SBTI: Enterprise Development Manager

Softstart Business and Technology Incubator NPC
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 23 March, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Softstart Business and Technology Incubator (SBTI) is a nonprofit company based in Midrand, Gauteng which is aimed at stimulating, growing and launching early-stage, technology and innovation based businesses. Its vision is to create globally competitive ICT enterprises.

SBTI seeks to appoint an Enterprise Development Manager, to be based in Midrand, Johannesburg.

Salary: Market related and negotiable 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Manage Softstart BTI’s business incubation portfolio
  • Recruit, induct and place new companies in the programme, including relevant expertise that will support the programme
  • Implement Softstart BTI’s incubation guidelines
  • Continuously monitor, assess and evaluate the development of incubated companies
  • Facilitate strategic sessions such as incubated companies’ CEO forum meetings, networking events and business seminars
  • Facilitate the graduation of companies in line with the Incubation model
  • Conduct Outreach programmes to create awareness of Softstart BTI’s offering
  • Build a strong pipeline of innovative companies for the programme
  • Create links with Universities/TVET colleges, other incubators, and community based business centres
  • Stakeholder relations management and resource mobilisation
  • Maintain and monitor relations with development agencies, Institutions of Higher Learning, government departments, and private sector companies
  • Supervise and performance manage staff including resources under the Enterprise Development Unit
  • Develop and present monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc report as when needed 

Requirements:

  • Matric
  • B Com or BSc degree in Information Systems / Computer Science / Business Management / Economics or equivalent
  • Proven experience in small business development
  • Three years’ management experience
  • Background in the ICT sector with innovation advantageous
  • Leadership, project management, facilitation, presentation, report writing, attention to detail,
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid driver’s licence

To apply, submit a letter of motivation, CV and contactable referees to recruitment@softstartbti.co.za  State the current and salary expectation Cost to company

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about Softstart Business and Technology Incubator, refer to www.softstartbti.co.za

To view other opportunities, refer to http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunities/other

Location: 
Midrand

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