A multinational cosmetics business in Cape Town is looking for an exceptional Commercial Director.
The business has grown from a local business to a global distributor network business operating in 126 countries over 16 years. It has leapfrogged hundred-year-old multinationals to become one of the most globally efficient companies in the skincare industry. It achieved this with a single-minded focus on pioneering, developing and finessing systems and processes in every aspect of the business.
The Commercial Director sits in a head-office based in Cape Town and oversees all commercial activities that are fundamental to pioneering and finessing the most advanced global business system/model in the FMCG industry. Commercial activities span: Finance, Legal, HR, Operations and a Distribution network that has enabled the company to scale from a presence in 20 countries in 2010 to 126 market in 2017.
The successful candidate will have a post graduate degree from a leading university, more than 20 years commercial experience in a global context, a proven strategic aptitude and ability, a track record of senior leadership roles held, entrepreneurial flair and a demonstrable talent for assimilating complex information and developing simple, yet pioneering solutions.