Kontak Recruitment General Manager - Consumer Finance and Group Operations Jobs in South Africa

Kontak Recruitment General Manager - Consumer Finance and Group Operations Jobs in South Africa

  • Kontak Recruitment is currently sourcing a General Manager with experience in consumer finance, gained within consumer finance, banking or unsecured loans environment to oversee the Consumer Products, Business Management and Operations of a South African branch of an International Financier.

  • This mostly autonomous, key role within the Consumer Product and Corporate Client division will engage in strategic growth planning and analysis. The General Manager will manage a wide range of high level operational, business expansion and project management tasks for the group of companies.

    Minimum requirements:

  • 5-7 years experience in consumer finance or unsecured lending, marketing or operations.

  • BCom Degree in Finance or similar.

  • Solid business analytics skills, P&L experience and passion for consumer products/business development essential.

  • Strong project management and operational skills.

  • Exceptional ability to coordinate and influence multiple stakeholders (both internal and external) to take action and produce high-quality outcomes in a timely manner.

  • Strategic thinking, strong presence and accountability.

  • Proactive personality and forward thinker.

  • Superior collaboration and communication skills a must.

  • Knowledge of NCA and its application thereof essential.


  • Enable business decisions by a strategic understanding of the groups business.

  • Partner with finance to track business performance and provide key leadership updates in terms of corporate clients.

  • Provide context above and beyond the data.

  • Addressing the why behind the numbers, not just the what.

  • Connect dots among corporate clients and their marketing, sales and innovation to understand and improve our business drivers.

  • Identify performance gaps and opportunities within the consumer product business
    as well as expanding our eCommerce, corporate client business and franchising to neighbouring African countries.

  • Quantify and prioritize gaps.

  • Develop strategies against gaps.

  • Work with and enable teams and clients to execute the above strategies.

  • Assist with managing inventory by connecting Finance and Sales work streams.

  • Incorporate data into every decision made regarding consumer products and the corporate client finance team.

  • Develop a best in class business analytics mindset.

  • Assist in the development of innovation forecasting, P&L's and financial analyses.

  • Develop and own Post Launch Evaluation processes where necessary, develop KPIs, assess performance and garner learnings to improve business revenue at corporate client and franchising level.

  • Partner with corporate client teams to own opportunity analysis, identify solutions and manage areas to deliver growth opportunities.

  • Assess review ratings and reviews to analyze and organize data, formulate insights and identify opportunities and risks in the group.

  • General management duties across the group of companies.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kontak Recruitment General Manager - Consumer Finance and Group Operations Jobs in South Africa

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