EXECUTIVE SEARCH:

POSITION: Finance Director

 

COMPANY NAME: Eskom Holdings Limited

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Electricity Public Utility, Parastatal

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: 2500 people

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Responsible for providing a framework for sound financial management of the corporation and its subsidiaries.

GROUP BACKGROUND: Largest electricity producer in Africa

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Must be a Chartered Accountant
  • At least twenty years post-qualifying experience
  • Several years as Financial Director of a major corporation with an annual consolidated turnover of at least R1 billion
  • Must have managed a significant staff complement
  • Extensive experience in debt raising, both locally and internationally, for significant capital projects; hedging and ratings agencies
  • Must be a South African Citizen

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Formulating the Group’s financial strategies, policies and systems and ensuring adherence to these
  • Managing the development and execution of the funding and hedging strategy
  • Providing strategic financial services to the Group
  • All major investments
  • Growing the Group’s investor base locally and internationally
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders including Government Departments, the National Electricity Regulator, Rating Agencies, South African Reserve Bank, Bond Investors and Banks

Note:  Part of the Woodburn Mann process involves verification your qualifications. Many clients also request that potential candidates complete criminal and credit checks.