Tel: +27 21 551 1337 Email: spr@starjobs.co.za

Senior Operations Manager – Pharmaceuticals (Ref: 104)

The Senior Operations Manager based in Johannesburg will oversee and streamline our operational processes to ensure efficiency, quality, and compliance with regulatory standards. This role will involve managing third-party service providers, implementing service level agreements (SLAs), and leading a team of staff members to achieve operational excellence

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement operational strategies to optimize processes and enhance productivity.
  • Manage and maintain service level agreements (SLAs) with third-party service providers, ensuring compliance and performance meet established standards.
  • Lead, mentor, and coach a team of staff members, providing guidance, support, and feedback to foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and establish individual and team goals to drive accountability and achievement.
  • Identify areas for improvement within the operations and develop and implement initiatives to address inefficiencies or deficiencies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including procurement, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs, to ensure alignment and coordination of operational activities.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including FDA regulations, GMP standards, and other relevant guidelines.
  • Analyze data and metrics to monitor performance, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions to improve operational effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement training programs for staff members to enhance their skills and knowledge and promote a culture of continuous learning.

Education

  • Logistics/ Supply Chain/ Operations Management Degree

Experience

  • Proven experience in operations management within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience managing service level agreements (SLAs) with third-party service providers.

 

Please apply with detailed and updated CV.

Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Non-Profit Organization (Ref: 104)

The Manager of the CSR Non-Profit Organization based in Johannesburg will be responsible for leading, managing, and advancing the non-profit’s mission in alignment with the founding company’s social responsibility goals. This individual will oversee all aspects of the non-profit’s operations, including program development, fundraising, marketing, financial management, and community relations. The role demands a commitment to ethical leadership, transparency, and community engagement, aiming to create sustainable, positive impacts in the communities served.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning and Leadership
  • Program Development and Management
  • Fundraising and Financial Management
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Community Engagement and Partnership Development
  • Compliance and Governance

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, or related fields.

EXPERIENCE

  • Proven experience in non-profit management, CSR, or related field.(May be an advantage)
  • Strong leadership, strategic planning, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, fundraising, and financial management abilities.
  • Deep understanding of community needs and non-profit sector challenges.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.

 

Please submit detailed and updated CV for consideration.

Electrical Operations Manager (Ref: 105)

Gauteng. Salary – market related  R1.mil – R1.5 mil

Purpose of the Role

This position is responsible for project acquisition (winning work), project management, financial management, delivery and technical execution of transmission & distribution projects including the management of staff within the group to ensure full utilization and achievement of milestones in the Johannesburg.

Key Responsibilities

  • Market development and proactive approach in developing work in the Renewable

Energy, and Transmission & Distribution markets and being aware of what projects

are likely to come up from clients – generating repeat business.

  • Develop business strategies for the function in the Gauteng in conjunction with the

Functional Group’s Business Plan and objectives.

  • Develop and maintain existing key client relationships, maintain client satisfaction.
  • Submission of EOIs and Proposals in line with the Instrument of Delegation and

provide input into large infrastructure pursuits as required.

  • Win and deliver projects for the function with assistance of the National Power and

Energy team.

  • Ensure projects within the function are completed on time and on budget.
  • Ensure appropriate technical standards, and Quality Assurance Management System

requirements are maintained on projects and proposals.

  • Review and approval of all functional deliverables for internal and external issue.
  • Development of staff, including keeping staff informed, providing suitable training,

suitable opportunities, planning career paths, maintaining professional ethics and

professional standards of behaviour.

  • Ensure documentation, reporting and communication is to the required quality.
  • Manage or be part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver project milestones.
  • Mentor and challenge graduates. Develop career path to specifically leading to

Professional Registration for staff.

  • Maintain professional development and remain abreast of advances in chosen

technical field.

  • Offer clients technical innovative solutions.
  • Participate as a technical resource in projects outside the region and support other

regions at a management level as and when required.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Development of key client base
  • Project delivery – achieving milestones
  • Driving technical excellence and innovation
  • New work won
  • Staff utilization
  • Cost effectiveness of projects and ability to work to financial budgets and targets
  • Integration into the National Power and Energy team
  • Understanding of operational and project contractual arrangements
  • Building cohesive, results-oriented teams for project delivery
  • Implementation of project management and company procedures
  • Quality of reports and project output

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college
  • Master of Engineering degree – Electrical will be added advantage
  • Minimum 15 years of practical experience in the (functional group) discipline
  • Professional Engineer ECSA registration Pr Eng/Tech Eng
  • Technical leadership skills in Transmission & Distribution systems designs
  • Project Management skills and experience in Renewable Energy, Transmission &

Distribution and Building Services projects

  • Maintaining a consistent and manageable workload
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships
  • Assist in development of Functional staff
  • Ensuring all projects are adequately resourced in terms of capabilities and

specialists

  • Experience in design using appropriate software, documentation and delivery of

major projects

  • Experience in management of large electrical design and supervision projects

involving teams of project staff

  • Experience in Government standards, codes and documentation
  • Knowledge of web-based project cost control and financial systems (e.g. BST)

 

Please submit your CV with photo and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

 

Maintenance Manager (Ref: 105)

Richards Bay / Operations    Salary R1.1- R1.5mil pa.

Job Purpose:

The Maintenance Manager (mining, steel processing, pulp and paper, etc) shall ensure effective and safe management of all maintenance (asset care) processes, including the utilisation and management of the resources related to these processes in accordance with legal requirements. These resources would include human resources, budget resources, available time, processes, and technical information, etc.

Qualifications & Expertise

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree (B.Eng, BSc.Eng), or

Equivalent Advanced Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum NQF level 8
  • Certificated Engineer (Government Certificate of Competency, Factories).
  • Code 08/EB license

Job Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years in the role of maintenance management or in a senior

engineering discipline role within this environment – preference given to

experience in the management of engineering / maintenance teams.

  • Must have experience in maintenance / engineering function in a heavy-industry

environment – mining, steel processing, pulp and paper, etc.

  • Experience in the management of the following core engineering processes:

Management of compliance to the Occupational Health & Safety Act, #85 of

1993.

  • People performance and development management
  • Maintenance quality management
  • Shutdown management
  • Budgeting and cost management

Key Performance

  • Effective management of safety during the execution of maintenance activities
  • Legal appointment GMR2.7a – support to the GMR2.1 in compliance to the

execution of machine-related statutory activities

  • Proactive management of the personal development of all maintenance

execution team members – ensuring engagement and high-performance within

these teams

  • Management and oversight of the quality of the execution of maintenance

activities

  • Effective risk mitigation relating to technical change within the plant
  • Effective management of equipment and process risk, through engagement with

the production teams in order to achieve the most effective balance of plant risk

and output

  • Maintaining the required condition of plant and equipment
  • Ensuring the execution compliance of maintenance activities against the defined

maintenance strategies. Further to this, engagement with Production Teams to

realise the most effective balance of work week compliance and plant output.

  • Efficient oversight of non-CMMS actions and tasks within the maintenance teams

(RCFA tasks, etc.)

  • Effective management of the maintenance execution team against the principles

of the Work Order Management Process (WOMP)

  • Management of the applicable elements within the ‘repairables’ process to

ensure effective turnaround of repairable spare parts

  • Ensure compliance to the shutdown schedule for the plant. Further to this,

engagement with the Business Unit Head and Production Manager to realise the

most effective balance of shutdown schedule compliance and plant output

  • Compilation of budgets for human, time, and cost resourcing, as per routine

process

  • Compliance to the defined cost budgets (maintenance spend)
  • Provide support to the Engineering and CMS departments in medium- and long-

term processes (Capex planning, Root Cause Failure Analysis, etc.)

  • Provide support to the Engineering and CMS departments in continuous

development of maintenance processes and resource models (cost budgets,

shutdown schedules, spare parts management, etc.)

 

Please submit your CV with photo to nina@starjobs.co.za and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

 

Area Manager Retail (Ref 105)

Cape Town. Salary – market related.  Based at Head Office in CBD.

Our client is a dynamic business environment where their staff is constantly challenged to reinvent the way they do business in order to keep at the forefront of the South African fashion industry.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven retail management experience and the ability to work within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. This focused and experienced retail professional, must share their commitment to fashion, quality and customer service excellence and will assist in maximizing turnover and profits; controlling expenses within budget and improving the visual appeal and customer service of all stores based in his/her area. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and meeting KPI’s in 6-8 stores. The areas under this portfolio fall under the Western Cape Region.

Qualification/s:

  • Matric (a business related qualification will be an advantage)

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience as an Area Manager of multiple stores

Successful candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook)

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple locations within a specified region, ensuring that all operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Travelling to towns outside of Cape Town might be required in this role
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve operational and financial goals.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to managers and employees, ensuring that they are well-trained and motivated to achieve their objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse financial reports, including sales, expenses, and profitability, and take corrective action as needed.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Conduct regular site visits to ensure that all locations are meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure that all facilities are maintained to company standards.
  • Manage and resolve employee and customer issues as they arise with emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing and human resources, to ensure that all locations are aligned with company goals and values.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of new employees.
  • Candidate will be expected to operate and manage independently
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft office (excel, word, Outlook etc)
  • Energetic, self-motivated and resilient with a flair for fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Excellent management and IR skills
  • Knowledge of merchandising principles and fashion & customer centric

 

Please submit your CV and kindly let us know what you are/were earning please?

Business Dev Rep (Ref 108)

Company Overview: Star Personnel is a distinguished, owner-managed recruitment and selection firm, proudly standing as one of South Africa’s oldest in the industry. Established on the principles of excellence, integrity, and client satisfaction, Star Personnel has a rich legacy in providing top-notch recruitment solutions.   Learn more at www.starpersonnel.co.za .
We are growing our team with a B2B Business Development Representative.

Position: Business Development Representative

Location: Remote (within South Africa and internationally)

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Overview: As a Business Development Representative at Star Personnel, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our client base both locally and internationally. The primary responsibilities include prospecting, cold calling, and negotiating with potential clients to fulfill their recruitment needs. The market is vast and offers numerous opportunities for a motivated individual to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Prospecting and Lead Generation:
    • Identify and research potential clients locally and internationally.
    • Generate leads through various channels, including online research, networking, and industry events.
  2. Cold Calling and Outreach:
    • Initiate contact with prospective clients through effective and engaging cold calling.
    • Present Star Personnel’s services and value proposition clearly and persuasively.
  3. Client Relationship Management:
    • Build and nurture strong relationships with clients, understanding their unique recruitment needs.
    • Collaborate with clients to develop tailored solutions that meet their staffing requirements.
  4. Negotiation and Deal Closing:
    • Conduct negotiations with potential clients, ensuring mutually beneficial agreements.
    • Close deals and secure long-term partnerships with new clients.
  5. Market Analysis:
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitor activities, and market dynamics.
    • Provide regular reports on market conditions and opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in business development, sales, or a related field in a B2B environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiation abilities with a persuasive and confident approach.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and able to work remotely without constant supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible hours while demonstrating effective time management skills.

Perks:

  • Remote work opportunities, enabling you to work from any location within South Africa or internationally.
  • Flexible working hours, allowing you to manage your own schedule within reasonable bounds.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes and a compelling cover letter outlining their relevant experience and why they are a great fit for this role. Please send applications to spr@starjobs.co.za or apply below.

Star Personnel is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Application Deadline: 19 January 2024

Director of Operations – Pharmaceutical Production Plant (Houston, Texas) (Ref 108)

Full time

United States of America

A leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturing organization is launching a cutting-edge production facility specializing in injectable drugs and capsules. This role is based in Houston, Texas and offers an opportunity for relocation.

 Position Overview:

Our Client is seeking a dynamic Director of Operations for their Production Plant to lead their new facility, ensuring top-tier quality and regulatory compliance. This role will be reporting to the CEO and COO, and will manage a team of 10-15 professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Leadership: Optimize plant operations to meet industry standards.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure adherence to pharmaceutical regulations.
  • Team Management: Inspire your team to excel.
  • Decision-Making: Use data and experience for informed choices.
  • Customer Focus: Foster collaboration and customer-centricity.
  • High Energy: Bring initiative, motivation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrate self-awareness, empathy, and social skills.

Qualifications:

  • Pharmaceutical-chemical university degree.
  • 5 to 7 years of pharmaceutical experience.
  • 3  to 5 years of team management experience.
  • Expertise in 503 B production (injectable / pharmaceuticals).
  • Knowledge of c GMP practices and USP800 guidelines (advantage).
  • English (Home Language).

Location: Houston, Texas, USA.

Contract and Compensation: Permanent contract with competitive salary, benefits, and performance-based bonuses. All relevant Visas and relocation fees will fall under the responsibility of the employer.

We welcome diverse applicants and encourage all genders to apply.

Ready to lead in pharmaceutical production? Join this exiting company and redefine healthcare excellence. Apply today to make a lasting impact.

Area Manager Retail  (Namibia) Ref 105)

Salary – Market Related.

Valid Driver’s license essential.  Only Namibian citizens will be considered.

Our client offers a dynamic business environment where their staff is constantly challenged to reinvent the way they do business in order to keep them at the forefront of the South African fashion industry.

Take a walk through their stores or offices and you’ll encounter an infectious love of fashion and a tangible will to succeed among the people who make up their business – both of which are key to keeping them at least one step ahead of the competition.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven retail management experience and the ability to work within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. This focused and experienced retail professional, must share our client’s commitment to fashion, quality and customer service excellence and will assist in maximizing turnover and profits; controlling expenses within budget and improving the visual appeal and customer service of all stores based in his/her area. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and meeting KPI’s in 6 stores. The areas under this portfolio fall under the Namibia Region.

Candidate will be based in Namibia.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification/s:

  • Matric (a business related qualification will be an advantage)

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience as an Area Manager of multiple stores

Successful candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook)

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Manage multiple locations within a specified region, ensuring that all operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve operational and financial goals.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to managers and employees, ensuring that they are well-trained and motivated to achieve their objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse financial reports, including sales, expenses, and profitability, and take corrective action as needed.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Conduct regular site visits to ensure that all locations are meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure that all facilities are maintained to company standards.
  • Manage and resolve employee and customer issues as they arise with emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing and human resources, to ensure that all locations are aligned with company goals and values.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of new employees.
  • Candidate will be expected to operate and manage independently
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft office (excel, word, Outlook etc)
  • Energetic, self-motivated and resilient with a flair for fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Excellent management and IR skills
  • Knowledge of merchandising principles and fashion & customer centric

 

Please submit your CV with photo to nina@starjobs.co.za and kindly let me know what you are/were earning please?

 

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