The General Manager (“GM”) is responsible for leading the development
and execution of the Company's long term strategy with a view to
creating shareholder value. The GM acts as a direct liaison between the
Board and management of the Company and communicates to the Board on
behalf of management.
The GM is responsible for ensuring that the Board of Directors has
all the information necessary to properly exercise its
responsibilities. He/she reports to the Board on a timely basis, on all
relevant information regarding the company’s operations, and develops
and presents alternatives and recommends courses of action to the
Board for its consideration.
Community and Stakeholder Relations:
The GM is responsible for establishing and maintaining positive
and productive relationships with the media, industry
representatives, government organizations and communities, including
national and international stakeholders. In this capacity, the GM serves
as primary spokesperson for the organization and promotes
collaborative cooperation towards achieving a collective vision of
prosperity in Abacus Pharma Limited (APL).
2. The GM is expected
to exercise influence and persuasion in the face of divergent objectives
and may be called upon to communicate negative or unpopular decisions.
Strategic and Operational Planning:
In collaboration with senior management and appropriate stakeholders,
the GM formulates and recommends to the Board of Directors the Annual
Strategic Plan. In accordance with Guidelines put in place, the plan
identifies priority issues strategies the company will focus on and
activity plan indicating how they will be achieved.
2. The GM
presents operating and capital expenditure budgets to the Board for
approval, and has overall accountability for achieving the Board’s
NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (1,516+ POSTS) Corporate Organization:
1. The GM
develops, maintains an effective and innovative organizational structure
based on achieving performance objectives that reflect the industry and
2. The GM prescribes the authority and
delegated responsibilities to the senior management team and develops an
annual list of performance objectives.
3. In addition to running
an effective and efficient organization, the GM is expected to address
emerging issues that impact the future design/direction of the Company.
Hence, approves any changes in the Company’s structures.
The GM ensures the development of, and adherence to,
operating policies, systems, procedures and practices that meet
statutory obligations and the laws of the Country. Ensure that the
Company has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its activities
both lawfully and ethically;
2. Ensure that the Company maintains
high quality service and standards of corporate citizenship and social
responsibility wherever it does business.
1. The GM oversees the management of business expenditure and revenue generation.
In collaboration with senior management and the Financial Controller,
the GM develops an annual budget prepared in the context of the
company’s strategic plan with recommendations to the Board of Directors
3. The GM ensures the efficient utilization of
financial resources within established policies of the Company, making
appropriate and timely financial and management decisions. The incumbent
is responsible for ensuring the use of an effective financial
performance measurement system, proper internal audits, financial
management & record-keeping and administrative systems.
Leadership of Human Resources:
The GM is responsible for managing the company’s compensation plan,
particularly in terms of periodic increments and approval of changes in
the compensation strategy.
2. The incumbent leads staff in their
achievement of business objectives with integrity, fairness and
transparency. Providing strong and effective leadership to all
employees, the incumbent creates an environment which attracts and
retains appropriate talents.
3. Providing leadership to the senior
management team, the GM ensures that the workplace is safe and that all
staff are motivated, guided and directed to contribute fully to
realizing the company’s mission, vision, goals and objectives.
Stay abreast with all material undertakings and activities of
the Company and external factors affecting the Company to ensure
that processes and systems are in place.
5. Ensure compliance with internally established control systems and authorities. Resource Acquisition, Allocation and Utilization:
The GM identifies opportunities and proposes new methods of improving
existing operations with a focus on bottom-line results. The incumbent
fosters the search for new approaches to conducting business.
NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (1,516+ POSTS) Business and Economic Environment:
The GM keeps up-to-date with the business, industry,
competitor information and economic climate in which the company and
its stakeholders operate.
2. The incumbent prepares the company to meet the challenges presented by new trends and developments in the market.
The GM utilizes a business orientation and marketing demeanor to bring
concepts, services and cooperative business models to the marketplace. Communications:
The GM ensures the effective communication of the company’s strategies,
objectives and performances to create a positive company profile. The
incumbent develops, maintains positive and productive relationships with
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, BSC Pharmaceuticals, BA Management or projects.
7-10 years of corporate managerial experience.
ICPM (Institute of Certified Professional Managers) certification preferred.
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