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Managing Director - G4S Security Services Zambia Ltd

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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2357128/107348
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Strategic Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £1.00 - £1.00
Location: Lusaka
G4S Region: Africa
Country:Zambia


G4S Business Unit:Zambia
Closing Date: February 4, 2018
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.

Job Introduction:

G4S Zambia seeks to appoint a Managing Director to lead and transform the organisation towards increased growth and development imperatives, sustainability and profitability in accordance with the organisational vision and strategic intent.

Role Responsibility:

  1. To guide the Company, in terms of the areas of business and the strategies for those areas of business.
  2. To direct, formulate and / or approve policies and procedures on service quality, pricing and customer relations.
  3. To direct the Company towards providing an effective, efficient and profitable service.
  4. 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.
  5. To plan, prepare and monitor the business plan and budget so as to maximise profitability.
  6. To identify and initiate strategies that will add growth to the business to ensure its long term profitability and survival.
  7. 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 formulate and / or approve wage increases.
  8. To maintain a clear communications path to the shareholders so that key issues confronting the Company are promptly identified and kept in focus.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Relevant business qualification preferred.
  • Background in security management.
  • 5+ years experience in a business and / or operational senior management position.
  • Strong commitment, leadership and management skills.
  • Experience in establishing medium-term growth strategies and strong operating mechanisms for performance.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, marketing and negotiation skills.
  • Capable of working effectively and productively with team members.
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Experienced in living and working in a professional commercial capacity overseas.
  • Ability to maintain strong ethical and professional values.
  • The ability to operate in diverse cultural environments.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapid environmental changes.
  • Proficient in the ability to understand problems, situations and the reasons behind them, crossing the barriers of languages and cultures.
  • Autonomous and results orientated, with a clear determination to succeed 

                                         

G4S offers a competitive market related salary.  We are committed to employing “Africans for Africa” which would give preference to local Zambian candidates.


About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. 

 

G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent. At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. 

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness. We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing. We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
  • We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm. We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
  • We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer. We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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