General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa




























Willie Coetsee




Personal Information:


Surname:                                                         Coetsee

Full Name:                                                       Willem Barend van der Walt

Nationality:                                                     South African

Languages:                                                      Afrikaans


ID Number:                                                     8008135243082

Driver’s License:                                             Code 8

Marriage status:                                             Married

Dependants:                                                    Two

Address:                                                          29 Boekenhout street


Kempton Park, 1621

Contact details:                                               076 585 2011




Work Experience


January 2009 – present

Studying towards Helicopter Commercial Pilot License at Grand Central Airport.



February 2015 – present                   Spykos Foods

T/A: ChisaNyama / ChisaChicken

/ BunnyChow & Fish & Chips


Job Description:                                 General Manager


·         Sourcing & approving new franchisees

·         Pricing & invoicing

·         Finding sites for new franchises

·         Negotiating lease agreements with landlords

·         Preparing of franchise agreements

·         Managing Operations

o   Ensuring BO & opening dates are adhered to

o   Oversee shop fitting quality & safety procedures

o   Keep up to date with setup schedule

o   Securing new suppliers

o   Checking existing suppliers quality & service

·         Oversee daily operations

o   Ensure consultants are at designated shops

o   Ensure consultants are trained properly & can relay new training to shop staff

o   Keep P.O.S systems up to date

o   Do weekly turnover reports

·         Marketing

·         Plan new shop openings

·         Weekly reports to OPS Director with regards to shop progress & forecasts

·         Ensuring franchise agreements are endured & rules are obeyed

·         General admin & staff administration



January 2011 – July 2014                  Honda Auto Melrose


Job Description:                                 New and Used Sales Executive


·         Selling of New Honda Vehicles to the companies and the public.

·         Cold calling service department clients and companies for trade ins and upgrades

·         Manning Show Days at Shopping centres, companies and events.

·         Updating of Dealership website and social media portals.



March – December 2010                   Servest Office Plants


Job Description:                                 Maintenance Officer


·         Maintenance and up keeping of Greenhouses, Offices, Workshops and terrain of Servest Turf, Servest Office Plants and Servest Landscaping.

·         Overseeing of maintenance staff.

·         Admin such as banking, groceries and post.



April – December 2008                      District 9 Film Shoot – Kalahari Productions with Peter

Jackson and Neill Blomkamp


Job Description                                  Aviation Safety Officer


·         Preparing of Site Surveys with recommendations regarding safety prior to choosing the safest landing and operating sites.

·         Organising of logistics such as clearances, special requirements for the pilots.

·         Planning of time schedules to ensure sufficient fuel on site etc.

·         Manning ground communications with the helicopters to ensure safety during flight operations when doing the shoots.



January – April 2008                          Imperial Toyota Strijdompark


Job Description                                  Fleet Sales Executive


·         Expanding of Client Database

·         Servicing of existing clients

·         Doing tenders for company vehicles

·         Ensuring that all operations between Manufacturer, Transporters and End product suppliers know where they are in the process of delivering the stock and meeting the deadline.

·         Supplying Fleet vehicles to Wits University and University of Johannesburg

·         Organising of finance facilities for companies procuring more than 100 vehicles

·         Quote and supply vehicles to groups such as Hypergroup, IFS and Avis

·         Report weekly to the New Sales Manager



2005 – 2008                                        Imperial Fleet Services T/A Find A Car


Job Description                                  General Manager


·         Advertising (Newspapers, Radio and outdoor).

·         Managing personnel (Sales Executives).

·         Dealing with all aspects of operating the fleet of Hypercar (a division of Imperial), from Insurance to stock levels and personnel management. The fleet consisted of over 2500 vehicles.

·         RTG – Rental To Government – procurement and after sales services.

·         Sales and Marketing for Fleets such as Imperial Fleet Services, Avis, Nedbank, Clover and the public.

·         Debtors

·         Reported on a weekly basis to the CEO.



1999 – 2005                                        Carfind.co.za


Job Description                                  General Manager


·         Advertising (Newspapers, Radio and outdoor).

·         Managed personnel (Photographers, Sales Executives and Call Centre).

·         Making new business Proposals.

·         Sales and Marketing to dealerships to subscribe to the services.

·         Organizing of quarterly Car Carnivals at the Brightwater Commons (previously known as Waterfront).

·         Launching of new products (magazine etc.)

·         Reported on a weekly basis to the MD.



1998 – 1999                                        Fugro Airborne Surveys (formerly AOC)


Job Description                                  Assistant Operations Manager


·         Managing of Visas and Flight Approvals for cross border trips.

·         Organising Temporary Air Service Permits, Over flight and landing clearances for various cross border projects.

·         Crew schedule Management.

·         Overseeing of flight and duty period entries of Pilots.

·         Organising needs of Crews outside of SA.

·         Daily operation duties at Lanseria Hangers.





School:                                                             Hoërskool Florida

Year:                                                                1994 – 1998

Subjects:                                                          Afrikaans 1st Language HG

English 2nd Language HG

Biology HG

Science HG

Mathematics HG

Geography HG


Institution:                                                       Associated Motor Holdings

Year:                                                                2001

Subjects:                                                          Logistics Training

Business Management

Project Management

Leadership In Motion



Institution:                                                       Toyota Academy

Year:                                                                2008

Legendary Customer Relationships



Computer Skills

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Access

Macromedia Dreamweaver

Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express


HTML Programming

Basic Java Script Programming





Spykos Foods                                                 Angelo Sarmis

OPS Director / Partner

+27 11 392 4333


Honda Melrose Arch                                     Keith Claasens


+27 11 386 2800


Servest                                                            Sylvia Rothfuss

Group Facilities Manager

+27 11 796 1800


District 9 Film Shoot                                      John Dee Styles

+27 83 512 5131


Imperial Toyota                                             Emmarentia Claasen

Dealer Principle

+27 11 792 1448



Imperial Holdings                                          Niall Lynch


+27 11 574 4000


Carfind.co.za                                                  Frank McDouall

Managing Director

+27 84 252 5252

+27 11 791 7721


Fugro                                                              S A Harding

Ex Chief Training Captain

+27 82 771 3337









  • Updated 5 years ago

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