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Chief Operations Officer: Southern Africa

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Chief Operations Officer: Southern Africa
Competitive salary
Johannesburg, South Africa/Gaborone, Botswana/ Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Allen & York are excited to be working with one of the largest environmental consulting firms in Africa. Focussed on delivering sustainable environmental and social solutions across the UK and Africa, this is a great opportunity to join a highly regarded, passionate and innovative employer.

Our client is looking for an innovative Chief Operations Officer, who will effectively nurture and develop client relationships, identify and develop new business opportunities and manage the offices across Southern Africa, with the potential of opening new operations.

This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in an exciting and dynamic organisation, driving the business forward and making a real difference to the lives of your colleagues, clients and the communities you engage with.

You will hold a post graduate degree in Natural Science, Social Science or in an environmental field with a Management Development Programme or similar qualification. With comprehensive and extensive experience of working in an environmental role, you will have had exposure to the mining and mineral resources industry. With proven business management experience at an executive or senior level, you will have operated at board level. Highly skilled in environmental, financial and project management with strong commercial and business acumen, you'll be an excellent communicator, with the ability to demonstrate your ability to lead, mentor and develop employees.

A business or financial post graduate qualification or project management certificate would be advantageous in this role.

In return for your specialist skills and experience, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career and work with a great team within a diverse community, with opportunities to travel and work across Africa.

Interested?

Get in touch today by clicking the apply button or send an email to Thomas at: tjherbert@allen-york.com to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let us help build a better world, together.

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