General Manger Post: Grade D

The General Manager (GM) is a Senior Management Position reporting to the Executive Director (ED). Prone Cane Investments invites applications from qualified people interested in the vacancy that has arisen within its system. This is a 2 year contract renewable based on perfomance. Prone Cane Investments P/L is a company which is into various investment portfolios. The company pr ides i tsel f in green innovat ions which have seen i t growing i ts market share at unprecedented leve ls. It has developed a reputable profile in safety, health and environmental quality (SHEQ) consultancy services under Envirotech Institute of Management with a special thrust on Envirotechnologies used in environmental management amongst its portfolios in Zimbabwe and beyond. The GM will chiefly nurture Envirotech Institute of Management to achieve its objectives as a strategic business unit of Prone Cane Investments. The GM will be mainly stationed in Harare.


Roles and Responsibilities

·         Lead the business operations team and effectively manage all strategic operational processes within the organisation.

·         Fundraising and guiding operations in order to achieve and maintain operational excellence.

·         Handle a mix of administrative duties and strategic responsibilities

·         Lead multiple large cross-functional teams and communicate with senior management to facilitate projects and ensure performance meets goals consistently

·         Provide strong leadership to team including developing and monitoring individual and team performance goals, coaching officers and driving major change initiatives

·         Manage the production calendars and ensure all on-going deliverables are met and executed within agreed upon Service Level Agreements

·         Ensures projects are completed within committed time and budget and are integrated with other business and related projects

·         Play key role in identification of bottlenecks in the existing processes and lead process innovation initiatives



·         Monitor and manage escalations; conduct appropriate trend analysis as needed and devise strategies or process improvements to reduce them to almost zero level

·         Report to leadership team in weekly operations reviews

·         Design and lead initiatives and programs focused on achieving best results and improving customer and employee satisfaction

·         Develops and implements communication and reporting mechanisms to manage issues, risks and timely delivery of initiative results


Desired Candidate Profile

·         Applied Sciences background plus MBA with 2 to 5 years of experience in service industry

·         Background in business thought leadership, as well as particular knowledge in the areas of leadership, organizational culture, change management, and managing people.

·         Experience of managing large teams Excellent oral, written, cross functional and interpersonal communication skills

·         Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done

·         Must have handled planning, scheduling and budgeting duties, including conducting meetings, coordinating budgets, meeting publication deadlines

·         Strong business acumen, with proven ability to leverage knowledge base to quickly come up to speed in new business areas and new types of projects

·         Possesses a thorough knowledge of the interdependencies among service operations business units and matrix partners.

·         Excellent problem solving skills

·         Demonstrated ability to drive results required.

·         Expert Customer Relationship Skills

·         Proven ability to multitask

·         Experience working in a fast-paced environment

·         Highly intrapreneurial

·         At least a clean Class 4 Driver’s Licence


Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume, certified copies of academic certificates and motivational statement via email to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than 16 February 2018 by close of business.

Banking Details

Name:Prone Cane Investments

Bank:FBC Bank

Brunch:Nelson Mandela

Sort Code: 8102

Account Number:6115192700112

About Prone Cane

The company was established in 2006. Its head office is located in Prospect – Waterfalls and a satelite office in Chitungwiza. Prone Cane has a team of experienced, accomplished industry professionals who understands first-hand and unique requirements of the enviro-technologies, operations, scale up and regulatory needs of companies

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