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.
Position: Group Operations Executive
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.
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 following skills and attributes are desired: