Chief Executive Officer at Zambia International Trade Fair Trust

Ndola, Full Time

Zambia International Trade Fair Trust
Location: Zambia
State: Ndola
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

JOB DETAILS:
The Zambia International Trade Fair Trust (ZITFT) is inviting applications from talented, energetic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions for a period of three (3) years:
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing overall strategic direction and managing all functions as well as the day to day operations of the Trust in order to ensure effective management and sustainability of the business
 
 
1.1 MAIN DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB HOLDER
– Develop and execute the Trusts business strategies in order to attain the goals of the Board and the Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) being the Beneficiary:
– Provide strategic advice to the Board and Chairperson so that they have accurate view of the market and the future of the Trust;
– Direct and manage all Trust functions and operations in order to ensure effective management and sustainability of the Trust:
– Oversee the Trusts financial performance and innovate other business ventures; Spearhead the development of the Trusts Strategic Plans and provide strategic advice to the Board of Trustees,
– Provide vision and direction to garner the requisite synergies to maintain the Trusts competitiveness and sustainability; Implement, monitor, and ensure achievement of set goals and objectives through Performance Management Contracts;
– Coordinate departmental functions in order to ensure uniformity of actions, objectives and purposes; Plan and direct operations of the Trust, provide guidance and decisions on matters critical to the effective and efficient operations of the Trust;
– Monitor the performance of the Trust against set objectives and ensure that Heads of Department implement corrective action and management resolutions;
– Consolidate corporate plans, reports and ensure timely preparation of budgets, for timely submission of the same to the Board of Trustees for approval; Ensure timely submission of statutory, financial, Board, Trust and other relevant reports;
– Ensure that Board decision are implemented timeously,
– Ensure that a cohesive and competent Management Team exists in the Trust and are adequately trained to execute duties by applying sound management practices;
– Provide effective communication, conducive for effective undertaking of Trust operations; Formulation and implementation of finasiel and non financial policies for Board approval and ensuring that they are cascaded to the rest of the members of staff;
– Ensuring that the quality of the show is improved through initiatives that conform to world class exhibitions:
– Development and implementatiour of an effective investment plan for the organization and identification of suitable investment vehicles for the excess funds of the Institution:
– Improvement of the institutions image through positive image building and liaison with diverse stakeholders; Improvement of the overall quality of exhibition and attracting business to business networks that Kupport growth and business sustainability Improving overall outlook of the Trade Fair grounds and ensuring that the infrastructure Wevelopment plan is achieved within set time frames;
– Attend Board and Committee meetings as a member, and > Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Board
1.2 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent
– Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, ACCA/CIMA, Event Management or other relevant field
– Masters Degree in Business Administration or Strategy will be an added advantage Ten (10) years post qualifying hands-on experience in a Senior Management role A demonstrated leadership skill at Chief Executive Officer level an added advantage
– Membership of relevant professional association
1.3 REQUIRED CORE COMPETENCIES, ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
– Excellent organizational and leadership skills
– Strict adherence to good Corporate Governance;
– Strategic Management (including developing strategic business plans);
– Leadership in building and sustaining a high performance organization,
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