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General Manager - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #17739
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Media / Communications
Job Role General Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean / Permanent Resident
Degree Relevant Degree / Diploma

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Our clients are a broadcasting station looking for a General Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the station according to board policies, within national laws, and the best interests of the shareholders. He/she must have leadership responsibility for developing and nurturing a strong staff to oversee the station operations, production, engineering, fund-raising, promotion, administrative, and other vital functions of the station. This position r

Duties may include but are not limited to these areas:
• Strategic Planning – Develop and implement long and short-term plans for the station in cooperation with the board of directors.
• Board Relations - Inform, advise, and organize materials to enable the Company's Council to perform its duties and implement board decisions.
• Compliance - Oversee public broadcasting compliance to ensure all measures are in place to meet BAZ requirements.
• Staff Leadership - Hire, develop, direct and motivate department heads and the professional staff.
• Legislative Relations –
• National Affairs - Participate in the governance and decision-making of national public broadcasting organizations
• Budget and Administration - Oversee the preparation of audits, budgets, and financial plans; ensure compliance with BAZ and other regulations; supervise the administration of the organization.
• Fundraising - Participate in direct fundraising and assure that income sources are developed through marketing, promotion, and fundraising activities.
• Community Relations - Represent the organization within the community, the country, and the region and help to develop a positive, high-profile image for the station.
• Program Content - Oversee staff efforts to maintain and strengthen the company's programming and local productions.
• Facilities and Equipment - Assure the planning for replacement of equipment and buildings is accomplished and that maintenance is performed.

Key Skills
• Experience in developing, planning and implementing successful strategies
• In-depth knowledge of corporate governance, finance, and performance management principles
• Familiarity with various business functions such as marketing, sales, finance, HR, etc.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• Analytical mindset and problem-solving orientation
• Excellent communication and public speaking skills
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Managerial experience in the media or comparable corporate experience.
• Proven track record of broadcasting, organizational and financial management.
• Demonstrable ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
• Computer skills with the ability to learn and use proprietary database software and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
• At least five (5) years of experience in the management of a public television station.

  • Job Role: General Manager
  • Industry: Business / Strategic Management
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Degree in Management, Communications, Broadcasting, related field or equivalent professional experience.
Master’s Degree in an appropriate and related field.

Additional Requirements

General Manager

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