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Chief Executive Officer


Aranguez or Mount Hope or Curepe, North Central Permanent Full Time Posted On 04.01.2021 Expire On 04.22.2021 Employer

Description


The Export Centres Company Limited (ECCL), a state agency of the Ministry of Sport and Community Development, is currently seeking to recruit a dynamic, results-driven individual to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Company to achieving its strategic mandate consistent with ECCL’’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives as well as the day-to-day operations of the organisation. 

Supervises: 
Management Team – Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Training & Development, Production, IT, Facilities, Procurement. 

The CEO should be a proven leader with a strategic point of view who is capable of assessing organisational realities, establishing strategic direction, and developing supporting strategies and structures. He/She will be required to provide strategic and operational leadership that ensures the Company develops and successfully implements plans and initiatives that empower community based artisans and creates entrepreneurs contributing to the country’s export and diversification thrust through the facilitation of a structured and export-oriented local craft industry. The CEO will ensure that the Company provides the support for this local craft industry by facilitating: continuous and relevant research on market demand and training needs; human resource development of the local craftsman including craft, entrepreneurship, production and export-oriented training; and a performance driven organisational culture and infrastructure. 

The CEO represents the Company at public sector and private sector activities. Therefore, candidates must also possess strong communication and negotiation skills to develop and maintain effective relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders such as Department Managers, Marketing Staff, Partners, Government Agencies, Artisans and the General Public. 
 
Vision/Strategy Development and Execution
a. Lead the development, implementation and continuous review of all strategic plans and initiatives driven by the contextual environment and Board Mandates. 
b. Ensure the management team is focused on the achievement of strategic deliverables
c. Provide proactive advice and guidance to the Board of Directors on critical and relevant changes in the external environment 
 
Innovation, Growth and Organisational Capacity
a. Ensure the consistent research, identification and maximisation of opportunities for the Company’s operations across the board, with the aim of increasing effectiveness and efficiency 
b. Ensure the appropriate assets, tools and equipment are efficiently procured, managed and utilised to improve human resource productivity and operational efficiency in all departments
c. Ensure the development and implementation of talent management plans for all areas in the Company that aim to optimise talent and human resource potential and performance
d. Lead the development and implementation of systems that ensure continuous year on year improvement in the Company’s operational performance 
 
Customer-Stakeholder Management
a. Ensure the development and implementation of strategies for improving internal and external stakeholder satisfaction year on year. 
b. Build and sustain value-adding relationships with key stakeholders in the Craft Industry, and Manufacturing and Production Sectors.
c. Provide the Board of Directors with monthly status reports and detailed quarterly financial reports. 
 
Financial Stewardship
a. Ensure the development and implementation of appropriate and fiscally responsible budgets for all areas in the organisation
b. Ensure the Company complies with all financial and procurement rules and policies 
 
Internal Business Processes
a. Ensure the development and implementation of internal processes for efficient and effective management of all areas within the Company
b. Continuously review the internal business process efficacy of the organisation
c. Ensure the Company is in compliance with all Industrial Relations laws and Corporate Governance best practices. 
 
Minimum Qualification and Experience 
 
Qualifications:
  • Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, Economics, Entrepreneurship or any related field of study. 

Experience: 
  • At least three (3) years experience as a Chief Executive Officer
  • At least 10 years’ experience at a senior managerial level preferably as an executive or related management level in a similar organisation (State Enterprise) 
  • Experience in an export-oriented or production-oriented environment.will be considered an asset.
  • Any relevant combination of qualifications and experience shall be considered.
  • A proven track record of successfully leading the achievement of Strategic KPIs in a challenging environment.  
 
Specialized knowledge in the following areas would be an asset:
  • The local craft industry
  • Developing an Export Market
  • Entrepreneurial Development 
 
Aptitudes/Skills:
  • Visionary
  • Proactive •
  • Transformational 
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Reasonable proficiency in a range of business applications software including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 


Overview


Export Centres Company Limited (ECCL)
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Job ID:

80462

Title:

Chief Executive Officer

Location:

Aranguez or Mount Hope or Curepe, North Central

Category:

Finance, Government, Management

Salary:

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Employment Type:

Permanent Full Time

Posted:

04.01.2021


Tags


Business-Strategic Management : General-Other: Business-Strategic Management, Managerial Consulting, President-Top Executive


Job Requirements


Experience: 
  • At least three (3) years experience as a Chief Executive Officer
  • At least 10 years’ experience at a senior managerial level preferably as an executive or related management level in a similar organisation (State Enterprise) 
  • Experience in an export-oriented or production-oriented environment.will be considered an asset.
  • Any relevant combination of qualifications and experience shall be considered.
  • A proven track record of successfully leading the achievement of Strategic KPIs in a challenging environment.  

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