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• Our recruitment process takes between 2 – 4 weeks depending on the number of applications received
 
• We will only consider applicants who have completed the Fetola application form
 
• If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application
unsuccessful.
 
• Due to volumes of applications, we will only be in contact with shortlisted candidates
 
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The HR Team

Position: Head: Sales, PR and Marketing

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za

Salary: R55 000 - R 75 000

Job Type: Full time – Permanent

Location:  Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 21 February 2020

Company Overview

Fetola are South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector. Our purpose is simple, and exciting: We help people to grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last; working across sectors and countrywide. We want to recruit and nurture the highest quality people; whose personal vision is to make a difference by actively contributing to building a better future for themselves and others.

The purpose of this strategic role is to take responsibility for driving revenue growth by leading Fetola’s brand-building, marketing & sales strategy across all our digital, online and print based channels, in order to deliver a healthy pipeline of new business.

Reporting to the CEO, this multiskilled individual will oversee the development of Fetola’s markets and products. They will be accountable for generating additional revenue; leading the company-wide media, marketing, PR and Sales strategy

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar in Marketing, Brand, Communications & related field
  • Minimum 6 years’ relevant experience in a service / B2B industry
  • Experience, skill and enthusiasm for digital solutions
  • Experience in similar multi-faceted media, marketing, PR & Sales role
  • Experienced with CRM, MSOffice, web conferencing tools, MS Project; expert-level proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proven track record in delivering revenue results
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven track record in planning & executing marketing strategies, product launches, media campaigns, market analytics and sales
  • Experience & exposure to the small business sector (enterprise and supplier development) advantageous

Core Responsibilities

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Execute and measure strategic initiatives to ensure revenue growth
  • Understand markets, customers, and capabilities
  • Develop marketing strategy
  • Develop and manage marketing plans
  • Develop sales strategy
  • Develop and manage sales plans

Further Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit, source, and select employees, manage employee on boarding, development, and training, manage employee relations, maintain productive assets, manage functional risk, compliance, remediation efforts, and resiliency, manage government and industry relationships, manage legal and ethical issues and manage change.

Key Competencies

Functional

  • Good business knowledge and intelligence
  • A deep understanding of marketing principles
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results
  • Knowledgeable in product development
  • A capacity to understand and embrace new technology

Position: HR Administrator

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za

Salary: R 10 000 – R 12 000

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing date : 14 February 2020

Fetola are South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector. Our purpose is simple, and exciting: We help people to grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last; working across sectors and country wide. We are all about people, planet and performance and our ongoing strategy is to recruit and nurture the highest quality people, whose personal vision is to excel as individuals and to make a difference by actively contributing to building a better future for themselves and others.

Fetola is recruiting for a HR Administrator to handle a variety of personnel related administrative duties. Your role is to act as the liaison between the HR manager and employees, ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution of all queries. You will also support our daily HR and training activities and assist in coordinating HR policies, processes and relevant documents.

Our Accelerated Leadership Program is designed to identify, nurture and fast track high-potential people such as those applying for this position.

Job Requirements:

  • Completed National Diploma / BTech / Degree in Human Resources
  • Proven experience as an HR assistant, staff assistant or relevant human resources/administrative/ recruitment experience (advantageous)
  • Advanced computer literacy skills (Microsoft office, especially Excel)
  • Strong administration skills
  • High-level problem-solving ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function independently and take initiative
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of information relating to the company and its employees
  • Knowledge of South African laws and HR compliance and regulations
  • An understanding of and insight into the BCEA, LRA, OHS, EE, POPI, SDL and B-BBEE
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent public speaking, facilitation skills (advantageous)

Key Tasks:

Employee Management

  • Update HR databases
  • General administration and record keeping
  • Circulate HR news – documentations (contact lists, etc)

Learning and Development

  • Administration of study assistance applications
  • Consolidation and reporting on monthly trainings
  • Monthly reporting on all captured training
  • Administration – Accelerated leadership Programme
  • Training – administration

HR Governance, Reporting and Administration

  • Processing and updating employee contracts on staff list    
  • Processing and updating employee movements on staff list
  • Follow up on changes so that they are timely activated
  • Leave management – internal system
  • Update company policies
  • Booking meetings

Recruitment and on boarding        

  • Coordinate job requisition approvals to get them signed off and approved
  • Prepare job advert and distribute advert accordingly
  • Make sure that all job descriptions are updated before adverts are released
  • Arrange interviews with the candidates and panel    
  • Compile feedback for successful and unsuccessful candidates       
  • Conduct all necessary checks          
  • Prepare offer letters and contracts outlining conditions of service for new employees
  • Preparation of new starter packs
  • Assisting with Admin Induction presentation

Talent and Performance Management

  • Scheduling probation reviews
  • Coordinator all performance reviews and communications
  • Assist with the Talent Management process including the management of succession planning
  • Processing Exits / Terminations

Core competencies:

  • Written and verbal communications, the ability to work without close supervision and comfort with technology
  • Candidate should have a passion for and skills in solving problems, be meticulous and detail-orientated
  • Candidate should be self-motivated, flexible, open to learning and enthusiastic
  • Culturally sensitive and personable
  • Keen, fast learner, able to prioritise and manage own time
  • Reliable and committed team member

Position: Market Research Coordinator

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za    

Salary:  R 10 000 - 15 000

Job Type: Fixed Term contract

Duration:  3 – 6 months renewable

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing date: 14 February 2020

Company Overview

Are you a sharp, enthusiastic individual with data analysis and market research skills? Do you have a passion to unlock growth in the economy and be part of a team that is making a difference? Primary duties of the Market Research Analyst will be to conduct desktop research into economic development, SME growth in South Africa/ Africa and to help formulate robust plans for Business expansions.

Fetola are South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector. Our purpose is simple, and exciting: We help people to grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last; working across sectors and country wide. We are all about people, planet and performance and our ongoing strategy is to recruit and nurture the highest quality people, whose personal vision is to excel as individuals and to make a difference by actively contributing to building a better future for themselves and others.

Our Accelerated Leadership Program is designed to identify, nurture and fast track high-potential people such as those applying for this position. It’s important to ‘grow from within’ by identifying and selecting high-potential individuals that match Fetola’s needs and supporting a targeted rapid development towards their highest goals and abilities.

Job Requirements

  • University degree – Business, Economics, PPE or similar
  • Good quantitative and analytical skills
  • A strong interest in research - related activities and a passion for development
  • Comfortable with multiple research methodologies – surveys, desk research, and interviews
  • Data Analysis capabilities - understand large amounts of data and information
  • Strong report writing capabilities, including business plan development
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Advantage:

  • Outstanding recent graduates in business, economics, entrepreneurship or those with relevant experience will be considered
  • Working experience in Small business / Enterprise development (advantageous)

Key Tasks:  

Market research

  • Compile information from a range of sources in order to formulate robust business plan/s. This will include market opportunities, customers, competitors and economic growth trends

Diagnostic Products

  • Business Plan development
  • Survey drafting and generation
  • Data cleaning and sorting
  • Data analysis (both qualitative and quantitative)
  • Report writing

CRM system

  • Helping set up the market research database and categorizing
  • Assist with data cleaning and verification
  • Research, survey design

Core competencies:

  • Business plan skills
  • Analytical skills –data analysis tools and techniques to conduct research
  • Mathematical skills – excellent mathematical skills
  • Data modelling skills – use a variety of data modelling techniques, and should be able to prepare reports and presentations that present useful and actionable data
  • Problem-solving skills – effective problem-solving skills in order to devise and enact solutions
  • Communication skills – effective written and verbal communication are both central to this role, since research analysts need to prepare reports and deliver presentations to decision-makers

Position: Project Manager (Business Incubation)

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za

Salary:   R 23 000 – R 30 000

Job Type: Full time – Permanent

Location:  Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing date : 21 February 2020

Company Overview

Fetola are South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector. Our purpose is simple, and exciting: We help people to grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last; working across sectors and countrywide. We recruit and nurture the highest quality people; whose personal vision is to make a difference by actively contributing to building a better future for themselves and others.

Position Overview

We're looking for an energetic, dynamic and multi-skilled project manager to head up our Social Enterprise Accelerator. This exciting pilot programme will scale 25 promising South African Social Enterprises (SE) to help resolve three burning South African challenges: poverty, inclusive economic growth, and sustainable job creation. This initiative will drive sustainable results and create lasting positive social and economic impact by making a difference to the entrepreneurs, their employees and to South Africa as a whole.

The desired candidate will have experience in a similar role and the proven skill to deliver results and ensure long-term success of the project. Good client relationships skills and the ability to monitor budgets, manage a diverse team, deliver optimal solutions, and ensure ongoing innovation and improvement is essential.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum – National Diploma / Tertiary qualification in Business Management, Business Science, Entrepreneurship, Economics or related
  • 5 + years’ prior work experience as Junior Project Manager or similar in the field of SME growth / incubation
  • Design, planning and implementation of new projects
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Financial understanding, budget development and business planning capabilities
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Industry 4 capabilities & passion for integrating technology into future expansion
  • Innovative, agile and strategic thinking and strong leadership capabilities
  • Knowledge of SME growth programmes and excellent industry networks – Advantageous
  • Entrepreneurial / own business experience – Advantageous

Core Responsibilities

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Manage projects; establish project scope, identify project requirements and objectives, identify project resource requirements, assess culture and readiness for project management approach, create business case and obtain funding, and develop project measures and indicators
  • Identify appropriate project management methodologies
  • Develop project plans; define roles and resources, acquire/secure project resources, identify specific IT requirements, create training and communication plans, design recognition and reward approaches, design and plan launch of project, and deploy the project
  • Execute projects; evaluate impact of project management (strategy and projects) on measures and outcomes, report the status of project, manage project scope, promote and sustain activity and involvement, and realign and refresh project management strategy and approaches
  • Review and report project performance
  • Close projects

 Key Competencies

Functional

  • Relevant Project Management qualification (e.g. Prince2 | PMP | Agile experience)
  • Entrepreneurial experience and broad working knowledge of business management
  • Broad experience in and knowledge of project management software e.g. MS Projects or Asana
  • Strong understanding of business change management
  • Track record in client engagement and retention
  • Evidence of managing cross-functional teams including external suppliers

Behavioural

  • Meets commitments and complete tasks as promised
  • Provides leadership to others, including teams
  • Consistently shows the courage to try new things and to make difficult decisions needed to propel the organisation into the future
  • Fully understands own abilities, strengths and areas for development
  • Quickly assimilates new cultures and modifies his/her approach appropriately

Position: Project Coordinator – SME program

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za  

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Number of positions: 2

Salary: R 16 000 - 21 000

Closing date : 21 February 2020

Company Overview

Fetola are South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector. Our purpose is simple, and exciting: We help people to grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last; working across sectors and countrywide. We want to recruit and nurture the highest quality people; whose personal vision is to make a difference by actively contributing to building a better future for themselves and others.

The purpose of this position is to ensure project continuity through constant relationship building, communication, assistance and knowledge sharing; and to manage the smooth roll out of services. Assistance with administration, documentation, and archiving of unstructured knowledge for a project is a key component. The candidate will assist with monitoring of growth support for entrepreneurs in a range of sectors nationally. This role requires an understanding of business, an interest in business development, proven analytical capabilities and a passion for problem solving. You should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team.

Job Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Business Management, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, or related
  • Minimal 3 -4 + years’ working experience in a senior project coordinator position or similar working experience in Small business / Enterprise development
  • Entrepreneurial / own business experience – Advantageous
  • Strong research report writing capabilities
  • Data Analysis
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Administrative and organisational background
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist with project planning
  • Execute projects
  • evaluate impact of project management on measures and outcomes
  • report the status of project
  • manage project scope, promote and sustain activity and involvement
  • realign and refresh project management strategy and approaches
  • Review and report project performance
  • Close projects

 

Further Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute & complete service delivery
  • Receive customer problems, requests, and inquiries
  • Analyze problems, requests, and inquiries
  • Resolve customer problems, requests, and inquiries
  • Respond to customer problems, requests, and inquiries

Key Competencies:

Functional

  • Relevant Project Management certification (e.g. Prince2 | PMP | Agile experience)
  • Entrepreneurial experience and working knowledge of business management
  • Broad experience in and knowledge of project management software e.g. MS Projects or Asana
  • Understanding of business change management
  • Track record in client engagement and retention
  • Evidence of managing cross-functional teams including external suppliers

Behavioural

  • Actively strives to achieve and /or exceed results
  • Is trustworthy and reliable. Can be relied on even when it is not easy to do so
  • Good self-awareness
  • Uses a personal development plan to actively engage in self-development
  • Tries to accommodate the needs of team members and others

 

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