General Manager

Madagascar Permanent
  • General Manager
  • Safety and Security

About Our Client

Our client is one of the leading global integrated security company specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions.

Job Description

  • Provide strategic direction and input to the business
  • Identify and initiate strategies that will add growth to the business to ensure its long term profitability and survival
  • To plan, prepare and monitor the business plan and budget so as to maximise profitability
  • Direct, formulate and / or approve policies and procedures on service quality, pricing and customer relations
  • Direct the company towards providing and effective efficient and profitable service
  • Ensure business compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Manage relationship between actual results, budgets and forecasts
  • Manage cost saving initiatives
  • Manage revenue growth
  • Initiate business growth opportunities by driving integrated security solutions for new and existing customers
  • Identify and drive new business opportunities in the Africa region's sphere
  • Involved in the negotiations of large bids and tenders
  • Engage in public relations activities, company corporate sponsored events etc.
  • Ensure management of annual contract escalations of existing customers
  • Ensure effective management of client retention and customer service levels
  • Manage quality management and Best Practice implementation
  • To maintain a clear communications path to the shareholders so that key issues confronting the Company are promptly identified and kept in focus.
  • Media relations and management
  • To maintain close contact with the workforce through key managers to ensure feedback opportunities, the maintenance of good morale and a high standard of staff integrity and honesty.
  • To ensure that the correct level of skills, education and experience are identified for management positions and to recruit adequate persons to fill these positions.
  • To formulate and / or approve wage increases
  • Effective management of subordinate personnel in terms of
    • Performance assessment
    • Skills development
    • Career path planning and succession planning
  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the branch/region/national safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
  • Discuss all safety incidents on all levels
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace
  • Distribute safety information as and when required

The Successful Applicant

Experience in a business and / or operational senior management position

Experience within a corporate entity or multinational and the relevant reporting in this environment would be advantageous

Experience within the security, services or logistics environment would be preferred

Security industry legislation

What's on Offer

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for an exciting challenge in Madagascar with the ability to implement change and strategy. Our Client is offering an attractive remuneration structure, training, coaching and career progression opportunities

Annaelle Carmagnole
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Phone number
+230 460 5608

Job summary

Job function
Property, Construction, Facilities Management
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Annaelle Carmagnole
Consultant phone
+230 460 5608
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