Jul 31

July 2019 – 5 C-suite skills critical to your company’s future


Homecoming Revolution News
The Global Headhunting Firm for Africa

Rapid changes have left C-suite professionals ill-equipped to meet the demands of the new global workplace. A recent survey by EY examines the 5 key skills critical to an organization’s success in the future. Read more below.

If you’re an Employer needing skills for Sub-Saharan Africa, be sure to check out our TOP TALENT BELOW.

Employers get in touch here.

Candidates load your CV here.

We hope you have a great month ahead.

Onwards & Upwards

The Homecoming Revolution Team

5 Critical C-suite Skills
According to the recently released EY CEO Imperative Study 2019, the top five new C-suite capabilities critical to company’s continued growth according to CEOs are:

  1. Digital Transformation (55%)
  2. Innovation (53%)
  3. Artificial Intelligence (43%)
  4. Data Science (33%)
  5. Behavioural Science (25%).

“Sub-Saharan African employers need to ensure their current and future leadership is equipped with the capabilities required to drive future growth and success in this fast-changing and volatile operating environment,”…Read more.

For more information on Homecoming Revolution’s headhunting services, contact us.

For Employers – See Our Talent Hot List
Employers contact our headhunters if you are interested in recruiting any of the following candidates:

South African EE Female – Global Strategy Director – Insurance
Kenyan Male – Senior Project Manager – Banking
South African EE Female – HR Business Partner – Consumer Goods
Nigerian Male – Chief Operations Officer – Retail
Zambian Male – Head of Commercial Operations – Financial Services
South African EE Male – Chief Financial Officer- Non-profit
Kenyan Female – Director of Business Development – Banking
South African EE Male – Head of Business – Logistics & Supply Chain
South African EE Female – Senior Tax Specialist – Financial Services
Kenyan Male – Chief Executive – Social Investment
South African EE Male – Head of Stakeholder Management – Financial Services
Kenyan Male – Business Development Director – Marketing
South African EE Female – Head of Shared Services – Financial Services
Rwandan Female – Chief of Staff – Financial Services
Nigerian Male – Project Director– Management Consulting
Nigerian Male – Chief Financial Officer– Financial Services
Kenyan Female – Senior HR Business Partner – Computer Software
South African EE Female – Financial Crime Assurance VP – Banking
Nigerian Female – Investment Banking Associate – Investment Banking
South African EE Male – Managing Director – Manufacturing
Zimbabwean Male – Manager Private Debt & Capital Markets – Banking
Kenyan Male – Technical Lead – Engineering
South African EE Female – Strategy Director – Fintech
Kenyan Female – Head of Talent Management – Banking

A Selection of Job Opportunities
Category Director Africa – Beverage MNC – Johannesburg
Chief Operations Officer – Manufacturing – Nairobi
Retail Lead – Consumer Electronics – Johannesburg
Sales Director – Fintech – Lusaka
Head of Sales – Fintech – Lagos
Channel Manager – Consumer Goods – Johannesburg
Marketing Executive – FMCG – Nairobi
Head of Finance – Education – Johannesburg
Rest of Africa HR Business partner – Telecoms – Johannesburg
Head of Business Development – Fintech – Nairobi
Enterprise Architect – Retail – Durban
Vice President – Telecoms – Juba
Chief Information Officer – Advisory – Johannesburg
HR Director – FMCG – Johannesburg
Sales Director – Fintech – Nairobi
Chief Marketing Officer – Telecoms – Conakry
International Sales Manager – Manufacturing – Cape Town
Marketing Director – Fintech – Dar es Salaam
Business Unit Director – Professional Services – Johannesburg
Chief Financial Officer – Telecoms – Accra
Major Account Executive – Financial Services – Nairobi
Chief Financial Officer – Financial Services – Johannesburg
Head of Marketing – Consumer Goods – Lagos
Software Development Lead – Banking – Johannesburg
HR Director – FMCG – Nairobi
Chief Financial Officer – Advisory – Lagos
Financial Director – Management Consulting – Johannesburg
We are continually working on many roles in addition to the ones above. So, if you’re in the market, please make sure we have your CV so we can match you to opportunities as they arise.
Homecoming Revolution In the News
SA fm

Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones was interviewed by SAfm’s Phemelo Motene on Friday 12th July 2019…Click here to listen to the interview.

Johnny Clegg: Farewell to a true South African Icon
Homecoming Revolution would like to pay tribute to veteran South African musician and activist Johnny Clegg who died on 16 July after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. “Johnny leaves deep footprints in the hearts of every person that considers himself or herself to be an African,” his Manager Roddy Quinn said after his death. Click here to watch the music legend and iconic Nelson Mandela on stage singing ‘Asimbonanga’.
Homecomer Stories:
The Van Rensburg family returned to South Africa in mid-2018. They recount their homecoming journey after many years abroad.

The 29th June 2019 marked a year back in South Africa after 16 years for my husband and 11 years for me living in the United Kingdom. We both went there after school/university, so never worked or lived in South Africa as adults before.

We had the best time in the UK, and wouldn’t exchange it for anything. Also started our family there and gave our kids the gift of British passports which will hopefully help them in the future.

BUT for now, with the kids at this age (oldest was 4 and twins were 9 months old when we moved back), and their grandparents getting older, we can honestly say it’s been the BEST decision we could have made to come back! We love this country, and see a LOT of positives…Read more.