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  • Posted: Jan 1, 1970
    Deadline: Not specified
  • GP Strategies Limited (GPSL) is a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX), a global performance improvement company. GPSL supports organisations in improving their ability to service their customers needs through innovative and creative training interventions, consulting, and business improvement solutions

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    Country Manager

    • Direct responsibility for accomplishment of annual budget targets
    • Oversees preparation of annual sales forecasts and budgets and determines markets potential
    • Approves all customer proposals, including pricing, cost and resourcing
    • Responsible for the achievement of all client deliverable KPI’s and the implementation and maintenance of Operational Excellence across all projects and programs
    • Hires, develops, coaches, provides feedback of direct reports
    • Reviews performance and provides mentoring and counselling to direct reports
    • Participates in client meetings as needed
    • Is the senior contact to customers and is ultimately responsible for customer relationships, retention, services and relationship management within the market.
    • Interfaces with global resources in GP Corporate and the lead of GP EMEA
    • Performs other tasks as may be required  


    • Multiple years of proven business leadership experience with a track record of delivering business results, growth and customer satisfaction.
    • An understanding of vocational learning, and background in the training business is preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and strong strategic relationships with customers
    • Background in utilities or automotive is highly desirable due to the clients within the region
    • Strong networking skills
    • Proven ability to develop and sell strategic solutions to clients
    • Proven ability in strategic planning, goal setting and managing large budgets
    • Significant experience in sales, project management, budgeting, quality systems, personnel management, forecasting, preparation of presentations and responding to RFQ’s
    • Strong business acumen / financially literate
    • Strong influencing skills and customer focus
    • High level of professionalism and executive presence
    • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written with all levels of the organisation
    • Proven ability to develop and coach team members using a collaborative approach
    • Adaptable and flexible in approach and leadership style
    • High energy, passionate and inspirational
    • The ability to be self-directed
    • Willingness to travel for the role. (Head office is in Woodmead, South Africa)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to GP Strategies Ltd on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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