Position: General Manager Financial
Analysis and Business Improvement
client is looking for a qualified General Manager- Financial Analysis and
Business Improvement to collaborate with our Sales and Production teams to
achieve profitability in 18 months
client an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous
communities by making safe sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s
urban informal settlements. Their systems-based approach to solving the
sanitation crisis involves 3 critical steps: we build a dense network of
high-quality sanitation facilities — Fresh Life Toilets — franchised to
residents in the community. We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it
from the community. Finally, we convert the waste into valuable agricultural
products, which we sell to Kenyan farmers.
Business Success team provides internal consultancy services in the generation
and implementation of projects to achieve profitability, and is accountable for
all financial modelling, planning, analysis and reporting for our client. In
addition, the Business Success team is responsible for continuous improvement
initiatives, particularly around Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE),
based on rigorous financial and operational analysis.
typical day for you might include the following
Create a financial model that can be
used to assess the impact of strategic projects on profitability.
Meet with and collaborate closely with
departmental teams to compile the budget
Oversee the financial and operational
analysis team to conduct monthly variance analysis against budget and
operational scorecards. Compile financial statements for presentation to senior
leadership and the board. Lead the audit process with external auditors.
Coach leaders of all of our client
business units to generate, plan and implement revenue increase projects,
margin improvement projects and cost reduction projects.
Oversee the QHSE team and coach quality
partners to guide business units to achieve process maturity in so far as the
quality and safety of people, processes, products and services is concerned.
and qualifications you’ll need
Degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering
or Business Administration. Advanced degree preferred; MBA a plus.
At least 5 years of experience in a
high impact role.
Proven work experience in financial planning,
analysis and reporting
Expertise in business process
improvement with knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies (Lean, Six
Demonstrable experience in business
systems development and leading cross-functional teams
Knowledge of statistical analysis and
risk assessment techniques
Experience in leading QHSE improvement
projects will be an added advantage.
you’ll need to fit in well among the Sanergy-Stars
A collaborative spirit that compels you
to work beyond your team
A desire to understand and serve
A willingness to embrace diversity,
integrity and empathy
An innovative approach to assessing and
testing new ideas
An enthusiasm to achieve set targets
and improve yourself professionally
perks you’ll have
- A holistic benefits package
- Unparalleled opportunities for
personal and professional growth
- A unique chance to tackle critical
challenges of sanitation, economic empowerment and food