Business Risk Services - Service Line Leader

  • Job Purpose : *To deliver quality service to our clients, live the values of SNG Grant Thornton and align outcomes with the overall strategic objectives of SNG Grant Thornton.
  • To ensure maximum profit for the firm through maximising profits on engagements. To grow SNG Grant Thornton service line to be a significant player in the market.* RESPONSIBILITIES /

    Duties :

    EXCO : To participate in setting direction for the organisation, financial and administrative decision-taking* To exercise oversight and monitoring of organisational strategy formulation* To participate in the Evaluation of the performance and management of the firm : The main purpose is monitoring activities and performance.

    This includes actioning interventions and the overall management of firm.* To monitor implementation of strategic projects and decisions in the firm : EXCO oversees and makes decisions on implementation and operations* Self-Governance* To participate in the continuous refinement of the Organisational Design* To participate in the continuous refinement of the Operating Model.

  • To participate in the continuous refinement of the High-Performance Model* To participate in goal setting and planning* To manage and report on performance area for which he / she is allocated responsibility at EXCO* To report on culture initiatives within his / her service line*SERVICE LINE LEADER : *Strategy : Responsible for the development of an overall strategy (aligned to the organisations) for his / her service line including : * Innovation* Capacity and Skill Resource planning* Financial Budgeting, Revenue and Operating* Markets / Industry sectors with detailed business development planning including targeted clients* Align the strategy for his / her service line to the organisational strategy tie up to point 1 above *Growth and Sustainability : Keep abreast of Industry trends and then inward looking to ensure division is moving with Best Practice.
  • Growth : Accountable on a national basis for Value Proposition Development and Go-To Market strategies for his / her service line* Growth : Accountable, together with provincial heads, for co-creating, executing and monitoring provincial go-to market strategies for his / her service line* Growth : Jointly accountable for Revenue Growth, together with provincial leaders for his / her service line* Drive business development in his / her service line* Conversion of ideas to new products services solutions, new market strategies and new efficiency strategies* Ensure the effectiveness of the Business development within the service line* Ensure financial targets are achieved by the service line and report on inconsistencies to EXCO, EE and WOMS where applicable* *Practice Management : Practice Management : Co-accountable for national - Profit, Delivery, Quality, Capability Building and Capacity Management for his / her service line* Monitor performance against budgets for the year and report on inconsistencies to EXCO and Employment Equity* Comply with internal business processes and customer management processes* Define and implement good governance policies for his / her service line* Ensure risk management practices are embedded within his / her service line* Ensure that quality is embedded in all the processes within his / her service line* *People / Talent : Drive the implementation of talent management policies and processes for his / her mentees* Ensure the development of his / her mentees in the organization to be technical experts, to manage talent management processes of his / her mentees including (talent acquisition, succession planning, career management)* Comply with the governance structures within the organization to achieve on the strategies of the organisation* Provide strategic direction to the mentees and align people to the strategy* Communicate the vision and strategy of the organization to all mentees and personnel in the service line* Implement and monitor performance management processes for his / her mentees including the responsibility for managing out poor performers* Set clearly defined KPIs for his / her mentees* Manage the capacity requirements of his / her assignments to ensure that the optimal capacity resulting from the engagement planning and strategy process is not exceeded* Coach mentees and ensure they become effective business leaders* Ensure the development of high performing teams in the service line* Assist the service line leader to identify a strong leadership pipeline* Assist the service line leader to ensure effective succession planning for the service line* Ensure that gearing (Partner to staff) ratio is appropriate on assignments* Implement organisations reward and recognition policies* Lead and inspire people* Identify key areas of strength of the engagement teams on his / her engagements and leverage off those key strengths* *Stakeholder Engagement : Engage with Managing Director on matters relating to his / her portfolio* Engage with internal Policy committee, EXCO and Extended EXCO on matters for which he / she is allocated responsibility as required* Participate in GTIL relevant forums including Service Line specific forums* Proactive client relationship management and ensure client satisfaction* *Innovation Innovation fundamental to distinguish firm from the competition in the marketplace* Create developmental opportunities* Work with Managing Director to engage in necessary research and formulate strategic approaches*QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE : Minimum : CIA / CISA / CA (SA* Post Graduate Qualification* Minimum of 7years experience at a Director / Executive level* Internal Audit experience* Governance, Compliance and Program Assurance experience* Tech savvy experience in leading change that involves technology* General business experience and business acumen* Experience in a Professional Services firm preferable* Business Development Skills* Relevant Performance Management experience*KEY KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS : Sound knowledge of practice management in a professional services firm and related principle* Industry knowledge* Sound knowledge of general management, project management and business principles* General knowledge of Balanced Scorecards as a tool to measure performance* Sound communication skills across all levels* General knowledge of strategy, policy-making and the talent value chain* Leading and managing change initiatives* Proactive and forward planning
  • Posted in 2021/09/27

    Expired in 2021/10/28

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