University of Pretoria: Lecturer -Department of Economics


FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
LECTURER

 

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancy.

 

The University of Pretoria’s commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

 

  • Lecturing at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level;
  • Supervision of postgraduate students;
  • Scientific research and publication in Economics and related fields;
  • Liaison with students, parents and other stakeholders; and
  • Management of academic departmental events and supervision of tutors.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • A Master’s degree with specialisation in Economics, Econometrics or Finance;
  • Experience with independent research and/or involvement in research activities;
  • Experience in the guidance of students’ research; and
  • Lecturing experience at undergraduate level.

 

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKLILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOUR):

 

  • Appropriate interpersonal, language and communication skills;
  • Experience of independent research and/or involvement in research activities; and
  • Computer literacy.

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

 

  • Practical economics experience in commerce or industry;
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals or conference proceedings;
  • Lecturing experience at postgraduate level;
  • Actively engaged in planning their doctoral programme or have progressed with their doctoral studies.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted applicants can be required to do a 10/15 minute presentation to the selection committee of the Department prior to formal interviews.

 

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines.  UP subscribes to the BESTMED/UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

 

Applicants are requested to apply online, quoting the applicable reference number.

 

In applying for this post, please attach:

 

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • A recent research manuscript (published or working paper);
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact (one of these should be a research supervisor);
  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);
  • Self-evaluation.

 

CLOSING DATE:30 April 2021

 

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

 

 

ENQUIRIES: Mrs Z Mashalaba, Tel: (012) 420 2655, Email: [email protected]

 

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria within 2 months, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

 

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

 

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

 

The University of Pretoria reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.



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Barloworld Automotive & Logistics: Senior Officer


Company Barloworld Automotive & Logistics
Reference # #13/04/2021
Published 13/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Core purpose of the role
To oversee, coordinate and support all activities related to Tender (proposals) and Key Account Plans (KAP). To produce exceptional quality Proposal submissions that comply with established operational, financial, regulatory framework, reputational and legal business requirements ensuring that scheduled deadlines are met. The incumbent will be responsible to ensure document version control procedures are developed and implemented, while working under pressure and to demanding deadlines but retaining excellent attention to detail.
Job Functions Logistics,Sales,Support
Industries Logistics
Specification
Key deliverables and outputs

Strategic/Financial

•Obtain necessary approvals from Business, Financial and Legal for bid participation
•Set tender scoping for tender green light team in order to meet tender deadline
•Ensure Key Account Plans are developed with the accountable stakeholders from all Barloworld Logistics business areas

Operational

•Set project roles and responsibilities within the various specialist areas including timelines
•Compile the tender & proposal response
•Gather competitor insights on bid submissions
•Ensure product write-ups are relevant and current
•Attendance of briefing and clarification sessions in order to further understand requirements of the tender.
•Ensure that we are aligned to the Barloworld Logistics, value proposition and all legal and other document requirements (such as pricing
matrix; mandatory documents; supporting documents) are included.
•Manage and maintain proposals and tender bid library of company information and literature in order to ensure that there is a point of
reference to successful and non-successful tenders
•Ensure that all final submissions are saved electronically on shared drive / CRM system
•Track the status of the tender submission and Key account plans and supply feedback in weekly & monthly departmental report format to
business concerning any or all findings if made available.

Team leadership and performance

•Provide clear direction and decisive leadership to the internal project teams, ensuring all are aligned to the goals and have a clear purpose.
•Set clearly defined performance standards / targets , holding team members accountable to achieve these and providing support and
guidance where needed.
•Create and maintain a constructive atmosphere within the team, engaging and motivating team members to always give their best, while
respecting any areas of diversity (whether areas of expertise, cultural, gender, age, background, etc.)
•Ensure adherence to set business policies and procedures, emphasising the importance of general discipline at work and objectively
correcting and handling any deviations as they arise.
•Set the example to the team and deliver on the employee value proposition by leading the team and the business in line with the Barloworld
Leadership Competency Framework.

Communication and engagements

•Interact with internal stakeholders and external customers regarding shortlisting, presenting and discussing all queries regarding submission
and other terms and conditions
•Alignment of Project team (Functional areas, Business Development and Business Units)
•Senior Management in business units responsible for key account plans
•Ensure clear communication throughout engagement process with prospective clients and existing customers

Requirements
Academic qualifications

Essential:
•Diploma in Commerce or Marketing related area
•Advanced level MS Office skills (particularly MS Word and MS PowerPoint)

Advantageous:

•Degree in Commerce or Marketing area
•Certified to APMP Foundation

Note:
The role requires the incumbent to work outside of normal working hours when required; ad hoc national travel will be required
The role requires the incumbent to work with confidential personal and client information and would require a high level of trust and understanding of POPIA requirements

Work experience

Essential:

•2 – 4 years’ experience managing the tender process
•Broad exposure to internal areas (Risk, Finance, Legal, IT and Operations)
•Broad exposure to legal and corporate governance processes
•5 years management experience
•3 Year Project management experience within a tender management environment
•5 years exposure to Supply Chain and Logistics environment
•Advanced Tender writing experience

Advantageous:

•Experience in influencing and presenting to Management teams

Job Closing Date 20/04/2021



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Barloworld Automotive & Logistics: Administrator


Company Barloworld Automotive & Logistics
Reference # #13/04/2021
Published 13/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Core purpose of the role

The core purpose of the role is to assist Marketing, Customer Engagement and Business Development, including the Business Units and Functional Areas in achieving Barloworld Logistics’ overall business development objectives. The main objectives for this position is to:
•Attend to all administrative requirements in the delivery of high-quality Proposal submission documents, working under pressure and to
demanding deadlines but retaining excellent attention to detail
•Responsible for the introduction and implementation of all necessary document version control procedures and processes on the CRM
system and external stakeholder portals.
•Training in order to ensure that business comply with company policies and procedures relating to Marketing and Customer engagement
information.
Proposals could be related to new demand on RFx’s, or internal demand from Key Account Plan’s

Job Functions Administration
Industries Logistics
Specification
Key deliverables and outputs

1.Coordinate all administrative aspects of Proposal development:

a.Schedule proposal kick-off meetings
b.Attend proposal kick-off meetings, review meetings and note taking
c.Coordinate final document review
d.Manage delivery of completed proposal

2.Assist in the development and delivery of all proposals:

a.Ensure delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals within customer defined timeframes:
b.Assist in drafting and review proposal submission content, ensuring all proposals are submitted on time and fully compliant with the
requirements
c.Consolidate sections and/or documents developed by other team members into the required tender format
d.Coordinate clarification questions, forward to client and monitor responses
e.Coordinate proposal input from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from Business Units, Functional Areas and
Business Development
f.Ensure all proposals are formatted and comply with company brand guidelines, customer requirements and internal quality guidelines
g.Ensure proposal documents follow standard formatting and quality standards

3.Assist with delivery of proposal:

a.Control printing (if traditional print) or electronically saving of proposal
b.Do final check of document print before delivery of the completed proposal

4.Create and maintain reusable material and other documents.

a.Champion document management and change control best practices
b.Maintain and make available master document sets
c.Ensure that material is grammatically correct, well-researched, and without spelling mistakes
d.Ensure consistent branding of all company specific documents

5.Ensure adherence and Maintenance of Proposal information on CRM database:

a.Ensure the information accurately reflects the opportunity status
b.Create job numbers in CRM when opportunities come in

6.Maintain Personal and client information

a.Ensure CRM system is updated with latest information
b.Updating of client platforms with necessary company information

7.Maintain company standards

a.Ongoing training and on boarding of relevant staff related to Marketing and Customer Engagement policies and procedures

Requirements
Academic qualifications

Essential:

•Matric
•Diploma in Office Administration
•Advanced level MS Office skills (particularly MS Word)

Advantageous:

•Certified to APMP Foundation

Note: The role requires the incumbent to work with confidential personal and client information and would require a high level of trust and understanding of POPIA requirements

Work experience

Essential:

•2-3 years in administration or sales
•2 years in Proposal coordination and preparation
•Proven track record of planning, producing and delivering compliant proposal documents within a complex business environment
•Engaging at senior management levels

Advantageous:

•Exposure to SCM & Logistics industry

Job Closing Date 20/04/2021



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BDO South Africa: Audit Manager


Company BDO South Africa
Reference # EXA_02
Published 13/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities. With 91,054 people working out of 1,658 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for an Audit Manager in our External Audit Division at our Johannesburg office.

Job Functions Auditing
Industries Accounting & Auditing
Specification
The Audit Manager oversees and ensures that the project runs efficiently and profitably from inception to sign off, by managing all the relevant stakeholders in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures. The Audit Manager further supports the Engagement Partner with clients’ commercial management and business development initiatives.

Reporting to the Audit Partner you will inter alia be responsible for:
•Business Development
•Negotiating budgets/fees and overruns for clients once fee base has been agreed with the partner
•Managing WIP, write offs, fee queries and debtors
•Ensure Timeous and accurate billing of clients
•Accurate and Timeous planning of audits.
•Management and the Execution of audits.
•Managing staff movements on and off the job and timeously communicate to all relevant parties.
•Manage and control staff allocations on audit project.
•Ensure completion and finalisation of audits
•Building of effective relationships with clients and staff.
•Ensure Exceptional Client Service.
•Decide on audit appropriateness of audit opinion by resolving issues which might impact on the audit opinion and ensuring that these are brought to the attention of the engagement partner and documentation thereof.
•Manage the client and ensure that the project is delivered within the scope agreed on
•Mentoring of trainees
•Timeous completion of performance reviews

Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
•CA(SA)
•A minimum of 2 years post article management experience with long term audit ambitions – partner/director
•Listed companies experience will be an advantage.

Competencies:
•Strong Technical Ability
•Extremely high level of attention to detail and analytical and problem-solving abilities.
•Ability to communicate effectively – Verbally and Written
•Ability to relate to clients at executive level
•Ability to apply sound professional judgment.
•Demonstrate a commitment to self-development and growth through research and attending courses relevant to role.
•Promote teamwork within the Audit Teams
•Strong Planning, organising and control skills

The appointment will be made in terms of the Firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Closing Date 20/04/2021



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Blue Label Telecoms: Informal Channel Head


Company Blue Label Telecoms
Reference # 015
Published 13/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
At Blue Label Distribution, our brand philosophy is that we can create and distribute anything that is able to be digitised. Our Blu-approved brand is the face of our service offering and is underpinned by a world-class technology platform for both online and offline commerce. With a point of sale network of approximately 150 000 devices, we provide a distribution footprint across all income groups. 85% of our income comes from merchants in the informal sector.
Job Functions Sales
Industries Telecommunications
Specification
Develop, grow and maintain the Informal Market to successfully compete within South Africa. Do the requisite analysis, segment the market and gain the relevant insights to develop, maintain and execute on the strategy with the Informal Market. Grow the business profitability of the existing base of merchants and ensure the sales, onboarding and retaining of merchants, including promoting the organization to exisiting and new traders to meet the strategic business objectives. Coordinate with the Product Category Director to suggest enhancements that will drive Informal Market satisfaction (both merchant and Consumer) and increase product penetration and broaden sales opportunities, thereby ensuring suitable products are taken or maintained in market. Implement and develop innovative Informal Market tactical strategies to generate revenue to meet sales and profit targets across the business. Responsible for increasing visibility and equity of the company brands, products and services.
Requirements
RESPONSIBILITIES

New Business Development, Sales Management and retention
Lead and drive new business opportunities through deliberate research, lead generation and keeping relevant to market trends.
Collaborate across the business to develop feasible Informal Market plans that enable revenue and profit generation.
Focus on growing and developing existing merchants, together with generating new business and additional market penetration.
Responsible for the effective on-boarding of new merchants.
Create business plans for all relevant consumer groups and opportunity for new merchants.
Act as the key interface between the Informal Market Merchant and all relevant divisions within Blue Label Distribution.
Distribution to all internal stakeholders of the final signed merchant agreements and safekeeping of the original merchant agreements as prescribed.
Acquire additional distribution channels which are regional or nationally based where Blue Label Telecoms has either little or no distribution.
Direct strategic national Informal Market planning, roadmap, consumer development through market development and strategies.
Timely & accurate revenue & new business value forecasting.
Responsible for managing P&L accuracy and approval related to his/her portfolio.
Promote and market Blue Label Telecoms Products and Services in addition to the products and services already active in the channel.
Keep abreast of changing markets and other conditions, quickly amending and changing plans to ensure continuous growth and meeting of business objectives.
Conduct competitor analysis across the country with focus on region and report activities to key stakeholders.
Conduct sound and detailed status analysis of existing and new channel partners and/or stores to take corrective action or provide further support to enhance revenue.
Monitor achievements of the assigned targets by channel and immediately acting on low performing outlets through corrective actions.
Co-ordinate channel training needs in line with both Blue Label Telecoms and the channels objectives with the capability specialist, to ensure a consistent and informed sales force.

Sales Marketing and promotions
Manage promotional budgets by segment to ensure optimal service and product performance and ensure profitability within the channel.
Collaborate with Integrated Activity Planning Manager on the approved promotional plans, with specific objectives to ensure seamless execution sales in distribution function.
Develop and execute a postmortem in report format on monthly plans for the Informal Market in line with national plans and compile improvement plans where necessary.
Collaborate in compiling selling stories to ensure correct communication to traders by the sales force of the value proposition.

Report Generation
Complete weekly, monthly, postmortem reporting, and quarterly sales performances and other reports as required.
Complete general and region specific, weekly competitor analysis reports including potential proactive solutions to combat the competitor.
Manage an accurate data base for all assigned channel outlets and regional contacts and update regionally and nationally as required.
Complete input into board packs for the Informal Market.

Work Collaboratively
Build a culture of respect and understanding across the organisation.
Recognise outcomes which resulted from effective collaboration between teams.
Build co-operation and overcome barriers to information sharing, communication and collaboration across the organisation.
Facilitate opportunities to engage and collaborate with external stakeholders to develop joint solutions.
Collaborate with other leaders to deliver a superior end to end consumer experience.

Self-Management
Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures.
Plan and prioritize, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change.
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs.
Continually upskill oneself in terms of the Informal Market around news, ideas, changes in strategies and next steps to own the market.
Live the BLT Values.

Leadership
Be an effective inspirational leader to facilitate the creation of motivated, accountable, full-service teams who understand and strive to meet the needs of all stakeholders.
Coach, counsel and train digital team, operational managers and staff to apply, support, sustain and develop a continuous improvement culture.
Role model behaviour and motivate team members in line with the Blue Label Telecoms values and ethos.
Guidance of others and active development of self to improve on their technical and communication abilities so that capabilities and deliveries are better understood and thus trusted and applied through the business.
Translates strategy into goals for performance and growth helping to implement organisation-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning.
Identify the capabilities needed to meet the current and emerging business needs of the organisation. Evaluate current capabilities, identify gaps, and prioritize development activities.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

Customer Focus.
Instills Trust.
Situational Adaptability.
Develops Talent.
Cultivates Innovation.
Collaborates.
Drives Engagement.
Drives vision and purpose.
Business Insight.
Manages Complexity.
Plans and Aligns.
Communicates Effectively.
Builds Effective Teams.
Ensures Accountability.
Drives Results.
Builds Networks.
Financial Acumen.

EDUCATION

Matric.
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
Postgraduate qualification in sales or marketing would be beneficial.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum 10 years’ experience within the Informal Market with the ability to analyse the ecosystem, derive strategy and ensure execution.

Job Closing Date 27/04/2021



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WWF-SA: Face to Face Fundraiser


Company WWF-SA
Reference # Face to Face Fundraiser – Cape Town1#
Published 13/04/2021
Contract Type Temporary
3 Months
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
Are you blessed with a silver tongue? Can you sell ice to an Eskimo?
Are you passionate with a real motivation to change the world?
If you answered yes to these questions then,

THIS JOB IS FOR YOU

WWF SA is looking for passionate, professional and inspiring individuals to join our Face to Face Fundraising team.
This is your chance to start an exciting new sales career.

The role involves engaging with the public in diverse public venues across the city to encourage them to support WWF by providing long-term support.

Who is WWF?
WWF is the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisation, with over 6 million supporters and a global network active in over 100 countries.
WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the earth’s natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

Working hours: 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. for 5 days a week between Tuesdays and Mondays. This role may require irregular working hours (in agreement with the Line Manager).

Job Functions Marketing
Industries Marketing
Specification
Major Functions:
As part of the Business Development Unit, the Field Sales Representatives are the ambassadors of WWF South Africa, focusing particularly on raising awareness with and funding from individuals in public spaces, with the aim of developing a stronger commitment towards conservation and converting them into regular monthly donors.

Key Responsibilities:
•To directly attract and communicate with potential donors (at shopping centres and events) to solicit their support by becoming a regular financial donor to the organisation.
•Build rapport with potential donors from the general public, providing an excellent engagement experience.
•Continually improve knowledge and understanding of the WWF work and, in particular, the campaign product, confidently ensuring potential donors are informed, not mislead, at any point during the sales process.
•Meet daily, weekly and monthly targets as prescribed by the WWF Field Sales Representative Performance Management Indicators.
•Meet both quality and quantity standards for sign-up of new regular donors.
•Ensure the effective and accurate administration and processing of sign-ups.
•Maintain commitment, motivation and enthusiasm
•Use scripts and guidelines as provided
•Behave in a professional manner, reflecting WWF’s values, ethos and policies at all times
•Accurately and appropriately record, protect and report fundraising data
•Create public awareness to support WWF-SA’s conservation efforts
•Assist, as required, with initial training and induction of new team members
•Attend regular training, team meetings and discussions for improvement

Profile:
Personality fit:
•“Let‘s do it together“: genuine passion for the cause
•Way of speaking: cool, exciting, fun
•Preferred way of working: spontaneous, challenging, dynamic, open, communicative, convincing, eloquent, resolute, companionable, enthusiastic etc.
•People’s person: Someone who enjoys meeting new people and being part of a highly driven team
•Self-starter, confident, passionate and energetic, target driven
•Pressure? What pressure? Just shake it off! Handles rejection well

What’s in it for you?
a.Fun working environment, where individuality is encouraged!
b.Growth opportunities and self-development
c.Good basic salary and additional Performance-Related Pay benefits
d.Continued regular training, support and development to improve your skills
e.A supportive high-performance environment
f.Team building social events
g.Regular incentives and rewards
h.Meaning and Purpose: Our mission is your success! You’re protecting our one and only home! There’s no planet B!

Working Relationships:
Internal – Reports to team leader and F2F Sales Manager. Work closely with your fundraising team on learning and improving the technique and tactic to raise funds for WWF-SA.
External – Spread the knowledge and conservation awareness to the public and engage them to be our regular donors.

Requirements
Criteria of employment:
-Completed Tertiary education is an advantage
-Min 1 year sales experience is an advantage
-Fundraising experience, including face-to-face fundraising experience is an advantage
-Have the ability to inspire people through outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills
-Fluent in English and one other official South African language
-Unshakable drive and motivation to succeed and build your campaign
-Effective at time management
-Have a strong work ethic, be target motivated and work well under pressure
-Passion for nature and conservation an advantage
Job Closing Date 30/04/2021



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Barloworld Automotive & Logistics: Senior Manager I-Marketing & Customer Engagement


Company Barloworld Automotive & Logistics
Reference # #13/04/2021
Published 13/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Core purpose of the role

The core purpose of the role is to develop and execute a marketing and communications strategy and plans in order to build and safeguard the company’s brand reputation in the market and with existing clients. The incumbent will also be responsible for providing expertise and campaign management which will create demand, resulting in lead and revenue generation for Barloworld Logistics

Job Functions Senior Management
Industries Logistics
Specification
Key deliverables and outputs

1.Strategy and Budget Management

a.Work closely with the Senior Manager II: Solution Development and Enablement to develop the marketing strategy, message and internal
and external communication campaigns for Barloworld Logistics
b.Translate, execute and manage the marketing and communications strategy for Barloworld Logistics
c.Build a knowledge base of each business unit and functional area’s structure and objectives.
d.Set and manage spend within the marketing and communications budget
e.Responsible for designing, implementing and constantly reviewing an approved internal tender and projects process which speaks to:
i.Quality management
ii.Attention to detail in line with mitigating risk
iii.Meeting client requirements
f.Set strategic approach and requirements (action plan) for all tenders
g.Analyse tender requirements and make recommendations to Manco on the approach based on risk assessments

2.Marketing and external Communications Plans and Campaigns

a.Develop and execute marketing plans for Barloworld Logistics and individual business units to build, maintain and re-affirm the Barloworld
Logistics brand positioning in its target markets, including campaigns, value propositions, positioning, market intelligence, marketing tools
b.Manage digital marketing through the website and social media
c.Build and manage relationships with business media to identify and leverage PR opportunities to maximise exposure
d.Develop PR ideas in conjunction with PR agency and the Executive to ensure thought leadership and frequency and consistency of
corporate articles featuring Barloworld Logistics in appropriate media
e.Crisis manage negative publicity according to the company policy
f.Manage corporate identity
g.Ensure branding of Fleets, corporate wear and buildings are in line with the marketing strategy and quality requirements are met
h.Identify the BU’s needs for marketing material and provide input regarding building of the brands
i.Manage and be the custodian of all marketing collateral e.g. brochures, website, tours, video
j.Facilitate BU and client status update meetings effectively and regularly – resolve and/or escalate issues timeously

3.Client Management (Key Account Plan – KAP) and Business Development

a.Build and maintain client relationships in conjunction with the BU’s
b.Manage client expectations, while developing lasting relationships across business units
c.Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction
d.Work closely with colleagues and external consultants to ensure the successful implementation of events and campaigns
e.Engage with relevant bid and tender portals across all sectors, both public and private to ensure maximum representation
f.Lead the bid and tender activity at each stage of individual tender projects, gathering technical information from internal departments in
order to compile and ensure a high-quality bid submission
g.Ensure that a tender bid library of company information and literature is in place in order to analyse performance, identify best practice and
ensure that there is a point of reference to successful and non-successful tenders.
h.Produce documentation in line with specified tender processes such as EOI, RFQ, RFP, RFB’s, etc. submissions and work on any final
presentation documents with selected stakeholders
i.Write and edit high quality winning proposal documents (including producing, coordinating and editing the written content); pre-
qualification documents (focusing on strong fleet management understanding, performance metrics and defining a strong ‘opening position’
to present the business favourably) and capability statements and expression of interest documents (developing a deep knowledge of the
business and its products, services, performance, and capabilities)
j.Develop a suite of management reports to track relevant KPIs such as active bids, lost bids, success potential, areas of interest/concern
k.Ensure that tender submission and bid progress feedback are communicated in the monthly departmental report
l.Ensure clear communication and setting of direction for all internal and external stakeholders in order to finalise tender bid submissions
timeously
m.Proof-read material and provide technical and commercial writing skills
n.Ensure the submission of a high quality bid (including production and submission of all required documentation) aligned to the tender
requirements and in compliance with operational, financial, regulatory, reputational and legal business requirements within the tender
deadlines through the specified methods
o.Conduct bid profiling, risk analysis and risk mitigation assessments with internal and external stakeholders for purposes of guiding business
and the Executive team on whether or not to participate in a particular bid

4.Sponsorship and Company Events

a.Define, implement and manage the sponsorship strategy for the group
b.Plan and oversee the organisation of company events to ensure that the appropriate standards are met
c.Build and maintain client relationships in conjunction with the BU’s
d.Ensure compliance with all ethics and governance policies
e.Appropriate record keeping procedures are adhered to

5.Internal communication plans and Campaigns

a.Develop, execute and manage communication plans and campaigns in conjunction with leadership in BUs and functional areas
b.Roll out campaigns and plans to ensure proactive employee communication and education
c.Keep the business well informed of changes within the organisation & general corporate news
d.Co-ordinate activities as required for Barloworld Limited and other divisions
e.Facilitate BU and functional team status update meetings effectively and regularly
f.Deliver engaging, informative, well-organised publications and presentations
g.Monitor, measure and report on the effectiveness of communication campaigns
h.Provide guidance and ensure tactful communication of difficult or sensitive information

6.Ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Projects

a.Draft, implement and monitor SLA’s with suppliers
b.Brief all marketing and communication jobs and manage production through agency
c.Adhere to appropriate record keeping procedures
d.Consistently review campaign or project deliverables so as to ensure alignment and ensure quality assurance procedures are in place
allowing for continuous improvement and minimise exposure and risk on the project
e.Monthly reporting on key deliverables and outcomes

7.Team leadership and Performance

a.Manage and develop performance and talent of the team in line with company’s Integrated Employee Value philosophy.
b.Coach and mentor employees with the aim of transferring knowledge and driving a culture of continuous improvement

Requirements
Academic qualifications

Essential:

•Degree in any business, commerce, marketing or communications related area
•Advanced level MS Office skills (particularly MS Word and MS PowerPoint)

Advantageous:

•Post graduate degree in Commerce or Marketing and communication
•Certified to APMP Foundation

Work experience

Essential:

•7-10 years in marketing and communication services and solutions in a business to business environment
•3-5 years specialist experience managing tender processes
•Broad exposure to internal areas (Risk, Finance, Legal, IT and Operations)
•Broad exposure to legal and corporate governance processes
•2 – 4 years’ experience management experience
•Broad experience in influencing and presenting to Management teams
•3 -5 years broad Supply Chain industry experience

Advantageous:

•Exposure to SCM & Logistics industry

Job Closing Date 20/04/2021



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PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd: Buyer – Confectionary, Snacking & Beverages


Company PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd
Reference # Apr_2021
Published 12/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

To source and maintain a range of FMCG products by ensuring that the commodities are acceptable to the PEP consumer market. The products selected must contribute to the profit margin and price points of PEP, in accordance to the departmental directive.

Job Functions Buying,FMCG Buyer,Inventory,Retail
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Food & Beverages,Retail,Wholesale
Specification
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supplier management (sourcing & maintaining of suppliers, relationship building and service level management)
Range building (Product sourcing & range development)
Product determination
Product order management (Administration)
Budget management and OTB control
Market research about target market and product wants

Requirements
JOB INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS:

Relevant Tertiary Qualification e.g. Degree or Diploma
Minimum of 5 to 7 years experience as a fully-fledged Buyer in an FMCG environment, beneficial if the candidate has Confectionary, Snacking and Beverages industry knowledge & experience.
Computer Literacy (MS Office and G-suite)
Willingness to travel
Competencies required: Accuracy, Directing, Negotiation, Results-oriented, Persuasiveness, Commercial Drive, Initiative, Analysing and forming opinions

Job Closing Date 19/04/2021



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Blue Label Telecoms: Project Cost Administrator


Company Blue Label Telecoms
Reference # 6
Published 12/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
At Blue Label Telecoms, we’re impressed by character, dedication and perseverance as much as we are impressed with qualifications and experience. #TeamBlu players have the tenacity, courage and passion for achieving results without trampling fellow team members to get where they’re going. Our industry faces rapid change, all the time. If you’re resilient and adaptable, you’ll thrive on the fast-paced world we operate in.

We encourage you to have fun and find your purpose while always keeping an eye on the prize. “The prize?”, you might ask – will always be our strive for customer-centricity. If you are an innovator, an optimist, an agent of change, then we want you on our side! We want agile, collaborative thinkers who can evaluate, investigate, and communicate their way through any snags and problems – people who understand that businesses are built on the entrepreneurial spirit of each and every one of us.

We are looking for individuals to build relationships and who are not only in it for the ‘now’. Our team spirit is built on integrity, honesty and respect. We firmly believe that skills and knowledge can be acquired, but it is fundamentally your aspiration to succeed that will forge the pathway to greatness.

Job Functions Project Management
Industries Telecommunications
Specification
This role will coordinate all activities for the cost control and planning across strategic BLT Technology projects for various group subsidiaries, ensuring the day-to-day cost controls and reporting are executed efficiently and effectively.
Requirements
RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Administration and Support
Cost control and planning of projects, including review of approved budgets, setting budget goals, analysis and monitoring of performance against budget.
Develop, under guidance from the broader PMO team and in accordance with internal requirements, the project cost baseline.
Maintain the project cost reporting throughout the project life cycle.
Work closely with the Business Delivery Executive, Program Manager, Project Managers, and Finance department to monitor cost performance.
Develop relationships across the project to facilitate maintenance and tracking of cost;
Estimate potential additional needs using first principles;
Preparation of budget change requests for any changes to the project scope outside of the original parameters upon which the approved budget is based Cost control reporting for the project.

Budgeting and Costing
Develop relationships across the strategic projects to facilitate maintenance and tracking of costs;
Estimate potential additional work using First Principles (Labour, Equipment, Material, Subcontracts etc) and service catalogue classifications
Preparation of budget change requests and impact assessments to inform decisions on changes to the project scope outside of the original parameters upon which the approved budget is based;
Work collaboratively in our matrix organisation.
Operate the project segmentation views of the technology cost transparency system

Self-Management
Set an example through personal quality and productivity standards and ways of working with others.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures.
Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change.
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational and team needs.

EXPERIENCE:
Proven competence in financial auditing, production control, financial tracking of technology projects.
Advanced knowledge of MS Office Package especially Excel;
Experience on Microsoft Navision preferred;
Experience on Magic Orange cost transparency solution advantageous.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Matric
Post graduate qualification in finance administration preferred

BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES
Ensures Accountability
Plans and Aligns
Communicates Effectively
Customer Focus
Balances Stakeholders
Collaborates
Cultivates Innovation
Instills Trust
Situational Adaptability
Business Insight
Manages Complexity
Optimizes Work Processes

Job Closing Date 21/04/2021



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Blue Label Telecoms: Office of the CEO


Company Blue Label Telecoms
Reference # 8
Published 12/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
At Blue Label Telecoms, we’re impressed by character, dedication and perseverance as much as we are impressed with qualifications and experience. #TeamBlu players have the tenacity, courage and passion for achieving results without trampling fellow team members to get where they’re going. Our industry faces rapid change, all the time. If you’re resilient and adaptable, you’ll thrive on the fast-paced world we operate in.

We encourage you to have fun and find your purpose while always keeping an eye on the prize. “The prize?”, you might ask – will always be our strive for customer-centricity. If you are an innovator, an optimist, an agent of change, then we want you on our side! We want agile, collaborative thinkers who can evaluate, investigate, and communicate their way through any snags and problems – people who understand that businesses are built on the entrepreneurial spirit of each and every one of us.

We are looking for individuals to build relationships and who are not only in it for the ‘now’. Our team spirit is built on integrity, honesty and respect. We firmly believe that skills and knowledge can be acquired, but it is fundamentally your aspiration to succeed that will forge the pathway to greatness.

Job Functions Executive Management
Industries Telecommunications
Specification
The Head: Office of the CEO provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The incumbent serves as a liaison to the between CEO and executives of businesses and functional units; organizes and coordinates internal and external relations efforts and oversees special projects. The incumbent will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and
organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The incumbent will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
Requirements
RESPONSIBILITIES

Executive Support
Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CEO, with stakeholders, on matters related to CEO’s programmatic initiatives.
Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the CEO.
Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including business projects, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the company.
Support CEO’s Personal Assistant to drive events e.g. agenda for strategy, workshops and follow up on deliverables assigned by CEO.
Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.

Leadership Support and Liaison
Serves as the CEO’s administrative liaison to Blue Label Telecoms’ CEO and Executives of the businesses and functional units.
Assists in review of Board and Exco meeting packs, aids in compiling and ensuring quality submissions.
In collaboration with CEO’s PA may facilitate cross-divisional coordination of travel and roadshows planning when required.
Communicates with the staff on the CEO’s behalf and coordinates logistics with high-level meetings both internally and externally.
Coordinates with CEO’s Personal Assistant to arrange meetings and strategic activities with the Senior Leadership Team, and other stakeholders.

Process Design and Re-Engineering
Develop programmes, plans, oversees and coordinates resources and lead the Business Transformation and Improvement Program.
Create and maintain a centralised process and knowledge management repository.
Ensure business improvement Standard Operating Procedures are developed and maintenance.
Compile and implement standardised business process improvement and reengineering methodologies.
Undertake business process improvement initiatives aimed at improving efficiencies and effectiveness of operations.
Identify the scope (core and sub-processes) and life cycle of business processes within area of responsibility.
Apply scientific principles and business inputs to refine and re-engineer As-Is business processes (as well as newly to-be refined processes) into best scenario To-Be processes to enhance customer experience and profitability.
Provide input into to the documentation and validation of the To-Be concept and design proposals.
Facilitate and integrate process designs, improvements and maintenance.

Project Management and Governance
Oversee and manage strategic project efforts.
Conduct pro-active detection of process bottle-necks and high level operational value chain.
Proactively participate in business efficiency improvement forums and to play an active role in the change initiatives process by assessing and recommending the feasibility of change requests received.
Facilitate project meetings and workshops related to process re-engineering, engaging stakeholders, subject matter experts and attendees at all levels.
Drive change through cross-functional teamwork.
Drive the benefits quantification and realization from all projects.
Provide input to budgeting process per project portfolio.
Work closely with Leadership and Project teams and other stakeholders to facilitate delivery and remove impediments
Provide input into streamlining, adapting and standardizing new processes and artifacts across SA Distribution.
Drive high quality of all deliverables across complete life cycle.
Managing stakeholder communications.

Research and Development
Research Process Improvement best practices and methodologies locally and internationally.
Research Industry Market Trends with respect to Customer, Services, Processes and Technology.
Compile, document and share learnings for cross development.
Maintain Business Process Management Library.
Provide and identify opportunities for optimisation improvements of operational cost base and where process methodologies can be applied.
Apply basic methodologies to identify bottom line and economic profit enhancement opportunities, where it relates to cost efficiencies or income enhancements.

Leadership
Through effective inspirational leadership, facilitate the creation of accountable, full service teams (as needed) who understand and strive to meet the needs of all stakeholders.
Role model behavior and motivate team members in line with the core values.
Take full responsibility for performance of all direct reports, motivating and managing them in relation to quality standards and agreed benchmarks and objectives, focusing on all aspects of sound people management.
Provide support and guidance on career path planning, on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring to direct reports.

Self-Management
Set an example through personal quality and productivity standards and ways of working with others.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures.
Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change. Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational and team needs.

EXPERIENCE:
6 years of experience in experience in managing strategic projects, process design, and continuous improvement.
Previous agile experience would be a benefit but is not essential – an open, proactive approach and collaborative mind-set is what we need from you to understand the best way to drive each change initiative forward.
Lean or six-sigma qualifications advantageous.
Understanding of project methodologies associated with efficiency improvements.
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and MS Visio.
Experience of planning and managing resources to deliver predetermined objectives as specified by Executives (Over 3 years to 6 years).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Matric
Post graduate qualification in Commerce preferred.

BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES
Manages Complexity.
Business Insight.
Optimizes Work Processes.
Ensures Accountability.
Collaborates.
Drives Results.
Balances Stakeholders.
Cultivates Innovation.
Builds Effective Teams.
Customer Focus.
Financial Acumen.
Instills Trust.
Plans and Aligns.
Situational Adaptability.
Strategic Mindset.
Communicates Effectively.
Organizational Savvy.

Job Closing Date 21/04/2021



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