Systems Analyst/Information Systems

  • Employment: Permanent
  • Location: Western Cape, Cape Town, Plumstead
  • Salary Bracket: R20 000 – R25 000
  • Start: Immediately
  • Closing Date: 23 March 2018

Job Summary:

Fetola are passionate about making a difference. We grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last. Our Cape Town based company specialised in enterprise and supplier development, and helps small businesses all over the country. We have a small head office in Plumstead and a national network of stakeholders who are dedicated to making good things happen. We are seeking a capable, energetic and very bright individual to be responsible for coordinating the development and maintenance of information systems within the organisation.

The chosen candidate will play an important role in identifying, creating and implementing new information systems and technology solutions in the organisation. The role requires proven analytical skills, a passion for problem solving and excellent IS skills.

Experience and Training:

  1. University degree in Information Systems or related
  2. Proven Information Systems skills
  3. Prior work experience, 3-5 years in similar field
  4. Database management experience
  5. Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite
  6. SQL and MySQL experience (non-negotiable)
  7. Sound understanding of OO principles
  8. Sound understanding of System Development Methodology and Architecture
  9. Working knowledge of UML
  10. Research and understand business needs and requirements
  11. Creating functional specifications and system design specifications
  12. Familiarity with the following languages: PHP, HTML, CSS, JS



Core Competencies:

Proven ability to analyse problems and apply effective, innovative solutions to resolve them. Strong organizational and project management, written and verbal communication skills. The ability to manage a team and to work effectively without close supervision is required. Candidate should have a passion for making a difference, be self-motivated, meticulous and detail-orientated. Candidate should be culturally sensitive, personable and a reliable and committed team member.

Key Tasks:

  1. Day to day maintenance of IT infrastructure;
  2. Creating new or improving data processing solutions;
  3. Knowledge Management
  4. Website and email maintenance
  5. Identify, create and implement new information systems and technology solutions in the organisation
  6. Communicate with the developer during the creation & maintenance of long-term and adhoc IT systems to resolve business problems
  7. Manage internal team, and external service provider


Position: International Internship

Location: Western Cape, Cape Town, Plumstead

Stipend: R3500 per month

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


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.


  • A qualification in Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Economics, Project Management, International Studies or related
  • Ability to speak English
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with advanced MS Office skills preferred
  • Research and report-writing capabilities
  • Innovative thinking and strong leadership advantageous


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!