Posted time 8th January 2024 Location Johannesburg Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 5 years senior management consulting experience
  • Salary: R negotiable


A multinational automotive OEM is looking for a dynamic Lead Strategist at a Senior Management level with extensive consulting background to be based in Gauteng. You will have the responsibility for the implementation of the National Sales Strategies including Sub Sahara and North African region and all brands managing overarching projects and business opportunities. This position will conceptualize, develop, steer and implement the strategies with flawless execution, coordination, manage re-sources, manage budgets and reporting of each project up to Board level.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and steer the implementation of Projects and Strategies supporting all National Sales Business requirements in line with Group strategies, across all Brands and the Dealer Organization and within the SSA/Africa and North Africa region.
  • Working with Brand Group Core in Europe, Group strategy departments and Board members SA as well as division heads of each of the core topics within the strategies to determine activities and KPIs for each.
  • Manage the coordination, tracking, reporting and follow up of all sales projects and ensure adherence timely and financial targets.
  • Focus on SSA pillar supporting SSA Market heads in developing strategies i.e., corporate strategy, future business development, group brand expansion and BoM communication
  • Development of implementation plans, strategies to enhance the geographical footprint for Group brands in all countries of Africa by working with the SSA team and NSO Director as well as present to the board on these topics.
  • Develop and prove the business viability of any new business opportunities for the NSO i.e., introduction of additional revenue streams, viability of additional Group Company Brand introduction into SA/SSA which includes support with Government relation and Lobby
  • Continuously monitor the market environment and develop together with the brands research studies and market intelligence reports that support the decision making of crucial strategic topics.
  • Assume responsibility for the tracking and monitoring of strategic initiatives as agreed by the Board of Management
  • Business Case Development – full market and financial assessments

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • A recognised Degree / National Diploma in Business Management or process / industrial engineering
  • Experience within a management consulting firm essential
  • Qualifications in Project Management, Business Management. And / or Business Process Reengineering MBA would be advantageous
  • A minimum of 5 years management experience
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing projects and strategies.
  • Business case preparation, analysis, stakeholder management and Board level communication
  • Task leadership experience

Other attributes

  • Ability to think at a strategic level and to integrate business requirements, business processes and technology.
  • Capable of leading and managing cross-divisional functions and through all levels in the organization.
  • Team management and Interpersonal skills.
  • Evaluation of the costs and benefits of systems.
  • International experience an advantage
  • Proven track record with sound decision-making ability.
  • Ability to plan, execute and make decision on strategic projects and initiatives according to approved KPIs.
  • Display excellent attention to detail.
  • Good Communication skills with respect to project reporting, problem escalation and resolution.

Package & Remuneration

R1.8m negotiable


If you are interested and meet the requirements kindly submit your application to or contact 011 496 1430/1328

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