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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
Sales Representative in South Africa , South Africa

This vacancy exists in the Sales Department of our client and the sales rep will report to the Sales manager. The purpose of the position is to drive sales in the central regions in coordination with the existing team. The ideal candidate will be someone who has successfully completed Grade 12, has completed a Degree/Diploma related to Animal Nutrition, Agriculture or Commercial and has a minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in the sales environment within the animal feed industry.

Our client is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed.

Key Performance areas:
• Develop and support the sales of the whole company portfolio ( feed additives and young animal feed) in the central region in co-ordination with the existing team
• Manage the debtor days and achieve the lowest possible overdue percentage
• Maximize support to distributors and end customers (Business to business and Business to farm)
• Gain Insight about customer requirements, competitors and/or market trends and developments
• Support developing new business opportunities with existing and new customers
• Support developing area plans with yearly budget
• Manage orders
• Active credit control
• Organize technical, marketing, administrative and sales support

Minimum requirements:
• Matric
• One of the following or related Qualification would be preferred Animal Nutrition, Agricultural or Commercial
• 3 - 5 years’ experience in a sales environment within the Animal Feed industry
• Intermediate PC and keyboard skills with strong knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing packages
• 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 Sales Representative in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Oct 25, 2018
Help Desk Agent in South Africa (Dutch Speaking) , South Africa

Voor een van s' werelds grootste ICT dienstverlener o.a. gevestigd in Johannesburg Zuid Afrika, zijn wij op zoek naar ICT Klantenservice Medewerkers.

Functieomschrijving:
De werkzaamheden bestaan uit het effectief en klantvriendelijk afhandelen van vragen over computerproblemen van kantoormedewerkers van een Nederlandse bank. Momenteel is onze opdrachtgever op zoek naar medewerkers die zowel de Nederlandse als de Engelse taal zeer goed beheersen. Na een gedegen training ga je aan de slag op een van de projecten van onze opdrachtgever als Helpdesk Medewerker. Je doet relevante buitenlandse werkervaring op terwijl je woont in een van de mooiste landen ter wereld!

Functiecriteria:
- Je bent serieus en houdt van avontuur
- Je bent klantgericht en beschikt over goede contactuele eigenschappen
- Je beheerst de Nederlandse taal uitstekend (schrijven en spreken)
- Je spreekt vloeiend Engels
- Je bent bereid om minimaal een jaar in Zuid-Afrika te wonen
- Je bent bij voorkeur direct beschikbaar

Bedrijfsprofiel:
- Voor onze opdrachtgever, een wereldwijd opererende ICT-marktleider, die haar Servicedesk in Zuid-Afrika heeft gevestigd, zijn wij op zoek naar kandidaten die vanuit Zuid-Afrika kantoormedewerkers telefonisch ondersteuning bieden bij het oplossen van hun computerproblemen.

Arbeidsvoorwaarden:
- Een professionele werkomgeving bij een gerenommeerd bedrijf
- Een uitgebreid trainingsprogramma
- Werkvergunning wordt geregeld
- Je wordt geholpen met het vinden van huisvesting
- Retourticket wordt vergoed
- Marktconform salaris 10.700 Rand bruto (ca. 9.425 Rand netto)

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

Expiring: Aug 20, 2018
Intermediate C# Developers in South Africa , South Africa

Our client requires the skills of technical Intermediate or Senior C# Developers. There are a number of project opportunities for technically strong C# technologists within this environment in Johannesburg. All applicants have to complete and pass their technical test in their application. This is the first challenge that they ask potential candidates to undertake. The test is very technical with a strong theoretical component.

Technical knowledge for Intermediate C# Developer:
* Working Knowledge of web services and net pipe services for .Net - WCF
* Working knowledge of configuration of service hosts and service endpoints for .Net – WCF
* Working knowledge of .Net ASP and basic setup of web applications
* Ability to write simple unit tests

Qualifications:
* B degree or diploma or related qualification
* Matric Maths on higher grade
* Essential attributes and technologies
* 2-5 years of C# 3.5 experience
* Knowledge of CSS
* Solid HTML / XML
* MSSQL DBMS 2008 or 2005
* Basic interaction and understanding of best practices of SQL

Soft skill:
* Flexible and able to work under pressure
* Ability to prioritise work
* Team player
* Assign work
* Sound analytical and problem solving skills
* Effective verbal and written communication within team and client

Package offered:
*Market related Cost to Company package based on experience and technical expertise.
* Upto SAR 700k per annum gross
* Work permit is arranged and paid for
* Location

Our client delivers project based solutions to a variety of their clients in different industries. Their staff are based at the project locations. Some are based at their head office in Johannesburg. The location of the vacancy is therefore not a guarantee as new projects may arise at any time.

Profile:
* B. degree
* matric maths higher grade

Expiring: Jun 28, 2018
Group Procurement Manager in South Africa , South Africa

Our client builds and invests in tech businesses targeting South African and African consumers, with a growing portfolio of high-growth online companies.
They focus on:
• rapid, disciplined and number-driven execution
• strong operational focus
• implementing global-proven business models that take advantage of technology.
• Teams cover all aspects of business, including operations, marketing, finance, data and software.

The quality of our talent and teams is the most important driver of our long-term success.
A vacancy exists for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the company’s supply of products and services and act as a central procurement resource within the group.
This role will be a 6-month fixed term contract position.

The Procurement Manager’s responsibilities include:
• working with portfolio companies in order to strategise and find cost-effective deals with suppliers thereby cutting procurement expenses and reducing spend.
This role will be Cape Town based and offers the incumbent the opportunity to join a vibrant Silicon Valley style business, working with a young, non-hierarchical and fast-moving team.

About the Role
This role will focus on the following:
• Development and management of procurement strategies
• Discovering profitable suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships.
• Manage the supplier relationship and negotiate advantageous terms with external vendors.
• Analyse market price and products for competitiveness.
• Evaluate existing contracts and agreements with suppliers.
• Control spend and assist to build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.

Key qualifications and skills:
• Relevant commercial tertiary degree e.g. Supply chain management, Logistics, Business administration.
• 10+ years’ experience in procurement/commercial role e.g. Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, Head of Procurement.
• FMCG or Retail industry background
• Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in ‘reading’ the market.
• Profound skills in negotiation tactics and networking
• Strong analytical skills
• Experience in managing a team
• Computer literacy in MS office with advanced excel skills.
• Strong numerical skills.
• Experience in collecting and analyzing data
• Experience in dealing with complexity and managing a high volume of suppliers

Offer:
• Salary will be market-related and will depend on the candidate’s profile and is likely to include a base salary with incentives for reducing spend.

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

Expiring: May 08, 2018
Managing Director Sales in South Africa , South Africa

MD Sales
An exciting e -commerce business is looking to recruit an MD with a focus in Sales into the team. The incumbent would be a member of the core management team and participate in driving the Sales strategy for the business. You need to be able to think strategically as well as operationally and have strong people management skills.

DESCRIPTION
As the MD of Sales your responsibilities would include:

Sales
• Compiling and analysing sales figures
• Build and Lead a sales team.
• Ensure exceptional customer service is provided to clients
• Oversee sales controls and reporting.
• Ensure that the sales platform is fully utilised.

People Management
• Monitoring your team's performance and motivating them to reach targets
• Support marketing and product development teams with regards to insights.
• Build and drive company culture.

REQUIREMENTS
• Relevant business related tertiary degree.
• 5 -7 years years experience in a similar role for small to medium size businesses in FMCG, Retail, Ecommerce, Pharmaceutical, Banking.
• Commercial and financial understanding
• Results driven with high energy levels and commitment
• Tenacity
• Negotiation skills
• Both an operational and a strategic thinker.
• Resilient
• A strong team player.
• An outgoing personality, confident, outspoken and gregarious.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Computer literate, Word, PowerPoint, Excel,

BENEFITS
• The opportunity to join a talented team.

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

Expiring: May 08, 2018

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