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The HR Team

Position: Research Analyst Internship

Company: Fetola

Website: www.fetola.co.za    

Salary:  R 6000 - R 8000

Job Type: Fixed Term contract

Duration:  3 – 6 months

Location: Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

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 changing the world? Primary duties of the Research Analyst will be to conduct market research into economic development, SME growth in South Africa and the rest of 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree Student – Business, economics background 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:   Market Related

Job Type: Full time – Permanent

Location:  Cape Town

Start Date: Immediately

Salary: R 30 000 – R45 000

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 are all about people, planet and performance and we want 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.

Project Overview

We're looking for an energetic, dynamic and multi-skilled project manager to head up a new 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. As specialists in the successful growth of social enterprises, this cohesive, cost-effective, and well-managed solution will drive sustainable results and create lasting positive social and economic impact – making a difference to the entrepreneurs, their employees and to South Africa as a whole.

Job Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Business Management, Business Science, Entrepreneurship, Economics or related
  • 3 + 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

Key Tasks:

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Project Management in small business sector
  • Design, planning & implementation of incubation initiative, including risk
  • Project & Stakeholder Relationship Manager - liaison & building relationships with clients, partners & funders
  • Financial Project Management - budget development and project financial planning
  • Contract Management – identification, contracting and management of part time consultants
  • Systems Management: development, maintenance & review of project management systems
  • Monitoring and Evaluation – Project performance
  • Project Administration: including requisite reporting for programme, department & projects- internally & for external stakeholders
  • Support with Strategic Communications – sharing / contributing to content stemming from projects
  • Contribute to strategic growth of organisation

Core Competencies

  • Candidates should have advanced project implementation skills, including resource and time management
  • Ability to implement practical and comprehensive solutions that have long term impact
  • Have a passion and skill in integrating new technologies
  • Must be performance driven with a relentless desire for continual improvement
  • Be meticulous, detail-orientated and self-motivated; able to prioritise and manage own time.
  • 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.

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