and good business common sense
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Must possess refined communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, pay careful attention to detail and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to analyse situations and take appropriate action consistent with company policies
  • Skilled in leadership and people management
  • Strong track record in recruiting excellent staff, upgrading organisations, motivating people, and dealing with performance issues
  • Networking skills. Ability to collaborate, co-operate and network effectively within a demanding, culturally diverse, matrix organization
  • Operational skills. A “doer” and hands-on leader who likes to “roll the sleeves up” and get things done, as well as drive overall strategy
  • Entrepreneurial. Comfortable in a dynamic, fast changing, complex and unstructured environment
  • International exposure and mindset, combined with cultural sensitivity and effectiveness in a multicultural environment
  • Must have the potential to become a General Manager in a short period of time
  • Culturally sensitive in a multicultural environment
  • Able to travel extensively regionally