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Project Manager in South Africa , South Africa

Our client, who is an international business association based in Johannesburg, South Africa, is looking for a Project Manager – Market Entry Services to join their team.

The business development department offers market entry support. This includes the provision of market information, as well as the conduction of services like business partner searches, market studies, delegations and trade fair support. The project manager is responsible for acquisition and implementation of projects and services.

Job description
- Responding to general market entry requests
- Project acquisition, budgeting, planning and execution
- Implementation of activities, like trade fair promotion, delegations and research
- Reporting and cost calculation
- General project administration within the business development department

Skill Requirements
- (University) qualification in business/ administration/ finance
- Experience in project management
- Extensive knowledge of MS-Office programs
- Highly organized team-player
- Self-motivated, creative thinking, problem solving
- Fluent in written and spoken English language
- German language skills are an important advantage
- Ability to build, maintain and extend industry-specific networks
- Ability to present to an audience/ extensive communication skill

What we offer
We offer an autonomously working environment within an experienced and friendly team, international driven with varied tasks. We offer a competitive salary.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 15, 2019
Project Manager Competence Centre Water Management , South Africa

Our client, who is an international business association based in South Africa, is looking for a German speaking Project Manager Competence Centre Water Management to join their team in Cape Town.

Job description:
1. Establishing a network of cooperation partners from the private and government sectors from Germany and South Africa
2. Establishing a formal working group from these partners
3. Establishing a database of partners and related organisations
4. Organisation of meetings, conferences, workshops, webinars
5. Drafting of project proposals for national and regional initiatives
6. Acquisition, implementation and finalisation of projects in the field of Water Management in cooperation with partner organisations
7. Drafting agreements and MoU’s for project partners
8. Quarterly and Annual reports for SA and German partners

Job requirement:
1. Extensive knowledge on South African water policy, legislation and related initiatives
2. Sound knowledge of Integrated Water Resource Management and of water-related environmental issues.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and German

We are looking for a reliable, flexible team player who is able to work independently and self-motivated, accurately. We expect excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a solution oriented positive mind set.

Successful candidates will have a relevant diploma/ degree and at least 2 years relevant work experience with contactable references.

Starting date: 1 February 2019 or asap thereafter
Remuneration: Market related salary and benefits

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager Competence Centre Water Management in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jan 17, 2019
Export Administrator in South Africa , South Africa

For our client, who is a food producing company, we are recruiting an Export Administrator in South Africa.

Key Performance areas:
• Receiving orders from customers and area sales manager
• Prepare proforma invoice which includes all accurate costs and getting confirmation from customers
• Organize the planning of production and transport
• Inform the customers on their orders
• Deal with regulation (permits) & inspections
• Review all open sales order and follow-up regarding payment
• Review all processed orders to ensure price and quantity is correct
• Review each customer order in line with the credit terms associated with that customer and report any non-compliances to Export Manager/Sales Director
• Administer the export of product to the relevant destination and ensuring timeous delivery and error free documentation
• Complete the necessary daily/ weekly/monthly updates, schedules and reports to control and monitor the required export function
• Plan all vessel/ carrier bookings with the relevant transporters to ensure accurate schedules and delivery lead times
• Ensure correct transport, freight and clearing charges are invoiced by service providers and arrange sign-off in order to affect timely payment of these accounts
• Take ownership to obtain all relevant information needed to complete the clearing instruction for each consignment, ensuring the details declared are complete and accurate
• Ensuring company compliance with current export and trade legislation and providing a service function to the group

Minimum requirements:
• Grade 12 / Matric
• Export Degree / Diploma
• 3 years’ experience in a similar role
• Computer literacy (MS Office)
• General Sales or Export Administration in terms of International norms
• Negotiation skills
• Financial Administration of the export function

Core Competencies:
• Interpersonal skills
• Team player
• Attention to detail
• Integrity
• Action orientation
• Customer services orientated

Are you interested in becoming an Export Administrator in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jan 03, 2019
Business IT Manager in South Africa , South Africa

For our client, who is a food producing company, we are recruiting a Business IT Manager for South Africa and Zambia.

Key Performance areas:

IT Strategy:
• Contributes to IT Strategy
• Contributes to the definition of the IT structures like organization, application landscape, processes (ITIL and policies)
• Takes the lead in and organizes IT Strategy Progress meeting with Management or has update meetings with the operating company Management.

Industrial IT:
• Provide and deliver local and central support and training on the industrial IT applications and infrastructure
• Deliver the Industrial IT solutions to the operating company through implementation projects
• Contribute in defining requirements and demands in the Industrial IT area together with the relevant global team and R&D
• Collaborate with local automation system vendors for IT related tasks (Industrial Network, Thin clients, Operator Station .etc.)

Planning and Budget Control:
• Accountable of the IT budget of the operating company and takes corrective actions when necessary and ensures adequate reporting within Corporate and guidelines, to ensure that the operating company delivers its budget and meets KPI objectives
• Provides input for the quarterly roadmap
• Responsible for IT purchase

IT Management:
• Ensures the operating company specific applications are managed (Service Level Management)
• Manage inventory of Business IT requirements in the local organization in close contact with business peers ensuring that prioritized requirements are mapped and execution is secured locally or in conjunction with Global IT synergy
• Coordinate with IT-related external vendors & suppliers
• Defines the IT requirements in the operating company
• Implements the company's IT projects, processes (ITIL) and process related policies
• Coordinates with IT support team to provide support for colleagues on daily basis
• Provide local support and training on IT applications
• Responsible for Network infrastructure
• Maintains ERP system operation (M3 is a plus)

Risk, Security & Compliance:
• Identifies, assesses, manages and controls risks when performing business activities
• Implements & coordinates RSC activities within the organization
• Embed risk and control systems

Program / Project Management:
• Accountable for the operating company IT program
• Monitors the performance of projects/programs and benefits evaluation
• Responsible for commercial IT projects ( Microsoft CRM, Business Intelligence, Business Web applications, mobile Appetc)

Minimum requirements:
• Degree / Professional qualifications in IT
• Experience in IT at managerial position (both manufacturing and commercial environment would be advantageous
• Deep understanding of both business process and system (M3) logic be able to link them together in a professional way. Accounting knowledge is a plus.
• Project management and change management ability/potential
• Networks and General knowledge of IT
• Ability to travel

Core Competencies:
• Interpersonal skills
• Confidentiality
• Team player
• Accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Integrity,
• Action orientation
• Customer services orientated

Are you interested in becoming a Business IT Manager in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Dec 12, 2018
Nutritionist (Monogastric) in South Africa , South Africa

The purpose of the position is to provide expertise and guidance on Animal feed and nutrition. This position exists to enhance existing customer relationships and increase the volume and effectiveness of product and services sold to our customers. The ideal candidate should have successfully completed a Degree/Diploma in Animal Nutrition or related qualification and experience in the feed industry would receive preference.

Key Performance areas:
• Organizes the technical & sales support (technical service, nutrition, training, seminars)
• Organizes product support, information & service
• Maintains active contact with Centers of Expertise, R&D, of sister companies
• Keeps track of new developments, innovations of innovative applicable R&D groups and companies within Africa
• Coordinate Know-how and expertise within the company
• Analyzes overall operations and provides integrated recommendations on management and nutrion designed to increase from company products
• Define (product, technical ) training programs for Africa employees, distributors and customers
• Interface between 1st line (sales, distributors) and 3rd line technical/product specialists.
• Understand and Translate global product position and know-how to local approach & needs, and vice versa
• Advice and propose on Product Portfolio management for Africa.

Minimum requirements:
• Animal Nutrition or related Qualification
• Experience in the Animal Feed industry would be preferred
• Understanding of animal nutrition and ability to offer solutions to optimize animal performance
• Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)

Core Competencies:
• Interpersonal skills
• Confidentiality
• Team player
• Accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Integrity,
• Action orientation
• Customer services orientated

Are you interested in becoming a Nutritionist (Monogastric) in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Nutritionist (Ruminant) in South Africa , South Africa

The purpose of the position is to provide expertise and guidance on Animal feed and nutrition. This position exists to enhance existing customer relationships and increase the volume and effectiveness of product and services sold to our customers. The ideal candidate should have successfully completed a Degree/Diploma in Animal Nutrition or related qualification and experience in the feed industry would receive preference.

Key Performance areas:
• Organizes the technical & sales support (technical service, nutrition, training, seminars)
• Organizes product support, information & service
• Maintains active contact with Centers of Expertise, R&D, of sister companies
• Keeps track of new developments, innovations of innovative applicable R&D groups and companies within Africa
• Coordinate Know-how and expertise within the company
• Analyzes overall operations and provides integrated recommendations on management and nutrion designed to increase from company products
• Define (product, technical ) training programs for Africa employees, distributors and customers
• Interface between 1st line (sales, distributors) and 3rd line technical/product specialists.
• Understand and Translate global product position and know-how to local approach & needs, and vice versa
• Advice and propose on Product Portfolio management for Africa.

Minimum requirements:
• Animal Nutrition or related Qualification
• Experience in the Animal Feed industry would be preferred
• Understanding of animal nutrition and ability to offer solutions to optimize animal performance
• Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)

Core Competencies:
• Interpersonal skills
• Confidentiality
• Team player
• Accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Integrity,
• Action orientation
• Customer services orientated

Are you interested in becoming a Nutritionist (Ruminant) in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Public Relations Manager in South Africa , South Africa

Our client, who is an international business association based in Johannesburg, South Africa, is looking for a Public Relations Manager (PR Manager) to join their team. We are seeking a Public Relations Manager (PR Manager) to nurture a strong industry network, increase awareness and develop an enviable corporate image by developing and executing effective communication and media relations programs.

Responsibilities include:
• Coordinating all public relations activities
• Developing a marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
• Developing a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
• Direct social media team (2 pax) to engage audiences across traditional and new media
• Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
• Manage media inquiries and interview requests
• Create content for press releases, by-line articles and keynote presentations
• Monitor, analyse and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis
• Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis.
• Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
• Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them

Requirements:
• Proven working experience in public relations required
• Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a national and international level
• Strong relationships with both national and international business and industry media outlets
• Experience in acting as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews
• Exceptional writing and editing skills
• Solid experience with social media including Newsletters, LinkedIn, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
• Event planning experience
• BA/MA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline

Personality:
• Great appearance
• Sees work, pro-active
• Great communicator
• Feeling with international environments
• Interested in international business / politics
• Self-starter
• Persistent networker

The right candidate should preferably be a South African national, though international candidates with a valid (work) permit will also be considered.

The interview process will include psychometric tests, reference checks and a test case on location.

A market conform package is available with great benefits including a 13th month, contribution towards pension and insurance, flexible working hours and a leave structure.

Are you interested in becoming a Public Relations Manager (PR Manager) in Johannesburg, South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 02, 2018

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