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Senior Manager: Investment Promotions (5 Year - FTC)

Employer
staffsols
Location
East London East London, Eastern Cape Buffalo City, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 27, 2023

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Job Role
Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Opportunity Available!! Our leading client in the Business Development sector is looking to employ a Senior Manager: Investment Promotions to join their dynamic team in East London. Strategic Planning and Governance:
  • Provide input to the organisational strategy, as well as reviewing organisational activities and recommend corrective actions where necessary.
  • Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives.
  • Enhance and implement treasury regulation systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems.
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders.
  • Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders.
  • Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits.
  • Participate in management forums within the company, contributing expertise to enable sound decision making.
  • Facilitate departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems.
  • Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.

Investment Promotion:
  • Develop and maintain an up-to date pipeline of strategic investment projects for the Eastern Cape province
  • Develop of professionally published profiles for promotion locally and globally
  • Promote the Eastern Cape as an attractive investment destination and provide support to new investment initiatives.
  • Provide advice to investors on investment opportunities in the province as well as facilitate investment.
  • Develop proposals on innovative strategies for investment attraction and retention
  • Organise and undertake foreign investment missions.
  • Facilitate advertisement of investment opportunities in media platforms trade publications and journals.
  • Participate and represent the company in key industry events.
  • Facilitate collaboration on provincial investment and branding initiatives.
  • Host foreign and local incoming investors.
  • Conduct workshops on Ease of Doing Business in the EC
  • Facilitate partnerships between established and emerging investors
  • Collaborate on One Stop Shop / InvestSA investment related initiatives

Research:
  • Identify investment opportunities and develop a business case
  • Conduct research to formulate sound value propositions and inform decision making.
  • Conduct research & package information for investors
  • Provide input on National and Provincial policies and legislation
  • Lobby for policies conducive to investment promotion and economic development
  • Present research outputs of various platforms / forums.
  • Facilitate technical evaluations and assessment, financial viability evaluation and funding mechanisms options analysis for investment projects.

Provincial Investment Council Coordination:
  • Lead the secretariat activities for the Eastern Cape Provincial Investment Council
  • Write and distribute project reports.
  • Initiate publication of success stories.
  • Initiate publication of project specific brochures.
  • Financial management of initiatives

Stakeholder Management:
  • Conduct stakeholder mapping and relationship building sessions for purposes of establishing expectations and feedback on the company performance.
  • Liaise and build partnerships with business chambers, IDZ's, DTIC and other relevant stakeholders to facilitate investment promotion
  • Build and lead an effective team that works collaboratively with others toward achieving organisational goals.
  • Provide advice and support to the CEO, Board and Senior Management team in relation to stakeholder engagement issues and activities.
  • Arrange, attend, and contribute to meetings with key stakeholders and manage expectations

Budget Management of Unit:
  • Manage, control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints of the company.
  • Evaluate the unit's performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances.
  • Monitor, recommend and implement corrective measures to rectify deviations/acts contrary to budgetary provisions, financial regulations, audit requirements and departmental procedures.
  • Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated.
  • Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions.
  • Prepare budget transfer requests and submit for approval.
  • Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility.
  • Drive functional area financial and supply chain management administration and risk management.

People Management:
  • Assign responsibilities and ensure effective task authorisation protocols are in place.
  • Implement staff development and training to achieve overall organisational objectives.
  • Develop and implement succession plans.
  • Adhere to employment equity and recruitment policies.
  • Manage the performance of direct and indirect reports in accordance with the companies performance management policy and procedure.
  • Identify training and development needs, implementing plans to address requirements, as appropriate.
  • Manage discipline and absenteeism in accordance with organizational codes and procedures.
  • Motivate staff through the implementation of various reward mechanisms.
  • Gauge the performance of various teams and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the expected targets.
  • Identify and facilitate staff development and training interventions to achieve overall organisational objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • A B Degree in Commerce as well as postgraduate qualification in a related field.
  • A minimum of 8 years working experience of which 5 years should be at middle management or senior consultant level within trade or investment management/facilitation environment

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