Fetola: Project Manager – Business Incubation

Fetola
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 29 July, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

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.

Based in Cape Town, Fetola seeks to fill the following vacancy:
 

PROJECT MANAGER – BUSINESS INCUBATION
 
The Project Manager must be an experienced, dynamic and multi-skilled individual 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.

Key responsibilities for this position include but are 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 withStrategic Communications – sharing / contributing to content stemming from projects
  • Contribute to strategic growth of organisation
Requirements for the Project Manager – Business Incubation are:
  • Advanced degree candidate with qualifications in Business Management, Business Science, Economics or related
  • 5+ years’ prior work experience as Project Manager 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
  • Should come from the social development / entrepreneurial sector, very important
View the full job description and application instructions onthe Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Monday, 29th July 2019 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za
Location: 
Cape Town

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