Hr Genie Chief Executive Officer Jobs in South Africa

Hr Genie Chief Executive Officer Jobs in South Africa

  • Our client a leading financial company is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to join their team!


  • Have a deep-seated vocation in the early reading and early mathematics space.

  • Have a proven track record of leadership within the education and development sector.

  • Have a strong understanding of who the main ‘players’ are, what their motivations and concerns are, what are the key risks in the sector.

  • Have a good understanding of how the Dept. of Basic Education works, its directorates and role-players, and how it interfaces with provincial departments of education.

  • Be strategic, forward-thinking, and willing to take risks.

  • Be flexible, adaptable and comfortable with uncertainty. Interventions and circumstances change.

  • Be familiar with a shared services environment for Finance, Legal and HR.

  • Understand the education-related philanthropic ecosystem of South Africa - what funders look for, what funders require in terms of reporting and sign-off.

  • Be a relational leader and willing to work collaboratively, learning from and seeking advice from the ExCo and ManCo (especially in the first year) and the Board of Directors.

  • Have strong interpersonal skills with high EQ.

  • Have difficult conversations, motivate and inspire people, sense and head off relational conflict at an early stage.

  • Understand the benefits and limitations of quantitative and qualitative evaluations

  • Be a visionary leader, knowing where to take the organization next, being able to create a clear and compelling picture
    of the best future for the organization.

  • Be able to effectively lead an Executive team and work effectively with the Board of Directors.

    Key Skills

  • Must be able to communicate with their employees using concise, easy-to-understand language.

  • Responsible for maintaining morale and company culture with their guidance.

  • Friendly and approachable.

  • Should have an optimistic nature in general, and able to identify opportunities even within difficult situations.

  • Must be able to take timely action based on the environmental factors at work.

  • Ability to Be Innovative

    Required Skills

  • 4 Years of Experience


  • Degree in Education, Business, Economics, Philosophy or related.

  • 4 years experience leading a team of senior managers in a growing organization.

  • Experience in developing and leading organizational change.

  • Manage annual budgets and financial processes.

  • NGO experience.

  • Experience in Board level reporting and analytics.

    How to Apply

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