For my client, I am on a confidential recruitment search mission to find their next MD for Africa. This is a full relocation, permanent & full time assignment working from Africa. An Operations role, candidates must have hydropower plant (Finance, Operations and Technical) management experience.
As the Managing Director the Main Tasks will be:
·Strategic leadership - Establish the company as a high quality IPP focused on small to medium scale renewable energies & hydropower projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
·People Leadership and Development – guide, motivate and develop future leaders across the company
·Delivery of targets and budgets – sets business targets jointly with the management team and the BOD and ensures that these are achieved
·Health, Safety and Environment – ensures all activities strictly adhere to the HSE and business compliance standards and regulations
·Manages BOD and shareholder relationships – holds and oversees Board and Shareholder interaction
·Build relationships with stakeholders in the IPP sector including technology providers, lenders, governments and regulators.
Your Experience and Skills:
·Minimum 15 yrs. of progressive managerial positions and a minimum of 5 years in general management
·Master’s degree in business or engineering
·P&L responsibilities for a business with highly complex operations
·Experience managing people directly and indirectly in a matrix organization
·Strong proven analytical and communication skills
·Track record of leadership that will engage, motivate and drive a team to achieved desired results
·Leadership ability to inspire confidence and empowerment in a team as well as hold team accountable for results
·Ability to balance short term and long-term view, drill down into details, challenges and issues as required to understand current reality of a business and future desired state
·Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities using effective problem solving / resolution skills and a team
If you have interest in this position, please send your resume and motivational letter to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorry to say that i am unable to provide any further information until such time the board & shareholders agree to shortlist you for interviews.
Director, Development & Recruitment
Shaw Energy Recruitment Group