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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries.

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    Head: Business Performance Partnering

    Job Description

    • Ownership of the strategic relationship within/ across the Business Units (BUs) within OMI, to establish a partnership, deliver strategic financial services and information to optimise the financial performance of the BU. This role supports BU decision making and contributes to business change through other managers and their teams over periods of up to three years.
    • Critical objectives and responsibilities

    Ownership of the strategic business performance partnering relationship within/across the BU’s within OMI.

    • Guides financial health of BU(s) in OMI, and manages strategic relationships across the BUs.
    • Supports strategic management activity, by developing analytics and business insight into segment value add opportunities and issues.
    • Contributes to decision making in respect of major investment proposals/ business cases, and develop financial strategies.
    • Understands BU’s value chain and ways to improve/enhance value.
    • Proactively supports business change, and accountability for major change initiatives to improve the financial performance of the relevant BU.
    • Manages financial performance, BU-level expense controls, and the production of BU financial reports.
    • Analyses the reports to ensure accuracy of information and advice, and accountability for the results, commentary, and integrity of information and recommendations.
    • Negotiates relationships and contracts with service delivery partners, to improve the effectiveness of the Business Partnering function, identify service requirements, and monitor delivery (and fees and exceptions) against SLAs.
    • Coaches and educates BUs on finance related activity and use of tools.
    • Facilitates understanding of the financial & non-financial results of the business operations.
    • Acts as the voice of the client to the Finance community, and exerts influence to ensure delivery of strategic business partnering support.
    • Supports continuous improvement opportunities and development in Finance.
    • Reviews and approves financial information and delivery to appropriate quality standards.
    • Coaches team to ensure delivery of effective strategic partnerships with BUs, and on technical considerations to optimise service provision.
    • Sets performance aspirations through business planning, budgeting & forecasting.
    • To take accountability for transactions that have tax implications as well as interim and year end reporting; and manage tax matters.
    • Ensure cost efficiency through financial and corporate governance

    Contribute to the development and implementation of fit for purpose budgets.
    Nurture a culture of high performance

    Align own behaviour with the organisations culture and values.
    Build a culture where unique employee experiences can be created, new work experiences can be designed, deep business “know-how” and experiences are openly shared, new ideas are encouraged & implemented without fear of reprisal and where employees feel inspired to enable positive futures through coaching and mentoring.


    • Bachelors Degree (B)  (Required)

    Closing Date

    • 8 June 2021

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Old Mutual on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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