POSITION: Group Chief Operating Officer

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Building Materials           

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg



  • Develop actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term, medium-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the current Managing Director and the Group Chief Executive Officer
  • Driving the continued success and future growth of the business with a focus on diversification of the product and customer base; establishing greater market share in other regions of Sub-Saharan Africa; continuing to develop the management team



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or relevant field or a Chartered Accountant
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in an executive leadership role
  • Must have been responsible for an annual  revenue in excess of R1 billion
  • Must have managed a staff complement of at least 500 employees
  • Strong experience in managing and optimising a diverse business in terms of product, manufacturing, distribution and retailing
  • Experience in working with and implementing of ERP systems
  • Preferably have driven business expansion during his/her career
  • Should have a good understanding of corporate governance
  • Southern Africa multi-country exposure and experience in executing and integrating Mergers & Acquisitions will be advantageous


Send your details in confidence to: kurt.alpers@amropwoodburnmann.co.za


Note: Should you be interviewed by Amrop Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.