Chief Executive Officer

New vacancy - open to all applications

Overview of role

Our client in the petrochemicals business with a network of petroleum filling stations across the country is looking to recruit a proven leader to be their next Botswana CEO. An early remit will be your focus on growing the business through managing the company’s expansion plan which includes driving and facilitating the opening of new filling stations nationwide, recruit the best personnel and setting up all the required processes to manage profitability, customer satisfaction and the overall business targets.

Job description

Governance & Regulatory
  • Corporate governance, King IV and Executive authorities and direction
  • Liaison with Government agencies for regulatory support, project funding, policy framework
  • Legal
  • Alignment with applicable Company’s standards and policies

Develop Strategic Direction and provide Country Leadership

  • Purpose, Vision and Mission
  • Strategy
  • Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives
  • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
Financial Management
  • Manage P&L Botswana
  • Revenue and financial Performance
  • Grow profitable volumes and market share
  • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements
  • Ensure that expenditures of the Company are within the authorized annual budget of the Company
Business Excellence
  • Develop and manage brand strategy
  • Invest in infrastructure and drive competitiveness
  • Manage revenue and expenses to maintain the consistent growth of the business
Customer and stakeholder Management
  • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of
  • Liaison with Government agencies for regulatory support, project funding, policy framework
Human Capital management
  • Build and develop effective and
  • Lead by personal example and encourage all employees to conduct their activities in compliant and ethical manner.
  • Prioritise diversity inclusivity and transformation
Environmental and social Impacts
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of the markets and industry of the company
  • Secure products supply for the country
  • Eliminate and mitigate impacts

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline or MBA
  • A strong oil industry experience
  • 10 years of experience in a senior management position
  • Exposure to Botswana’s Oil Industry /organisation will be a requirement
  • Familiarity with diverse business functions such as sales, operation, finance etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set with outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively and delegate.
  • Marketing Petrochemical Industry knowledge (South Africa & Botswana). Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and performance management principles
  • Understanding socio economic dynamics of Botswana

Early applications are encouraged.

Closing date for applications is 22 February 2019



Gaborone , Gaborone
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