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Also note that by completing this form, we will have your details on file should any future vacancies become available for which you are suited. 
 
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The HR Team
 
 
Position: Business Mentors, High growth consultants and Trainers
Company: Fetola
Website: www.fetola.co.za
Job Type: Part-time
Location: All Provinces

How to apply:

If you are interested, please complete your application form by clicking here

Position: Lead Project Manager – Sustainable Small Business

Company: Fetola

Website:  www.fetola.co.za    

Salary:  Market Related

Job Type: Permanent

Location:  Cape Town

Start date: Immediately

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 Project Manager – small business development (sustainability sector) to join our team. The project manager will co-design and implement a range of projects in the small business growth sector with a focus on green/sustainability businesses. Networks in the sector, including market access opportunities for SMEs will enhance performance delivery. The role will also encompass development of project proposals and continual improvement of Fetola’s sustainability positioning in the market.

The proven ability to project manage small business development intiatives, including effective use of team and budget is essential. Forward planning, and delivery of results, using agile methods while working closely with a diverse team is required. Open, engaging and ongoing communication is a essential, 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 small business development/ SME growth/ Supplier 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 small business growth sector
  • Experience and networks in the green/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

Position: Lead Project Manager – Business growth

Company: Fetola

Website:  www.fetola.co.za 

Salary:   Market Related

Job Type: Full time – Permanent

Location:  Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Overview:

Fetola is recruiting a young, dynamic and multi-skilled project manager for our fast-growing business team. This person will take the lead on a range of diverse projects, with a focus on “Industry 4” solutions for the small business sector. The ideal person will have a higher degree in business with the ability to assess opportunities for financial viability and risk, and bring these new ideas and concepts to fruition.  Entreprenerial experience, strategic thinking, knowledge of SME growth programmes and strong project management skills is needed. Would suit a newly qualified MBA.

You must be comfortable with a fast-changing complex environment, and the ability to envision and deliver new business opportunities. Open, ongoing communication is a requirement of the job, as is the ability to work with a diverse team and under pressure. Excellent planning and proposl-writing capabilities.

Fetola are 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. 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.

 

Experience and Training:

  • We are seeking an advanced degree candidate with qualifications in Business Management

/ Business Science / Engineering / Economics or related

  • 8- 10 years’ prior work experience in Project Management including planning
  • Prior working experience in Small business / Enterprise Development
  • Financial understanding, budget development and business planning capabilities
  • Entrepreneurial / own business experience - Advantageous
  • Industry 4 capabilities & passion for integrating technology into future expansion
  • Excellent spoken and written English – public presentation skills would be advantageous
  • Innovative, agile thinking and strong leadership capabilities
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite

Core Competencies:

  • Advanced project management & implementation skills, including resource and time management
  • Ability to design and develop new projects
  • Passion and skill in integrating new technologies into future growth
  • 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 Management in small business sector
  • Lead: Business planning including risk and financial reviews
  • Lead: New Business/ proposal writing team
  • Support: Contribution to strategic growth of organisation
  • Support: Multi-skilled with flexibility to contribute in a range of diverse roles

 

Position: Project Coordinator – Mentor portfolio

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

Salary: R13 000 - R15 000 

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

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

Position: Junior Project Manager – SME program

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za

Salary: R13 000 - R15 000 

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

 

Overview:

Fetola are 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 Junior Project Manager in the small business development sector. 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:

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

 

 

Position: Lead Project Manager - Events and Stakeholder Relations

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za

Salary: Market related

Job Type: Part-time

Location:  Johannesburg

Start Date: Immediately

Overview:

Fetola is looking for an experienced Project 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:

Events:

Lead the annual programme of key national events through partner management and integration

Lead: Ensure integration of these events into Fetola’s annual plan to ensure maximum value for the company

Lead: Attend external events and conferences

Publications:

Lead the delivery of Fetola’s strategic content in professional event-related publications

Stakeholder Management:

Lead the development of the overall stakeholder management strategy

Lead: Successfully nurture and engage with key stakeholders to build on the value of national events

Support: Identify and secure new business opportunities, including beneficial collaboration and partnerships

Strategic Support:

Support: Contribute significantly to the future growth of the company through supporting Fetola’s growth and development, including innovation of products and services

 

 

Position: International Internship
Company: Fetola
Website: www.fetola.co.za
Stipend: R 3500 per month
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
Please note we do not cover relocation, accommodation or flight costs

Overview:

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

Training and Experience:

• 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
 

Key Tasks:
 
This position provides an exciting opportunity for high performing graduates to experience all aspects of our business. Duties include but not limited to assisting in selection of entrepreneurs onto our business skills development programmes, Data analysis, research, report writing and project support.
 
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!

How to apply:
 
If you are interested, please complete your application form by clicking here. Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 

Position: Business Internship

Company: Fetola - www.fetola.co.za  

Salary: from R 6000

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: January 2019

Duration: 3-6 months 

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.

Training and Experience:

  • Honors or Master’s in Commerce, Business Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Business Development or related
  • Minimum 6 months working experience
  • 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!

Key Tasks:

This position provides an exciting opportunity for high performing graduates to experience all aspects of our business. Duties include but not limited to assisting in selection of entrepreneurs onto our business skills development programmes, Data analysis, research, report writing and project support.