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PRESS CORPORATION PLC

 

VACANCY

 

 

GROUP OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE

 

Press Corporation Plc is a diversified Group with interests in the financial services, telecommunications, food and beverages, retail, energy and agro-industrial sectors of the Malawi economy. An opportunity will soon arise after the retirement of the incumbent later in the year for the Company to appoint a new Group Operations Executive who will be part of the Company’s Executive Management Team. It is expected that the successful candidate will join the Group on 1st September 2020.

 

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive, this is a senior executive position tenable at PCL Corporate Office in Blantyre. The ideal candidate will have at least ten (10) years of experience in a similar position at a senior level. The candidate must be able to initiate change as well as manage the changing environment through appropriate advice to the Group Chief Executive, the PCL Executive Management Team and the leadership of Group companies. In this regard knowledge and experience of financial and project management as well as proven track record and ability to provide strategic leadership within a commercial setting are vital ingredients for the position. In particular, candidates with demonstrable experience of having turned around businesses are likely to be considered favorably.

 

The Position

As a member of the Executive Management Team at Corporate Office, you shall be responsible for coordinating and providing support to the planning and implementation of the operations of the Group’s subsidiary companies. Acting through the Group Chief Executive, you shall be updating the PCL Board regularly on the performance of the Group companies generally and, specifically, on the status and progress of projects being implemented at any of the Group’s subsidiaries as well as at Corporate Office.  As Reporting Executive, you will be the link between management of Group companies and Corporate Office.

 

The Candidate

 The following skills and attributes are desired:

 

·         Passion for results

·         Proven leadership skills in a multicultural environment

·         Excellent interpersonal skills within a multi-disciplinary workforce

·         Excellent knowledge of project development, management  and execution

·         Demonstrable knowledge and implementation of turnaround strategies 

·         Capacity to travel tirelessly and extensively

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Some of the duties and responsibilities of the position will include:

 

·         Overseeing and directing the operations of Group companies

·         Evaluating the performance of projects, operational processes and procedures of Group companies

·         Championing the provision of high-quality products and services by Group companies

·         Briefing and advising the PCL Board through the Group Chief Executive on Group operations and projects

·         Co-ordinating communication between the Corporate Head Office and Group  companies on company performance

·         Overseeing the development and execution of projects, turnaround strategies and implementation plans for Group companies

·         Assisting Group companies with the formulation of annual budgets

·         Monitoring development and succession plans of senior members of staff in Group companies

·         Building effective working relationships with stakeholders including Government

 

Qualifications

 Applicants should have a first degree in business, finance, accounting or economics and a Masters in Business Administration or equivalent post graduate qualification. Specialization in finance or project management will be an added advantage. More importantly, the successful candidate must be a hands-on executive with a proven and successful record in the promotion of growth and profitability.

 

Remuneration

 This Executive Management position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with its responsibilities and expectations.

 

Application

Those who believe they meet the criteria should submit their applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae plus the names and addresses of three traceable referees addressed to:

 

The Group Administration Executive and General Counsel

Press Corporation Plc

P O Box 1227

BLANTYRE

 

The applications must be submitted via email only to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to reach him by the close of business on 14th May 2020

 

 

 

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Press Corporation Plc invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the vacant position of Internal Auditor in the Internal Audit Department tenable at the Corporate Head Office in Blantyre.

The successful candidate will join an existing team of audit staff in providing independent, objective assurances and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations within the Press Group and assist Management in the accomplishment of underlying company objectives
 
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