Company: Fetola (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: Project Manager – Sustainability

Salary:  from R30 000 (salary will depend on experience)

Job Type: Permanent

Location:  Cape Town

Start date: Immediately

Closing date: 12 October 2018

 

Fetola is South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector, with a focus on the sustainability sector. Our purpose is simple: 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 staff, whose personal vision is to excel as individuals and to make a difference by actively contribute to building a better future for themselves and others.

Fetola is recruiting an experienced Sustainability Manager to join our team. The project manager will design and implement a range of projects for green/sustainability businesses and assist in continual improvement of Fetola’s sustainability positioning in the market.

The proven ability to forward plan, manage resources efficiently and produce results is essential, as is the willingness to use agile methods and work closely with a diverse team. Open, engaging and ongoing communication is a requirement of the job, as is the ability to work effectively under pressure.

 

Experience and training:

  • University degree or higher with combined qualifications in Business Management/Business Science and Environmental and Geographical Science/Sustainability Studies.
  • 8-10 years’ prior work experience in project management or similar field
  • Proven experience in business development
  • Excellent spoken and written English with public presentation skills
  • Innovative, agile thinking and strong leadership capabilities
  • A good understanding of the policy frameworks and relevant institutions & organisations involved in promoting the green economy
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Stakeholder management
  • Excellent industry networks including access to market

 

Core competencies:

  • Proven understanding, experience and networks in the sustainability sector
  • Ability to design and develop new projects
  • Advanced project management & implementation skills, including resource and time management
  • Advanced written and verbal communications including report-writing and presentations
  • Ability to work in and to lead a diverse team
  • Performance driven with a relentless desire for continual improvement
  • A passion for solving problems, meticulous and detail-orientated
  • Self-motivated, able to prioritise and manage own time
  • Open to learning, enthusiastic, culturally sensitive and personable
  • The ability to listen to, understand and follow instructions, and the willingness to be proactive and self-reliant
  • Inherent in the Fetola culture is continual improvement and innovation and you are encouraged to contribute ideas that could improve our collective performance

Key Tasks:

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Lead: Project manage/implement small business growth programmes in the green/sustainability sector
  • Lead: Design and implementation of technical/sustainability components of projects
  • Lead: Access to market for green/sustainability sector SMEs
  • Lead: People management and skills development within own project teams
  • Lead: Sustainability education and skills transfer within Fetola
  • Lead: Client liaison, reporting and information sharing
  • Support: Design and develop new SME-focused projects
  • Support: New client relationships and funding proposal writing

Company: Fetola (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: Project Coordinator – Mentor portfolio

Salary: R13 000 - R15 000 

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 12 October 2018

 

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

Fetola is seeking a Project Coordinator in an operations role, to support the success of the mentor programme by building relationships between Fetola, our mentors and entrepreneurs on our programmes.

The role requires an understanding of business, an interest in business development, proven analytical skills and a passion for problem solving. You should enjoy working with people, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team.

Experience and training:

  • University degree or higher, in Business Management, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, or related
  • 1-2 years’ working experience
  • Prior exposure to small business development
  • Candidate must speak an African language (isiXhosa or isiZulu)
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Administrative and organisational background
  • Research and report writing capabilities

Core competencies:

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with leadership capabilities and proven academic excellence
  • Project management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communications
  • The ability to work without close supervision
  • Comfort with technology
  • Candidate should have a passion for and skills in solving problems
  • 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
  • Candidate must speak with others using clear and professional language and appropriate business etiquette


Key tasks:

  • Maintain regular phone, email and Skype contact with entrepreneurs
  • Link this progress to the national programme framework
  • Provide support to entrepreneurs where appropriate and flag concerns
  • Coordinate data-gathering from calls conducted and share with broader team
  • Work as part of Mentor team to ensure feedback and transparent communication by contributing to monthly check-ins
  • Prepare and present monthly reports

Company: Fetola (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: Project Coordinator – Business

Salary: R13 000 - R15 000 

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 12 October 2018

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

Fetola is seeking a Project Coordinator in an operations role. The candidate will assist with implementation, including planning, roll out and monitoring of growth support for entrepreneurs in a range of sectors nationally.

This entry-level project management 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.

Experience and training:

  • University degree or higher in Business Management, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, or related
  • 1-2 years’ working experience
  • Prior exposure to small business development
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Administrative and organisational background
  • Research and report writing experience

Core competencies:

  • Project management capabilities, effective 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

Key tasks:

  • Work alongside project managers – coordinate programme implementation (monitoring, training, mentoring, etc.)
  • Maintain regular contact with entrepreneurs and link this progress to the national programme framework
  • Work with a support team
  • Provide support to entrepreneurs where appropriate
  • Coordinate data-gathering, including financial and jobs
  • Analyse and report on key performance indicators
  • Prepare and present monthly reports

Company: Fetola (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: Events & Stakeholder Manager

Salary: Market related

Job Type: Part-time

Location:  Johannesburg

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 12 October 2018

Overview:

Fetola is looking for an experienced Events and Stakeholder Manager to join our team. You’ll be responsible for the successful planning and implementation of Fetola’s key national events and related stakeholder management. This role is central to the future growth of the business and requires is a senior manager with the ability to operate at a strategic level.

As South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector our purpose is simple: we help people to grow the economy and create jobs, by building businesses that last; working across sectors and country-wide.  Our ongoing strategy is to recruit and nurture the highest quality staff, whose personal vision is to excel as individuals and to actively contribute to building a better future.

Experience and Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Stakeholder Management, Strategy Development, Transformation, Public Relations, or related
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in stakeholder and/or communications management
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in events management
  • Decision-making and project management skills
  • Corporate experience (advantageous)
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Report and proposal writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate at all levels
  • Team player, and the ability to build strong relationships and work in cross-functional levels

Core Competencies:

  • Outgoing, well-connected and highly capable communicator (verbal and written)
  • In-depth knowledge of stakeholder management-specific tools, concepts, and methodologies
  • Organised and deadline driven
  • Creativity combined with great attention to detail
  • The ability to solve problems proactively
  • Self-reliant and able to complete tasks
  • Willing contribute ideas that could improve our collective performance

Key Tasks:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Events
  • Successfully deliver an annual programme of key national events through partner management and integration
  • Ensure integration of these events into Fetola’s annual plan to ensure maximum value for the company
  • Attend external events and conferences
  1. Publications
  • Support and delivery of Fetola’s strategic content in professional event-related publications
  1. Stakeholder Management
  • Contribute to the development of the overall stakeholder management strategy
  • Identify and secure new business opportunities, including beneficial collaboration and partnerships
  • Successfully nurture and engage with key stakeholders to build on the value of national events
  1. Strategic Support
  • Contribute significantly to the future growth of the company through supporting Fetola’s growth and development, including innovation of products and services

 

Company: Fetola (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: Data Analyst

Salary: R20 000

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 12 October 2018

Fetola is looking for a Data Analyst to join our team.  The role of the Data Analyst is to improve the success of businesses in our programmes through the implementation of improved financial management systems to help them track and analyse their financial performance. The role requires proven analytical skills and a passion for problem-solving.

As South Africa’s leading business growth professionals, specialising in the globally critical small business sector our purpose is simple: we help people to grow the economy and create jobs, by building businesses that last; working across sectors and country-wide.  Our ongoing strategy is to recruit and nurture the highest quality staff, whose personal vision is to excel as individuals and to actively contribute to building a better future.

Experience and Training:

  • Relevant university degree (e.g. Business Administration, Economics, Business Science, Statistics, or similar)
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ related working experience
  • Strong report writing and research capabilities
  • Strong data analytical skills (monitoring & evaluation advantageous)
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and numerical skills
  • Strong financial and administrative background
  • Database management capabilities
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite and strong Excel skills (e.g. V- Lookup, IF functions)

Core Competencies:

  • Problem solving and ability to think analytically and critically
  • Meticulous and detail-orientated
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Reliable and committed team member
  • The ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience and proof thereof

 Key Tasks:

  • Conduct monthly analysis of participant’s financial data
  • Conduct all project data analysis for Fetola
  • Assist with the monitoring and evaluation of participant performance on the programme
  • Implementation of new financial systems in SMEs enrolled in our programmes
  • Build and write reports
  • Provide advice and support where appropriate
  • Ad-hoc tasks

Company: Fetola – (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: Skills Development and HR Coordinator

Salary: R 18 000

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 12 October 2018

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

Fetola is looking for a Skills Development and HR Coordinator to join our team. This position is for an individual with a passion for Skills Development, Training, and Human Resource Management. You will also be responsible for assisting the HR Department with efficient delivery of solutions and day-to-day administration.

 

Experience and training:

  • Relevant university degree (Human Resources Development, Human Resource Management, Labour Relations, Business Management, Project Management, or similar field)
  • Basic knowledge of legislation (EEA, BCEA, LRA)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the Training and Development field; or any combination of training, education and experience for the required knowledge and abilities
  • Two or more years’ experience in HR administration/working in an HR department (advantageous)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

 

Core competencies:

  • Ability to take initiative
  • Problem solving & analysis
  • Strong interpersonal orientation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Planning & organising (includes prioritisation)
  • Detail orientation
  • Integrity  


Key Tasks:

Duties include but not limited to:

  1. External training and development
  • Plan training calendar
  • Review and update training content
  • Assist Training Manager with agenda and ensure signoff with facilitators
  • Provide support/guidance to logistics coordinator and check-in
  • Secure guest speakers and support facilitators
  • Invite and host all stakeholders
  • Attend training workshops as required
  • Ensure training is facilitated within allocated time
  • Support facilitators as required
  • Manage and analyse workshop feedback
  • Manage online e-learning component after workshops
  • Make recommendations for future training interventions
  1. Support all HR administration-related activities

Assist Manager with the planning, administration and implementation of:

  • HR related communications and queries
  • Recruitment and selection – placement, shortlisting, interviewing and appointment
  • Induction – ensure orientation is successful, maintain a checklist
  • Policies and procedures – review, update where needed and ensure they are accessible and communicated
  • Employee files – kept up to date, confidentiality maintained
  • Performance management – successful planning and implementation
  1. Internal training and development
  • Support internal staff training initiatives
  • Ensure alignment of individual skills development as part of succession planning strategy
  • Develop feedback mechanisms and compile feedback results

Company: Fetola www.fetola.co.za

Position: Media Officer

Salary: R25 000 depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Closing Date: 12 October 2018

Fetola is looking for an experienced Media Officer to join our team. You’ll be responsible for writing engaging, thought-provoking content about a wide range of business topics. In addition, you’ll deliver professional media and PR for the company.

Fetola is an exciting, innovative company with a team-based culture and a passion to make a difference. Our purpose is simple: we help people to grow the economy and create jobs, by building businesses that last. We attract and nurture the highest quality staff whose personal vision is to excel as an individual while actively contributing to the building of a better future for the country.

Experience and Training

  • Degree - BA Communications, BA Writing, BA English, or recognition of prior learning, writing competency and experience.

Core Competencies

  • A good media network and a working relationship with journalists.
  • Exceptional writing skills.
  • Cares about punctuation and adept with an Oxford comma.
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Creativity combined with great attention to detail.
  • Proactive problem solving.
  • Self-reliant and able to complete tasks.
  • Willing contribute ideas that could improve our collective performance

 Key Tasks:

Duties included but not limited to:

  1. Media and PR
  • Research and write articles/content for the company’s publication, The Catalyst, strategic partnership media and thought leadership.
  • Source and secure media & PR opportunities for the company.
  • Maintaining good relationships with journalists.
  1. Communications (Internal)
  • Provide exceptional standard of media support (e.g. sub-editing/proofreading, writing reports).
  • Prepare and co-ordinate a weekly stakeholder emailer, as well as the monthly Catalyst emailer and other ad-hoc emailers (Sendgrid).
  • Website updates (WordPress & Squarespace).
  • Google Analytics website reporting.
  • Use Fetola narrative consistently.
  • Secure approval for all external facing communications before disseminating.
  • Follow/establish a house style guide.

Company: Fetola (www.fetola.co.za)

Position: International Internship

Stipend:  R 3500

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Start Date: January 2019

Duration: We encourage students seeking an internship from 4 months and longer to apply

Overview:

Would you enjoy being part of a team that seeks innovative solutions to global challenges?

Fetola, South Africa’s leading independent small business growth specialists, seeks interns in their entrepreneur development programmes. Fetola is well known for its innovative and dynamic working environment. This is an excellent opportunity for students to experience a new culture and contribute to an organisation making a visible difference to the future of South Africa. We’ve hosted many interns from various countries. Our international students contribute and experience tremendous value during their time at Fetola.

This position provides an exciting opportunity for high performing graduates to experience all aspects of business.

Requirements:

  • A Degree in Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Economics, Project Management, International Studies or related
  • Ability to communicate in English ( verbally and  written )
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with advanced MS Office skills preferred
  • Research and report-writing capabilities
  • Innovative thinking and strong leadership advantageous
  • Please note we do not cover any travel expenses (visa, flights, accommodation etc)

Characteristics:

Well-spoken, has a passion for learning, quick-thinking, born leaders, flexible, goal driven and intelligent high achievers with a desire to contribute to a better future!

Company: Fetola - www.fetola.co.za

Position: Business Internship

Salary: from R 5000 based on experience

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: January 2019

Duration: 3-6 months with possibility of permanent employment

Closing Date: 15 November 2018

Overview:

Would you enjoy being part of a team that seeks innovative solutions to global challenges?

Fetola, South Africa’s leading independent small business growth specialists, whose purpose is to accelerate the success of small businesses across the country and seek interns in their entrepreneur development programmes. The company has a small head office with a national network of stakeholders and is well known for its innovative and dynamic working environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduates seeking to contribute to an organisation making a visible difference to the future of South Africa, we welcome high performing graduates to apply looking to experience all aspects of the business.

 Requirements:

  • Honors or Masters in Commerce, Business Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Business Development or related
  • Ability to speak an African language (Xhosa, Zulu preferable)
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Computer literate, with advanced MS Office skills preferred
  • Innovative thinking and strong leadership (advantageous)
  • Research and report-writing capabilities

Characteristics:

Candidates should be well-spoken, have a passion to learn, quick-thinking, intelligent high achievers with a desire to contribute to a better future!